Clinicians Pocket Drug Reference 2012

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McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 22, 2011 - Medical - 359 pages
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Everything you need to know when prescribing and administering 1,000 of the drugs most often used in medical practice

The Scut Monkey Drug Manual!

  • Organized alphabetically by generic drug name
  • Common uses, mechanisms of action, dosages (adult and pediatric), precautions/contraindications, form supplied, and notes/common side effects
  • Summaries of the FDA’s “Blackbox” precautions and contraindications
  • Includes a listing of the medications organized by drug classification
  • Covers natural and herbal agents
  • Updated to reflect new drugs, removal of drugs taken off the market, new formulations, and changes in approved use of existing medications

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Great small reference guide

User Review  - sfergs -

This is exactly what I was looking for. I am a new RN and I needed something to fit inside my clipboard for quick drug reference and this book is it! It is only about the size of the palm of your hand ... Read full review

Not what I expected

User Review  - marybeth7554 -

I was looking to replace my PDR which was outdated. I thought this book would be a similar publication and it was not. Read full review


Generic And Selected Brand Drug Data
Natural And Herbal Agents
Emergency Cardiac Care Medications

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About the author (2011)

Leonard Gomella, MD is Chair of Urology at Thomas Jefferson University Medical College. He is nationally known, especially for his collection of very useful, highly clinical books, such as the great 'Scut Monkey' Handbook and the On Call series of clinical manuals.

Steven Haist, MD is likewise well known. He is Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, University of Kentucky School of Medicine. Dr Adams is a pharmacist at the University of Kentucky.

Aimee Adams, PharmD is affiliated with the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Kentucky Clinic, Chandler Medical Center in Lexington, KY.

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