Clinicians Pocket Drug Reference 2013

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McGraw-Hill Education, Dec 6, 2012 - Medical - 360 pages
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ESSENTIAL FACTS ABOUT MORE THAN 1,400 OF THE DRUGS MOST OFTEN USED IN MEDICAL PRACTICE
  • Organized alphabetically by generic drug name, with common name included
  • Common uses, mechanisms of action, dosages (adult and pediatric), precautions/contraindications, form supplied, and common side effects
  • Summaries of the FDA's "Black Box" precautions and contraindications
  • Includes a listing of the medications organized by drug classification
  • Covers natural and herbal agents
  • Updated to include sixty new drugs, drugs taken off the market, new formulations, and changes in approved usage

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Great small reference guide

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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

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I was looking to replace my PDR which was outdated.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

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About the author (2012)

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.

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