Litt's Drug Eruption Reference Manual Including Drug Interactions

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CRC Press, Jan 28, 2004 - Medical - 635 pages
The most widely acclaimed book for practicing dermatologists, now expanded and improved. A must for every dermatologist's office --and for hospital consultations--this updated and substantially enlarged edition answers the busy physician's need for a comprehensive, authoritative guide to the known adverse side effects of newly approved as well as commonly prescribed and over-the-counter drugs, herbals, and supplements. The easy-to-use format and wealth of information make this book and CD-ROM combination an essential resource for dermatologists and general practitioners.

Important features in this edition:
  • Extensive listing of over 1,000 adverse reactions
  • More than 950 generic and over 5,400 trade name drugs, herbals, and supplements
  • Identification of potentially hazardous drug-drug interactions
  • Citations of more than 25,000 references, up to October 2003
  • Coverage of dermatologic and other side effects that can develop from the use of commonly prescribed medications, OTC drugs, herbals, and supplements
  • Sixty-four color illustrations and descriptions of 101 common reaction patterns
  • Fully cross-referenced by drug and trade names with names of pharmaceutical companies plus indications, category, and half-life for each drug
  • The CD-ROM provides rapid access to all the drug profiles in the book

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    Index of Generic and Trade Names
    Index of Herbals
    Classes of Drugs
    Drug Eruptions AZ
    Drugs Responsible for 101 Common Reaction Patterns
    Description of the 31 Most Common Reaction Patterns
    Drugs Eruptions Illustrated

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