Neonatal and Pediatric Pharmacology: Therapeutic Principles in Practice

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Sumner J. Yaffe, Jacob V. Aranda
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010 - Medical - 1042 pages

Written by experts at the forefront of current research and clinical practice, Neonatal and Pediatric Pharmacology provides evidence-based guidelines for safe, effective, and rational drug therapy in newborns, children, and adolescents. Coverage includes specific recommendations for all major drug classes and diseases, a detailed section on drugs and the newborn, and chapters on specific treatment settings such as the pediatric intensive care unit and emergency room. Also included are chapters on adverse effects and interactions and state-of-the-art discussions on pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacogenetics, pharmacogenomics, pharmacoproteomics, drug development, and clinical trials in infants and children. Appendices include a neonatal formulary and a pediatric formulary.

The Fourth Edition includes updated information on drug interactions and regulatory issues. New chapters cover nutrient supplements and biotransformation of medications by the human placenta.

 

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Contents

Contributors
vi
Foreword to the Fourth Edition
xvi
Specific Drugs
852
Sulfonamides 385
795
Renal Function and Excretion of Drugs in the Newborn 194
644
Immunosuppressive and Immunomodulatory Drugs
660
Analgesic Agents
678
General Principles
693
Thyroid Hormones 789
789
Growth Hormone 806
806
Treatment of the Fetus and Newborn 519
827
Childhood Vaccines 850
850
Drugs for Hyperbilirubinemia 221
854
Appendix
959
Pediatric Drug Formulary
999
Drugs and Lung Development 233
349

Local Anesthetic Solutions for Regional Anesthesia
698
The Excretion of Drugs and Chemicals in Human Milk 210
309
Penicillins Cephalosporins and Other Lactams 396
426
Macrolides Chloramphenicol and Tetracyclines
442
Pharmacogenetics Pharmacogenomics
468
Adherence with Pediatric Medication Regimens 62
468
Nonsteroidal AntiInflammatory Drugs 711
468
Anthelminthic Drugs in Children
469
Antifungal Agents
498
Gastrointestinal Drugs
742
Glucocorticoids
760
Insulin and Diabetes Mellitus
773
Medication Errors 905
212
Drugs and Perinatal Brain Injury 252
224
Antiretroviral Pharmacology in Pregnant
264
Topical Medications 357
378
Pediatric Poisonings and Antidotes 917
385
Clinical Trials Involving Children
70
Anticonvulsants
533
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring 104
552
Antiasthmatics 574
574
Drugs and the Newborn
807
Index 1023
1025
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