Handbook of Drugs in Intensive Care: An A-Z Guide

Publication Year: 2019

Edition: 6th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Paw, Henry; Shulman, Rob

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 978-1-10-844435-4

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Now in its sixth edition, the Handbook of Drugs in Intensive Care: An A-Z Guide is the essential guide to using drugs safely and effectively in the intensive care setting.

The book is split into two sections: an A-Z guide to the drugs available, and concise notes on the key topics and situations faced on a daily basis. The A-Z section provides succinct information on each drug including uses, limitations, administration directions and adverse effects. The second section details practice guidelines such as insulin therapy, Parkinson's disease therapy when nil-by-mouth, and drug dosing in renal failure. This revised edition includes seventeen new drug monographs and covers several new topics, including blood glucose management. A colour chart showing drug compatibility for intravenous administration is included at the back of the book. Presented in a concise, compact format, this book is an invaluable resource for doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals caring for critically ill patients.

Key Features:

  • Provides the latest information on drug therapy in the intensive care unit
  • New monographs have been added and old ones thoroughly updated
  • Includes a unique 'IV drugs compatibility chart' so that readers can identify compatible and non-compatible drugs combinations

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Paw, Henry; Shulman, Rob
ISBN: 978-1-10-844435-4
Specialty:
Internal Medicine
Pharmaceuticals
Language: English
Edition: 6th Ed.
Pages: 444
Illustrations: 5
Year: 2019

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