Frequently Prescribed Medications: Drugs You Need to Know

Frequently Prescribed Medications: Drugs You Need to Know

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Michael A. Mancano;Jason C. Gallagher
  • Publish Date: 2010-11-08


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Frequently Prescribed Medications: Drugs You Need to Know is a practical study tool designed to educate and test students about the drugs that are most commonly used in practice, as well as a helpful reference on drug information for health professionals. This comprehensive resource reviews important concepts regarding the use of specific medications and provides clear and succinct information for the drugs that are commonly utilized in clinical practice, ambulatory practice, and hospital practice, including information on prescription, over-the-counter, and natural products. The information provided for each drug includes: • Drug Class • Mechanism of Action • Common Brand Name(s) • Generic Name • Dosage Forms • Indications • Dosing for Each Indication • Initial Dose • Maintenance Dose • Maximum Dose • Renal Dosage Adjustment • Adverse Reactions • Absolute Contraindications • Major Drug Interactions • Pregnancy Category • Key Counseling Points Including helpful end-of chapter review questions, Frequently Prescribed Medications is a user-friendly resource that will aid student comprehension and serve as a valuable reference for future study and practice. This guide provies excellent test preparation for the Top 200/300 Exams, and a handy reference for practicing health professionals. Instructor Resources: TestBank

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