Journal of Gerontological Nursing

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Physician's 1991 Drug Handbook

Cheryl L Pokalo

Abstract

Physician's 1991 Drug Handbook. Springhouse, Pa, Sprmghouse Corp, 1991, 1 1 42 pages, softcover.

The Physician's 799/ Drug Handbook is an updated, comprehensive listing of drug information. Information can be found under generic or trade names or by pharmacologie or therapeutic class. Each entry includes drug classification, Drug Enforcement Agency schedule of control, and pregnancy risk category. All currently available dosages and forms, current indications, contraindications, precautions, and interactions are also included.

Several appendices offer details about designated orphan drugs and biologicals, the effect of dialysis on drug levels, topical agents, recommendations for laboratory studies in prolonged therapy, and a charted grouping of generic drugs into therapeutic and pharmacologie classifications.

A thorough chart specifies antibiotic treatments of choice in addition to alternative treatments. Another appendix lists antidotes to poisoning or overdose.…

Physician's 1991 Drug Handbook. Springhouse, Pa, Sprmghouse Corp, 1991, 1 1 42 pages, softcover.

The Physician's 799/ Drug Handbook is an updated, comprehensive listing of drug information. Information can be found under generic or trade names or by pharmacologie or therapeutic class. Each entry includes drug classification, Drug Enforcement Agency schedule of control, and pregnancy risk category. All currently available dosages and forms, current indications, contraindications, precautions, and interactions are also included.

Several appendices offer details about designated orphan drugs and biologicals, the effect of dialysis on drug levels, topical agents, recommendations for laboratory studies in prolonged therapy, and a charted grouping of generic drugs into therapeutic and pharmacologie classifications.

A thorough chart specifies antibiotic treatments of choice in addition to alternative treatments. Another appendix lists antidotes to poisoning or overdose.

10.3928/0098-9134-19910601-19

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