This is the only pocket drug guide organized by classification! This practical resource provides succinct reviews of 35 drug classifications followed by descriptions of 260 generic drugs. Each classification provides a general overview of the actions, indications, adverse reactions/side effects, interactions, and other items relevant to each group of drugs. Individual descriptions follow and focus on normal dose ranges, special administration directions, and other drug-specific guidance. The reader-friendly layout makes finding essential information easy. "Pocket Drugs and Classifications" is an invaluable clinical resource that will help you administer medications safely and effectively. It helps readers understand how drugs work and why they work with an organization by classification rather than rather than trade or generic name. It provides essential information on medication error prevention, common methods of dosage calculation, and drug administration. It makes it easy to find information with a spiral binding, color-coded tabs, and a full-color page layout. It examines ophthalmic formulations, herbs and supplements, combination drugs, and cytochrome P450 in the appendices.
It includes an index organized alphabetically by generic and trade names.show more