Best Drug Reference Guides Books

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1. Nursing2021 Drug Handbook (Nursing Drug Handbook)

Author: by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Published at: LWW; Forty-First edition (May 23, 2020)
ISBN: 978-1975138394

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THE #1 Drug Guide for nurses & other cliniciansalways dependable, always up to date The thoroughly updated Nursing2021 Drug Handbook includes:Nursing-focused drug monographs featuring for over 3,700 generic, brand-name, and combination drugs in an easy A-to-Z format63 brand-new FDA-approved drugs More than 8,200 clinical updates new dosages and indications, Black Box warnings, adverse reactions, nursing considerations, clinical alerts, and patient teaching informationSpecial focus on U.S.

And Canadian drug safety issues and concernsPhotoguide insert with images of 450 commonly prescribed tablets and capsules.


2. 2021 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses

Author: by Rebecca Tucker
Published at: Wolters Kluwer; 9th edition (October 1, 2020)
ISBN: 978-1975158897

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The 2021 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses provides current, vital drug information in a nutshell. This handy pocket guide by Rebecca Tucker gives essential information on over 4,200 medications, including 38 generic drugs newly approved by the FDA, in an easy-access A-to-Z format.

The drug monographs include generic and trade names, drug classes, pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule, black box warnings, indications & dosages, dose adjustments, adverse effects, drug interactions, nursing considerations, and patient teaching. A special section following the A-to-Z drugs provides essential Patient Safety information.

Appendices cover topical and ophthalmic medications, laxatives, combination products, contraceptives, biological agents (vaccines), and more.

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Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple

Author: by John Preston
Published at: MedMaster, Inc.; 9th edition (September 1, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1935660408

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A brief, practical review of the indications for and use of pharmacological agents in the treatment of psychological disorders. Successful medical treatment of emotional and mental disorders depends on two factors: 1. A thorough knowledge of psychotropic medications and 2. An accurate diagnosis.

Both issues are addressed in this book in a practical and concise format.Case examples. Chapters on over-the-counter medications and dietary supplements, with new section on treatment of postpartum depression. Up-to-date DSM-5 classification of psychological disorders.


4. Neuroanatomy through Clinical Cases

Author: by Hal Blumenfeld
Published at: Sinauer Associates is an imprint of Oxford University Press; 2nd edition (March 8, 2010)
ISBN: 978-0878936137

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Neuroanatomy through Clinical Cases brings a pioneering interactive approach to the teaching of neuroanatomy, using over 100 actual clinical cases and high-quality radiologic images to bring the subject to life. The second edition is fully updated with the latest advances in the field, and includes several exciting new cases.

This approach allows students to appreciate the clinical relevance of structural details as they are being learned, and to integrate knowledge of disparate functional systems, since a single lesion may affect several different neural structures and pathways.


5. Clinical Pharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple

Author: by James Olson
Published at: Medmaster Inc.; 5th edition (August 1, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1935660378

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A concise overview of the most important principles in clinical pharmacology, with drug comparisons in clear chart format. The book blends the essentials of basic pharmacology and clinical pharmacology so that transition from classroom to clinic is less abrupt. The text that surrounds the tables emphasize key issues pertaining to therapeutic rationale, basic pharmacologic principles and clinical use of drugs.

Topics include Principles of Pharmacology (Pharmacokinetics, drug actions at multiple levels, drug interactions, tolerance, dependence and withdrawal), Peripheral Nervous System, Central Nervous System, Cardiovascular and Hematology Drugs, Respiratory Drugs, GI Drugs, Anti-Infective Agents, Anticancer drugs, Anti-Inflammatory and Immunomodulating Agents, and Endocrine System Drugs.

Excellent USMLE Board review.


6. 140 Must Know Meds: Demolish Nursing Pharmacology

Author: by Jon Haws
Published at: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1st edition (February 18, 2015)
ISBN: 978-1508528166

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Nursing Pharmacology Just Got EasyDo you ever feel like learning Pharmacology is kinda like learning another language?You’re not alone … In fact, I felt the same way in nursing school. Don’t get me wrong, I loved Pharm. But, trying to keep thousands of medications, contraindications, and assessment information straight in my mind was, well …Impossible.

That’s when I realized something. I didn’t need to know EVERY medication. I needed to focus on the most important ones and really understand them well. So, I developed a list of the most commonly tested and prescribed medications. Then I pulled out the critical points to know about those meds.

After working years in the ICU and precepting students all over the world … This is still my go-to list of medications. Pharmacology makes up 15% of the NCLEX test plan. For many nurses medications and pharmacology can be a difficult subject.But not anymore!

If you are ready to finally take your NCLEX Pharmacology studies to the next level … This is the perfect book for you! With hundreds of pages of the most vital facts about the most tested medications this ebook for nursing students is a must have.


7. Pediatric Psychopharmacology for Primary Care

Author: by Dr. Mark A Riddle M.D.
Published at: American Academy of Pediatrics; 2nd edition (November 15, 2018)
ISBN: 978-1610021999

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Completely updated and revised, the second edition provides primary care physicians with practice-tested, condition-specific treatment recommendations for various childhood mental disorders. Obtain clear guidance on dosing, monitoring, and potential adverse reactions of psychotropic medications for treatment of common psychiatric disorders and mental health or behavioral problems in children and adolescents.

This simple, systematic approach defines discrete levels of psychotropics and spells out group-specific roles and responsibilities in accord with AAP policies. Plus, an included digital tool offers instant access to authoritative answers on specific conditions and medications. Includes bonus digital tool!

Get instant answers on specific conditions and medications! TOPICS INCLUDEConceptual framework for prescribing psychotropic drugsMedications for specific diagnoses: ADHD, Anxiety, and DepressionUS Food and Drug Administration-Approved antipsychotics and mood stabilizers and all other medicationsWhat to do when treatment is unsuccessful


8. The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants: Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications

Author: by Christian Ratsch
Published at: Park Street Press (May 5, 2005)
ISBN: 978-0892819782

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The most comprehensive guide to the botany, history, distribution, and cultivation of all known psychoactive plants Examines 414 psychoactive plants and related substances Explores how using psychoactive plants in a culturally sanctioned context can produce important insights into the nature of reality Contains 797 color photographs and 645 black-and-white illustrationsIn the traditions of every culture, plants have been highly valued for their nourishing, healing, and transformative properties.

The most powerful plants-those known to transport the human mind into other dimensions of consciousness-have traditionally been regarded as sacred. In The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants Christian Rtsch details the botany, history, distribution, cultivation, and preparation and dosage of more than 400 psychoactive plants.

He discusses their ritual and medicinal usage, cultural artifacts made from these plants, and works of art that either represent or have been inspired by them. The author begins with 168 of the most well-known psychoactives-such as cannabis, datura, and papaver-then presents 133 lesser known substances as well as additional plants known as legal highs, plants known only from mythological contexts and literature, and plant products that include substances such as ayahuasca, incense, and soma.


9. Cardiac Drugs Made Ridiculously Simple

Author: by M.D. Chizner, Michael A.
Published at: MedMaster, Inc.; 1st edition (July 1, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1935660354

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Cardiac drugs are the cornerstone of modern cardiovascular therapeutics. The number of cardiac drugs used for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. Practitioners often feel overwhelmed trying to keep pace with the plethora of cardiac drugs and the difficult decisions of which drugs to choose for which conditions.

Cardiac Drugs Made Ridiculously Simple provides a lucid, practical summary of current cardiovascular drug therapy. It distills basic clinical concepts to a concise, clear minimum, while including essential information on the latest pharmacologic treatment recommendations to help guide clinical decision making in the hospital or outpatient setting.

10. Buzzed: The Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy, Fifth Edition

Author: by Cynthia Kuhn Ph.D.
Published at: W. W. Norton & Company; 1st edition (July 9, 2019)
ISBN: 978-0393356465

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The essential source for understanding how drugs affect the body and behavior. Fully updated, this matter-of-fact handbook includes the most recent discoveries about drug use, including new information on electronic smoking devices, abuse of prescription stimulants, and the opioid crisis.

Lively, highly informative, unbiased, [and] thorough (Addiction Research & Theory), Buzzed surveys drugs from caffeine to heroin to reveal how these drugs affect the body, the different highs they produce, and the circumstances in which they can be deadly. Neither a Just Say No treatise nor a How to manual, Buzzed is based on the conviction that people make better decisions with accurate information at hand.

8 pages of color illustrations

11. The Clozapine Handbook: Stahl's Handbooks

Author: by Jonathan M Meyer
Published at: Cambridge University Press; 1st edition (July 31, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1108447461

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Real-world and clinical trial data support that clozapine is the only effective antipsychotic for treatment resistant schizophrenia and other severe mental illnesses. Clozapine also reduces rates of suicidality, psychiatric hospitalization and all-cause mortality. However, clozapine is underutilized for two reasons: misunderstandings of its efficacy benefits and misapprehension of, limited knowledge or misinformation about the management of treatment related risks and adverse effects.

In response to worldwide efforts to promote clozapine use, this user-friendly Handbook provides clinicians with evidence-based approaches for patient management, as well as logical approaches to the management of clinical situations and adverse effects. It outlines clearly the rationale for specific management decisions and prioritises the options based on this logic.

This Handbook is designed for use by clinicians worldwide and is essential reading for all mental health care professionals.

12. 2017 Physicians' Desk Reference 71st Edition (Physicians' Desk Reference (Pdr))

Author: by PDR Staff
Published at: PDR Network; 71st edition (December 13, 2016)
ISBN: 978-1563638381

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The Physicians’ Desk Reference has been the authoritative source on prescription drugs for 71 years. Found in virtually every physician’s office, pharmacy, clinic, and library, no medical reference is more current, more recognized, or more respected. Now in its 71st edition, PDR contains full, FDA-approved drug label information, including warnings and precautions, drug interactions, and hundreds of full-color pill images.

Every label in PDR includes information on dosages, side effects, and safety information, such as contraindications, pregnancy ratings, and interactions with other drugs, food, and alcohol. Data on clinical trials are also included.

13. FDA Regulatory Affairs: Third Edition

Author: by David Mantus
Published at: CRC Press; 3rd edition (January 23, 2014)
ISBN: 978-1841849195

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FDA Regulatory Affairs is a roadmap to prescription drug, biologics, and medical device development in the United States. Written in plain English, the concise and jargon-free text demystifies the inner workings of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and facilitates an understanding of how the agency operates with respect to compliance and product approval, including clinical trial exemptions, fast track status, advisory committee procedures, and more.

The Third Edition of this highly successful publication: Examines the harmonization of the US Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with international regulations on human drug, biologics and device development, research, manufacturing, and marketing Includes contributions from experts at organizations such as the FDA, National Institutes of Health (NIH), and PAREXEL Focuses on the new drug application (NDA) process, cGMPs, GCPs, quality system compliance, and corresponding documentation requirements Provides updates to the FDA Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA), incorporating pediatric guidelines and follow-on biologics regulations from the 2012 Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) V Explains current FDA inspection processes, enforcement options, and how to handle FDA meetings and required submissions Co-edited by an industry leader (Mantus) and a respected academic (Pisano), FDA Regulatory Affairs, Third Edition delivers a compilation of the selected US laws and regulations as well as a straightforward commentary on the FDA product approval process that’s broadly useful to both business and academia.

14. Alcohol and Drug Counselor Exam Practice Problems: 450 Practice Questions for the IC&RC ADC Exam

Author: by Bova Books LLC
Published at: Independently published (April 9, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1093371789

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IC&RC Alcohol and Drug Counselor Practice Exams This Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor exam study guide will help you prepare for your IC&RC exam with THREE FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE EXAMS. This book helps you prepare to become a certified alcohol and drug counselor through multiple practice exams and detailed answers, making it the perfect way to prepare for the IC&RC ADC exam.

Representative difficulty and topics for the IC&RC ADC ExamThe practice exams are developed specifically from the IC&RC content outline with representative difficulty and distribution of questions. We focus on the topics specific to the exam to have you studying efficiently and not wasting time in your ADC exam preparation.

450 Practice questions for the IC&RC Alcohol and Drug Counselor ExamThe book includes THREE FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE EXAMS with detailed solutions indicating why the answer is correct. Prepare yourself for test day by simulating the exam with the topics and difficulty you will see in the real IC&RC ADC examination.

15. Nursing2020 Drug Handbook

Author: by Lippincott
Published at: LWW; Fortieth edition (April 24, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1975109264

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Still the #1 Drug Guide for nurses & other clinicians&;always dependable, always up to date! Look for these outstanding features Completely updated nursing-focused drug monographs featuring o ver 3,700 generic, brand-name, and combination drugs in an easy A-to-Z format NEW 34 brand-new FDA-approved drugs in this edition, including 31 complete monographs&;tabbed and conveniently grouped in a handy &;new drugs&; section for easy retrieval NEW More than 8,100 clinical updates &;new dosages and indications, Black Box warnings, adverse reactions, nursing considerations, clinical alerts, and patient teaching information NEW ISMP-recommended tall-man lettering for look alike&;sound alike drugsSpecial focus on U.S.

And Canadian drug safety issues and concerns Photoguide insert with images of 455 commonly prescribed tablets and capsulesPlus FREE companion Toolkit available online through NDHnow. Com Monthly FDA updates featuring newly approved drugs, indications, and warningsPharmacology videos, audio pronunciation guide, and English-Spanish translatorEquianalgesic dosing guidelines for opioid drugsMechanisms and sites of action graphics for selected drugsNCLEX®-style questions, free CE tests, plus bonus discounts&;and more!