Mosby's Otc Drugs: An Over-The-counter Drug Resource for Health Professionals

Mosby's Otc Drugs: An Over-The-counter Drug Resource for Health Professionals by Richard P. Donjon RPh, Bryon J. Goeckner PharmD epub pdf fb2

Title: Mosby's Otc Drugs: An Over-The-counter Drug Resource for Health Professionals
Author: Richard P. Donjon RPh, Bryon J. Goeckner PharmD
ISBN10: 081518395X
ISBN13: 978-0815183952
Publisher: Mosby; 1 edition (January 15, 1999)
Language: English
Subcategory: Medicine
Size PDF: 1588 kb
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Rating: 4.1/5
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Pages: 446 pages
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Mosby's Otc Drugs: An Over-The-counter Drug Resource for Health Professionals by Richard P. Donjon RPh, Bryon J. Goeckner PharmD


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MOSBY'S OTC DRUGS is a concise, portable reference covering over-the-counter products. It provides health professionals with important information about the many OTC medications their patients are taking to manage health problems or symptoms, and it offers an authoritative resource to consult when patients ask for advice. The book is organized by body systems and by symptoms and disorders within each body system. Its small size and spiral binding make it easy to carry and use in a clinical setting. Each chapter utilizes a consistent organization that includes a brief description of the disorder or symptom, pharmacology, side effects, drug interactions, lifespan considerations, patient education, and product selection. Each chapter concludes with a comprehensive table listing products available to treat the disorder.* Includes over 250 OTC drugs, vitamins, and other products most commonly used by consumers for self-care. * Uses a body systems organization to allow the health professional to locate needed information quickly. * Follows a consistent format for each drug which includes pharmacology, side effects, drug interactions, lifespan considerations (geriatric, pediatric, pregnancy, and lactation), patient education, and product selection, to allow for quick retrieval of needed information. * Includes extensive patient education, to assist health care professionals in providing teaching information, answering patients' questions, and offering advice. * Addresses the needs of special populations, including pediatric and geriatric patients, pregnant and nursing women, and patients with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and kidney disorders. * Contains comprehensive product tables that list the products available, including alternate forms of each product and recommended doses. * Contains a comprehensive product index that allows the user to quickly locate information on specific products. * Includes "non drug" products such as nutritional supplements, diet aids, vitamins and minerals, special toothpastes, and sunscreens. * Offers an affordable resource for authoritative information about OTC products. * Features a small trim size which allows for ease of use in a clinical setting. * Features spiral binding to allow the book to lay flat while being used.