May 192015
 

Drugs for the Heart: Expert Consult - Online and Print, 8e (Paperback)

By (author): Lionel H. Opie MD DPhiL DSc FRCP, Bernard J. Gersh MB ChB DPhil FACC

Drugs for the Heart presents highlyportable, up-to-date information on every drug class used to treat cardiovascular disease. Drs. Lionel H. Opie and Bernard J. Gersh put the latest dosages, interactions, indications and contraindications, side effects, and more at your fingertips, equipping you to make effective clinical decisions on behalf of your patients

  • Quickly check when to use each drug for any condition with the popular "Which Drug for Which Disease" chapter.
  • Get expert advice from the practice-proven experience of two well-known editors who represent the best possible combination of clinical and research expertise in cardiovascular therapeutics.
  • Expedite your reference with summaries of each drug class at the end of chapters.
  • Carry it with you anywhere thanks to a highly compact, pocket-sized format.
  • Navigate the latest pharmacologic advances through coverage of the newest drugs and drug classes, as well as all the latest clinical trial results and evidence used to treat heart disease.
  • Effectively manage comorbid diseases.
  • Apply international insights into cardiac drugs, thanks to new global contributors.
  • Visualize key pharmacologic and physiologic actions thanks to dynamic new full-color drawings.
  • Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult, with regular onlineupdates posted by leading cardiologist, Dr. Opie.


Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.
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May 072015
 


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Apr 122015
 

Pediatric Drug Doses (Kindle Edition)

By (author): GL Chattri

This is a useful and handy book dealt with doses of medication in children and presents drug information in a consistent and user-friendly format. This book covers indications, generic names, brand names, usual doses, modes of administration, usage in combination, etc. of various drugs being used for children. Quick reference chart for IV medication and administering medication to children had been included which will be very helpful practically to young residents, doctors and practicing pediatricians. This book serves as a practical convenient guide for residents, Practicing paediatricians and consultant paediatricians.
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Apr 092015
 

2015 Nurse's Drug Handbook (Paperback)

By (author): Jones & Bartlett Learning

Jones & Bartlett Learning 2015 Nurse’s Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference. Updated annually, it provides accurate and timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abatacept to zonisamide. Written in a no-nonsense style that speaks your language in terms you use every day, it offers concise and consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically. Jones & Bartlett Learning 2015 Nurse’s Drug Handbook includes: * Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names * Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category, and controlled substance schedule * Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information * Incompatibilities and contraindications * Interactions with drugs, food, and activities * Adverse reactions * Nursing considerations, including key teaching points for patients * Mechanism-of-action illustrations * Warnings and precautions New drug entries: hydrocodone bitartrate, levomilnacipran hydrochloride, lomitapide mesylate, mipomersen sodium, prothrombin complex concentrate (human), and vortioxetine hydrobromide. New to the Appendices: * Selected Ophthalmic Drugs: brinzolamide/brimonidine tartrate * Antihistamines: carbinoxamine maleate * Selected Topical Drugs: adapalene/benzolyl peroxide, brimonidine, desoximetasone, luliconazole, and urea * Antivirals: dolutegravir, simeprevir, and sofosbuvir * Antineoplastic Drugs: erlotinib, ibrutinib, lenalidomide, obinutuzumab, ofatumumab, romidepsin, trametinib, vandetanib, and vemurafenib
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Mar 192015
 

Pharmacology for Health Professionals (Paperback)

By (author): W. Renee Acosta RPh MS

Ideal for introductory pharmacology courses, LWW's Pharmacology for the Health Professions offers a concise introduction to pharmacological concepts for students in the health professions. Now in a fully updated Second Edition, this full-color text provides a solid foundation in the basic principles of pharmacology, including the actions, indications, contradictions, and adverse effects of drug classes. A companion website offers animations and self-study materials for students and teaching resources for faculty.

The 2nd edition includes fully-revised drug tables (both in print and online), and new chapters in Math Review and Complementary and Alternative Medicine. It also offers students a wealth of online resources (interactive activities, online modules, and case studies) to help them learn, study, and retain the key concepts from the text/course.

 
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Mar 112015
 

Case Files Pharmacology, Third Edition (LANGE Case Files) (Paperback)

By (author): Eugene Toy, David Loose, Shelley A. Tischkau, Anush S. Pillai

REAL-LIFE CLINICAL CASES FOR THE BASIC SCIENCES AND USMLE STEP 1

Experience with clinical cases is key to excelling on the USMLE Step 1 and shelf exams, and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. Case Files: Pharmacology provides 56 true-to-life clinical cases that illustrate essential concepts in pharmacology. Each case includes an easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key basic science concepts, definitions of key terms, pharmacology pearls, and USMLE-style review questions. With Case Files, you'll learn instead of memorize.

  • Learn from 56 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions
  • Master key concepts with clinical pearls
  • Polish your approach to clinical problems and to patient care
  • Maximize your board scores with the proven Case Files system

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Mar 112015
 

Case Files: Pharmacology, 2nd Edition (Paperback)

By (author): Eugene Toy, Gary Rosenfeld, David Loose, Donald Briscoe

Real Life Clinical Cases for the Basic Sciences and USMLE Step 1

You need exposure to clinical cases to pass course exams and ace the USMLE Step 1. Case Files: Pharmacology presents 53 real-life clinical cases that illustrate essential concepts in pharmacology. Each case includes an easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key basic science concepts, definitions of key terms, pharmacology pearls, and USMLE-style review questions. With this interactive system, you'll learn instead of memorize.

This second edition gives you:
  • 53 clinical cases, each with USMLE-style questions
  • Clinical pearls that highlight key concepts
  • Primer on how to approach clinical problems
  • Proven learning system that improves your shelf exam scores

    Here's what students have to say:

    "The Case Files books have continued to help me in preparation for my case-based exames tremendously! I can honestly sasy they played a major role in my success this year and are becoming a great resource in the beginning of my board preparation."--Joshua Lynch, Class of 2008, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

    "Case Files: Pharmacology focuses on rapid understanding of the whys and hows of drug use and prescription. This format allows for development of a knowledge base that will last long past the boards. Every medical student should use this book."--Suzanne Crandall, Class of 2005, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine

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Mar 112015
 


Preceded by Handbook of applied therapeutics / Mary Anne Koda-Kimble ... [et al.]. 8th ed. c2006.
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Mar 112015
 


Written in an accessible style and consistent format, the book covers both the fundamentals and advances in the pharmacology of cardiovascular drugs, as well as their integrated applications in the management of individual cardiovascular diseases.

•    Integrates fundamentals and recent advances regarding cardiovascular drugs, blending basic and clinical sciences needed to effectively understand and treat cardiovascular diseases
•    Facilitates understanding of drug action and mechanism by covering physiology / pathophysiology and pharmacology
•    Includes guidelines and algorithms for pharmacotherapeutic management of cardiovascular diseases
•    Uses case presentations and study questions to enhance understanding of the material
•    Serves as a resource for pharmaceutical and medical students and researchers interested in cardiovascular issues
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Mar 072015
 

MediQuik Drug Cards (Cards)

By (author): Carla Vitale

MediQuik Drug Cards, the card deck companion to Nursing2015 Drug Handbook, provides concise drug information in a handy card format. Nursing students preparing for the NCLEX and practicing nurses who need a quick reference to specific drugs will find this deck a valuable tool, with a plastic sleeve for carrying selected cards, the drug cards offer important drug information, including generic and trade names with pronunciations, indications and dosages, contraindications and cautions, and much more.

This new edition features: Tall-man lettering for easy-to-confuse generic drug names; Overdose signs and symptoms; and an Appendix on vitamins. The Nursing Process is used to address patient assessment, key nursing diagnoses, planning and implementation, including patient teaching and evaluation of patient outcomes. Additional cards addressing available forms and indications and uses of vitamins are also included.

Users of MediQuik are provided access to a free Online Toolkit featuring study aids and practical tips on drug safety and administration videos, pharmacology animations, over 300 NCLEX-style questions, drug pronunciation guide, English-to-Spanish audio translation guide, patient-teaching sheets and a dosage calculator.
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