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Overview

All the information you need, right at your fingertips! Quick access to essential drug information for pediatric patients is available with the portable, pocket-sized Delmar's MINI GUIDE TO PEDIATRIC DRUGS.

George R. Spratto, PhD, West Virgina University

Former positions have included Dean, School of Pharmacy, West Virginia Univ.; Associate Dean for Professional Programs, School of Pharmacy, Purdue Univ.; and, Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology, Indiana University School of Medicine. George is a current member of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, and American Pharmacists Association. Recently completed a six-year term as a member of the Board of Directors, Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education."
  • Provides the essential, basic drug information that is commonly used but rarely memorized.
  • Includes approximately 200 of the most commonly used drugs, organized alphabetically A - Z.
  • Includes basic information such as medication administration, dosage calculation formulas, conversion charts and common lab values.
  • Part of a series of three Mini Drug Guides: Pediatric, Maternity/OB and Geriatric.
TAB 1.
1: Introduction.
2: Drug Regulation and Control.
3: Dosage Forms and Routes of Medication Administration.
4: Calculating Medication Dosages.
5: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics.
6: Factors Affecting Drug Activity in Pediatrics.
7: Drug Classifications for Pediatric and Neonatal Patients.
8: Vaccinations .
9: Poisonings.
10: Substance Abuse.
TABS 2 - 6.
A - C.
D - H.
I - M.
N - R.
S - Z.
TAB 7.
Appendix A: Commonly Prescribed Controlled Substances.
Appendix B: Measurement Equivalents and Conversions.
Appendix C: Abbreviations Commonly Found in Drug Prescriptions.
Appendix D: Common Terminology Confusions.
Appendix E: Common Intravenous Drugs.
Appendix F: Approximate Normal Values.
Appendix G: Diagnostic Drugs.
Appendix H: Use of Herbs in Pediatrics.
Appendix I: Nomograms for Children.
Appendix J: Emergency Drugs.
Index.

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  • ISBN-10: 1133481590
  • ISBN-13: 9781133481591
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  • ISBN-10: 1428320016
  • ISBN-13: 9781428320017
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $49.25
  • RETAIL $65.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor's Resource

ISBN: 9781435486713
Instructor Resource CD-ROM includes everything an instructor needs to organize and run a class on pediatrics. The Instructor's Manual offers chapter competencies, key terms, instructional strategies for classroom use, and suggested answers to critical thinking and review questions found in the text. The Computerized Testbank contains over 2,100 multiple choice questions with answers, rationales, cognitive level, and text reference. Lecture Slides in PowerPoint ™ parallel the content found in each chapter of the book and serve as a foundation from which instructors may customize their own unique presentations. Image Library is a digital resource of approximately 400 illustrations and photographs from the text. ISBN-13: 978-14354-86713

Student Study Guide

ISBN: 9781435486706
Student Study Guide provides multiple choice, true-false, and fill-in questions, as well as case studies with critical thinking scenarios (answers appear at the end of the book).

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code

ISBN: 9781111541873
The Premium Website includes the student Studyware. The Studyware includes: Interactive games to help mastery the terms in the book. Video that provides highly effective, age-appropriate distractions and techniques to make medical procedures a more positive experience for children and their parents. Audio Glossary. NCLEX questions and rationales. Case studies. Pediatric Skill Sheets and Skills Checklists. Answers to the end-of-chapter study questions.

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ISBN: 9781111541835
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Student Study Guide

ISBN: 9781435486706

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ISBN: 9781133284642

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ISBN: 9781111541873

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ISBN: 9781111541835
Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Maximize your course success with the integrated eBook and chapter-specific learning tools that include flashcards, quizzes, videos, and more in your CourseMate. Key Features: Interactive eBook, Engagement Tracker, Learning Objectives, Tutorial Quizzes, Glossary and Flashcards, and Web Links and References.