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Mini Guide to Psychiatric Drugs, 1st Edition

  • George R. Spratto, PhD West Virgina University
  • ISBN-10: 1435487605  |  ISBN-13: 9781435487604
  • 240 Pages
  • © 2011 | Published
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About

Overview

Delmar's Mini Guide for Psychiatric Drugs is part of a series of pocket-guides which provide quick, essential drug information for specific nursing content areas. The mini guides are portable, indispensable, scrub-pocket-sized tools that students and professionals can refer to for the delivery of safe and effective health care. Delmar's Mini Guide for Psychiatric Drugs focuses on the most important drug information used by student nurses in the clinical portion of the psychiatric course, as well as by practicing nurses. From drug actions and interactions, to administration, side effects, and storage, this guide addresses all the specialized needs of the psychiatric client.

Features and Benefits

  • Includes approximately 100 of the most commonly used psychiatric drugs, organized alphabetically A - Z.
  • Includes basic information such as pronunciation, classification, uses, action/kinetics, side effects, dosages, and need to know.
  • Available for PDA Download from the accompanying Online Companion.
  • Part of a series of three Mini Drug Guides: Pediatric, Geriatric, and Most Commonly Used Drugs.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1. Acetaminophen And Codeine Phosphate.
2. Alprazolam.
3. Amitriptyline Hydrochloride.
4. Amphetamine Mixtures.
5. Aripiprazole.
6. Atomoxetine Hydrochloride.
7. Bupropion Hydrochloride.
8. Buspirone Hydrochloride.
9. Butorphanol Tartrate.
10. Carbamazepine.
11. Carbidopa / Carbidopa, Levodopa.
12. Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride.
13. Citalopram Hydrobromide.
14. Clonazepam.
15. Clozapine.
16. Codeine Phosphate / Codeine Sulfate.
17. Desvenlafaxine Succinate.
18. Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride.
19. Dexmethylphenidate Hydrochloride.
20. Dextroamphetamine Sulfate.
21. Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide.
22. Diazepam.
23. Dimenhydrinate.
24. Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride.
25. Donepezil Hydrochloride.
26. Doxepin Hydrochloride.
27. Duloxetine Hydrochloride.
28. Eletriptan Hydrobromide.
29. Entacapone.
30. Escitalopram Oxalate.
31. Eszopiclone.
32. Ethosuximide.
33. Fentanyl Citrate.
34. Fentanyl Transdermal System.
35. Fluoxetine Hydrochloride.
36. Fosphenytoin Sodium.
37. Gabapentin.
38. Galantamine Hydrobromide.
39. Haloperidol / Haloperidol Decanoate / Haloperidol Lactate.
40. Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen.
41. Hydromorphone Hydrochloride.
42. Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride And Pamoate.
43. Lamotrigine.
44. Levetiracetam.
45. Levodopa.
46. Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate.
47. Lithium Carbonate / Lithium Citrate.
48. Lorazepam.
49. Memantine Hydrochloride.
50. Meperidine.
51. Methadone Hydrochloride.
52. Methocarbamol.
53. Methylphenidate Hydrochloride.
54. Midazolam Hydrochloride.
55. Mirtazapine.
56. Morphine Sulfate.
57. Naloxone Hydrochloride.
58. Nortriptyline Hydrochloride.
59. Olanzapine.
60. Oxcarbazepine.
61. Oxycodone Hydrochloride.
62. Paroxetine Hydrochloride, Paroxetine Mesylate.
63. Phenobarbital / Phenobarbital Sodium.
64. Phentermine Hydrochloride.
65. Phenytoin / Phenytoin Sodium, Extended / Phenytoin Sodium, Parenteral / Phenytoin. Sodium, Prompt.
66. Pramipexole.
67. Pregabalin.
68. Prochlorperazine / Prochlorperazine Edisylate / Prochlorperazine Maleate.
69. Promethazine Hydrochloride.
70. Propoxyphene Hydrochloride / Propoxyphene Napsylate.
71. Propoxyphene Napsylate And Acetaminophen.
72. Quetiapine Fumarate.
73. Rasagiline.
74. Riluzole.
75. Risperidone.
76. Rizatriptan Benzoate.
77. Ropinirole Hydrochloride.
78. Sertraline Hydrochloride.
79. Sumatriptan Succinate.
80. Temazepam.
81. Tiagabine Hydrochloride.
82. Tolcapone.
83. Topiramate.
84. Tramadol Hydrochloride.
85. Triazolam.
86. Valproic Acid / Divalproex Sodium.
87. Varenicline Tartrate.
88. Venlafaxine Hydrochloride.
89. Ziprasidone Hydrochloride.
90. Zolmitriptan.
91. Zolpidem Tartrate.
92. Zonisamide.

Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Mini Guide To The Most Commonly Used Drugs  (ISBN-10: 1435487591 | ISBN-13: 9781435487598)

All the information you need, right at your fingertips! Quick access to essential drug information for patients is available with the portable, pocket-sized Delmar's Mini Guide to the Most Commonly Used Drugs. This drug guide focuses on the most commonly prescribed drugs and outlines drug actions and interactions, administration information, side-effects, and storage.

List Price = $53.95  | CengageBrain Price = $53.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $40.75

Student Supplements

Mini Guide To The Most Commonly Used Drugs  (ISBN-10: 1435487591 | ISBN-13: 9781435487598)

All the information you need, right at your fingertips! Quick access to essential drug information for patients is available with the portable, pocket-sized Delmar's Mini Guide to the Most Commonly Used Drugs. This drug guide focuses on the most commonly prescribed drugs and outlines drug actions and interactions, administration information, side-effects, and storage.

List Price = $53.95  | CengageBrain Price = $53.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $40.75

Meet the Author

Author Bio

George R. Spratto, PhD

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."