This book is designed to fill a need for a comprehensive but compact and easy-to-use reference for all mental health professionals dealing with children and adolescents. The new edition of the widely praised handbook summarizes the latest information from the published literature (scientific data, controlled clinical trials, case reports) and clinical experience in compact and easy-to-use charts and bulleted lists for each class of psychotropic drug used in children and adolescents. The spiralbound handbook includes for each class of drugs both monograph statements on use in children and adolescents and approved indications, as well as the available data concerning off-label indications, findings from open and double-blind studies concerning doses, adverse affects, and other considerations in these age groups. For each class of drug, summary information is provided on: Classification; Product availability; Indications; Pharmacology; Dosing; Pharmacokinetics; Adverse effects; Withdrawal; Precautions; Toxicity; Nursing implications; Drug interactions; Contraindications; Patient instructions; and Interactions.
Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing
Weight: 748 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 20 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
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