Put essential information at your fingertips - before you prescribe. The updated 11th edition of Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk lists more than 1,200 commonly prescribed drugs taken during pregnancy and lactation, with detailed monographs that provide the information you need on known or possible effects on the mother, embryo, fetus, and nursing infant. For the 11th edition, this bestselling reference has two new authors, both highly knowledgeable on the effects of drugs on the embryo-fetus and nursing infant: Craig V. Towers, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, and Alicia B. Forinash, a clinical pharmacologist specialist in obstetrics.
Key Features:More than 140 new drugs included in this edition.A-to-Z organization helps you find valuable information quickly.Each monograph covers: generic name (in US); risk factors; pharmacologic class; pregnancy and breastfeeding recommendations; pregnancy, fetal risk and breastfeeding summaries; as well as updated references.Quarterly updates , available online, keep you at the forefront of the field.Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience:The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time - providing a seamless reading experience online or offlinePowerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooksMultiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive designThe ability to highlight text and add notes with one click
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Number of pages: 1648
Weight: 3629 g
Dimensions: 276 x 213 mm
Edition: 11th edition
"A must own."
"This is the 11th edition of a core drug reference in the field of maternal health and a worthwhile contribution to the discipline."
"The authors are credible authorities and the proof is the 11th edition."
"the book does what it intends to do -- provide an alphabetized list of drugs and their pregnancy and lactation interactions."
"covers drugs from A-Z that are used in pregnancy. Each drug has a concise summary followed by an in-depth discussion of the studies regarding that drug."
"opted for identifying drugs as low risk or high risk, which is much more clinically applicable."
"remains a core reference and the additions to the drug menu are nice"
"Trying to critique this book is similar to evaluating a dictionary. It does what it purports to do."
Doody's Star Rating (R): 3 stars Score: 81
-Doodys Publishers' Club, Friday, June 30, 2017
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