The Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs: An Interactive Approach to Self-Care contains the most authoritative information on nonprescription drug pharmacotherapy, nutritional supplements, medical foods, non-drug and preventive measures, and complementary therapies. The 18th edition shows students and practitioners how to assess and triage a patient's medical complaints. It also provides FDA-approved dosing information for nonprescription medications, along with evidence-based research on the efficacy and safety of over-the-counter, herbal, and homeopathic medications.
Features: updated information and references throughout; thorough cross-referencing of the primary topics; quick-reference tools such as treatment algorithms (including exclusions for self-treatment), drug product tables, patient education sidebars, and product administration illustrations; new case studies in each disorder-related chapter; concise key points section at the end of each disorder-related chapter, summarizing critical information; color plate section with nearly 50 illustrations; and, online availability through subscription to PharmacyLibrary, with robust classroom resources, including monthly chapter updates, supplemental QuEST/SCHOLAR case studies, chapter presentations through template PowerPoint slides, and links to credible Web sites that correspond to chapter topics.
Publisher: American Pharmacists Association
Number of pages: 42
Weight: 2177 g
Dimensions: 282 x 218 x 46 mm
Edition: 18th Revised edition