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Neonatal and Pediatric Pharmacology: Therapeutic Principles in Practice

Written by experts at the forefront of current research and clinical practice, Neonatal and Pediatric Pharmacology provides evidence-based guidelines for safe, effective, and rational drug therapy in newborns, children, and adolescents. Coverage includes specific recommendations for all major drug classes and diseases, a detailed section on drugs and the newborn, and chapters on specific treatment settings such as the pediatric intensive care unit and emergency room. Also included are chapters on adverse effects and interactions and state-of-the-art discussions on pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacogenetics, pharmacogenomics, pharmacoproteomics, drug development, and clinical trials in infants and children. Appendices include a neonatal formulary and a pediatric formulary.

The Fourth Edition includes updated information on drug interactions and regulatory issues. New chapters cover nutrient supplements and biotransformation of medications by the human placenta.


Sumner J. Yaffe MD (Editor), Jacob V. Aranda MD PhD FRCP(C) (Editor)

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Pediatric & Neonatal Dosage Handbook: A Comprehensive Resource for all Clinicians Treating Pediatric and Neonatal Patients (Pediatric Dosage Handbook)

Overview: The pediatric population is a dynamic group, with major changes in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics taking place throughout infancy and childhood. Because of these changes, the need for the evaluation and establishment of medication dosing regimens in children of different ages is great. The "Pediatric & Neonatal Dosage Handbook" continues to be the trusted resource for all medical professionals managing pediatric patients. Benefits: 944 Drug Monographs; Up to 40 fields of information per monograph; more than 100 extemporaneous preparation recipes; and, more than 290 pages of appendix information.

Carol K. Taketomo (Author), Jane Hurlburt Hodding (Author), Donna M. Kraus (Author)

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