"The Drug Information Handbook" continues to set the industry standard with hundreds of thousands of copies sold! This easy-to-use reference is a must-have for all clinicians and healthcare professionals seeking quick access to concise, comprehensive drug information. Endorsed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), "Lexi-Comp's Drug Information Handbook" is trusted by practitioners everywhere to help improve patient outcomes and prevent medication errors. Covering over 5500 medications, the "Drug Information Handbook" contains 1,453 drug monographs, including 43 new monographs and hundreds of updates. Monographs encompass up to 34 fields of information, including detailed content on dosage, drug interactions, and adverse reactions. Supplementing the drug information is an extensive Appendix, with hundreds of charts and reviews of special topics such as treatment guidelines and therapy recommendations, and a Pharmacologic Category Index listing all drugs under their unique pharmacologic class.
Updates to this edition include 43 new drug monographs, appendix updates, diabetes mellitus management, adults antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection, adults and adolescents, status epilepticus, immunization recommendations, top 200 prescribed drugs, and expanded FDA tall man lettering guidelines.