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Prentice Hall Psychiatric Drug Guide

Prentice Hall Psychiatric Drug Guide - 05 edition

Prentice Hall Psychiatric Drug Guide - 05 edition

ISBN13: 9780131915640

ISBN10: 0131915649

Prentice Hall Psychiatric Drug Guide by Eileen Trigoboff, Billie Wilson, Margaret Shannon and Carolyn Stang - ISBN 9780131915640
Cover type: Spiral
Edition: 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Prentice Hall Psychiatric Drug Guide by Eileen Trigoboff, Billie Wilson, Margaret Shannon and Carolyn Stang - ISBN 9780131915640

ISBN13: 9780131915640

ISBN10: 0131915649

Cover type: Spiral
Edition: 05

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Summary

To be used as a resource for any psychiatric nursing and/or health professions course or for the clinical setting.

This easy-to-use reference focuses exclusively on psychiatric medications and offers a complete discussion of psychotropic drug use, pharmacokinetics, and psychopharmacology. This portable guide to safe and effective drug administration presents a full array of relevant information on each medication to ease discussions with patients, prescribing, and teaching patients about their medications. The guide provides easy access to over 100 drugs organized alphabetically by generic name according to class. For each drug in this book, the user will find Combination Drugs, Classifications, Pregnancy Category, Controlled Substance, Availability, Actions/Theraputic Effects, Uses, Contraindications/Cautions Use, Route/Dosage, Storage, Administration, Adverse Effects, Diagnostic Test Interference, Interactions, Pharmacokinetics, Nursing Implications, and Client/Family Education. It highlights nursing implications with special focus on mental health patient and family education.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART I. PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY.

PART II. PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATIONS.

Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors.
Antianxiety Agents.
Anticonvulsants/Mood Stabilizers and Antiaggression Agents.
Antidepressants.
Antidepressants, Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors.
Antidepressants, Selective Norepinephrine- and Serotonin-Reuptake Inhibitor.
Antidepressants, Selective Serotonin-Reuptake Inhibitors.
Antidepressants, Tetracylic.
Antidepressants, Tricyclic.
Antiobsessional Agents.
Antiparkinsonian Agents.
Antipsychotics (Neuroleptics).
Nonstimulant Treatment for ADHD.
Opiate Antagonist.
Sedative-Hypnotics.
Side Effect Medication.
Stimulants.

Appendix A. U.S. Schedules of Controlled Substances.
Appendix B. FDA Pregnancy Categories.
Appendix C. Oral Dosage Forms that Should Not be Crushed.
Appendix D. Glossary of Key Terms, Clinical Conditions, and Associated Signs and Symptoms.
Appendix E. Abbreviations.
Bibliography.
Index.
Intravenous Y-Site Compatibility Chart.