Drug Prescribing in Renal Failure: Dosing Guidelines for Adults and Children

Drug Prescribing in Renal Failure: Dosing Guidelines for Adults and Children
  • 5th Ed.
  • 2007
  • © American College of Physicians
  • Bruce A. Mueller PharmD, FCCP; Deborah A. Pasko PharmD; George R. Aronoff MD, FACP; Jeffrey S. Berns MD, FACP; Michael E. Brier PhD; Nishaminy Kasbekar PharmD; William E. Smoyer MD; William M. Bennett MD, FACP
  • 1-930513-76-3 / 978-1-930513-76-1

 

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Description

Here is the classic pocket guide to drug-dosing for patients with impaired renal function, in a revised and updated new edition! Easy-to-read tables put the information you need when determining dosages for more than 450 drugs at your fingertips. Plus, this new edition features brand new guidance on pediatric dosing, making it the most complete resource of its kind.

Features:

  • • Details the biochemical and physiological effects of drugs in patients with renal failure
  • • Emphasizes those medications eliminated by the kidney as well as the importance of the patient's glomerular filtration rate (GFR)
  • • Includes recommendations for supplemental drug dosing during renal replacement therapies, coverage of antimicrobial and antiviral agents, and much more

Because the kidney is the major regulator of the internal fluid environment, the physiologic changes associated with renal disease have pronounced effects on the pharmacology of many drugs.

 

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Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"This title is a must for anyone caring for patients with any degree of renal function impairment, including most elderly patients. This is the only publication available that covers the subject well."

-- Mony Fraer, MD (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences) Doody's Review

 

Audience

This book is a must for anyone caring for patients with any degree of renal function impairment, including most elderly patients.

 

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