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Main description:

This directory is a complete guide to paediatric drugs for paediatricians and trainees.

The ninth edition has been fully revised and expanded with many new drugs added.

Divided into nine sections, the book begins with an overview of pharmacotherapy in children, followed by detail on numerous general and systemic medications.

The next chapters cover drugs for infectious diseases, unclassified drugs, drug therapy in neonates, pharmacotherapy in emergencies, and vaccines.

The book concludes with an extensive appendices section and detailed glossary of abbreviations.

The comprehensive text is enhanced by illustrations and tables to assist learning.

Key points


  • Comprehensive guide to paediatric drugs

  • Fully revised ninth edition with many new drugs included

  • Features extensive appendices

  • Previous edition (9789351521556) published in 2014


Contents:

SECTION 1: BASICS OF PHARMACOTHERAPY IN NEONATES, INFANTS AND CHILDREN


  1. Principles

  2. Rational Drug Therapy

  3. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

  4. Certain Golden Rules in Pediatric Drug Therapy


 

SECTION 2: GENERAL AND SYSTEMIC MEDICATIONS


  1. Analgesics/Antipyretics/Nonsteroid Anti-inflammatory Drugs

  2. Antacids

  3. Anti-acne Drugs

  4. Antiasthma Drugs/Bronchodilators

  5. Anticancer Drugs

  6. Anticoagulants

  7. Anticonvulsants

  8. Antidiarrheals

  9. Antiemetics

  10. Antifibrillatory Drugs

  11. Antihistaminic Drugs

  12. Antihypertensive Drugs

  13. Antimyasthenia Drugs

  14. Antireflux Drugs

  15. Antipsychotic Drugs

  16. Antispasmodics/Antiflatulence Drugs

  17. Antitoxins

  18. Antitussives and Cough Expectorants

  19. Cardiotonic Drugs

  20. Chelating Agents (Chelants, Chelators)

  21. Colony-stimulating Factors

  22. Diuretics

  23. Drugs for Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

  24. Drugs for Apnea of Prematurity

  25. Drugs for Bleeding Control

  26. Drugs for Endocrinal Disorders/Hormones/Enzymes

  27. Drugs for Gout

  28. Drugs for Vertigo

  29. Hematinics

  30. Immunoglobulins

  31. Macrominerals

  32. Micronutrients

  33. Muscle Relaxants

  34. Nasal Decongestants

  35. Nutritional Supplements

  36. Plasma Volume Expanders

  37. Stool Softeners/Laxatives

  38. Vasodilators

  39. Vitamins


 

SECTION 3: DRUGS FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES


  1. Antibacterial Drugs

  2. Antimycobacterial Drugs

  3. Antiviral Drugs

  4. Antifungal Drugs

  5. Antiparasitic (Intestinal) Drugs

  6. Antiparasitic (Extraintestinal) Drugs


 

SECTION 4: UNCLASSIFIED DRUGS


  1. Miscellaneous Drugs


 

SECTION 5: DRUG THERAPY IN NEONATES


  1. Emergency Drugs in Neonates

  2. Drug Dosage in Neonates


 

SECTION 6: PHARMACOTHERAPY IN EMERGENCIES


  1. Important Emergency Drugs

  2. Pharmacotherapy of Common Pediatric Emergencies


 

SECTION 7: VACCINES


  1. Conventional and New Vaccines for Routine Use

  2. Combination Vaccines


APPENDICES: USEFUL INFORMATION RELATED TO PEDIATRIC DRUG THERAPY

Appendix 1: Specific Antidotes

Appendix 2: Various Solutions Used in the Treatment of Dehydration and Dyselectrolytemia

Appendix 3: Drugs in Treatment/Prevention of Fetal Disease

Appendix 4: Therapeutic Range of Some Drugs

Appendix 5: Drugs Excreted into Breast Milk

Appendix 6: Drugs that Discolor the Stools

Appendix 7: Drugs that Discolor the Urine

Appendix 8: Drugs Likely to Cause Hemolysis in G6PD Deficiency

Appendix 9: Drugs that may Cause Specific Side Effects

Appendix 10: Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) Specific to Certain Drugs

Appendix 11: Nomogram for Estimation of Surface Area

Appendix 12: Drug Groups with Adverse Effects on Vitamin Status

Appendix 13: Potential Drug Interaction with Chemotherapy

Appendix 14: Banned Single Dose Drug Combinations (in India)

Appendix 15: Banned Fixed Dose Drug Combinations with Other Agents (in India)

Appendix 16: India’s National Immunization Schedule

Appendix 17: Indian Academy of Pediatrics Immunization Recommendations (Latest)

Appendix 18: Adverse Events Following Immunization

 

Index



PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9789352704750
Publisher: Jaypee Medical (Jaypee Brothers,Medical Publishers Pvt. Ltd.)
Publication date: December, 2018
Pages: 497
Weight: 410g
Availability: Not yet available
Subcategories: Diseases and Disorders, Paediatrics and Neonatal, Pharmacology

MEET THE AUTHOR

Suraj Gupte MD FIAP FSAMS FRSTMH

Professor and Head, Postgraduate Department of Paediatrics, Mamata Medical College and General and Super Specialty Hospitals, Khammam, Telangana, India



Novy Gupte MD

Drug Regulatory Consultant, Clinical Development Service Agency, Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India


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