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Drug Information Handbook for Oncology

Author : Diedra L. Bragalone
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The Lexicomp Drug Information Handbook for Oncology provides healthcare professionals with vital information on antineoplastic agents, ancillary medications, combination chemotherapy regimens, and dosing protocols. Monographs contain concise fields of pharmacology detail, including a Combination Regimens field in specific oncology drug monographs with references to applicable chemotherapy regimens. The Special Topics section reviews cancer-related issues, such as the management of EGFR inhibitor toxicities: dermatologic, ocular, and gastrointestinal; venous thromboembolism in the cancer patient; chronic pain management (cancer); hospice (end of life) care; palliative care medicine (cancer); hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; management of infections; safe handling of hazardous drugs; and emetogenic potential of antineoplastic agents in children. The Appendix adds valuable information on conversions, renal function tests, comparative drug charts, and laboratory reference values for adults.Includes: *332 total drug monographs *487 chemotherapy regimens *797 variations within the regimens *Up to 50 fields of information *Over 150 Appendix pages Updates to this edition: *19 New Drug Monographs *49 New Chemotherapy Regimens *87 New Variations Within the Regimens *New Special Topics: * oManagement of EGFR Inhibitor Toxicities: Dermatologic, Ocular, and Gastrointestinal oEmetogenic Potential of Antineoplastic Agents in Children *Special Topic Updates: oSafe Handling of Hazardous Drugs - New Comprehensive Table oManagement of Drug Extravasations - Fully Revised Comprehensive Table oManagement of Chemotherapy-induced Nausea and Vomiting in Adults oCommon Toxicity Criteria

Drug Information Handbook for Oncology

Author : Diedra L. Bragalone
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The Drug Information Handbook for Oncology is designed to meet the needs of all oncology professionals involved in prescribing, preparing and administering therapy. This edition contains 320 drug monographs and 455 chemotherapy regimens, cross-referenced and organized in a concise, uniform format.

Lexi Comp s Drug Information Handbook for Oncology

Author : Dominic A. Solimando
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Drug Information Handbook for Oncology

Author : Dominic A. Solimando
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Drug Information Handbook for Oncology

Author : Lexi-Comp
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Drug Information Handbook for Oncology

Author : Dominic Solimando
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A drug information handbook for nurses, pharmacists and clinicians specializing in the field of oncology. This text includes 253 monographs, and covers 1100 US, Canadian and Mexican brand names. Contains just antineoplastic drugs and ancillary medications.

2018 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook

Author : Wilkes
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Written especially for nurses caring for patients with cancer, the 2018 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook uniquely expresses drug therapy in terms of the nursing process: nursing diagnoses, etiologies of toxicities, and key points for nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation. Updated annually, this essential reference provides valuable information on effective symptom management, patient education, and chemotherapy administration. Completely revised and updated, the 2018 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook includes separate chapters on molecular and immunologic/biologic targeted therapies. These chapters provide fundamental reviews to assist nurses in understanding the cellular communication pathways disrupted by cancer. It also offers simplified content, attention to understanding the immune checkpoint inhibitors, new information about immunotherapy, new drugs and their indications, and updated indications and side effects for recently FDA approved drugs.

2006 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook

Author : Gail M. Wilkes
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2006 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook is a comprehensive nursing resource for assessment, intervention, and patient education in the administration of oncology drugs. This text reviews drug information from the nurse's point of view, and helps the nurse focus on minimizing toxicity. This essential reference provides valuable information on effective symptom management and chemotherapy administration for the oncology nurse. Updated annually, the 2006 edition includes the following new drugs: four antineoplastic agents (clofarabine, histrelin implant, paclitaxel protein bound particles for injection, TLK 286), four antimicrobial agents (micafungin, rifaximin, gemifloxacin, tigecycline), two immunotherapy/biotherapy symptom management agents (Imiquimod 5% cream., palifermin), and eight molecularly targeted drugs (lapatanib, panitumumab, pertuzumab, sorafeni (BAY 43-9006), sunitinib malate (sutent, SU11246), temsirolimus, tipifarnib, vatalanib), and one symptom management drug (ziconotide intrathecal infusion). In addition, indications and additional toxicity data have been updated for individual drugs, such as bevacizumab, cetuximab, and gefitinib.

Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook

Author : Gail M. Wilkes
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2007 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook is a comprehensive nursing resource for assessment, intervention, and patient education in the administration of oncology drugs. This text reviews drug information from the nurse's point of view, and helps the nurse focus on minimizing toxicity. This essential reference provides valuable information on effective symptom management and chemotherapy administration for the oncology nurse. Revised annually with new drugs, the book also includes updated indications and additional toxicology data for individual drugs.

2015 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook

Author : Gail M. Wilkes
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Written especially for nurses caring for patients with cancer, the 2015 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook uniquely expresses drug therapy in terms of the nursing process: nursing diagnoses, etiologies of toxicities, and key points for nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation. Updated annually, this essential reference provides valuable information on effective symptom management, patient education, and chemotherapy administration. Completely revised and updated, the 2015 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook includes a simplified chapter on molecular and biological targeted therapy that incorporates new information about immunotherapy, new indications, and the most important and common side effects. New drug entries include: afatinib, belinostat, ceritinib, ibrutinib, idelalisib, obinutuzumab, pembrolizumab, ramucirumab, siltuximab, and mercaptopurine oral suspension.

2012 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook

Author : Gail M. Wilkes
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Written expressly for nurses caring for patients with cancer, the 2012 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook uniquely expresses drug therapy in terms of the nursing process: nursing diagnoses, etiologies of toxicities, and key points for nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation. Updated annually, this essential reference provides valuable information on effective symptom management, patient education, and chemotherapy administration.Completely revised and updated, the 2012 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook includes:* New drug entries and revisions* Specific drugs described in terms of their mechanism of action, metabolism, drug interactions, laboratory effects/interference, and special considerations* The most important and common drug side effects* Greater discussion of fundamentals of malignant transformation, new molecular targets, and drugs in the pipeline

2010 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook

Author : Gail Wilkes
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Written expressly for nurses caring for patients with cancer, the 2010 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook uniquely expresses drug therapy in terms of the nursing process: nursing diagnoses, etiologies of toxicities, and key points for nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation. An essential reference updated annually, the text provides valuable information on effective symptom management, patient education, and chemotherapy administration. Completely revised and updated, the 2010 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook includes: New and updated administered drugs. Specific drugs are described in terms of their mechanism of action, metabolism, drug interactions, laboratory effects/interference, and special considerations. The most important and common drug side effects are discussed.

Drug Information Handbook

Author : Charles Lacy
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Drug Information Handbook

Author : Charles F. Lacy
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Drug Therapy and Interactions in Pediatric Oncology

Author : Carolina Witchmichen Penteado Schmidt
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There are few publications about drug interactions in chemotherapy and even less about pediatric oncology treatment. For this reason, the present book is intended to offer guidelines about drug interactions for physicians, pharmacists and the other healthcare professionals involved in the chemotherapy of pediatric patients. In this book the reader will have access to a primary introduction for the major diseases in pediatric oncology, followed by the major therapeutic protocols. Following that, the most important drug interactions in pediatric oncology treatment are presented and discussed in detail. Finally, important topics such as Drug-Food Interactions are addressed. Drug Therapy and Interactions in Pediatric Oncology focuses in great detail on the drug interactions in Pediatric Oncohematology and will be an indispensable resource in daily practice for a wide range of health providers.

Clinical Pharmacy Education Practice and Research

Author : Dixon Thomas
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Clinical Pharmacy Education, Practice and Research offers readers a solid foundation in clinical pharmacy and related sciences through contributions by 83 leading experts in the field from 25 countries. This book stresses educational approaches that empower pharmacists with patient care and research competencies. The learning objectives and writing style of the book focus on clarifying the concepts comprehensively for a pharmacist, from regular patient counseling to pharmacogenomics practice. It covers all interesting topics a pharmacist should know. This book serves as a basis to standardize and coordinate learning to practice, explaining basics and using self-learning strategies through online resources or other advanced texts. With an educational approach, it guides pharmacy students and pharmacists to learn quickly and apply. Clinical Pharmacy Education, Practice and Research provides an essential foundation for pharmacy students and pharmacists globally. Covers the core information needed for pharmacy practice courses Includes multiple case studies and practical situations with 70% focused on practical clinical pharmacology knowledge Designed for educational settings, but also useful as a refresher for advanced students and researchers

Drug Information Handbook for Advanced Practice Nursing

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Drug Information Handbook for the Allied Health Professional 2000 2001

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Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2015 E Book

Author : Robert J. Kizior
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Written by expert nursing and pharmacy clinicians and organized alphabetically by generic drug name, Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2015 provides essential information for over 1,000 generic name and 4,000 trade name drugs in one quick, convenient source. With comprehensive coverage of IV drug administration as well as guidance through clinical priorities in the practice setting, this resource offers the precautionary information you need to provide safer patient care. Over 1,000 generic name drugs (encompassing over 4,000 trade name drugs) organized alphabetically with A to Z tabs to make accessing important information quick and easy. Detailed drug information distinguishing side effects and adverse reactions helps you identify which are most likely to occur. Special text treatment for "High Alert" drugs that pose the greatest risk for patient harm promotes safe drug administration. Top 200 Drugs helps you identify the most frequently administered drugs. Lifespan and disorder-related dosage variations content equips you with special considerations for specific patient populations. Therapeutic and toxic blood level information shows you patient implications for drug administration. Comprehensive IV Compatibility Chart foldout arms you with compatibility information for 65 intravenous drugs. Pageburst eBook works on any mobile device giving you access to drug information from virtually anywhere. UNIQUE! ( for ebook only) Frequently-used herb monographs as well as additional herb information keep you informed of commonly encountered herbs. NEW! Drug monographs for approximately 21 newly approved drugs by the FDA provide you with the most current drug information. NEW! Updated monographs with new interactions, precautions, alerts and patient teaching instructions boost your confidence in accuracy and help prevent medication dispensing errors. NEW! Nearly 300 Black Box Alerts highlight drugs found to carry a significant risk of serious or even life-threatening adverse effects.

Psychotropic Drug Information Handbook

Author : Matthew A. Fuller
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