Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents Clinical Handb. Psychotropic Drugs for Children/Adolescents
Fully updated and expanded, in full color with intuitive icons throughout, packed with its unique comparison charts, and with patient handouts as printable PDFs - the widely acclaimed reference to psychotropic medications in children and adolescents is now more "user-friendly" than ever! This unique book fills the need for a comprehensive, yet compact and easy-to-use reference for all mental health professionals dealing with children and adolescents. Packed with the practical comparison charts for which it is renowned, other outstanding features of the Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents are: . Independent, unbiased . Unique comparison charts (dosages, side effects, pharmacokinetics, interactions...) that allow you to see at a glance which medication is the most suitable for each patient . Instantly recognizable icons and full color throughout . Compiles the latest information from the published literature (scientific data, controlled clinical trials, case reports) and clinical experience in one easy-to-use reference . Includes monograph statements on use in children and adolescents and approved indications, as well as available data concerning off-label indications, findings from open and double-blind studies concerning doses, adverse effects, and other considerations . Succinct, bulleted information on all classes of medication: classification, available products (including US and Canadian trade names), on- and off-label indications (US FDA and Canada); pharmacology, dosing, pharmacokinetics; adverse effects, precautions, contraindications, toxicity; lab tests, precautions, nursing implications; drug interactions; patient and caregiver instructions. All you need to know for each class of drug!!