Pediatric Drug Doses

by GL Chattri

Pediatric Drug Doses has quick reference chart for IV medication and administering medication to children is included which is very helpful practically to young residents, doctors and practicing pediatricians. This book is designed to be a practical and convenient guide to the dosing and usage of medications in children. Pediatric doses vary with age, weight, surface area, and diseases, and so on. Overdosing may lead to side effects and under-dosing will lead to unsatisfactory response or development of resistance in cases of antibiotics. This book is not only confined to doses only, but expended to provide indications which is a must before knowing doses, and also includes information such as size of feeding tubes, Foley’s catheters, endotracheal tubes, laryngoscope blades, oxygen mask according to age and weight; approximate weight and surface area charts; fluid resuscitation formula for burn patients; so that residents do not have to consult too many books while dealing with patients bedside. All the drugs are listed in their respective group and are covered in short to make the book user-friendly. Drug information is presented in a consistent format and provides generic name, uses, usual dosages, brand names, and combinations. This book has 46 chapters. Some of the topics covered are analgesics, antiasthmatics, antiarrhythmics, antibiotics, anticoagulants, antidepressants, and so on.

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Book Detail

Author
1. Chattri GL
Author's Affiliation
1. Mahakoushal Hospital and Seth Mannul Hospital, Jabalpur, 154 Tamarhai Chowk Kotwali Ward, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
Mahakoushal Hospital, Seth Mannulal Hospital, Sanjeevan Hospital, 154, Tamarhai Chowk, Kotwali Ward, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
Mahakoshal Hospital; Seth Mannulal Jagannathdas Trust Hospital and Research Centre and Metro Hospital, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
Metro Multispeciality Hospital and Seth Mannulal Jagannath Hospital, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
ISBN
9789350255056
Speciality
Pediatrics
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11551
Edition
2/e
Publishing Year
2012
Pages
253
Book Type
Professional

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