Practical Standard Prescriber

by LC Gupta, Kusum Gupta, Abhitabh Gupta

New drugs are continuously being added and obsolete ones are withdrawn. Drug resistance is frequently being encountered and is the main cause of treatment failure. In case of intolerance or drugs resistance, alternative regimens are also used. However, the choice of drugs depends upon the treating physician. Correct dosage, duration of therapy, adverse reactions, drug interactions, side effects and toxicity should be kept in mind while writing a prescription. For reaching at a correct diagnosis, the cardinal symptoms, signs, pathologic and laboratory findings are also to be considered. In this edition, treatment part has been totally revised and updated. Certain new diseases have also been included. Some products without a rational basis become the household remedy. Such practice is certainly detrimental to the ethics of medical profession. Various chapter covered in this book are gastrointestinal diseases, respiratory diseases, heart diseases, skin diseases, psychiatric diseases, gynecological disorders, ear and nose diseases, eye disorders, diseases of children, medical emergencies etc. Detail discussion includes diet therapy, blood count, blood biochemistry, cerebrospinal fluid, glucose tolerance test, bone marrow aspiration, renal function tests, liver function test, neurological diseases, hematology, oral diseases and diseases of bones and joints.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Gupta LC
BSF, New Delhi, India
New Delhi, India
New Delhi
Border Security Force, India
2. Gupta Kusum
New Delhi, India
Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
3. Gupta Abhitabh Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789350904725
Speciality Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12045
Edition 8/e
Publishing Year 2013
Pages 526
Book Type Reference


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