Pediatric Drug Directory

by Novy Gupte, Suraj Gupte

This book focuses on pediatric drug directory. Drugs are our fine servants and awful masters. This holds nowhere as good as in pediatric practice. Their injudicious use in infants and children can indeed prove disastrous. This book consists of 7 sections, which are further divided into 56 chapters. Section 1 deals with an overview of the basics of pediatric drug therapy, including principles, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, drug monitoring, etc. Section 2 specifically provides salient information about general medications, beginning with analgesics, antipyretics and anti-inflammatory drugs through antihypertensives to vitamins. Section 3 embarks on antimicrobials including antibiotics and antiviral, antifungal and antiparasitic drugs. Section 4 deals with unclassified drugs. Section 5 focuses on drugs employed in neonatology. Section 6 gives guidelines on standard therapeutic approach to neonatal and pediatric emergencies. Section 7 provides useful information on vaccines (both conventional and new), including combination vaccines. This book will provide the readers yet more fruitful reading material in the larger interest of the child patients in need of medication.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Gupte Novy
Government Medical College and Associated Hospitals, Jammu, J&K, India
APCER Pharma India Limited, New Delhi, India
Lady Hardinge Medical College and Hospitals, New Delhi, India
Clinical Development Service Agency (CDSA), All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India
Prasad Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, (AIIMS), New Delhi, India
Army College of Medical Sciences, (ACMS), New Delhi, India
2. Gupte Suraj Mamata Medical College and General and Super Specialty Hospitals
ISBN 9789352704750
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18159
Edition 9/e
Publishing Year 2019
Pages 496
Book Type Professional


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