Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs

Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs
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Fully updated and expanded, in full color with intuitive icons throughout, packed with new and expanded comparison charts, and with patient handouts as printable PDFs the classic reference to psychotropic medications is now more user-friendly than ever! The Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs has become a standard reference and practical tool for psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, physicians, and all mental health professionals.

The new and fully updated 21st edition retains all the practical features for which the Clinical Handbook is renowned:

- Independent, unbiased

- Packed with 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, allowing you to find at a glance all the information you seek

- The latest information on newly released drugs, adverse effects, approved indications

- 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 in young, old, andpregnant patients, nursing implications; drug interactions; patient instructions... all you need to know for each class of drug!

- The latest information on Herbal and Natural Products, Unapproved Treatments, ECT,BLT, rTMS
- Patient handouts as printable PDFs


New in this edition:
- New chapter on pharmacogenomics

- New Section with NbN (Neuroscience-based Nomenclature) classification of psychotropics

- Substantial revisions of chapters on antipsychotics, BLT, rTMS, natural health products

- Comparison chart outlining relative tolerability profiles of antipsychotics

- Chart for laboratory and clinical monitoring of antipsychotics

- Substantially revised comparison charts of agents for treating acute extrapyramidal side effects

- Added new drugs and formulations

- More information on unapproved treatments