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Title Demystifying drug dosing in obese patients / Brandon R. Shank, David E. Zimmerman
Published Bethesda, MD : American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 207 pages)
Contents Introduction to dosing medications in obese patients / Brandon R. Shank -- Antimicrobial dosing in obesity / Alexander H. Flannery, Aaron M. Cook, and Craig A. Martin -- Anticoagulants and antiplatelets / Stacy Elder -- Critical care / David E. Zimmerman -- Antiepileptics / David E. Zimmerman -- Dosing antineoplastic medications in obese patients / Brandon R. Shank -- Pediatrics / Emily C. Benefield and Jacquelyn F. Ouellette -- Immunosuppression / Nicole Pilch, Andrew Mardis, and Caitlin Mardis -- Analgesics / Suzanne Amato Nesbit and Julie Waldfogel -- Medication absorption in bariatric surgery / Branden D. Nemecek
Summary As pharmacists see more obese patients and pharmacotherapy becomes increasingly complex, they need a resource that puts all the necessary information in one place and makes it easy to use. With Demystifying Drug Dosing in Obese Patients, that resource is here, delivering: Fully-referenced dosing recommendations for specific drugs Dedicated chapters on antimicrobial dosing, anticoagulants and antiplatelets, antiepileptics, analgesics, antineoplastic medicines, and more Guidance on immunosuppression and medication absorption in bariatric surgery Tips for adult, pediatric, ambulatory, acute, and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Drugs -- Dosage.
Obesity -- Complications.
Obesity -- complications.
Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosage.
Drug Dosage Calculations.
Form Electronic book
Author Shank, Brandon R., editor
Zimmerman, David E., editor
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, issuing body
ISBN 1585284823 (electronic bk.)
9781585284825 (electronic bk.)