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Author McPherson, Mary Lynn M.

Title Demystifying opioid conversion calculations : a guide for effective dosing / Mary Lynn McPherson
Published Bethesda, MD : American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 196 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction to opioid conversion calculations -- Converting among routes and formulations of the same opioid -- Converting among routes and formulations of different opioids -- Titrating opioid regimens : around the clock and to the rescue! -- Transdermal and parenteral fentanyl dosage -- Calculations and conversions -- Methadone : a complex and challenging analgesic, but it's worth it! -- Patient-controlled analgesia and neuraxial opioid therapy -- Calculating doses from oral solutions and suspensions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Drugs -- Dosage.
Drugs -- Therapeutic equivalency.
Opioids -- Administration.
Pharmaceutical arithmetic.
Analgesics, Opioid -- administration & dosage.
Analgesics, Opioid -- therapeutic use.
Drug Dosage Calculations.
Form Electronic book
Author American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
ISBN 146193706X (electronic bk.)
9781461937067 (electronic bk.)