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Author Taylor, David, 1963- author.

Title The Maudsley prescribing guidelines in psychiatry / David Taylor, Carol Paton, Shitij Kapur
Edition 12th edition
Published Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2015


Description 1 online resource
Contents Title page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Notes on using The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines; Notes on inclusion of drugs; List of abbreviations; Chapter 1: Plasma level monitoring of psychotropic drugs; Interpreting sample results; References; Acting on clozapine plasma concentration results; References; Interpreting post-mortem blood concentrations; References; Chapter 2: Schizophrenia; ANTIPSYCHOTIC DRUGS; General introduction; References; General principles of prescribing; References; Minimum effective doses; References; Further reading
Quick reference for licensed maximum dosesEquivalent doses; References; High-dose antipsychotics: prescribing and monitoring; References; Antipsychotic prophylaxis; References; Combined antipsychotics; References; Negative symptoms; References; Monitoring; References; Relative adverse effects -- a rough guide; Treatment algorithms for schizophrenia; References; First-generation antipsychotics -- place in therapy; References; Omega-3 fatty acid (fish oils) in schizophrenia; References; New and developing drugs to treat schizophrenia; References
NICE guidelines for the treatment of schizophrenia1References; Antipsychotic response -- to increase the dose, to switch, to add or just wait -- what is the right move?; References; Antipsychotic long-acting injections; References; Further reading; Depot antipsychotics -- pharmacokinetics; References; Management of patients on long-term depots; References; Aripiprazole LAI; References; Olanzapine LAI; References; Paliperidone palmitate LAI; References; Risperidone LAI; References; ANTIPSYCHOTICS -- ADVERSE EFFECTS; Extrapyramidal side-effects; References; Further reading; Akathisia; References
Further readingWeight gain; References; Treatment of drug-induced weight gain; References; Tardive dyskinesia; References; Further reading; Neuroleptic malignant syndrome; References; Catatonia; References; QT prolongation; References; Further reading; Dyslipidaemia; References; Diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance; References; Hypertension; References; Hyponatraemia; References; Hyperprolactinaemia; References; Sexual dysfunction; References; Pneumonia; References; Switching antipsychotics; References; REFRACTORY SCHIZOPHRENIA AND CLOZAPINE; Clozapine -- dosing regimen; References
Optimising clozapine treatmentReferences; Further reading; Alternatives to clozapine; References; Re-starting clozapine after a break in treatment; Reference; Initiation of clozapine for community-based patients; Further reading; CLOZAPINE -- ADVERSE EFFECTS; Common adverse effects; References; Further reading; Clozapine: uncommon or unusual adverse effects; References; Clozapine: serious haematological and cardiovascular adverse effects; References; Further reading; Clozapine-induced hypersalivation; References; Further reading; Clozapine-induced gastrointestinal hypomotility (CIGH)
Summary The fully updated 12th edition of an essential reference for anyone responsible for prescribing drugs for patients with mental health disorders. A well-respected and widely-used source of information on which drugs to prescribe, which side effects to look out for, how best to augment or switch drugs, and more Provides concise reviews of psychiatric disorders and relevant psychopharmacology, along with general guidance based on the data reviewed and current clinical practice Includes specific guidance for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and special populations such as children, the elderly and pregnant women Each section features a full reference list so the evidence base can be checked quickly and easily
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher
Subject Mental illness -- Chemotherapy
Psychopharmacology -- Great Britain
Psychotropic drugs -- Administration
Psychotropic drugs -- Therapeutic use
Mental illness -- Chemotherapy -- Great Britain
Psychotropic drugs -- Therapeutic use -- Great Britain
Mental Disorders -- drug therapy
Psychopharmacology -- methods
Psychotropic Drugs -- administration & dosage
Psychotropic Drugs -- therapeutic use
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Mental illness -- Chemotherapy
Psychotropic drugs -- Therapeutic use
United Kingdom
Great Britain
Form Electronic book
Author Paton, Carol, author.
Kapur, Shitij, author.
South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, issuing body.
LC no. 2014049897
ISBN 9781118754573
Other Titles Prescribing guidelines in psychiatry