Pediatric Injectable Drugs (The Teddy Bear Book), 10th Edition

Price: $175.00
Catalog No.: T20003
Publisher/Vendor: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
Author: Stephanie J Phelps, Tracy M Hagemann, Kelley R Lee, A Jill Thompson
Pages: 714
Format: Softcover Book
Pediatric Injectable Drugs (The Teddy Bear Book), 10th Edition - T20003

Pediatric Injectable Drugs (The Teddy Bear Book), in it's 10th Edition, has grown to cover 238 drugs commonly used in the treatment of infants and children, including 20 new to this edition. The Teddy Bear Book covers neonates through adolescents, with age-specific dosing and administration guidelines throughout. With three new editors, who collectively bring 75 years of pediatric pharmacy practice experience to the book, the tenth edition is the most thorough and comprehensive reference yet.

As with previous editions, the structure of each of the drug monographs covers the following areas:

  • Brand Names
  • Medication Error Potential
  • Contraindications and Warnings
  • Infusion-Related Cautions
  • Dosage (age specific)
  • Dosage Adjustment in Organ Dysfunction
  • Maximum Dosage
  • Additives
  • Suitable Diluents
  • Maximum Concentrations
  • Preparation and Delivery
  • IV Push
  • Intermittent Infusion
  • Continuous Infusion
  • Other Routes of Administration
  • Comments

Also included is a list of abbreviations and more than 4,800 references. Covers limited fluid amounts, maximum doses, and limited intravenous sites—issues that pediatric practitioners often face in their patients.