Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents: 2019

  • ISBN 9780889375505
  • Author: Elbe, Dean
  • Publ Date: 2019-01-15
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New in this edition:
* Drugs for ADHD thoroughly revised and updated
* Antipsychotics with many changes and additions, including fully revised lab tests/monitoring
* Antidepressants fully revised, including new sections on irreversible MAO-B inhibitor and serotonin modulator and stimulator (SMS), revised frequency of adverse effects table and switching strategies recommendations
* Hypnotics completely revised
* Mood stabilizers fully revised and a new toxicity comparison table added
* Drugs of abuse and treatment of substance use disorder comprehensively revised
* New unapproved treatments with significant updates, including: anti-inflammatories and NMDA agents in anxiety/OCD, cannabis use, and irritability of autism
* New agents include: brexpiprazole, cariprazine, hypnotic suvorexant, tasimelteon, vortioxetine
* New formulations and trade names include: Adasuve, Alprazolam Intensol, Aptensio XR, Aristada, Belbuca, Belsomra, Brintellix, Bunavail, Cotempla XR-ODT, Dyanavel XR, Eldepryl, EMSAM, Evekeo, Hemangeol, Hetlioz, Innopran XL, Invega Trinza, Khedezla, Metadol-D, Mydayis, NyQuil, Quillichew ER, Quillivant XR, Rexulti, Som-Pam, Tegretol (liquid), Trintellix, Versacolz, Vraylar, Vyvanse, Zelapar, Zenzedi

The Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents has become a standard reference and working tool for psychiatrists, pediatricians, psychologists, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other mental health professionals.

* Packed with unique, easy-to-read comparison charts and tables (dosages, side effects, pharmacokinetics, interactions...) for a quick overview of treatment options
* Succinct, bulleted information on all classes of medication: on- and off-label indications, side effects, interactions, pharmacodynamics, nursing implications, and much more - all you need to know for each class of drug
* Potential interactions and side effects summarized in comparison charts
* With instantly recognizable icons and in full color throughout, allowing you to find at a glance all the information you seek
* Clearly written patient and caregiver information sheets for download as printable PDF files

This book is a must for all mental health professionals working with children and adolescents who need an up-to-date, easy-to use, comprehensive summary of all the most relevant information about psychotropic drugs.
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