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Drug Dosages in Children, 10/e (1st reprint)

This is an updated and expanded edition of the popular pocketbook aimed to serve the needs of medical students, resident doctors, general practitioners, and consultant pediatricians. A new chapter on antacids has been included. Several newer formulations including antiretroviral agents, antimalarials, and antibiotics have been included. The standard or usual adult doses of most of the drugs are also provided. The book will serve as a ready-reckoner of drug dosages to young residents and practising pediatricians, and will instill confidence in their prescriptions and reduce the incidence of avoidable side effects of drugs.

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This is an updated and expanded edition of the popular pocketbook aimed to serve the needs of medical students, resident doctors, general practitioners, and consultant pediatricians. A new chapter on antacids has been included. Several newer formulations including antiretroviral agents, antimalarials, and antibiotics have been included. The standard or usual adult doses of most of the drugs are also provided.

The book will serve as a ready-reckoner of drug dosages to young residents and practising pediatricians, and will instill confidence in their prescriptions and reduce the incidence of avoidable side effects of drugs. It provides brief information on the pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of drugs with emphasis on advantages and disadvantages of various routes of administration, drug absorption, distribution, bioavailability, tissue binding, half-life and metabolism and excretion. The drugs have been listed alphabetically giving daily dosages per unit body weight, frequency and route of administration. Important cautions, contraindications and adverse effects of selected drugs have been provided. Trade names of formulations from standard pharmaceutical companies along with their products and strengths are also given.

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ISBN 9789388902663
Publishers CBS Publishers & Distributors
Author Meharban Singh | Ashok K Deorari
Binding Paperback
Edition 10/e
Size 20×30/16 (trimmed 124×184mm)
Year 2020
Pages 252
Subject Drug Dosages
About the Author

Meharban Singh is the former Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He is one of the most eminent pediatricians, teacher par excellence and a medical writer. He has served as the Secretary-General and President of National Neonatology Forum of India and President of Indian Academy of Pediatrics. He has been conferred several lifetime achievement awards by various academic bodies.

Ashok K Deorari is Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He is a popular teacher and has promoted evidence-based newborn care practices through webbased technology. He has launched and promoted the movement on quality based health care services. He is President-elect of National Neonatology Forum for the year 2020. He has authored several books and monographs on various aspects of newborn care.

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