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In this handy, pocket-size compilation of information about drug usage, the text is essentially in tabular form. Besides the usual tables on conversion factors, normal laboratory values, dialyzable drugs, and the potassium and sodium content of drugs and foods, this handbook provides lists of drug-induced diseases, pharmacogenetic abnormalities, and drug-drug interactions. The authors even attempt to categorize the clinical significance of the individual interactions.
A five-page course in the application of pharmaco-kinetics and biopharmaceutics to patient care is followed by information on dosage and contraindications of 190 widely used drugs. Although supplemented in a few instances with the plasma half-life,
Handbook of Clinical Drug Data.. Ann Intern Med. 1974;81:135. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-81-1-135_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;81(1):135.
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