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Pharmacology Handbook for Clinical Practice 2nd Ed

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Pharmacology Handbook for Clinical Practice, Second Edition, provides health care professionals with solid foundation of clinical pharmacology in the daily practice. The second edition came after the success of the first edition which has been distributed to the majority of Middle East countries. The authors explain the most commonly used medication in the clinical settings in simple and easy to be memorized way. The inclusion of Pharmacology & Memory , ‘Pharmacology Mnemonics’ and ‘Memory Cards’ sections throughout the book helps to identify important points relating to commonly used drugs, both in terms of their basic pharmacology and clinical relevance. This handbook is crucial reading for those with basic pharmacology background, as well as more advanced students and practitioners requiring a revision book. Remember to use ‘promote your handbook by yourself’ section to add your own notes for more personalized experience.

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Pharmacology Handbook for Clinical Practice 2nd Ed

  1. 1. What’s New in the 2nd Edition of the Pharmacology Handbook for Clinical Practice
  2. 2. Pharmacology Handbook for Clinical Practice, Second Edition, provides health care professionals with solid foundation of clinical pharmacology in the daily practice. The second edition came after the success of the first edition which has been distributed to the majority of Middle East countries. The authors explain the most commonly used medication in the clinical settings in simple and easy to be memorized way. The inclusion of Pharmacology & Memory , ‘Pharmacology Mnemonics’ and ‘Memory Cards’ sections throughout the book helps to identify important points relating to commonly used drugs, both in terms of their basic pharmacology and clinical relevance. This handbook is crucial reading for those with basic pharmacology background, as well as more advanced students and practitioners requiring a revision book. Remember to use ‘promote your handbook by yourself’ section to add your own notes for more personalized experience.
  3. 3. *New: Updated List of Contents
  4. 4. To help health care providers and students in recalling the most common drugs based on the relationship between drug’s name and its action, indications, side effects, contraindications and proper medical management Pharmacology & Memory
  5. 5. *New: Memory Cards
  6. 6. On the other hand, revised and refined “Pharmacology Mnemonics” and visual Memory Cards were added to provide simple principles and strategies for improving your memory.
  7. 7. • The drug is used for treatment of moderate to severe insomnia (induce sleeping) Scientific Name: Midazolam Dormitory Important Tips: • Benzodiazipens • Panic disorder • Generalized anxiety disorder • Insomnia • Seizures • Alcohol withdrawal • Anxiety • Other indications • patients receiving mechanical ventilation • strong muscle-relaxing properties mid-15c., from L. dormitorium "sleeping place," from dormire "to sleep"
  8. 8. • Metronidazole M • Chloramphenicol C • Aminoglycosides A • Tetracyclines T Hepatic Failure Gray Baby Syndrome Ototoxicity Teeth Discoloration & Liver Failure Relatively Contraindicated & Others like Nitrofurantoin , Quinolones and Sulfonamides
  9. 9. Middle East Pharmacological Index included a vast majority of drugs where used in Jordanian hospitals and clinical care settings to guide health care providers and students. Drug’s basic information is presented and arranged alphabetically by trade name then generic name and finally the therapeutic category for each drug. Each page of the handbook contains letter guides at the side, much like a dictionary, to facilitate easy and quickly access to any drug.
  10. 10. *New: Updated list of Medications
  11. 11. The ability to do accurate and quick drug calculations is an essential skill for health care providers and students, yet many students and practitioners are unsure of their mathematical abilities. Therefore, Drug Calculations were included as a one part with clear examples to assist you to learn the essentials and practice simple to advanced calculations.
  12. 12. Finally, five appendices were included to conclude the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) medications, the most commonly used Antibiotics, Antidotes, common Medical Abbreviations and Therapeutic Serum Concentrations for selected drugs.
  13. 13. AbdulQadir J. Nashwan Contact us @ E-mail: Pharma.handbook@gmail.com Pharmacology Handbook for Clinical Practice Amman - Jordan

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