The Renal Drug Handbook, 3rd Edition

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The Renal Drug Handbook, 3rd Edition

The Renal Drug Handbook, 3rd Edition

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The Renal Drug Database is used by hundreds of NHS trusts as well as hospitals and other healthcare providers across the world. It continues to offer support and guidance to health care professionals enabling them to prescribe medications to their renal patients appropriately and safely. The information contained in this resource has been compiled from a wide range of sources and from the clinical experience of the editorial board of the UK Renal Pharmacy Group, all of whom are involved in the pharmaceutical care of renally-impaired patients.

The Preface outlines how to use the monographs and basic drug dosing advice including valuable information on the use of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). Read more about the condition New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages.

She is the co-editor of Th e Renal Drug Handbook and has contributed to the Introduction to Renal Th erapeutics, Drugs in Use and Adverse Drug Reactions. The section on pharmacokinetics is particularly useful as it gives the prescriber access to information so that first principles can be applied.

The authors must be applauded for maintaining the uniform presentation structure for each drug monograph. Containing information on over 450 drugs, the fifth edition of "Drug Prescribing in Renal Failure" is the most extensive collection of drug-dosing information ever published for patients with impaired renal function. The Renal Drug Handbook offers information compiled from the UK Renal Pharmacy Group and features drug monographs guiding physicians in how to prescribe, prepare, and administer drugs to patients undergoing renal replacement therapy. In concise, readable, well-illustrated chapters, the book outlines the major concerns surrounding renal transplantation and the most successful approaches to problems arising in short-term and long-term patient care.A universally-trusted resource, this edition of The Renal Drug Handbook contains over 800 drug monographs comprising prescribing information for clinical and medicines information pharmacists. Included in this update are over 130 new drugs and a new section on drug metabolism and excretion in each drug monograph. The current fifth edition was fully updated prior to publication in 2018 and provides healthcare professionals with a single reference of easily retrievable, practical information relating to drug use, sourced from the practical experience of renal units throughout the UK, available in both print and eBook formats. the kidney function expressed as estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) normalised to a body surface area of 1. She has been the Chair of the UK Renal Pharmacy Group since 1996, and was made Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, UCL School of Pharmacy in 2011.

To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy. Because the kidney is the major regulator of the internal fluid environment, the physiologic changes associated with renal disease have pronounced effects on the pharmacology of many drugs. Aileen Dunleavy is the Senior Specialist Pharmacist for Renal Services at the University Hospital Crosshouse, NHS Ayrshire and Arran, with 20 years' renal experience. First published in 1999, The Renal Drug Handbook has established itself as a universally-trusted, essential resource for healthcare practitioners. The following resources will assist in understanding the considerations when managing medicines in renal impairment.Prescribing or administering a medication outside the manufacturers information may render the medicine being used off-label.

The Renal Drug Database is suitable for use on a range of devices including desktops, laptops and is optimised for mobile. Other information: Purchasers of The Renal Drug Handbook receive a free 30-day trial to the The Renal Drug Database. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. Covering various diseases affecting the kidneys, each chapter discusses the disease process and treatment. Wide dissemination of this 4th edition will help healthcare professionals who prescribe and more importantly protect their patients from avoidable harm.

To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. After your trial expires, choose a pricing plan that suits the size of your organisation and the number of users. Overall I applaud the authors for updating this publication, which is an extremely useful resource for guiding prescribing in patients with kidney impairment. Perhaps a consideration for future editions might be to include some general comments on the use of various drug classes in patients with renal disease.

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