This book is not meant to be an alternative to time-tested exhaustive textbooks on drug doses, but meant to be a concise companion for all health professionals dealing with pediatric population on day-to-day basis because it is humanly not possible to remember the wide range of medications currently used in pediatrics. In this edition, existing drugs are updated and expanded, a few drugs are omitted, and many more drugs and useful tables are added. In this edition, the advice of several readers and their suggestions have been incorporated.
Useful and handy book.
Suitable for instant reference for dosing information in children.
Presents drug information in a consistent and user-friendly format.
Covers indications, generic names, brand names, usual doses, modes of administration, uses in combination, etc., of various drugs being used for children.
Besides drug dosages also includes information about feeding tubes, Foley catheter, endotracheal tube, oxygen masks and fluid resuscitation formula for burn patients, ventilator settings, etc.
Serves as a practical convenient guide for all levels of health professionals dealing with pediatric population.
General guidelines for how to administer drugs in children and immunization in children is also given.