Concise Guide to Medicine & Drugs: Your Essential Quick Reference to Over 3,000 Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs
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The complete home reference to more than 3000 drugs used to treat most major conditions.
From how drugs work to practical advice on the uses, side effects, and risks associated with different prescription medicines and over-the-counter drugs, this medicine book explains it all.
Inside the pages of Concise Guide to Medicine & Drugs, you'll find:
- Drugs are organised clearly in an A-Z format, with principal drugs groups arranged by body system or disease group
- Text-only section on how major drug groups work on the body
- Updated Drug Finder index that lists 3,000 generic and brand-name drugs available in the UK
Clear, concise and jargon-free, this book about medicine offers essential guidance for anyone taking medication and is an ideal quick-reference guide for healthcare professionals and carers. It is also great for anyone wanting to know more about the drugs used in common medical practice.
You'll discover what to do if a dosage is missed or exceeded, specific uses of each drug and the latest detailed information on 270 generic (non-branded) drugs that are widely used. Updated information on travel vaccinations and childhood immunisation schedules help make this an indispensable medical handbook for every household.