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Hale's Medications & Mothers' Milk™ 2021

A Manual of Lactational Pharmacology

Thomas W. Hale (author)

ISBN: 9780826189257

Publication Date: Aug 2020

Format: Paperback

Written by a world-renowned expert in perinatal pharmacology, this essential reference contains current, complete, and evidence-based information on the transmission of maternal drugs into human milk. This 2021 edition has been extensively revised, and now includes 49 completely new and 356 updated medications.
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Written by a world-renowned expert in perinatal pharmacology, this essential reference contains current, complete, and evidence-based information on the transmission of maternal drugs into human milk. Because so many women ingest medications while breastfeeding, one of the most common questions encountered in pediatrics is: Which drugs are safe and which are hazardous for the infant?

This 2021 edition has been extensively revised, and now includes 49 completely new and 356 updated medications, and state-of-the-art coverage of multiple diseases, vaccines, and syndromes. It addresses the use of radiopharmaceuticals, chemotherapeutic agents, and vaccines in breastfeeding mothers, and covers adult concerns, methods of reducing risk to infants, and infant monitoring.

New to the 2021 Edition:

  • 50 New Drugs Added
  • 356 Drugs Updated with new data
  • 817 Drug References Updated
  • An updated trim size and design for ease of use in patient education
  • A more streamlined size for increased portablity
  • The latest information on the impact of prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, herbs, and street drugs
  • Updates to existing drug monographs
Key Features:
  • Evidence-based, current information on over 1300 drugs, diseases, vaccines and syndromes
  • Dr. Hale's renowned "Lactation Risk Categories", incorporating recent updates
  • Adult concerns, adult dose, pediatric concerns, infant monitoring, and alternatives
  • Key points and savvy tips about breastfeeding and medications for quick reference
  • Succinct information about evaluation of the infant
  • Common abbreviations and drugs listed in alphabetical order
  • Extensive updates to drug references
Illustrations 10 illustrations
Pages 736
Dimensions 254 x 178
Date Published 30 Aug 2020
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
Subject/s Pharmacology   Gynaecology & obstetrics   Paediatric medicine   Nursing fundamentals & skills   Paediatric nursing   Nursing specialties   General practice   Midwifery   Neonatal medicine   Nursing pharmacology  

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