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About the Author
Margaret T. Shannon is Professor Emeritus of Nursing at Our Lady of Holy Cross College, New Orleans, Louisiana. She holds a BS and an MS in Chemistry, both from Saint Louis University; an MA in Teaching Biology from Saint Mary’s College, a BS in Nursing from Northwestern State University of Louisiana, an MSN from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of New Orleans. Prior to entering nursing, she taught physical science, natural science, and mathematics at the secondary and collegiate levels.
Kelly M. Shields is currently Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Ohio Northern University’s Raabe College of Pharmacy. She holds a Doctor of Pharmacy from Butler University, and completed a fellowship in Natural Product Information and Research at University of Missouri-Kansas City. She has practiced pharmacy in retail, community, and academic settings and has worked as a freelance medical writer.
Carolyn L. Stang is currently Vice President for Clinical Program Development at Caremark Inc. She has worked in hospital and community pharmacies, homehealth care, and the pharmaceutical industry. She holds a BS in Pharmacy from The Ohio State University, and a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee, Memphis, and completed a fellowship in Family Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
Table of ContentsCONTENTS
About the Authors/ v
Editorial Review Panel/ vi
Classification Scheme and Prototype Drugs/ xi
Alphabetical Entries for Generic Drugs/ 1—1622
Appendix A. Ocular Medications, Low Molecular Weight Heparins, Inhaled Corticosteroids, and Topical Corticosteroids/ 1623
Appendix B. U.S. Schedules of Controlled Substances/ 1637
Appendix C. FDA Pregnancy Categories/ 1639
Appendix D. Oral Dosage Forms That Should Not Be Crushed/ 1640
Appendix E. Prescription Combination Drugs/ 1647
Appendix F. Glossary of Key Terms, Clinical Conditions and Associated Signs and Symptoms/ 1661
Appendix G. Abbreviations/ 1667
Appendix H. Dietary Supplement Table/ 1674
Antibiotic Drug IV-Site Compatibility Chart/ After the Index