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Capital Health (N.S.). Home Dialysis. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
1379
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This brochure was prepared to help you learn more about Acetylcystein, a medicine used to protect your kidneys when having certain kinds of X-rays like a CT scan or angiography. Details about how to mix the medicine and when to take it are provided.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Home Dialysis
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney
Diagnostic imaging
Subjects (LCSH)
Drugs
Kidneys
Specialty
Nephrology
Medications
Abstract
This brochure was prepared to help you learn more about Acetylcystein, a medicine used to protect your kidneys when having certain kinds of X-rays like a CT scan or angiography. Details about how to mix the medicine and when to take it are provided.
Responsibility
prepared by Home Dialysis
Pamphlet Number
1379
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After sedation and your child

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35272
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Department, Hants Community Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1389
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This pamphlet provides details on how to care for your child after they have received sedation at the Hants Community Hospital. Specific instructions are given for how to keep your child safe and when they may start eating again after sedation.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Department, Hants Community Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Child
Conscious Sedation
Subjects (LCSH)
Drugs
Children
Conscious sedation
Specialty
Hants Community Hospital
Medications
Abstract
This pamphlet provides details on how to care for your child after they have received sedation at the Hants Community Hospital. Specific instructions are given for how to keep your child safe and when they may start eating again after sedation.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Department, Hants Community Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1389
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American Psychiatric Association Publishing textbook of psychopharmacology

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edited by Alan F. Schatzberg, Charles B. Nemeroff. (Fifth edition) --Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Association Publishing , 2017.
Access
Access to this online resource is restricted to IWK Health Centre employees working from inside the hospital network.
Location
Online
Other Authors
Schatzberg, Alan F
Nemeroff, Charles B
Other Authors
American Psychiatric Association
Responsibility
edited by Alan F. Schatzberg, Charles B. Nemeroff
Edition
Fifth edition
Place of Publication
Arlington, VA
Publisher
American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Date of Publication
2017
ISBN
9781615371228
9781585625239 (print)
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Disorders - drug therapy
Psychotropic Drugs - pharmacology
Psychotropic Drugs - therapeutic use
Access
Access to this online resource is restricted to IWK Health Centre employees working from inside the hospital network.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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The American Psychiatric Publishing textbook for psychopharmacology

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat33188
edited by Alan F. Schatzberg, Charles B. Nemeroff. (5th ed.) --Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Association Publishing , c2017.
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Location
Online
The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology boasts a long and unassailable reputation as a classic, providing a clearly written, meticulously cross-referenced, and user-friendly guide to this swiftly evolving field. This new 5th Edition has been thoroughly updated in the context of the latest research and reflects the introduction of DSM-5. The chapter authors were carefully selected for their expertise, and the editors have ensured that the resulting text is …
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Other Authors
Schatzberg, Alan F.
Nemeroff, Charles B.
Responsibility
edited by Alan F. Schatzberg, Charles B. Nemeroff
Edition
5th ed.
Alternate Title
Textbook of psychopharmacology
Place of Publication
Arlington, VA
Publisher
American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Date of Publication
c2017
Physical Description
[1823 p.]
ISBN
9781615371228
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Disorders - drug therapy
Psychopharmacology
Psychotropic Drugs - pharmacology
Psychotropic Drugs - therapeutic use
Abstract
The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology boasts a long and unassailable reputation as a classic, providing a clearly written, meticulously cross-referenced, and user-friendly guide to this swiftly evolving field. This new 5th Edition has been thoroughly updated in the context of the latest research and reflects the introduction of DSM-5. The chapter authors were carefully selected for their expertise, and the editors have ensured that the resulting text is consistent in style and approach across topics and sections. The journey -- beginning with the core principles of molecular biology, genetics and genomics, and pharmacokinetics, continuing with the myriad classes of psychopharmacological agents, and ultimately arriving at the treatment of major psychiatric disorders as well as of specific age groups and circumstances -- is logical, easy to follow, and authoritative. Both physicians still in training and clinicians who regularly prescribe psychotropic medications will find the up-to-date and specific guidance on drug selection invaluable. The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology remains an essential, and trusted, companion.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Anticoagulation Clinic : return appointment

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Capital Health (N.S.). Anticoagulation Clinic. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2012.
Pamphlet Number
0451
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Directions are provided for your yearly appointment at the Anticoagulation Clinic, VG Site, QEII.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Anticoagulation Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2012
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hematology
Medication
Subjects (LCSH)
Hematology
Drugs
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
Directions are provided for your yearly appointment at the Anticoagulation Clinic, VG Site, QEII.
Responsibility
Anticoagulation Clinic
Pamphlet Number
0451
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Applied Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Psychopharmacological Agents

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat40067
Michael W. Jann, Scott R. Penzak, Lawrence J. Cohen, editors. (1st ed.) --Cham: Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Adis , c2016.
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Location
Online
This book is a comprehensive resource on psychotropic medications, detailing the latest methods for defining their characteristics, their use in different patient populations, and drug-drug interactions; an important collection of information for clinicians, students, researchers, and members of the pharmaceutical industry alike. The first section provides the foundational principles of these drugs. Mathematical modeling of parameters that affect their entryto,and exit from, the central nervous…
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Other Authors
Jann, Michael W
Penzak, Scott R
Cohen, Lawrence J
Responsibility
Michael W. Jann, Scott R. Penzak, Lawrence J. Cohen, editors
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Adis
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 601 p. : 100 illus., 50 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319278834
9783319278810 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Drug Interactions
Psychotropic Drugs - pharmacokinetics
Psychotropic Drugs - pharmacology
Abstract
This book is a comprehensive resource on psychotropic medications, detailing the latest methods for defining their characteristics, their use in different patient populations, and drug-drug interactions; an important collection of information for clinicians, students, researchers, and members of the pharmaceutical industry alike. The first section provides the foundational principles of these drugs. Mathematical modeling of parameters that affect their entryto,and exit from, the central nervous system (CNS) compartment are presented on an individual basis and then applied to target populations with specific disease states. Methods and characteristics that inform the transfer of these drugs from the laboratory bench to use in patient care are discussed, including imaging techniques, genetics and physiological barriers, such as the blood-brain barrier. The second section describes the characteristics of specific agents,nominally arranged intodifferent therapeutic categories and with reference crossover use in different disease states. The pharmacologic characteristics of different drug formulations are explored in the context of their ability to improve patient adherence. The third section focuses on drug-drug interactions.Psychotropic medications from different categories are frequently prescribed together, or alongside medications used to treat comorbid conditions, and the information provided is directly relevant to the clinic, as a result. The clinical application of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of CNS agents has made significant progress over the past 50 years and new information is reported by numerous publications in psychiatry, neurology, and pharmacology. Our understanding of the interrelationship between these medications, receptors, drug transporters, as well as techniques for measurement and monitoring their interactions, is frequently updated. However, with information presented on a host of different platforms, and in different formats, obtaining the full picture can be difficult. This title aims to collate this information into a single source that can be easily interpreted and applied towards patient care by the clinical practitioner, and act as a reference for all others who have an interest in psychopharmacological agents.
Contents
Section 1. General Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Principles of Psychopharmacological Agents -- 1. Pharmacokinetic Properties -- 2. Pharmacodynamic Properties -- 3. PET Scan and Other Biomarkers -- 4. Population Pharmacokinetics -- 5. Drug Transporters (esp. Blood Brain Barrier) -- 6. Pharmacogenomics -- Section 2. Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Psychopharmacological Drug Classes -- 7. Antipsychotics: oral typical agents, oral atypical agents, and long-acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotics -- 8. Mood Stabilizers -- 9. Antidepressants: tricyclics, selective serotonergic reuptake inhibitors, serotonergic noradrenergic reuptake inhibitors, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, and other antidepressants -- 10. Benzodiazepines and Other Sedative Hypnotics/Anxiolytics -- 11. Opioid Analgesics -- 12. Stimulants and Other Non-Stimulants for ADHD -- 13. Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Other Antidementa Agents -- 14. Anti-Addiction Agents -- 15. Anesthetics -- Section 3. Clinically Significant Drug Interactions With Psychopharmacological Agents -- 16. Antipsychotics -- 17. Mood Stabilizers -- 18. Antidepressants -- 19. Benzodiazepines and Other Sedative Hypnotics/Anxiolytics -- 20. Opioid Analgesics -- 21. Stimulants and Other Non-Stimulants for ADHD -- 22. Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Other Antidementa Agents -- 23. Anti-Addiction Agents -- 24. Anesthetics.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Aripiprazole (Abilify, Abilify Maintena)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pharmacy Services, QEII. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1627
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Aripiprazole is most often used to treat psychosis. It is also used to treat mania and sometimes depression. Possible side effects as well as a list of symptoms that it helps to relieve are reviewed. How quickly it starts working, how long to take it, and other general information is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pharmacy Services, QEII
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aripiprazole
Subjects (LCSH)
Antipsychotic drugs
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
Aripiprazole is most often used to treat psychosis. It is also used to treat mania and sometimes depression. Possible side effects as well as a list of symptoms that it helps to relieve are reviewed. How quickly it starts working, how long to take it, and other general information is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Services, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1627
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Be alert to these serious side effects of medications

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Capital Health (N.S.). Acute Care, Capital District Mental Health Program. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0741
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Medicines can cause very serious side effects that need to be reported promptly. This may never be a problem to you. Symptoms that should be reported immediately to your doctor or nurse are identified if you are taking an antipsychotic, antidepressant, or Lithium.
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Capital Health (N.S.). Acute Care, Capital District Mental Health Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Antidepressive Agents - adverse effects
Antipsychotic Agents - adverse effects
Lithium - adverse effects
Subjects (LCSH)
Lithium
Antidepressants
Antipsychotic drugs
Specialty
Mental Health
Medications
Abstract
Medicines can cause very serious side effects that need to be reported promptly. This may never be a problem to you. Symptoms that should be reported immediately to your doctor or nurse are identified if you are taking an antipsychotic, antidepressant, or Lithium.
Responsibility
Acute Care, Capital District Mental Health Program
Pamphlet Number
0741
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Bone drugs in pediatrics : efficacy and challenges

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat33833
Gordon L. Klein, editor. --New York: Springer , c2014.
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Location
Online
Bone Drugs in Pediatrics brings together in one place the evidence for the use of certain drugs in the treatment and prevention of bone loss in children, as well as the reservations still present in the pediatric community regarding their use. Beginning with a discussion of developmental pharmacokinetics and drug development for pediatric diseases where bone loss occurs, such as osteogenesis imperfecta, the physiology of pediatric bone and how best to monitor the safety and efficacy of these dr…
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Other Authors
Klein, Gordon L.
Responsibility
Gordon L. Klein, editor
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 233 pages)
ISBN
9781489974365 (electronic bk.)
9781489974358
Subjects (MeSH)
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Bone Diseases - drug therapy
Growth Hormone - adverse effects
Subjects (LCSH)
Bone diseases in children - Treatment
Drugs - Effectiveness
Pediatric pharmacology
Abstract
Bone Drugs in Pediatrics brings together in one place the evidence for the use of certain drugs in the treatment and prevention of bone loss in children, as well as the reservations still present in the pediatric community regarding their use. Beginning with a discussion of developmental pharmacokinetics and drug development for pediatric diseases where bone loss occurs, such as osteogenesis imperfecta, the physiology of pediatric bone and how best to monitor the safety and efficacy of these drugs is presented. The pros and cons of utilizing the drugs themselves - such as bisphosphonates, anti-resorptives and anabolic agents - within the pediatric population are carefully considered, with an eye toward safe and effective integration. The potential use of drugs infuture treatment is also highlighted. On the whole, Bone Drugs in Pediatrics is a cogent presentation of the ongoing debate surrounding the potential for pharmacological interventions in pediatric bone loss.
Contents
Introduction -- Developmental Pharmacokinetics: Drug Disposition Relative to Age -- Drug Development for Pediatric Diseases with Bone Loss -- Paediatric Bone Physiology and Monitoring Safety and Efficacy of Bone Drugs in Children -- Bisphosphonates in Osteogenesis Imperfecta -- Use of Bisphosphonates in Genetic Diseases Other Than Osteogenesis Imperfecta -- Bisphosphonates in Pediatric Burn Injury -- Growth Hormone and Bone -- Growth Hormone and Oxandrolone in Burned Children -- Pediatric Bone Drugs: Calcium and Vitamin D -- Pediatric Maxillofacial Conditions and Drugs -- Newer Adult Bone Drugs -- Conclusion: Whither (or Wither?) the Pharmacology on Pediatric Bone?
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Brain science and psychological disorders : therapy, psychotropic drugs, and the brain

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat22787
Kraly, F. Scott. --New York, NY: W.W. Norton , 2006.
Call Number
WL 103.5 K89b 2006
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Call Number
WL 103.5 K89b 2006
Author
Kraly, F. Scott
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
W.W. Norton
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
210 p.
ISBN
0393704653
Subjects (MeSH)
Neuropsychiatry
Neuropsychology
Brain Diseases - diagnosis
Psychotropic Drugs
Format
Book
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Cefazolin for peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1818
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If you have peritonitis (an infection in your peritoneum), your renal team may tell you to take an antibiotic, such as cefazolin. This pamphlet explains some of the possible side effects of cefazolin, how to give yourself this drug, and how to store this drug. What to do if you have questions and a list of things to remember are also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program
Alternate Title
Cefazolin for peritonitis in PD
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Medications
Peritonitis
Peritoneal Dialysis
Subjects (LCSH)
Drugs
Peritonitis
Peritoneal dialysis
Specialty
Nephrology
Medications
Abstract
If you have peritonitis (an infection in your peritoneum), your renal team may tell you to take an antibiotic, such as cefazolin. This pamphlet explains some of the possible side effects of cefazolin, how to give yourself this drug, and how to store this drug. What to do if you have questions and a list of things to remember are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
1818
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Ceftazidime for peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1819
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If you have peritonitis (an infection in your peritoneum), your renal team may tell you to take an antibiotic, such as ceftazidime. This pamphlet explains some of the possible side effects of ceftazidime, how to give yourself this drug, and how to store this drug. What to do if you have questions and a list of things to remember are also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program
Alternate Title
Ceftazidime for peritonitis in PD
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Medications
Peritonitis
Peritoneal Dialysis
Subjects (LCSH)
Drugs
Peritonitis
Peritoneal dialysis
Specialty
Nephrology
Medications
Abstract
If you have peritonitis (an infection in your peritoneum), your renal team may tell you to take an antibiotic, such as ceftazidime. This pamphlet explains some of the possible side effects of ceftazidime, how to give yourself this drug, and how to store this drug. What to do if you have questions and a list of things to remember are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
1819
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Chemotherapy in Psychiatry : Pharmacologic Basis of Treatments for Major Mental Illness

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Ross J. Baldessarini. (3rd ed.) --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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Location
Online
Use of psychotropic drugs has come to dominate clinical practice in psychiatry worldwide, perhaps owing largely to perceived simplicity, ease of use, and apparent efficiency, as well as apparent cost-effectiveness of such treatments. Nevertheless, medicinal treatments for patients with psychiatric disorders are but one component of comprehensive clinical care of complex human problems. Extensively updated since its second edition in 1985, Chemotherapy in Psychiatry, Third Edition, again addres…
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Author
Baldessarini, Ross J
Responsibility
Ross J. Baldessarini
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 269 p. : 36 ill.)
ISBN
9781461437109
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Disorders - drug therapy
Psychopharmacology
Psychotropic Drugs - therapeutic use
Subjects (LCSH)
Neurosciences
Pharmacy
Psychiatry
Abstract
Use of psychotropic drugs has come to dominate clinical practice in psychiatry worldwide, perhaps owing largely to perceived simplicity, ease of use, and apparent efficiency, as well as apparent cost-effectiveness of such treatments. Nevertheless, medicinal treatments for patients with psychiatric disorders are but one component of comprehensive clinical care of complex human problems. Extensively updated since its second edition in 1985, Chemotherapy in Psychiatry, Third Edition, again addresses basic aspects of modern psychopharmacology and clinical applications of drugs used in the treatment of major psychiatric disorders, with major emphasis on psychotic, bipolar, and depressive disorders. The presentation covers descriptions of the main classes of psychotropic drugs, selected information concerning their known action mechanisms and metabolic disposition, and their clinical applications for acute illnesses and to prevent recurrences and long-term morbidity. Also covered are limitations and adverse effects of each type of agent, with emphasis on the fact that all psychotropic medicines have adverse effects that range from annoying to potentially lethal. Chemotherapy in Psychiatry, Third Edition, outlines the need to balance benefits and risks at the level of individual persons. Authoritative, and an important contribution to the literature, Chemotherapy in Psychiatry, Third Edition is an invaluable resource for physicians, scientists, trainees, and policymakers.
Contents
Modern psychopharmacology -- Antipsychotic agents -- Mood-stabilizing agents -- Antidepressant-antianxiety agents -- Status and prospects for psychopharmacology.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Clinical handbook of psychotropic drugs

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Ric M. Procyshyn, principal editor ; Kalyna Z. Bezchlibnyk-Butler, co-editor ; J. Joel Jeffries, co-editor. (22nd ed.) --Boston, MA: Hogrefe Publishing , c2017.
Call Number
QV 77 C641 2017 REF
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Cape Breton Regional
Aberdeen Hospital
Dickson Building
Halifax Infirmary
The Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs has become a standard reference and working tool for psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other mental health professionals. Independent, unbiased. Packed with unique, easy-to-read comparison charts and tables (dosages, side effects, pharmacokinetics, interactions) for a quick overview of treatment options. Succinct, bulleted information on all classes of medication: on- and off-label indications, side effects, interactio…
Call Number
QV 77 C641 2017 REF
Other Authors
Procyshyn, Ric M.
Bezchlibnyk-Butler, Kalyna Z.
Jeffries, J. Joel
Responsibility
Ric M. Procyshyn, principal editor ; Kalyna Z. Bezchlibnyk-Butler, co-editor ; J. Joel Jeffries, co-editor
Edition
22nd ed.
Alternate Title
Psychotropic drugs
CHPD
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Publisher
Hogrefe Publishing
Date of Publication
c2017
Physical Description
431 p.
ISBN
9781616764968
1616764961
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychotropic Drugs - administration and dosage
Psychotropic Drugs - therapeutic use
Abstract
The Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs has become a standard reference and working tool for psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other mental health professionals. Independent, unbiased. Packed with unique, easy-to-read comparison charts and tables (dosages, side effects, pharmacokinetics, interactions) for a quick overview of treatment options. Succinct, bulleted information on all classes of medication: on- and off-label indications, side effects, interactions, pharmacodynamics, precautions in the young, the elderly, and pregnancy, nursing implications, and much more - all you need to know for each class of drug. Potential interactions and side effects summarized in comparison charts. With instantly recognizable icons and in full color throughout, allowing you to find at a glance all the information you seek. Clearly written patient information sheets available for download as printable PDF files.
Contents
Antidepressants -- Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI) -- Norepinephrine Dopamine Reuptake Inhibitor (NDRI) -- Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor (SNRI) -- Serotonin-2 Antagonists/Reuptake Inhibitors (SARI) -- Serotonin-1A Agonist/Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor -- Serotonin Stimulator/Serotonin Modulator -- Noradrenergic/Specific Serotonergic Antidepressants (NaSSA) -- Nonselective Cyclic Antidepressants -- Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors -- Reversible Inhibitor of MAO-A (RIMA) -- Irreversible Monoamine Oxidase (A&B) Inhibitors (MAOIs) -- Irreversible MAO-B Inhibitor -- Effects of Antidepressants on Neurotransmitters/Receptors -- Pharmacological Effects of Antidepressants on Neurotransmitters/Receptors -- Frequency of Adverse Reactions to Antidepressants at Therapeutic Doses -- Antidepressant Doses and Pharmacokinetics -- Switching Antidepressants -- Antidepressant Augmentation Strategies -- Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) -- Bright Light Therapy (BLT) -- Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) -- Antipsychotics -- "Second-Generation" Antipsychotics/SGAs -- "Third-Generation" Antipsychotic/TGA -- "First-Generation" Antipsychotics/FGAs -- Effects of Antipsychotics on Neurotransmitters/Receptors -- Pharmacological Effects of Antipsychotics on Neurotransmitters/Receptor Subtypes -- Relative Tolerability Profiles of Antipsychotics -- Frequency (%) of Adverse Reactions to Antipsychotics at Therapeutic Doses -- Antipsychotic Doses and Pharmacokinetics (Oral and Short-Acting Injections) -- Comparison of Long-Acting IM Antipsychotics -- Switching Antipsychotics -- Antipsychotic Augmentation Strategies -- Antipsychotic-Induced Extrapyramidal Side Effects and Their Management -- Extrapyramidal Adverse Effects of Antipsychotics -- Treatment Options for Extrapyramidal Side Effects -- Effects on Extrapyramidal Symptoms -- Comparison of Agents for Treating Acute Extrapyramidal Side Effects -- Doses and Pharmacokinetics of Agents for Treating Acute Extrapyramidal Side Effects -- Anxiolytic (Antianxiety) Agents -- Benzodiazepines -- Comparison of the Benzodiazepines -- Buspirone -- Hypnotics/Sedatives -- L-Tryptophan -- Comparison of Hypnotics/Sedatives -- Mood Stabilizers -- Lithium -- Anticonvulsants -- Comparison of Anticonvulsants -- Frequency of Adverse Reactions to Mood Stabilizers at Therapeutic Doses -- Drugs for ADHD -- Psychostimulants -- Atomoxetine -- Comparison of Drugs for ADHD -- a2 agonists -- Augmentation Strategies in ADHD -- Drugs for Treatment of Dementia -- Cholinesterase Inhibitors -- Memantine -- Comparison of Drugs for Treatment of Dementia -- Sex-Drive Depressants -- Comparison of Sex-Drive Depressants -- Drugs of Abuse -- Alcohol -- Stimulants -- Hallucinogens -- Opioids -- Inhalants/Aerosols -- Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB)/Sodium Oxybate -- Flunitrazepam (Rohypnol) -- Nicotine/Tobacco -- Treatment of Substance Use Disorders -- Acamprosate -- Disulfiram -- Naltrexone -- Buprenorphine -- Methadone -- Pharmacotherapy for Nicotine/Tobacco Use Dependence -- Unapproved Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders -- Adrenergic Agents -- Dopaminergic Agents -- GABA Agents/Anticonvulsants -- Hormones -- NMDA Agents -- Miscellaneous -- Natural Health Products -- Ginkgo Biloba -- Inositol -- Kava Kava -- Melatonin -- Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids -- S-Adenosyl-L-methionine (SAMe) -- St. John's Wort -- Valerian -- Vitamins -- Pharmacogenomic Information for Common Psychotropic Drugs -- Antidepressants -- Antipsychotics -- Mood Stabilizers -- Drugs for Treatment of Dementia -- Opiate Receptor Ligands, Alcohol, Interferon -- Glossary -- Drug use in pregnancy and effects on breast milk -- Patient information sheets -- Appendix: Neuroscience-based nomenclature (NbN) -- Index of drugs.
Format
Book
Publication Type
Handbooks
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Cape Breton Regional
Aberdeen Hospital
Dickson Building
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
5
Loan Period
In library use
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Clinical handbook of psychotropic drugs

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat42494
Ric M. Procyshyn, principal editor ; Kalyna Z. Bezchlibnyk-Butler, co-editor ; J. Joel Jeffries, co-editor. (22nd ed.) --Boston, MA: Hogrefe Publishing , c2017.
Call Number
QV 77 C641 2017
Location
Yarmouth Regional
The Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs has become a standard reference and working tool for psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other mental health professionals. Independent, unbiased. Packed with unique, easy-to-read comparison charts and tables (dosages, side effects, pharmacokinetics, interactions) for a quick overview of treatment options. Succinct, bulleted information on all classes of medication: on- and off-label indications, side effects, interactio…
Call Number
QV 77 C641 2017
Other Authors
Procyshyn, Ric M.
Bezchlibnyk-Butler, Kalyna Z.
Jeffries, J. Joel
Responsibility
Ric M. Procyshyn, principal editor ; Kalyna Z. Bezchlibnyk-Butler, co-editor ; J. Joel Jeffries, co-editor
Edition
22nd ed.
Alternate Title
Psychotropic drugs
CHPD
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Publisher
Hogrefe Publishing
Date of Publication
c2017
Physical Description
431 p.
ISBN
9781616764968
1616764961
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychotropic Drugs - administration and dosage
Psychotropic Drugs - therapeutic use
Abstract
The Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs has become a standard reference and working tool for psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other mental health professionals. Independent, unbiased. Packed with unique, easy-to-read comparison charts and tables (dosages, side effects, pharmacokinetics, interactions) for a quick overview of treatment options. Succinct, bulleted information on all classes of medication: on- and off-label indications, side effects, interactions, pharmacodynamics, precautions in the young, the elderly, and pregnancy, nursing implications, and much more - all you need to know for each class of drug. Potential interactions and side effects summarized in comparison charts. With instantly recognizable icons and in full color throughout, allowing you to find at a glance all the information you seek. Clearly written patient information sheets available for download as printable PDF files.
Contents
Antidepressants -- Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI) -- Norepinephrine Dopamine Reuptake Inhibitor (NDRI) -- Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor (SNRI) -- Serotonin-2 Antagonists/Reuptake Inhibitors (SARI) -- Serotonin-1A Agonist/Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor -- Serotonin Stimulator/Serotonin Modulator -- Noradrenergic/Specific Serotonergic Antidepressants (NaSSA) -- Nonselective Cyclic Antidepressants -- Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors -- Reversible Inhibitor of MAO-A (RIMA) -- Irreversible Monoamine Oxidase (A&B) Inhibitors (MAOIs) -- Irreversible MAO-B Inhibitor -- Effects of Antidepressants on Neurotransmitters/Receptors -- Pharmacological Effects of Antidepressants on Neurotransmitters/Receptors -- Frequency of Adverse Reactions to Antidepressants at Therapeutic Doses -- Antidepressant Doses and Pharmacokinetics -- Switching Antidepressants -- Antidepressant Augmentation Strategies -- Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) -- Bright Light Therapy (BLT) -- Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) -- Antipsychotics -- "Second-Generation" Antipsychotics/SGAs -- "Third-Generation" Antipsychotic/TGA -- "First-Generation" Antipsychotics/FGAs -- Effects of Antipsychotics on Neurotransmitters/Receptors -- Pharmacological Effects of Antipsychotics on Neurotransmitters/Receptor Subtypes -- Relative Tolerability Profiles of Antipsychotics -- Frequency (%) of Adverse Reactions to Antipsychotics at Therapeutic Doses -- Antipsychotic Doses and Pharmacokinetics (Oral and Short-Acting Injections) -- Comparison of Long-Acting IM Antipsychotics -- Switching Antipsychotics -- Antipsychotic Augmentation Strategies -- Antipsychotic-Induced Extrapyramidal Side Effects and Their Management -- Extrapyramidal Adverse Effects of Antipsychotics -- Treatment Options for Extrapyramidal Side Effects -- Effects on Extrapyramidal Symptoms -- Comparison of Agents for Treating Acute Extrapyramidal Side Effects -- Doses and Pharmacokinetics of Agents for Treating Acute Extrapyramidal Side Effects -- Anxiolytic (Antianxiety) Agents -- Benzodiazepines -- Comparison of the Benzodiazepines -- Buspirone -- Hypnotics/Sedatives -- L-Tryptophan -- Comparison of Hypnotics/Sedatives -- Mood Stabilizers -- Lithium -- Anticonvulsants -- Comparison of Anticonvulsants -- Frequency of Adverse Reactions to Mood Stabilizers at Therapeutic Doses -- Drugs for ADHD -- Psychostimulants -- Atomoxetine -- Comparison of Drugs for ADHD -- a2 agonists -- Augmentation Strategies in ADHD -- Drugs for Treatment of Dementia -- Cholinesterase Inhibitors -- Memantine -- Comparison of Drugs for Treatment of Dementia -- Sex-Drive Depressants -- Comparison of Sex-Drive Depressants -- Drugs of Abuse -- Alcohol -- Stimulants -- Hallucinogens -- Opioids -- Inhalants/Aerosols -- Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB)/Sodium Oxybate -- Flunitrazepam (Rohypnol) -- Nicotine/Tobacco -- Treatment of Substance Use Disorders -- Acamprosate -- Disulfiram -- Naltrexone -- Buprenorphine -- Methadone -- Pharmacotherapy for Nicotine/Tobacco Use Dependence -- Unapproved Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders -- Adrenergic Agents -- Dopaminergic Agents -- GABA Agents/Anticonvulsants -- Hormones -- NMDA Agents -- Miscellaneous -- Natural Health Products -- Ginkgo Biloba -- Inositol -- Kava Kava -- Melatonin -- Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids -- S-Adenosyl-L-methionine (SAMe) -- St. John's Wort -- Valerian -- Vitamins -- Pharmacogenomic Information for Common Psychotropic Drugs -- Antidepressants -- Antipsychotics -- Mood Stabilizers -- Drugs for Treatment of Dementia -- Opiate Receptor Ligands, Alcohol, Interferon -- Glossary -- Drug use in pregnancy and effects on breast milk -- Patient information sheets -- Appendix: Neuroscience-based nomenclature (NbN) -- Index of drugs.
Format
Book
Publication Type
Handbooks
Location
Yarmouth Regional
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Clinical handbook of psychotropic drugs

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[edited by] Adil S. Virani, Kalyna Z. Bezchlibnyk-Butler, J. Joel Jeffries, Ric M. Procyshyn. (19th ed.) --Toronto, ON: Hogrefe Publishing , c2012.
Call Number
QV 77 B574c 2012 REF
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Dartmouth General Hospital
Call Number
QV 77 B574c 2012 REF
Other Authors
Virani, Adil
Responsibility
[edited by] Adil S. Virani, Kalyna Z. Bezchlibnyk-Butler, J. Joel Jeffries, Ric M. Procyshyn
Edition
19th ed.
Alternate Title
CHPD
Place of Publication
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Hogrefe Publishing
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
361 p.
ISBN
9780889373952
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychotropic Drugs - administration & dosage
Psychotropic Drugs - therapeutic use
Format
Book
Publication Type
Handbooks
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Dartmouth General Hospital
Copies
2
Loan Period
In-library use
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Clinical handbook of psychotropic drugs for children and adolescents

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat38155
[edited by] Kalyna Z. Bezchlibnyk-Butler and Adil S. Virani. (2nd ed.) --Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe & Huber , c2007.
Call Number
QV 77.2 C641 2007
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
QV 77.2 C641 2007
Other Authors
Bezchlibnyk-Butler, Kalyna Z., 1947-
Virani, Adil S.
Responsibility
[edited by] Kalyna Z. Bezchlibnyk-Butler and Adil S. Virani
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Cambridge, MA
Publisher
Hogrefe & Huber
Date of Publication
c2007
Physical Description
346 p.
ISBN
9780889373099
0889373094
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychotropic Drugs - Child - administration & dosage
Psychotropic Drugs - Child - therapeutic use
Psychotropic Drugs - Adolescent - administration & dosage
Psychotropic Drugs - Adolescent - therapeutic use
Format
Book
Publication Type
Handbooks
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1
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Clinical handbook of psychotropic drugs for children and adolescents

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat13363
[edited by] Kalyna Z. Bezchlibnyk-Butler and Adil S. Virani. --Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe & Huber , c2004.
Call Number
QV 39 C640 2004
Location
Cape Breton Regional
Call Number
QV 39 C640 2004
Other Authors
Bezchlibnyk-Butler, Kalyna Z., 1947-
Virani, Adil S.
Responsibility
[edited by] Kalyna Z. Bezchlibnyk-Butler and Adil S. Virani
Place of Publication
Cambridge, MA
Publisher
Hogrefe & Huber
Date of Publication
c2004
Physical Description
306 p.
ISBN
9780889372719
0889372713
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychotropic Drugs - Child - administration & dosage
Psychotropic Drugs - Child - therapeutic use
Psychotropic Drugs - Adolescent - administration & dosage
Psychotropic Drugs - Adolescent - therapeutic use
Format
Book
Publication Type
Handbooks
Location
Cape Breton Regional
Copies
2
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Clinical manual of child and adolescent psychopharmacology

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat25856
(2nd ed.) --Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing , c2013.
Call Number
WS 350.2 C641 2013
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
WS 350.2 C641 2013
Other Authors
McVoy, Molly
Findling, Robert L
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Washington, DC
Publisher
American Psychiatric Publishing
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
458 p.
ISBN
9781585624355
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Disorders - drug therapy
Psychopharmacology - methods
Psychotropic Drugs - therapeutic use
Contents
Developmental aspects of pediatric psychopharmacology / Bendetto Vitiello -- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder / Jonathan Posner & Laurence Greenhill -- Disruptive behavior disorders and aggression / Solomon Zaara ... [et al.] -- Anxiety disorders / Moira A. Rynn ... [et al.] -- Major depressive disorder / Boris Birmaher -- Bipolar disorders / Tiffany Thomas ... [et al.] -- Autism and other pervasive developmental disorders / Kimberly A. Stigler ... [et al.] -- Tic disorders / Lawrence Scahill & Aysegul Selcen Guler -- Early schizophrenia and psychotic illnesses / Christopher A. David ... [et al.].
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
1
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Clinical pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic drug interactions associated with antimalarials

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat33949
Tony K.L. Kiang, Kyle John Wilby, Mary H.H. Ensom. --Cham, Switzerland: Adis , c2015.
Available Online
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Location
Online
This comprehensive review provides a systematic, unbiased analysis, critique and summary of the available literature and generates novel clinical decision-making algorithms which can aid clinicians and scientists in practice management and research development. Potential mechanisms for the identified drug interactions are deduced from available preclinical and in vitro data which are interpreted in the context of the in vivo findings. Current limitations and gaps in the literature are summarize…
Available Online
View e-Book
Author
Kiang, Tony K. L
Other Authors
Wilby, Kyle John
Ensom, Mary H.H.
Responsibility
Tony K.L. Kiang, Kyle John Wilby, Mary H.H. Ensom
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Adis
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (vii, 146 pages)
ISBN
9783319105277 (electronic bk.)
9783319105260
Subjects (MeSH)
Antimalarials - pharmacokinetics
Drug interactions
Malaria - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Antimalarials - Pharmacokinetics
Antimalarials - Receptors - Effect of drugs on
Abstract
This comprehensive review provides a systematic, unbiased analysis, critique and summary of the available literature and generates novel clinical decision-making algorithms which can aid clinicians and scientists in practice management and research development. Potential mechanisms for the identified drug interactions are deduced from available preclinical and in vitro data which are interpreted in the context of the in vivo findings. Current limitations and gaps in the literature are summarized, and potential future research directions / experimentations are also suggested. In addition to the main objective to review the available clinical pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic drug interactions associated with WHO-recommended antimalarial drugs on the market today (i.e. chloroquine, amodiaquine, sulfadoxine, pyrimethamine, mefloquine, artemisinin, artemether, artesunate, dihydroartemisinin, artemotil, lumefantrine, primaquine, atovaquone, proguanil, piperaquine and quinine), this book also provides succinct chapter summaries on the epidemiology of malaria infection, diagnosis and therapeutics, in vivo pharmacology and chemistry, preclinical pharmacology, in vitro pharmacodynamics, in vitro reaction phenotyping, and in vitro drug-drug interaction data associated with the identified antimalarial drugs.
Contents
Introduction -- Pharmacology of Recommended Antimalarial Agents -- Drug Interaction Potential of Antimalarial Drugs Based on Known Metabolic Properties of Antimalarials -- Pharmacokinetic Drug Interactions Affecting Antimalarials -- Effects of Antimalarials on the Pharmacokinetics of Co-Administered Drugs -- Effects of Antimalarials on the Pharmacokinetics of Co-Administered Antimalarials -- Pharmacodynamic Interactions: Clinical Evidence for Combination Therapy, In Vitro Interactions, and In Vivo Interactions -- Limitations, Future Directions, and Conclusions.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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