Hale's Medications and Mothers' Milk 2021

ITEM: 50409
£64.95

Overview

Extensively revised for 2021, this must-have reference contains comprehensive, up-to-date, and evidence-based information on the transmission of maternal drugs into breastmilk. The new edition includes 50 completely new and 356 updated medications that cover a full-range of diseases, vaccines, and syndromes. It also discusses the use of radiopharmaceuticals, chemotherapeutic agents, and vaccines in breastfeeding mothers, as well as reducing the risk to infants and infant monitoring. A perfect resource to answer the common question of whether a drug is safe or hazardous for an infant. Paperback. 736 pages. ©2020

Details

From Thomas W. Hale, RPh, PhD, an expert in perinatal pharmacology, this book is a must-have resource about the transmission of maternal drugs into breastmilk. It provides evidence-based, current information on more than 1,300 drugs, diseases, vaccines, and syndromes to help answer questions about which drugs are safe or hazardous to infants if ingested by breastfeeding mothers.


The newly updated 2021 edition includes:


  • An updated, streamlined design (18 cm x 25 cm trim size) for ease of use
  • Information on 50 new drugs and updated information on 356 drugs
  • Updates to 817 drug references
  • The latest information on prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbs, and street drugs
  • Adult and paediatric concerns, adult dose, infant monitoring, and alternatives
  • Succinct information for infant evaluation
  • Quick-reference key points and savvy tips about breastfeeding and medications

Paperback. 736 pages ©2020