Current, reliable, and convenient to use, this pocket-sized handbook is a concise, yet comprehensive, resource that presents the drugs used to treat respiratory and cardiac disease. Using a clinical organization, consistent format, and accessible language, it offers details concerning drug actions, uses and interactions, specific routes, pediatric and adult dosages, as well as detailed pharmacokinetics, contraindications, and side effects. Features Include: Therapeutic drug classifications with specific sections that discuss drugs as they are used clinically. Actions, uses, route and dosage, pharmacokinetics, adverse effects, drug interactions and clinical implications for each drug. Food and Drug Administration guidelines. Convenient take-along pocket size.Colbert, Bruce J. is the author of 'Prentice Hall's Cardiopulmonary Drug Guide', published 2002 under ISBN 9780130946416 and ISBN 0130946419.