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CRC Press
21 November 2019
Internationally relied upon by medical practitioners for its unparalleled focus on adverse effects and cutaneous reactions, Litt's Drug Eruption & Reaction Manual is a succinct clinical reference and essential drug-safety tool for patient care. This 26th edition has been comprehensively revised and updated throughout to act as a quick reference, and each entry includes: * Summaries of numbers of reports and incidence for reactions * Clinically important and potentially hazardous drug-drug interactions * Categories of adverse drug reactions, eruptions, and cutaneous reaction patterns * Essential reference information on prescription and over-the-counter drugs as well as biologics and supplements The book contains...

* A to Z listing of the 1500 most consulted generic drug and herbal drug profiles, including generic and trade names; pharmaceutical company; indications; half-life; interactions; pregnancy category; and categories of adverse reactions/eruptions, with summaries of number of reports or level of incidence of reaction * Over 31,000 adverse reactions and drug-eruption listings * Supplements, vaccines, and other biologics * Descriptions of important reactions * List of drugs that cause important reactions * List of main classes of drugs as a quick clinical reference guide * 26 tables showing the reaction profile for members of a class of drugs (such as ACE inhibitors or statins), enabling a clinician to see at a glance whether a reaction is common to all drugs included in that class, or to a majority of them, or is known in only a handful-this information can be used as the basis for an informed decision to change drugs inside the same class * 2 tables showing reported genetic associations with cutaneous adverse drug reactions and recommendations regarding genetic screening to prevent cutaneous adverse drug reactions * A concordance of synonyms and trade names for ease of cross-reference
By:   Neil Shear (Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology University of Toronto Canada)
Edited by:   Neil H. Shear (University of Toronto School of Medicine Ontario Canada)
Imprint:   CRC Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   26th New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 279mm,  Width: 216mm, 
Weight:   1.393kg
ISBN:   9780367438852
ISBN 10:   0367438852
Pages:   492
Publication Date:   21 November 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Unknown

Neil Shear, MD, FRCPC, is Head of Dermatology at Sunnybrook & Women's College Health Sciences Centre and Director of the University of Toronto Drug Safety Research Group. He founded the Drug Safety Clinic at Sunnybrook in 1985 and was the founding chair of the Canadian Adverse Drug Reaction Advisory Committee (CADRAC) of Health Canada.

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