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27th Edition

Litt's Drug Eruption & Reaction Manual




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ISBN 9780367649531
January 18, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
508 Pages

 
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Book Description

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 27th edition is a comprehensively revised and updated quick reference, and each entry includes:
* Quantitative summaries of reports and incidence for reactions
* 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 herbals and supplements

The book contains...

* A to Z listing of the 1500 most consulted drug and herbal profiles, including generic name and trade names; pharmaceutical company; indications; half-life; and pregnancy category
* Over 31,000 adverse reactions and drug-eruption listings
* Includes supplements, vaccines, and botanicals
* Clinical definitions of common and severe adverse reactions
* List of drugs that cause severe adverse reactions
* List of main classes of drugs as a quick clinical reference guide
* 27 tables of members of a class of drugs (such as statins or monoclonal antibodies), enabling clinicians 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—information that is critical for an informed decision to change drugs within the same class
* 2 extensive 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

Markets: Dermatologists, Neurologists, Oncologists, Psychiatrists, Pharmacists, Family Physicians, and those caring for patients on multiple medications, such as Geriatricians and Hospital Generalist Physicians.

Litt’s Drug Eruption & Reaction Manual is a succinct clinical reference derived from Litt’s Drug Eruption & Reaction Database, located at www.drugeruptiondata.com, which currently holds over 1750 drug profiles with almost 70,000 documented drug reactions, as evidenced by well over 145,000 references on PubMed.

Quick and easy access via the Litt app provides real time access to the most up-to-date drug safety information to a busy practitioner on-the-go.

Subscribers to the database benefit from:
* Easy access via the Litt app, ideal for working across a number of work-places
* Full drug profiles with a wealth of information including category, half-life, indications, drug-drug interactions, and known adverse reactions
* Links to PubMed abstracts
* Searching a class of drugs for a specific reaction
* Searching by adverse reaction pattern
* Searching by indication for a drug
* Searching by drug name (generic name/brand name) as well as by pharmaceutical company or drug class
* Searching herbal medicines and supplements
* Diagnosing the cause of reactions in patients on multiple drugs by selecting the adverse reaction(s) experienced and the drug(s) the patient is taking
* Comparing reaction profiles for up to four drugs in a customized chart that can be saved for future reference
* Descriptions of reaction patterns
* Photographs of adverse reactions
* Access via a computer, tablet, or smartphone
* Regular updates

To learn more, and to subscribe to the database, visit www.drugeruptiondata.com.

Table of Contents

Introductory Notes
Drug Profiles: generic names A-Z
Descriptions of Important Reactions
Drugs that cause Important reactions
Investigational Drugs for the treatment of COVID-19
Main classes of Drugs
Class reactions
Genetic tables
Concordance of synonymns and trade names with generic names

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Editor(s)

Biography

Neil H. Shear, MD, FRCPC, FACP is Professor of Dermatology and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Toronto, Canada.