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The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry
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The Maudsley (R) Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry

The new edition of the world-renowned reference guide on the use of medications for patients presenting with mental health problems

The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry is the essential evidence-based handbook on the safe and effective prescribing of psychotropic agents. Covering both common and complex prescribing situations encountered in day-to-day clinical practice, this comprehensive resource provides expert guidance on drug choice, minimum and maximum doses, adverse effects, switching medications, prescribing for special patient groups, and more. Each clear and concise chapter includes an up-to-date reference list providing easy access to the evidence on which the guidance is based.

The fourteenth edition has been fully updated to incorporate the latest available research, the most recent psychotropic drug introductions, and all psychotropic drugs currently used in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan. Several new sections cover topics such as deprescribing of major psychiatric drugs, prescribing psychotropics at the end of life, the treatment of agitated delirium, the genetics of clozapine prescribing, the use of weekly penfluridol, and the treatment of psychotropic withdrawal. Featuring contributions by an experienced team of psychiatrists and specialist pharmacists, the new edition of The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry:

Provides succinct coverage of drug treatment of psychiatric conditions and formulating prescribing policy in mental health
Covers a wide range of psychiatric conditions including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety, borderline personality, eating disorders, and many others
Provides advice on prescribing for children and adolescents, older people, pregnant women, and other special patient groups
Offers new sections on genetic prescribing, long-acting injectable formulations, ketamine administration and uses, and dopamine super-sensitivity
Includes referenced information on off-label prescribing, potential interactions with other substances such as alcohol, tobacco, and caffeine, and treating patients with comorbid physical conditions

Whether in the doctor's office, in the clinic, or on the ward, The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry, Fourteenth Edition is a must-have for psychiatrists, pharmacists, neuropharmacologists, clinical psychologists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals working in mental health, as well as trainees and students in medicine, pharmacy, and nursing.


Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines 14th Edition Table of Contents

Part 1: Drug treatment of major psychiatric conditions

Chapter 1: Schizophrenia and related psychoses

Chapter 2: Bipolar disorder

Chapter 3: Depression and anxiety disorders

Chapter 4 Addictions and substance misuse

Part 2: Drug treatment of special patient groups

Chapter 5 Children and adolescents

Chapter 6 Prescribing in older people

Chapter 7: Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Chapter 8: Hepatic and renal impairment

Part 3: Prescribing in specialist conditions

Chapter 9: Drug treatment of other psychiatric conditions

Chapter 10: Drug treatment of psychiatric symptoms occurring in the context of other disorders

Part 4: Other aspects of psychotropic drug use

Chapter 11 Pharmacokinetics

Chapter 12 Other substances

Chapter 13: Psychotropic drugs in special conditions

Chapter 14: Miscellany


ISBN-13: 9781119772224
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley-Blackwell)
Publication date: June, 2021
Pages: 872
Dimensions: 170.00 x 239.00 x 34.00
Weight: 1150g
Availability: Contact supplier
Subcategories: Diseases and Disorders, Pharmacology, Psychiatry
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