Resource Spotlight: Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs

by Lana MacEachern on 2022-12-12T08:30:00-04:00 in Resource Spotlight, Patient Education, Pharmacy, Physicians & Nurse Practitioners, Mental Health | 0 Comments

Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs is a must-have resource for psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, and other mental health professionals. It provides a comprehensive summary of need-to-know information about psychotropic drugs, including:

  • Product availability
  • Indications/contraindications
  • Dosing
  • Interactions
  • Switching and augmentation strategies
  • Pediatric, geriatric and pregnancy considerations
  • Lab tests/monitoring

Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs helps you find what you need quickly and easily. Information is presented in an easy-to-read format using:

  • Bullet points
  • Comparison charts
  • Icons
  • Colour-coding

Library Services offers Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs in 2 formats:

Print (24th edition, 2021), available at most hospital library sites

Ebook (23rd edition, 2019), including printable patient information sheets for most drug categories

TIP From the Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs ebook, you can create a ProQuest Ebook Central™ user account. In the upper right corner of the ebook header, click on Sign In (A). Once you have created an account, you can highlight text, bookmark pages, and insert notes (B). Click the star icon (C) in the left-hand tool bar to view the annotations you've made and to jump to those sections of the ebook.

If you have any questions about Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs, or any other books or ebooks in our collection, please reach out to AskLibrary@nshealth.ca, or book a one-on-one consultation with a Library Services team member.

Lana MacEachern

Library Technician
Aberdeen Hospital, Northern Zone

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