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Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk
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Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk

Publication Year: 2017
Edition: 11th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Briggs, Gerald G.; Freeman, Roger K.; Towers, Craig V.; Forinash, Alicia B.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-496-34962-0
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 81
Doody Core Title:
  • Score: 2.67 (Maternal/Child) Doody's Essential Title
  • Score: 3 (Pharmacology)
  • Score: 3 (Pharmacy) Doody's Essential Title
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The updated 11th edition lists more than 1,200 commonly prescribed drugs taken during pregnancy and lactation, with detailed monographs that provide the information you need on known or possible effects on the mother, embryo, fetus, and nursing infant.

For the 11th edition, this bestselling reference has two new authors, both highly knowledgeable on the effects of drugs on the embryo-fetus and nursing infant: Craig V. Towers, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, and Alicia B. Forinash, a clinical pharmacologist specialist in obstetrics.

Key features:
- More than 140 new drugs
- A-to-Z organization helps you find valuable information quickly
- Each monograph covers: generic name (in US); risk factors; pharmacologic class; pregnancy and breastfeeding recommendations; pregnancy, fetal risk and breastfeeding summaries; as well as updated references

  • Platform:
    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Briggs, Gerald G.; Freeman, Roger K.; Towers, Craig V.; Forinash, Alicia B.
  • ISBN: 978-1-496-34962-0
  • Specialty:
    Pharmacy
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 11th Ed.
  • Pages: 1648
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2017
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 81
  • Doody Core Title:
    • Score: 2.67 (Maternal/Child) Doody's Essential Title
    • Score: 3 (Pharmacology)
    • Score: 3 (Pharmacy) Doody's Essential Title

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