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Mosby's Handbook of Herbs & Natural Supplements - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • A pregnancy classification system from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration allows you to analyze herbs individually and provides a consistent formula to decide which herbs should be used.
    • Updated content throughout includes the latest uses, actions, dosages, contraindications, side effects/adverse reactions, interactions, pharmacology, alerts, and references.
    • Pediatric Herbal Use appendix covers uses, guidelines, and expanded pediatric and adolescent information for 32 herbs.
    • Drug/Herb Interaction appendix lists known drug and herb interactions for herbs included in the handbook to ensure client safety.

Key Features

    • Detailed monographs for 300 commonly used herbal products and natural supplements include vital information on the products you'll encounter with your clients.
    • Updated references and information from new studies make this a reliable source for herbal content.
    • Alert icons warn you of potentially dangerous reactions that could threaten your clients' health.
    • Popular Herb, Pregnancy, and Pediatric icons help you find relevant content quickly for common herbs and herbs for special populations.
    • Quick-reference format presents consistent monographs for each herb and makes it easy to find the information you need.
    • Herbal Resource appendix, Drug/Herb Interaction appendix, Pediatric Herbal Use appendix, and a list of abbreviations provide essential resources and expanded herbal material in one convenient spot.
    • A comprehensive index of herbal terms allows you to look up an herb by its common or scientific name, as well as by condition.

Author Information

    By Linda Skidmore-Roth, RN, MSN, NP, Consultant, Littleton, CO; Former Nursing Faculty, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM; El Paso Community College, El Paso, TX

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