Written by a world-renowned expert in perinatal pharmacology, this essential reference contains current, complete, and evidence-based information on the transmission of maternal drugs into human milk. Because so many women ingest medications while breastfeeding, one of the most common questions encountered in pediatrics is: Which drugs are safe and which are hazardous for the infant? This 2021 edition has been extensively revised, and now includes 50 completely new and 356 updated medications, and state-of-the-art coverage of multiple diseases, vaccines, and syndromes. It addresses the use of radiopharmaceuticals, chemotherapeutic agents, and vaccines in breastfeeding mothers, and covers adult concerns, methods of reducing risk to infants, and infant monitoring. New to the 2021 Edition: 50 New Drugs Added 356 Drugs Updated with new data 817 Drug References Updated. The latest information on the impact of prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, herbs, and street drugs. Key Features: Evidence-based, current information on over 1300 drugs, diseases, vaccines, and syndromes. Dr. Hale's renowned "Lactation Risk Categories" incorporate recent updates. Key points and savvy tips about breastfeeding and medications for quick reference. Common abbreviations and drugs listed in alphabetical order. Adult concerns, adult dose, pediatric concerns, infant monitoring, and alternatives. Succinct information on evaluation of the infant. - Website
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"Core Curriculum for Interdisciplinary Lactation Care provides an essential foundation for lactation care. Published in partnership with the Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC), it is an ideal text for preparing for certification, orienting staff, and planning continuing education programs. Reflecting the current state of practice, it also serves and an ideal resource for clinicians. With contributions from leading experts in the field, it reflects an interdisciplinary approach to lactation care. Written to complement the LEAARC curriculum, the text includes clinical applications that move from theory to practice, including key learning points, clinical case studies, and real life stories from the mother and her healthcare team. Also included are perspectives from the breastfeeding family and links to policies and global protocols" --Provided by publisher.