The Lexicomp Pediatric & Neonatal Dosage Handbook, 21st edition, is the ideal point-of-care dosing resource for medical professionals managing pediatric and neonatal patients. The Pediatric & Neonatal Dosing Handbook includes more than 990 drug monographs offering concise fields of information specific to neonates and children. It follows a convenient, dictionary-like format, with drug products alphabetically organized and cross-referenced by U.S. and Canadian brand names. Clear, concise and relevant Lexicomp drug information is supplemented by an extensive Appendix of comparative charts, tables and supportive information and a Therapeutic Category & Key Word Index. It includes: 997 drug monographs; up to 44 fields of information per monograph; more than 140 extemporaneous preparation recipes; more than 250 pages of Appendix information; 16 new drug monographs; updates to hundreds of existing monographs, including updates based on new guideline recommendations; updated Appendix topics; carbohydrate content of medications; perinatal HIV; pediatric HIV; adult and adolescent HIV; immunization guidelines; oral medications that should not be crushed or altered; pediatric parenteral nutrition; and, pre-procedure sedatives in children.