Prepared by noted critical care experts at the National Institutes of Health and leading medical centers, this handbook is a quick-reference guide to the choice and administration of drugs in critical care. It contains 126 easy-to-scan tables listing drugs of choice for specific clinical situations; dosages, dilutions, and infusion rates; and, indications and adverse effects of drugs. It emphasizes on toxicities, compatibilities, and clinical considerations that would guide the choice of drug. This thoroughly updated Third Edition includes many new drugs and has an expanded section on neurologic and psychiatric therapeutics. This Third Edition is also available for PDAs. See PDA listing for details.