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PDR: a critique.

Date: Tue, 31 May 1994 10:52:00 CST
Sender: "Medicinal and Aromatic Plants discussion list <HERB.TREARN.BITNET>
From: John Isenhour <ISENHOUR.FNLIB.BITNET>
Subject: Re: Depression and mood swings

>Go to the reference section of the library and ask for the Physicians Desk Reference and any other books on prescription medicines.

The PDR info is provided by the people who manufacture the drugs, and is a bit technical while not providing information on practical aspects of side effects IMHO. I would suggest looking at Govoni and Hayes _Drugs and Nursing Implications_, its written to be read by nurses who have to deal with the various effects and what to expect. I've kept a current copy of it for about 15 years, its one of the best ones I found.

-john



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