CONTRIBUTING EDITORS Rebecca A. Baum, MD, FAAP, Chair Susan dosReis, PhD Jane Meschan Foy, MD, FAAP Emily Frosch, MD Cori Green, MD, FAAP Lynne C. Huffman, MD, FAAP David B. Pruitt, MD Gloria M. Reeves, MD Lawrence S. Wissow, MD, MPH, FAAP Mark A. Riddle, MD FOR PRIMARY CARE Pediatric Psychopharmacology 2ND EDITION Pediatric Psychopharmacology for Primary Care 2ND EDITION AUTHOR Mark A. Riddle, MD Confidently prescribe, monitor, and manage medications for children and adolescents! Completely revised and updated, this best-selling resource provides primary care clinicians with practice-tested, condition-specific treatment recommendations for various childhood mental disorders. Obtain clear guidance on dosing, monitoring, and potential adverse reactions of psychotropic medications. Evidence-based conceptual framework Ease medication decision-making with a clear, straightforward methodology—based on current research and clinical experience. This simple, systematic approach defines discrete groups of psychotropic medications and spells out group-specific roles and responsibilities in accordance with American Academy of Pediatrics policies. Medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, anxiety, and depression Administration and management information for each drug agent includes INCLUDES BONUS DIGITAL TOOL! Get instant answers on specific conditions and medications from your desktop or mobile device! 9 781610 021999 90000 ISBN 978-1-61002-199-9 “This concise, practical, informative, and easy-to-read primer on pediatric psychopharmacology in the primary care setting could not have come at a better time…. I read the entire book and already applied some of its contents to a recent case.” Joseph A. Zenel, MD Editor in Chief, Pediatrics in Review Professor, Pediatrics, and Director, Pediatric Residency, at Sanford Children’s Hospital, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine For other pediatric resources, visit the American Academy of Pediatrics at Rationale for use Evidence supporting efficacy and safety Initial dosing and subsequent adjustments Pediatric Psychopharmacology for Primary Care 2nd Edition Riddle AAP Measuring therapeutic success When to consult or refer Medications typically prescribed by specialists but often monitored in the primary care setting: antipsychotics, mood stabilizers, antidepressants, anxiolytics, and sleep aids ★★★★ 4-Star Review “This promises to be a useful book for general practitioners as well as others who would like to learn more about prescribing and monitoring psychotropics for youth with psychiatric diagnoses.” Doody’s Book Reviews™ of First Edition PP - COVER SPREAD - 2ND ED.indd All Pages 9/6/18 10:39 AM
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