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The only drug guide that includes clinical case studies and expert analyses – it should be consulted by any health professional involved in the administration of anesthesia
Safe and efficient anesthesia practice requires appropriate drug knowledge. Catastrophes under anesthesia have focused attention on the adverse effects of drugs used in anesthesia and on interactions between drugs, including prescribed and non-prescribed medications.
This book summarizes the adverse effects of a large range of drugs used in anesthesia. The material is drawn from the 15th edition of the internationally renowned encyclopedia, Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs: The Encyclopedia of Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions, and the latest volumes in the companion series, Side Effects of Drugs Annuals.
* Surpasses the Physician’s Desk Reference © by including clinical case studies and independent expert analyses
* Most complete cross referencing of drug-drug interaction s available
* Includes information on adverse effects in pregnancy
* Extensive references to primary and secondary literature
About the Editor:
Dr Jeffrey K. Aronson, is a consultant clinical pharmacologist and physician in the Department of Primary Health Care in the University of Oxford and a consultant physician in the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust. He has been associated with the Meyler series since 1977 and has published many research papers on adverse drug reactions. He is also the editor of Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs and the Side Effects of Drugs Annual series. He is President of the British Pharmacological Society and serves on many committees concerned with drug therapy, including the Technology Appraisal Committee of the UK’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the Joint Formulary Committees of the British National Formulary and the British National Formulary for Children.
Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs and Muscle Relaxants
Index of drug names