Perioperative Drug Manual / Edition 2by Paul F. White
Essential at-a-glance guidance whenever and wherever it's needed. Previously published as the Anesthesia Drug Manual, this handy guide, now entitled Perioperative Drugs, once again concisely reviews the essential pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of more than 400 drugs in 36 drug classes to give readers an informed basis for sound decision-making. It… See more details below
Essential at-a-glance guidance whenever and wherever it's needed. Previously published as the Anesthesia Drug Manual, this handy guide, now entitled Perioperative Drugs, once again concisely reviews the essential pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of more than 400 drugs in 36 drug classes to give readers an informed basis for sound decision-making. It enables clinicians to quickly review the pharmacologic properties of all of the drugs a patient might be taking, and to anticipate interactions between these medications and anesthetics. The concisely organized, templated format facilitates quick reference, and a PDA version makes it accessible any setting.
• Describes the drugs a surgical patient might be taking for other medical conditions, and how these drugs interact with anesthetics.
• Details approximately 400 drugs in 36 different drugs classes, including drugs recently approved by the FDA.
• Uses a concise, bulleted format to present-generic and trade name · pharmacokinetics · indications · pharmaco-dynamics involving the central nervous, cardiovascular, pulmonary, hepatic, renal, gastrointestinal, and musculoskeletal systems · dosages/concentrations for adults and children · specific contraindications · and interactions/allergic responses-for each drug.
• Includes a "key point" for every drug entry that summarizes the clinical implications of the drug for the patient's perioperative course.
• Is meticulously updated throughout to incorporate all of the latest information.
• Features new sections on transplant drugs as well as alternative and herbal medications, and offers expanded coverage of blood substitutes.
- Elsevier Health Sciences
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- 5.00(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)
Table of Contents
1. Adrenergic Agonists and Antagonists
2. Angiotensin Converting enzyme (ace) inhibitors and receptor antagonists
3. Antacids and antisecretories
5. Anticholinergics and cholinesterase inhibitors
6. Anticoagulants and Procoagulants
8. Antiemetics and Antinauseants
11. Anti-Inflammatory Analgesics
13. Antineoplastics and Immunosuppresants
15. Benzodiazepines and Antagonist
17. Blood Subsitutes and Volume Expanders
18. Bronchodilators and Antiasthmatics
19. Calcium-Channel Blockers (CCB)
20. Central Stimulants
21. Dermatologic Drugs
22. Cholinterase Inhibitors
24. Gastrointestinal Drugs
25. Herbal Medicines and Dietary Supplements
28. Inhalation Anesthetics
29. Intravenous Anesthetics and Sedatives
30. Local Anesthetics
31. Metabolic Therapies
32. Miscellaneous Compounds
33. Muscle Relaxants
34. Opioid Angonists and Antagonists
37. Substance Abuse
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