Side Effects of Drugs Annual 24 / Edition 24

Side Effects of Drugs Annual 24 / Edition 24

by Jeffrey K. Aronson, J. K. Aronson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0444505121

ISBN-13: 9780444505125

Pub. Date: 09/06/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Science

The Side Effects of Drugs Annual is designed to provide a critical and up-to-date account of new information related to adverse drug reactions and interactions from the clinician's point of view.

Under the supervision of the series editors, an international team of expert authors have gathered together the latest information on adverse drug effects from the

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The Side Effects of Drugs Annual is designed to provide a critical and up-to-date account of new information related to adverse drug reactions and interactions from the clinician's point of view.

Under the supervision of the series editors, an international team of expert authors have gathered together the latest information on adverse drug effects from the international literature. In addition to describing new reports of adverse drug effects, the authors have subjected those reports to critical analysis, setting them into context in terms of clinical relevance and importance, and cross-referring to previous reports where necessary. New adverse effects are reported and evaluated and previously reported adverse effects are re-evaluated in the light of the most recent information. A special feature is the reviews, in which selected adverse effects are discussed in depth. The use of the book is enhanced by two separate indexes, allowing the reader to enter the text by drug name, adverse effect name, or drug interaction.

The current Annual is the first update of the standard encyclopaedic work in this field, http://www.elsevier.nl/locate/isbn/0444500936Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs, Fourteenth Edition, which was published in December 2000.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780444505125
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
09/06/2001
Series:
Side Effects of Drugs Annual
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
1.50(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction (A. Herxheimer) 1. Central nervous systemstimulants and anorectic agents (R.P. Sequeira). 2. Antidepressant drugs (P.J. Cowen). 3. Lithium (M. Schou). 4. Drugs of abuse (A.I. Green, E. Wong and J.K. Patel) 5. Hypnotics and sedatives (S. Curran) 6. Neuroleptic and antipsychotic drugs (A. Carvajal Garcia Pando) 7. Anticonvulsant drugs (E. Perucca). 8. Narcotic analgesics and antagonists (A.H. Ghodse and R.E. Edwards). 9. Anti-inflammatory and antipyretic analgesics and drugs used in gout (A. Del Favero). 10. General anesthetics and anesthetic gases (Y. Guédès) 11. Local anesthetics (J.K. Aronson). 12. Neuromuscular blocking agents and skeletal muscle relaxants (M. Leuwer). 13. Drugs affecting autonomic functions of the extrapyramidal system (M. Schachter). 14. Dermatological drugs, topical agents, and cosmetics (A.C. de Groot). 15. Antihistamines (H1 - receptor antagonists) (L. Turner and V. Harris) 16. Drugs acting on the respiratory tract (G. Boman). 17. Positive inotropic drugs and drugs used in dysrhythmias (J.K. Aronson). 18. &bgr;-Adrenoceptor antagonists and antianginal drugs (A.P. Maggioni, M.G. Franzosi and R. Latini). 19. Drugs acting on the cerebral and peripheral circulations, including drugs used in migraine (R. Verhaeghe). 20. Antihypertensive drugs (F. Zannad) 21. Diuretic drugs (G.T. McInnes). 22. Metals (G.B. van der Voet and F.A de Wolff). 23. Metal antagonists (R.H.B. Meyboom). 24. Antiseptic drugs and disinfectants (P. Magee). 25. Penicillins, cephalosporins, other &bgr;-lactam antibiotics and tetracyclines (T. Midtvedt). 26. Miscellaneous antibacterial drugs (T. Walley). 27. Antifungal drugs (C. van Boxtel and A. Buitenhuis). 28. Antiprotozoal drugs (M. Pirmohamed and P.A. Winstanley). 29. Antiviral drugs (P. Reiss and M.D. de Jong). 30. Drugs in tuberculosis and leprosy (C.J. Ellis). 31. Anthelminthic drugs (A.G.C. Bauer). 32. Vaccines (S. Dittmann). 33. Blood and blood products (W.G. van Aken and H.W. Eijkhout). 34. Intravenous infusions - solutions and emulsions (P.I. Folb). 35. Drugs affecting blood clotting, fibrinolysis and hemostasis (J. Vermylen). 36. Gastrointestinal drugs (R.E. Pounder). 37. Drugs acting on the immune system (J. Descotes and T. Vial). 38. Vitamins (H.D. Reuter). 39. Corticotrophins and corticosteroids (J. Costa and M. Farre). 40. Hormonal contraceptives and sex hormones (A. Buitenhuis and C. van Boxtel). 41. Thyroid hormones and antithyroid drugs (J.A. Franklyn). 42. Insulin, glucagon, and oral hypoglycemic drugs (H.M.J. Krans). 43. Miscellaneous hormones and prostaglandins (J.R. Peters). 44. Drugs affecting lipid metabolism (I. Aursnes) 45. Cytostatic drugs (A. Stanley). 46. Radiological contrast media and radiopharmaceuticals (P. Dawson). 47. Drugs used on the eyes (B.C.P. Polak). 48. Drugs used in non-orthodox medicine (E. Ernst) 49. Miscellaneous drugs, materials and medical devices (N.H. Choulis).

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