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Essential Pain Pharmacology : The Prescriber's Guide

Essential Pain Pharmacology : The Prescriber's Guide

Publisher : Cambridge University Press
SKU: 9780521759106
R 1 020,00
R 867,00
Essential Pain Pharmacology covers an up-to-date array of analgesic agents in clear and concise entries. Indications, advantages and disadvantages, and tips for appropriate dosing and avoiding adverse effects are discussed for each agent, giving users the confidence to appropriately manage their patients' pain. A must-have for every clinician.
Essential Pain Pharmacology: The Prescriber's Guide expertly reviews the most important medications used to relieve pain, now considered by many physicians as the fifth vital sign. The catalogue of analgesics has expanded rapidly, and this text presents the most up-to-date, comprehensive array of agents available for prescribing. Each clear and concise drug entry covers the range of indications, advantages and disadvantages, and tips for appropriate dosing and avoiding adverse effects. A separate section covers nutraceuticals, a class of drug increasingly used to manage chronic pain, yet little discussed in medical literature. The detailed description of each medication enables the user to make quick and informed decisions, confident that they are best serving the needs of their patients. Practical 'pearls' for each entry provide a quick go-to reference for the key information to consider before prescribing. This concise user-friendly reference is a must-have on the shelf of every physician.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780521759106
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Contributor By (author) Howard S. Smith, By (author) Marco Pappagallo, Consultant editor Stephen M. Stahl
Publication Date 2012-09-06
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 575
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 227 X 153 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 920
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Essential Pain Pharmacology: The Prescriber's Guide expertly reviews the most important medications used to relieve pain, now considered by many physicians as the fifth vital sign. The catalogue of analgesics has expanded rapidly, and this text presents the most up-to-date, comprehensive array of agents available for prescribing. Each clear and concise drug entry covers the range of indications, advantages and disadvantages, and tips for appropriate dosing and avoiding adverse effects. A separate section covers nutraceuticals, a class of drug increasingly used to manage chronic pain, yet little discussed in medical literature. The detailed description of each medication enables the user to make quick and informed decisions, confident that they are best serving the needs of their patients. Practical 'pearls' for each entry provide a quick go-to reference for the key information to consider before prescribing. This concise user-friendly reference is a must-have on the shelf of every physician.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780521759106
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Contributor By (author) Howard S. Smith, By (author) Marco Pappagallo, Consultant editor Stephen M. Stahl
Publication Date 2012-09-06
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 575
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 227 X 153 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 920
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