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Anaphylaxis

Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling and Nicola Stoner.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology. 1440 words.

This chapter outlines information relevant to pharmacists and other healthcare professionals related to anaphylaxis. Signs and symptoms are discussed and guidance given on recognizing...

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Anaphylaxis

Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling and Nicola Stoner.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology. 1222 words.

Symptoms and signs of anaphylaxis 26

Treatment of anaphylaxis 28

Prevention of anaphylaxis 31

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Antibiotic stewardship and the multi-professional antimicrobial management team

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark Wilcox and William Irving.

in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 5439 words.

Chapter 20 covers antibiotic stewardship and the multi-professional antimicrobial management team, including medical and non-medical prescribers, measurement of use, longitudinal...

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Antibiotics in palliative care

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells.

in Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

June 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology. 860 words.

This chapter covers antibiotics in palliative care, including the aim of antibiotic guidance, generic severity considerations, cultures, and other important considerations.

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Antidepressants and Anxiolytics

Leslie L. Iversen, Susan D. Iversen, Floyd E. Bloom and Robert H. Roth.

in Introduction to Neuropsychopharmacology

January 2009; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Pharmacology. 11074 words.

Depression and anxiety are among the most common psychiatric disorders. Worldwide sales of antidepressant drugs of more than $20 billion make this one of the most important classes of...

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Antifungal agents

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark Wilcox and William Irving.

in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 2185 words.

Chapter 7 discusses antifungal agents, including Polyenes, Azoles, Imidazoles, Triazoles, Flucytosine (5-fluorocytosine), Echinocandins, Griseofulvin, Allylamines, and topical antifungal...

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Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark H. Wilcox and William Irving.

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 408 pages.

Antimicrobial agents are essential for the treatment of life-threatening infections and for managing the burden of minor infections in the community. In addition, they play a key role in...

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Antimicrobial resistance: animal use of antibiotics

Lord Soulsby.

in Oxford Textbook of Zoonoses

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Infectious Diseases; Pharmacology; Epidemiology. 4183 words.

The evolution of resistance to microbes is one of the most significant problems in modern medicine, posing serious threats to human and animal health. The early work on the use of...

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Antiprotozoal and anthelminthic agents

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark Wilcox and William Irving.

in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 4081 words.

Chapter 8 discusses antiprotozoal and anthelminthic agents, and covers Protozoa, Helminths, and the drugs used to treat them.

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Antipsychotics

Leslie L. Iversen, Susan D. Iversen, Floyd E. Bloom and Robert H. Roth.

in Introduction to Neuropsychopharmacology

January 2009; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Pharmacology. 6784 words.

The discovery of the unique ability of chlorpromazine to treat the bizarre thought disorders, delusions, and hallucinations that accompany schizophrenia was one of the great advances in...

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