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activated charcoal

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics — Public Health and Epidemiology.

A preparation of charcoal that can adsorb toxicants, e.g., narcotics, chlorine gas. It is used in water filtration devices to remove organic chemical contaminants from drinking water and as...

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Basics of Phase I Design

Donna M. Graham, Aaron R. Hansen, Elizabeth A. Eisenhauer and Lillian L. Siu.

in Phase I Cancer Clinical Trials

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Public Health and Epidemiology. 12950 words.

This chapter will focus on the fundamental principles of phase I trials of agents that are entering the clinic for the first time. Initial preclinical testing of these drugs utilize in vivonull...

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Controversies in the Management of Salivary Gland Disease

Edited by Mark McGurk and James Graham Combes.

November 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Surgery; Histopathology; Epidemiology; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Anaesthetics; Surgical Skills; Paediatrics; Medical Oncology; Surgical Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 376 pages.

Addressing controversial and topical issues in the field of salivary gland disease and surgical management of salivary gland disease, this new edition integrates the newest clinical...

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Ethical Issues in First-in-Human Phase I Cancer Trials

Elizabeth A. Eisenhauer.

in Phase I Cancer Clinical Trials

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Public Health and Epidemiology. 5275 words.

There are international and national standards addressing the ethical conduct of clinical trials and the protection of human subjects in research. This chapter highlights those ethical...

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Headache care, research and education worldwide

Edited by Jes Olesen and Nabih Ramadan.

May 2010; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 208 pages.

This resource brings the theme of a global campaign to the forefront. Researchers, scientists, and respected clinicians from around the world discuss aspects of access to care, individual...

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Introduction

Elizabeth A. Eisenhauer.

in Phase I Cancer Clinical Trials

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Public Health and Epidemiology. 2727 words.

Chapter 1 introduces core concepts behind Phase I Trials including the history of Phase I cancer trials, the process of developing new agents for cancer therapy, finding the recommended...

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malathion

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics — Public Health and Epidemiology.

(mal-ă-th'y-on)

an organophosphorous insecticide used to treat head and pubic lice and scabies. It is applied externally in the form of a lotion or shampoo. Trade names: Derbac-M,...

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OSH Day Case Surgery

Edited by Ian Smith, Douglas McWhinnie and Ian Jackson.

P ublished online January 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Surgery; Peri-operative Care; Anaesthetics; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Paediatric Surgery; Breast Surgery; Otolaryngology (ENT); Gynaecology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Urology; Vascular Surgery; Nursing Skills; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Public Health; Patient Education and Information; Professional Development in Medicine. 448 pages.

This online guide provides the practising day surgery professional with a modern overview of current practice to act as both a reference and a practical guide to everyday challenges.

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Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics

Edited by Robert C. Tasker, Robert J. McClure and Carlo L. Acerini.

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Paediatrics; Public Health and Epidemiology; Epidemiology; Clinical Skills; Emergency Medicine; Neonatology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Neurology; Psychiatry; Haematology; Clinical Oncology; Infectious Diseases; Rheumatology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Dermatology; Paediatric Surgery; Community Medical Services; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 1120 pages.

This invaluable reference covers all significant aspects of acute and chronic paediatrics. Areas such as neonatology, surgery, genetics and congenital malformations and child protection are...

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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Edited by Geoffrey Hanks, Nathan I. Cherny, Nicholas A. Christakis, Marie Fallon, Stein Kaasa and Russell K. Portenoy.

P ublished online March 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; History of Medicine; Pharmacology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Infectious Diseases; Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Medical Oncology; Medical Ethics; Nursing Skills; Occupational Therapy; Arts Therapies; Dietetics; Physiotherapy; Speech and Language Therapy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Paediatrics; Communication Skills; Clinical Science; Pain Medicine; Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Psychiatry; Gastroenterology; Dermatology; Genito-urinary Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Neurology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Nephrology; Critical Care; Geriatric Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Professional Development in Medicine. 1704 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine is the definitive textbook on the subject. The book is used across the world by the wide range of health care professionals involved in the care...

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