Perioperative pharmacology

Edited by Suzanne J Hughes and Andy Mardell

in Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199239641
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598014 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Perioperative pharmacology

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Principles of drug action - Absorption and distribution - Metabolism and elimination - Pharmacodynamics - Medicine response relationships - Medicine compatibility - Common medicine problems - Suspected adverse reactions - Routes of medicine administration - Medicine administration: enteral - Medicine administration: transmucosal (buccal and sublingual) - Parenteral drug administration: 1 - Parenteral drug administration: 2 - Neuraxial analgesia - Respiratory medicines administration - Topical analgesia - Patient-controlled analgesia

Chapter.  7039 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Operating Department Practice ; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

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