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Cardiovascular system

Duncan Richards, Jamie Coleman, John Reynolds and Jeffrey Aronson

in Oxford Handbook of Practical Drug Therapy

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2011 | ISBN: 9780199562855
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191726378 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199562855.003.0044

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

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A pharmacological approach to the treatment of arrhythmias BNF 2.3.1 - Antiarrhythmic drugsAdenosine BNF 2.3.2 - Flecainide BNF 2.3.2 - Cardiac glycosides (digitalis) BNF 2.1.1, 2.3.1, and 2.5.5 - Disopyramide BNF 2.3.2 - Amiodarone BNF 2.3.2 and 2.7.3 - Anticoagulants, antiplatelet drugs, and fibrinolytic drugsHeparins (unfractionated and low molecular weight) BNF 2.8.1 - Direct thrombin inhibitors BNF 2.8.2 - Fondaparinux sodium BNF 2.8.1 - Warfarin BNF 2.8.2 - Acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) BNF 2.9 and 4.7.1 - Clopidogrel BNF 2.9 - Dipyridamole BNF 2.9 - Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists BNF 2.9 - Fibrinolytic drugs BNF 2.10.2 and 13.11.7 - Ischaemic heart diseasePharmacology of drugs used to treat acute coronary syndromes, including myocardial infarction BNF 2.10 - Pharmacology of drugs used to treat heart failure - Nitrate drugs BNF 2.6.1 - Nicorandil BNF 2.6.3 - Beta-adrenoceptor antagonists (‘beta-blockers’) BNF 2.4, 2.5.5, 6.2.2, 4.7.4, 11.6 - Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors) BNF 2.5.5.1 - Angiotensin receptor antagonists/blockers (ARBs) BNF 2.5.5.2 - HypertensionAn approach to the treatment of hypertension BNF 2.5 - Methyldopa (alpha-methyldopa) BNF 2.5.2 - Calcium channel blockersCalcium channel blockers (see also individual sections) BNF 2.6.2 - Dihydropyridines (nifedipine-like) BNF 2.6.2 - Benzothiazepines (diltiazem) BNF 2.6.2 and 2.3.2 - Phenylalkylamines (verapamil) BNF 2.6.2 and 2.3.2 - Intravenous fluidsCrystalloid solutions for intravenous infusion BNF 9.2 - Colloid solutions for intravenous infusion BNF 9.2 - DiureticsSites of action of diuretics BNF 2.2 - Treatment of pulmonary oedema BNF - Loop diuretics BNF 2.2.2 and 2.2.4 - Thiazide and thiazide-like diuretics BNF 2.2.1, 2.5.5, and 6.5.2 - Potassium-sparing diuretics (amiloride and triamterene) BNF 2.2.3 and 2.2.4 - Spironolactone and eplerenone BNF 2.2.3, 2.2.4, and 2.5.5 - Adrenoceptor agonistsAdrenoceptor agonists (sympathomimetics) BNF 2.7 - Antimuscarinic drugsMuscarinic acetylcholine receptor antagonists (atropine and related compounds) BNF 15.1.3, 4.6, 4.9.2, 7.4.2, and 11.5 - Endothelin receptor antagonistsEndothelin receptor antagonists BNF 2.5.1 - Drugs for erectile dysfunctionPhosphodiesterase type V inhibitors BNF 7.4.5

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Subjects: Clinical Skills ; Pharmacology ; Cardiovascular Medicine

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