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Pharmacology and therapeutics

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

in Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199608300
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742712 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199608300.003.0029

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Pharmacology and             therapeutics

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Prescribing for children 1012

Adverse drug reactions 1014

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Drug metabolism 1017

Pain management 1018

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Many medicines used in children are not licensed for such use. This does not mean that they should not be used, but that the pharmaceutical company has not sought a license from the regulatory authorities. Hence, many medicines in children are used ...

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Subjects: Paediatrics ; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

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