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Pharmacology & physiology in anesthetic practice

Author: Robert K Stoelting; Simon Hillier
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Focuses on those aspects of pharmacology and physiology that pertain to perioperative anesthetic management of the patient. This edition contains new information regarding drugs and their behavior, and organ function.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert K Stoelting; Simon Hillier
ISBN: 0781754690 9780781754699
OCLC Number: 60903259
Notes: Revised edition of: Pharmacology and physiology in anesthetic practice / Robert K. Stoelting. 3rd ed. c1999.
Description: iv, 903 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of injected and inhaled drugs --
Inhaled anesthetics --
Opioid agonists and antagonists --
Barbiturates --
Benzodiazepines --
Nonbarbiturate intravenous anesthetic drugs --
Local anesthetics --
Neuromuscular-blocking drugs --
Anticholinesterase drugs and cholinergic agonists --
Anticholinergic drugs --
Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and nonspecific nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs --
Sympathomimetics --
Digitalis and related drugs --
Alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptor antagonists --
Antihypertensive drugs --
Peripheral vasodilators, nitric oxide, and nitrovasodilators --
Cardiac antidysrhythmic drugs --
Calcium-channel blockers --
Drugs used for psychopharmacologic therapy --
Prostaglandins --
Histamine and histamine receptor-antagonists --
Serotonin, plasma kinins, and renin --
Hormones as drugs. Insulin and oral hypoglycemics --
Diuretics --
Antacids and gastrointestinal prokinetics --
Anticoagulants --
Antimicrobials --
Chemotherapeutic drugs --
Antiepileptic drugs --
Drugs used for treatment of parkinson disease --
Drug treatment of lipid disorders --
Central nervous system stimulants and muscle relaxants --
Vitamins, dietary supplements, and herbal remedies --
Minerals and electrolytes --
Blood components, substitutes and hemostatic drugs --
Enteral and parenteral nutrition --
Antiseptics and disinfectants --
Cell structure and function --
Body fluids --
Central nervous system --
Thermoregulation --
Autonomic nervous system --
Pain --
Systemic circulation --
Microcirculation and lymphatics --
Pulmonary circulation --
Heart --
The electrocardiogram and analysis of cardiac dysrhythmias --
The lungs --
Pulmonary gas exchange and blood transport of gases --
Acid-base balance --
Endocrine system --
Kidneys --
Liver and gastrointestinal tract --
Skeletal and smooth muscle --
Erythrocytes and leukocytes --
Hemostasis and blood coagulation --
Metabolism of nutrients --
Physiology of the newborn and elderly.
Other Titles: Pharmacology and physiology in anesthetic practice
Responsibility: [edited by] Robert K. Stoelting, Simon C. Hillier.

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Provides clinically oriented information on various aspects of pharmacology and physiology that are relevant to perioperative patient management. This edition includes new drugs and new findings on  Read more...
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