The Essence of Analgesia and Analgesics Raymond S. Sinatra

The Essence of Analgesia and Analgesics

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Book Title
The Essence of Analgesia and Analgesics
Author
Raymond S. Sinatra
ISBN
9780521144506
The Essence of Analgesia and Analgesics is an invaluable practical resource for clinicians giving pain relief in any clinical setting, describing the pharmacologic principles and clinical use of all available pain medications. As well as detailed overviews of pain processing and analgesic theory, sections are dedicated to oral and panteral opioid analgesics, neuraxial opioids, NSAIDs, local anesthetics, anticonvulsant type analgesics, NMDA antagonists, alpha adrenergic analgesics, antidepressant analgesics, muscle relaxants, adjuvant medications, and new and emerging analgesics. The concise format of the chapters allows for quick and easy reading and assimilation of information. Enhanced by summary tables and figures, each chapter provides an overview of a particular drug, covering chemical structure, mode of activity, indications, contraindications, common doses and uses, advantages and disadvantages, and drug related adverse events. Key references are also provided. Edited by leading experts in pain management, this is essential reading for any clinician involved in pain management.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Raymond S. SinatraPublisher: Cambridge University PressPublished: 10/14/2010ISBN: 9780521144506Pages: 552Weight: 1.95lbsSize: 9.90h x 6.90w x 1.20dReview Citations: Reference and Research Bk News 04/01/2011 pg. 361
The Essence of Analgesia and Analgesics is an invaluable practical resource for clinicians giving pain relief in any clinical setting, describing the pharmacologic principles and clinical use of all available pain medications. As well as detailed overviews of pain processing and analgesic theory, sections are dedicated to oral and panteral opioid analgesics, neuraxial opioids, NSAIDs, local anesthetics, anticonvulsant type analgesics, NMDA antagonists, alpha adrenergic analgesics, antidepressant analgesics, muscle relaxants, adjuvant medications, and new and emerging analgesics. The concise format of the chapters allows for quick and easy reading and assimilation of information. Enhanced by summary tables and figures, each chapter provides an overview of a particular drug, covering chemical structure, mode of activity, indications, contraindications, common doses and uses, advantages and disadvantages, and drug related adverse events. Key references are also provided. Edited by leading experts in pain management, this is essential reading for any clinician involved in pain management.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Raymond S. Sinatra
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 10/14/2010
ISBN: 9780521144506
Pages: 552
Weight: 1.95lbs
Size: 9.90h x 6.90w x 1.20d

Review Citations: Reference and Research Bk News 04/01/2011 pg. 361
The Essence of Analgesia and Analgesics is an invaluable practical resource for clinicians giving pain relief in any clinical setting, describing the pharmacologic principles and clinical use of all available pain medications. As well as detailed overviews of pain processing and analgesic theory, sections are dedicated to oral and panteral opioid analgesics, neuraxial opioids, NSAIDs, local anesthetics, anticonvulsant type analgesics, NMDA antagonists, alpha adrenergic analgesics, antidepressant analgesics, muscle relaxants, adjuvant medications, and new and emerging analgesics. The concise format of the chapters allows for quick and easy reading and assimilation of information. Enhanced by summary tables and figures, each chapter provides an overview of a particular drug, covering chemical structure, mode of activity, indications, contraindications, common doses and uses, advantages and disadvantages, and drug related adverse events. Key references are also provided. Edited by leading experts in pain management, this is essential reading for any clinician involved in pain management.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Raymond S. Sinatra
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 10/14/2010
ISBN: 9780521144506
Pages: 552
Weight: 1.95lbs
Size: 9.90h x 6.90w x 1.20d

Review Citations: Reference and Research Bk News 04/01/2011 pg. 361