Adverse Drug Reactions
Edited by Anne Lee - Principal Pharmacist, Scottish Medicines Consortium, National Services Scotland, Glasgow, UK
This second edition is an essential and practical guide to the reactions that affect particular organ systems. Chapters cover the most common types of reaction, how to recognize them, and the medicines implicated most often. Practical guidance is given on the most appropriate management of suspected adverse drug reactions.
This new edition has been extensively revised and updated to include three new chapters: side effects and patients; pharmacogenetics and adverse reactions; and adverse reactions in pregnancy.
2. Side effects and patients
4. Adverse drug reactions in pregnancy
5. Drug-induced skin reactions
6. Gastointestinal disorders
7. Hepatic disorders
8. Renal disorders
9. Endocrine andmetabolic disorders
10. Respiratory disorders
11. Musculoskeletal disorders
12. Blood disorders
13. Mental health disorders
14. Cardiovascular disorders
15. Neurological disorders
16. Sexual dysfunction and infertility
'this book should be kept on the shelf to be used for frequent reference by professionals in primary care...while detailed in places...it is extremely readable and contains enough breadth to make it suitable for those who are visiting the topic for the first time.'
Journal of Advanced Nursing 57, 01-Oct-06
ISBN 978 0 85369 601 8
Published Dec 2005
234 x 156mm (496pp)