Adverse reactions to medicines continue to present a considerable burden on healthcare, causing considerable morbidity and mortality. Healthcare professionals need to understand the problem of adverse drug reactions and be aware of how they can be prevented and managed.
The new 3rd edition of Adverse Drug Reactions is a practical guide to the reactions that affect particular organ systems.
- Covers the most common types of reaction, how to recognise them, and the medicines implicated most often.
- Offers practical guidance on the most appropriate management of suspected adverse drug reactions.
- Includes clear learning objectives & case studies
About the editors
Melinda Cuthbert is Associate Director Pharmacy (Acute), NHS Lothian, Edinburgh
Anne Lee is Chief Pharmacist, Scottish Medicines Consortium, Healthcare Improvement Scotland
Introduction to adverse drug reactions and pharmacovigilance: Melinda Cuthbert;
Side effects and patients: Sheila C Noble;
Pharmacogenetics: Munir Pirmohamed, Victoria Rollinson;
Pregnancy: Jane Bass, Matthew Caldwell, Sophie Lumley, Catherine Nelson-Piercy, Nanda Surabhi ;
Drug-induced cutaneous reactions: David Clifford, Sylwia Michlewska, Joanna Skwarski;
Gastrointestinal system: Benjamin Kelly Hannan, Lynne Michelle Merchant, Duncan James Wilson;
Hepatic disorders: Robbie Cord;
Renal disorders: Aileen Dunleavy;
Endocrine disorders: Yvonne Clark; Elaine McIvor;
Respiratory disorders: Fiona McTaggart, Jenny Scott;
Musculoskeletal disorders: Christine Randall;
Blood disorders: Kelly Baillie;
Mental health disorders: Anne Lee;
Cardiovascular effects: Aaron Linstead;
Neurological disorders: Fiona Needleman;
Sexual dysfunction and infertility: Sherry A Wright, Joo Thong;