Handbook Of Drug Interactions

Autor: Ashraf Mozayani
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781617792229
File Size: 12,55 MB
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Adverse drug reactions and interactions are still a major headache for healthcare professionals around the world. The US Food and Drug Administration's database recorded almost 300,000 serious adverse events in 2009 alone, of which 45,000 instances proved fatal. This updated new edition of the indispensable guide to drug interactions incorporates fresh research completed since the book's original publication by Humana Press in 2004. Additions include a new section on pharmacogenomics, a rapidly growing field that explores the genetic basis for the variability of responses to drugs. This new material reviews important polymorphisms in drug metabolizing enzymes and applies the findings to forensic interpretation, using case studies involving opiates as exemplars. Existing chapters from the first edition have in most cases been updated and reworked to reflect new data or incorporate better tables and diagrams, as well as to include recent drugs and formulations. Recent references have been inserted too. The handbook features extra material on illicit drug use, with a new chapter tackling the subject that covers cocaine, amphetamines and cannabis, among others. The section on the central nervous system also deals with a number of drugs that are abused illicitly, such as benzodiazepines, opiates flunitrazepam and GHB, while so-called 'social' drugs such as alcohol and nicotine are still discussed in the book's section on environmental and social pharmacology. Focusing as before on detailed explanation and incorporating both pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic drug interactions, this book will continue to be a lodestar for health and forensic professionals as well as students.

Handbook Of Food Drug Interactions

Autor: Beverly McCabe-Sellers
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780203490242
File Size: 18,34 MB
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With contributions from the fields of pharmacy, dietetics, and medicine, Handbook of Food-Drug Interactions serves as an interdisciplinary guide to the prevention and correction of negative food-drug interactions. Rather than simply list potential food-drug interactions, this book provides explanations and gives specific recommendations based on the frequency and severity of reactions. Each chapter brings together the unique talents and knowledge of practitioners in different disciplines who provide a clear, thorough treatment of this important subject.

Handbook Of Drug Nutrient Interactions

Autor: Joseph I. Boullata
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781603273626
File Size: 16,91 MB
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Handbook of Drug-Nutrient Interactions, Second Edition is an essential new work that provides a scientific look behind many drug-nutrient interactions, examines their relevance, offers recommendations, and suggests research questions to be explored. In the five years since publication of the first edition of the Handbook of Drug-Nutrient Interactions new perspectives have emerged and new data have been generated on the subject matter. Providing both the scientific basis and clinical relevance with appropriate recommendations for many interactions, the topic of drug-nutrient interactions is significant for clinicians and researchers alike. For clinicians in particular, the book offers a guide for understanding, identifying or predicting, and ultimately preventing or managing drug-nutrient interactions to optimize patient care. Divided into six sections all chapters have been revised or are new to this edition. Chapters balance the most technical information with practical discussions and include outlines that reflect the content; discussion questions that can guide the reader to the critical areas covered in each chapter, complete definitions of terms with the abbreviation fully defined and consistent use of terms between chapters. The editors have performed an outstanding service to clinical pharmacology and pharmaco-nutrition by bringing together a multi-disciplinary group of authors. Handbook of Drug-Nutrient Interactions, Second Edition is a comprehensive up-to-date text for the total management of patients on drug and/or nutrition therapy but also an insight into the recent developments in drug-nutrition interactions which will act as a reliable reference for clinicians and students for many years to come.

A Manual Of Adverse Drug Interactions

Autor: J.P. Griffin
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080525839
File Size: 38,42 MB
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For twenty years this book, now in its 5th edition, has provided information on adverse drug interactions that is unrivalled in coverage and scholarship. Adverse drug reactions, many of them ascribable to interactions with other drugs or with chemical substances in food or the environment, are thought to cause or complicate one in twenty of hospital admissions. The book is conveniently divided into two parts: Part 1 comments on drug interactions and their mechanisms, on a pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic level, while Part 2 consists of drug interaction tables, divided and subdivided into categories of disorders, and the drugs used in the treatment of these disorders. If safety in drugs is to improve, education of prescribers is vitally important. This book, with its up-to-date and coordinated approach, serves that purpose well. The real threat, as the authors remind us, is the ignorance of practitioners, not the drug itself. The volume is therefore an essential addition to the shelves of those responsible for the prescription of drugs, in order to prevent a potential backlash when used in combination with other drugs or chemical substances.

Herb Nutrient And Drug Interactions

Autor: Mitchell Bebel Stargrove
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323029647
File Size: 16,84 MB
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Detailed and evidence-based, this comprehensive guide presents interactions between drugs and herbs and selected herbs and nutrients, including foods and dietary factors. The material looks in detail at the mechanisms of interaction and assesses the research available. Extensive references are also provided and key references are thoroughly annotated.

Nursing Drug Interactions Handbook

Autor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780781792813
File Size: 17,11 MB
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Nursing Drug Interactions Handbook provides quick, easy access to the information nurses need to recognize, understand, and correct thousands of drug interactions. This handbook covers all interactions a nurse is likely to encounter, and gives each interaction a danger rating of 1 through 3. The book is organized alphabetically and thoroughly cross-referenced for fast look-up, and every interaction of two agents has its own entry. All information, including nursing considerations and interventions, is logically and succinctly presented in quick-scanning bullets. Alert logos highlight potential dangers.