Side Effects of Drugs Annual 15/1991
A Yearly Critical Survey of the World's Literature on Adverse Reactions to Drugs
- M.N.G. Dukes
- J.K. Aronson, MRC Unit and University Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, United Kingdom
The expert team of authors and editors working on the series have once again critically reviewed the vast amount of data on adverse drug reactions appearing annually. The Side Effects of Drugs Annual provides a complete overview of all known side effects of drugs, both major and obscure.
The 'Special Reviews' give special attention to topics of current interest:
-Reye's syndrome and aspirin; better proof than before
-Doubts about midazolam-Newer non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agents
-Contact allergy to corticosteroids-Amiodarone and the lungs
-Sexual function and beta-blockade-Antibiotic prescribers - when will they ever learn?
-Ceftriaxone - a wonder drug or a wolf in sheep's clothing?-Post-marketing surveillance: where do we go and who will take us there?
-Chloramphenicol and predictability of toxicity in pediatric patients-Aminoglycosides-induced renal damage
-Ribostamycin, aminoglycosides and cross-reactivity-The place of chloroquine in malaria treatment
-Quinine versus quinidine-Immunotherapy versus chemotherapy in leishmaniasis
-Safety and risks of enzyme inhibition-Surveillance programs in immunization
-Diagnosing hypervitaminosis A-Breast cancer and the pill: a still unproven risk?
-Human insulin and the risk of hypoglycemia-Effect of somatostatin on glucose homeostasis and insulin secretion
-Serious risks in combining new lipid-lowering drugs-L-tryptophan and the eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome
- Published: December 1991
- Imprint: ELSEVIER
- ISBN: 978-0-444-89171-6