Perioperative Drug Manual - CD-ROM PDA Software

2nd Edition


  • Paul White
    • Electronic ISBN 9780721605401

    Key Features

    • Describes the drugs a surgical patient might be taking for other medical conditions, and how these drugs interact with anesthetics.
    • Details approximately 400 drugs in 36 different drugs classes, including drugs recently approved by the FDA.
    • Uses a concise, bulleted format to present—generic and trade name · pharmacokinetics · indications · pharmaco-dynamics involving the central nervous, cardiovascular, pulmonary, hepatic, renal, gastrointestinal, and musculoskeletal systems · dosages/concentrations for adults and children · specific contraindications · and interactions/allergic responses—for each drug.
    • Includes a "key point" for every drug entry that summarizes the clinical implications of the drug for the patient's perioperative course.

    Table of Contents

    1. Adrenergic Agonists and Antagonists

    2. Angiotensin Converting enzyme (ace) inhibitors and receptor antagonists

    3. Antacids and antisecretories

    4. Antiarrhythmics

    5. Anticholinergics and cholinesterase inhibitors

    6. Anticoagulants and Procoagulants

    7. Anticonvulsants

    8. Antiemetics and Antinauseants

    9. Antipsychotics

    10. Antihistimines

    11. Anti-Inflammatory Analgesics

    12. Antimicrobials

    13. Antineoplastics and Immunosuppresants

    14. Antivirals

    15. Benzodiazepines and Antagonist

    16. Beta-Blockers

    17. Blood Subsitutes and Volume Expanders

    18. Bronchodilators and Antiasthmatics

    19. Calcium-Channel Blockers (CCB)

    20. Central Stimulants

    21. Dermatologic Drugs

    22. Cholinterase Inhibitors

    23. Diuretics

    24. Gastrointestinal Drugs

    25. Herbal Medicines and Dietary Supplements

    26. Hormones

    27. Immunomodulators

    28. Inhalation Anesthetics

    29. Intravenous Anesthetics and Sedatives

    30. Local Anesthetics

    31. Metabolic Therapies

    32. Miscellaneous Compounds

    33. Muscle Relaxants

    34. Opioid Angonists and Antagonists

    35. Psychotopics

    36. Steroids

    37. Substance Abuse

    38. Vasodilators


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    About the author

    Paul White

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor and McDermott Chair of Anesthesia, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX