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The Essence of Analgesia and Analgesics

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2012 - Winter


edited by Raymond S. Sinatra, Ph.D., M.D., professor emeritus of anesthesiology; Jonathan S. Jahr, M.D.; and J. Michael Watkins-Pitchford, M.D. (Cambridge University Press) This manual provides clinicians with information about the pharmacologic principles and clinical use of pain medications. Each chapter provides an overview of a particular drug, covering chemical structure, mode of activity, indications, contraindications, common dosages and uses, advantages and disadvantages, and drug-related adverse events.