Anesthetic pharmacology / edited by Alex S. Evers, Mervyn Maze, Evan D. Kharasch. – 2nd ed. p. ; cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. Winner BMJ Book Prize Evers Maze’s beautifully illustrated text of pharmacology and physiology won the coveted BMJ Book Prize. Anesthetic Pharmacology: Physiologic Principles and Clinical Practice. A. S. Evers, M. Maze (editors). Published by Churchill Livingstone.

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Enter your username and email address. There is a uniform feel throughout the book; each chapter follows the same basic outline and is subdivided into sections on Mechanisms of Action, Clinical Pharmacology, Adverse Effects, Practical Aspects of Drug Use, and Dosage and Administration. Who will buy this book?

Anesthetic Pharmacology : Physiologic Principles and Clinical Practice

We’ll send you your username identified by your email account. There are a few notable omissions for a complete textbook of anesthetic pharmacology. Book pharmacoloty by Goodreads. Thus, it is unlikely that bronchospasm after rapacuronium administration is due to histamine release as suggested in chapter 33, but rather is the result of selective muscarinic receptor type 2 blockade; fortunately, such mistakes seem to be rare.

Other topics that pharmqcology short shrift include dantrolene and treatment of malignant hyperthermia, properties of commonly used and abused opioids e.

Enter your email address. My own volume is already annotated with highlights that will be useful both for research and teaching. There is also some inconsistency in terminology e. Frontiers in Opioid Pharmacology.

A major plus point is the large number of well presented line drawings, figures and tables, eves with colour highlighting and few taken from other sources.


As in any book of this size, there are problems. Sedatives, Anxiolytics and Amnestics: Basic Anesthesiology Examination Review.

Pharmacoogy, some text and spelling errors appear; but these will no doubt be addressed in either the reprint edition that will soon be needed, or in the second edition. You must be logged in to access this feature. The first two sections provide basic principles of pharmacology and physiology, and the third section covers the clinical pharmacology of major drug classes.

That is a pity; certainly in the UK, too many anaesthetists use drugs often new ones without any understanding of either why or how they act. Cardiovascular Pharmacology of Positive Inotropic Drugs Having said that, this is a book that will NOT be read anesthwtic cover-to-cover by the majority of anaesthetists and clinicians unless they are examiners seeking minutiae for the exceptional candidate!

The comments above relate as much to that chapter as to others. In summary, the editors and contributors are to be congratulated on the preparation of this anesfhetic.

Anesthesiology 2Vol. Made up of 54 chapters written by authors internal medicine physicians, anaesthetists, and basic scientists from both the USA and elsewhere in the world pharmaology, the book has three well defined parts: Bronchodilators, Corticosteroids and Anti-inflammatory Agents The Generation and Propagation of Action Potentials 9.

In other cases, the clinical practice chapter contains even more scientific detail than the basic physiology chapter e. Agents Used to Treat Myocardial Ischemia Principles of Drug Biotransformation 5.

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Red Blood Cell Substitutes Referencing for most but not all chapters has been focused from onwards; the gestation time of this volume has meant that new advances have been added by some authors while others have not. The chapters on the principles of drug action covering pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic principles; signal transduction; drug biotransformation; mae and pharmacogenomics; common pharmacodynamic drug interactions and ways of interpreting these interactions are dealt with in a manner of clarity not seen in most other volumes; these should be considered a MUST before the FRCA examinations.

Review quote “Readers will find Anesthetic Pharmacology a valuable reference irrespective of level of training or experience.

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