Acute Pain Management: A Practical Guide
This text aims to provide an authoritative and practical aguide for the dosage and effective management of conventional forms of analgesia and to vie an understanding of the newer more sophisticated techniques such as patient controlled analgesia and epidural analgesia. The concisely written text is supplemented with many useful checklists, flow charts and key points which can be readily referred to during treatment of a patient.
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Pharmacology of opioids
Pharmacology of local anesthetics
Traditional methods of opioid administration
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Acute Pain Management: A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition
Pamela E. Macintyre,Stephan A. Schug
Limited preview - 2014
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