Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Research
Adverse drug reactions continue to present a burden on healthcare, causing considerable morbidity and mortality. Healthcare professionals need to understand the problem of adverse drug reactions and be aware of how they can be prevented and managed.
This second edition is an essential and practical guide to the reactions that affect particular organ systems. Chapters cover the most common types of reaction, how to recognise them, and the medicines implicated most often. Practical guidance is given on the most appropriate management of suspected adverse drug reactions.
This new edition has been extensively revised and updated to include three new chapters: side effects and patients; pharmacogenetics and adverse reactions; and adverse reactions in pregnancy.
''this book should be kept on the shelf to be used for frequent reference by professionals in primary care...while detailed in places...it is extremely readable and contains enough breadth to make it suitable for those who are visiting the topic for the first time.'
Journal of Advanced Nursing 57, 01-Oct-06