Designed for quick access to the most current pain drugs information, Sota Omoigui’s Pain Drugs Handbook, Second Edition, is a complete clinical guide in a handy portable format. This pocket reference is packed with tables, descriptions, and dosages covering a broad range of drugs and the various routes of administration commonly used in the treatment of acute, chronic, and cancer pain.
Over 120 drugs are listed alphabetically for ease of reference. Each is presented using a standard format: class, use(s), dosing, elimination, preparations, and a brief review of pharmacology. Pharmacokinetics are summarized in a succinct manner: onset of action, peak effect, and duration of action. Interactions, toxicity, guidelines and precautions, and principal adverse reactions are also included for each drug. Sota Omoigui’s Pain Drugs Handbook, Second Edition, contains therapeutic guidelines, sections on topical compounded medications and on cancer pain management, and a handy appendix with drug tables, updated CPR algorithms, and pain rating scales.