Pharmacology for Anaesthetists by Noel Cass
Intended as a primer for the examination in Pharmacology for the Australasian and UK Colleges of Anaesthesia and the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine. The text covers the applied pharmacology of drugs used in anaesthetic practice and intensive care and drugs commonly encountered in patients presenting for anaesthesia. It is an up-to-date summary orientated towards study and revision for the examination candidate. The practising clinician will find it useful as an aide memoire. The major topics covered are: pharmacokinetics; pharmacodynamics; intravenous hypnotics; neuromuscular blocking drugs; local anaesthetics; analgesics and examination technique. It aims to provide a succinct presentation - easily digested cover of important aspects of each subject, to be suitable for examination preparation - section on typical questions with skeleton answers and has a detailed index - for quick reference to up-to-date details on anaesthefics and associated drugs.