A Clinical Guide to Opioid Analgesia
by Perry G. Fine, Russell K. Portenoy
Publisher: McGraw Hill 2004
Number of pages: 135
The intent of this book is to help clinicians make practical sense of the varied and often conflicting issues (pharmacological, clinical, and regulatory) surrounding opioid pharmacotherapy, in order to promote the most healthful outcomes possible for patients in pain. The aim is to improve knowledge and skills related to both the principles of prescribing and the management of risk.
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by Cora L. Wetherington, Adele B. Roman - National Institutes of Health
The scientific evidence generated thus far suggests that drug abuse and addiction present different challenges to women's health, progress differently in females than in males, and may require different treatment approaches and strategies.
by C. Robin Timmons, Leonard W. Hamilton - Rutgers University
From the table of contents: Behavior and the Chemistry of The Brain; General Methods of Brain/Behavior Analysis; Psychopharmacological Concepts; Specific Fears, Vague Anxieties And The Autonomic Nervous System; Pain and Other Stressors; etc.
- National Academies Press
Drug abuse persists as one of the most costly and contentious problems on the nation's agenda. This volume meets the need for a clear and thoughtful national research agenda that will yield the greatest benefit from today's limited resources.
- National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
This Guide is written for primary care and mental health clinicians. It has been produced by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), a component of the National Institutes of Health, with guidance from physicians.