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Palliative Care Formulary

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Autor: Wilcock, A
Editor: PHARMACEUTICAL PRESS
Edición: 8
Páginas: 976
Año edición: SEPTIEMBRE 2022
SKU: 9780857114372 Categoría:

CONTENTS :

Preface
How PCF is constructed
Getting the most out of PCF
The use of medicinal products beyond (off-label) and without (unauthorized) marketing authorization
Drug names
Abbreviations

Part 1 Drug Monographs

1 Gastro-intestinal system
Antacids and antiflatulents
Antimuscarinics
Prokinetics
H2-receptor antagonists
Proton pump inhibitors
Loperamide
Laxatives
Topical products for haemorrhoids
Pancreatin

2 Cardiovascular system
Furosemide
Spironolactone
Systemic local anaesthetics
*Clonidine
Glyceryl trinitrate
Nifedipine
Anticoagulants
Haemostatics

3 Respiratory system
Bronchodilators
Inhaled corticosteroids
Oxygen
Drugs for cough

4 Central nervous system
Benzodiazepines and Z-drugs
Melatonin
Antipsychotics
Antidepressants
*Psychostimulants
*Cannabinoids
Anti-emetics
Anti-epileptics

5 Analgesics
Principles of use of analgesics
Adjuvant analgesics
Paracetamol
Nefopam
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
Weak opioids
Strong opioids
Opioid antagonists (therapeutic target within the CNS)
Opioid antagonists (therapeutic target outside the CNS)

6 Infections
Antibacterials in palliative care
Oral candidosis
Metronidazole
Rifampicin
Urinary tract infections
Cellulitis in a lymphoedematous limb

7 Endocrine system and immunomodulation
Bisphosphonates
Denosumab
Systemic corticosteroids
Demeclocycline
Desmopressin
Drugs for diabetes mellitus
*Octreotide
Progestogens
*Thalidomide

8 Urinary tract disorders
Tamsulosin
Urinary antimuscarinics
Methenamine hippurate
Catheter patency solutions
Discoloured urine

9 Nutrition and blood
Anaemia
Ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
Vitamin K
Potassium
Magnesium
Zinc

10 Musculoskeletal and joint diseases
Depot corticosteroid injections
Rubefacients and other topical products
Skeletal muscle relaxants

11 Ear, nose and oropharynx
Mouthwashes
Artificial saliva
Pilocarpine
Drugs for oral inflammation and ulceration
Cerumenolytics

12 Skin
Emollients
Topical antipruritics
Barrier products

13 Anaesthesia
*Ketamine
*Propofol

Part 2 Prescribing in palliative care

14 Prescribing in palliative care
15 Anticipatory prescribing in the community
16 Prescribing for children
17 Renal impairment
18 Hepatic impairment
19 Variability in response to drugs
20 Prolongation of the QT interval in palliative care
21 Drug-induced movement disorders
22 Drugs and fitness to drive
23 Taking controlled and prescription drugs to other countries
24 Obtaining specials
25 Management of postoperative pain in opioid-dependent patients
26 Drugs for pruritus
27 Oral nutritional supplements

Part 3 Routes of administration

28 Drug administration to patients with swallowing difficulties or enteral feeding tubes
29 Continuous subcutaneous drug infusions
30 Transdermal patches
31 Nebulized drugs
32 Spinal analgesia

Appendices
A1Anaphylaxis
A2Opioid dose conversion ratios
A3Compatibility charts

Indexes
Drugs
Topics

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