Meyler's Side Effects of Herbal Medicines
Edited by Jeffrey K. Aronson
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Meyler's Side Effects of Herbal Medicines by Jeffrey K. Aronson
Book DescriptionMeyler's Side Effects of Herbal Medicines, named to Doody's Core Titles for 2013, is a derivatrive work based on the acclaimed Meyler's Side Effect of Drugs, Fifteenth Edition. This book summarizes the adverse effects of a large range of herbal medicines and the active ingredients that they contain. It includes extensive lists of the families of plants that are used as herbal medicines, including the Latin names of genera and species as well as the common names of individual plants. It features not only herbal medicines but information on important compounds such as tropane alkaloids, cardiac glycosides, nicotine, and pyrolizidine alkaloids. The book is divided into three separate sections: * Family - Each monograph is organized under a family of plants (for example, Liliaceae) * Genera - The various genera that are included under the family name are tabulated (for example, the family Liliaceae contains 94 genera) * Species - In each monograph, some species are dealt with separately (for example, in Liliaceae, four species are included under their Latin names and major common names) Each monograph includes the following information: * Alternative common names * Active ingredients * Uses - both traditional and modern * Adverse effects * References Drug names are designated by their recommended or proposed International Non-proprietary Names (rINN or pINN); when those are not available, clinical names or brand names are used. The material is drawn from the fifteenth edition of the internationally renowned encyclopedia, Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs, and the latest volumes in the companion series, Side Effects of Drugs Annuals. This volume is critical for any health professional or homeopathic practitioner with an interest in herbal medicines.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780444532695
(280mm x 210mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Elsevier Science Ltd
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publish Date: 10-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jeffrey K. Aronson
Side Effects of Drugs Annual, Hardback (March 2014)
Offers clinicians and medical investigators with a reliable and yearly survey of fresh data and trends in the area of adverse drug reactions and interactions. This title provides reviews on topics such as: epidemiology of the use of ecstasy, paracetamol and the risk of asthma, and, interactions of herbal medicines with warfarin.
Stephens' Detection and Evaluation of Adverse Drug Reactions, Hardback (December 2011)
Written with practitioners in mind, this new edition of Stephen s Detection of Adverse Drug Reactions: Principle and Practice continues to be one of the corner stones of the pharmaceutical medicine list.
Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs in Cancer and Immunology, Hardback (April 2010)
Suitable for oncologists and cancer researchers, this work helps to determine effective drug treatments. It features not only anticancer drugs, but also other drugs that act upon related organ systems affected by cancer.
Meyler's Side Effects of Analgesics and Anti-inflammatory Drugs, Hardback (December 2009)» View all books by Jeffrey K. Aronson
Opioids and analgesics are members of a group of drugs used to relieve pain. They are used in combination with prescription and nonprescription pain relievers, and misuse is prevalent. This work helps pain medicine specialists and physicians in prescribing the appropriate drugs for pain therapy and for preventing misuse of the medication.
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Author Biography - Jeffrey K. Aronson
Dr Jeffrey K. Aronson is a consultant clinical pharmacologist and physician in the Department of Primary Health Care in the University of Oxford and a consultant physician in the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust. He has been associated with the Meyler series since 1977 and has published many research papers on adverse drug reactions. He is President of the British Pharmacological Society and serves on many committees concerned with drug therapy, including the Technology Appraisal Committee of the UK's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the Joint Formulary Committees of the British National Formulary and the British National Formulary for Children.
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