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By Elizabeth A. M. Frost MBChB, DRCOG (auth.), Ethan O. Bryson, Elizabeth A. M. Frost (eds.)

Perioperative Addiction addresses a topic that each anesthesiologist will come upon time and again through the process his or her profession: the sufferer who arrives for operative care less than the impression of felony or unlawful medications. The editors and individuals supply specialist suggestions on the best way to establish and deal with the addicted sufferer, coming near near the topic from the vantage issues of the explicit drug and of specific sufferer populations.


· assistance for recognizing and dealing with addicted patients

· All universal and significant medicinal drugs of habit, from opioids, cocaine, membership medications, and alcohol, to tobacco, marijuana, nitrous oxide, inhalants, and propofol

· distinctive populations, together with pregnant ladies, soreness sufferers, teenagers, older sufferers, and healthcare pros

· interesting evaluation of the lengthy heritage of addiction

· Genetic foundation of habit, and the variety of pharmacological remedies for habit

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