Part of the Drugs in series, this book provides an easily accessible pocket-sized guide to the use of medications when treating patients with neurological ailments. Drugs in Neurology covers the breadth of medications used in modern neurology, including each drug's indications, contra-indications, side-effects and important interactions. The underlying pharmacology also feature (where known). Practical aspects related to prescribing and therapeutic drug monitoring are covered and based on the most up-to-date evidence-based guidance. Each drug monograph contains a small section drawing on the wisdom of the senior contributors of each chapter with regards to using the medication.
Sathiji Nageshwaran is Wellcome Trust Translational Medicine and Therapeutics Fellow at Imperial College London, and Honorary Clinical Fellow in Neurology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London. David Ledingham is Neurology Registrar at the Department of Neurology, Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Heather C. Wilson is Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the Royal Free London NHS Trustat in London. She is also Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London. Anthony Dickenson is Professor of Neuropharmacology, Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology at University College in London.
SECTION 1: CLINICAL CONDITIONS; SECTION 2: A-Z OF NEUROLOGICAL DRUGS