Unravelling Basic Concepts in Perioperative Pharmacology

Avinash, A and Patil, Navin and Kunder, Sushil Kiran and Pathak, Anurag and Shenoy, Smita and Bairy, KL (2015) Unravelling Basic Concepts in Perioperative Pharmacology. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 6 (6). pp. 1223-1236. ISSN 0975-8585

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Abstract

Ideal perioperative management of surgical patients requires proper and complete knowledge of the various drugs used in the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative period. This includes pharmacological knowledge of the different general anaesthetics, local anaesthetics, neuromuscular blocking drugs, empirical antibiotics, intravenous fluids, and various chronic drug therapy that the surgical patient might be on. The concepts underlying the use of these drugs in the perioperative period are vast and interesting. A proper understanding of these concepts will bring about a better perioperative outcome for the surgical candidate.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anaesthesia; Surgery; Nitrous oxide; Halothane; Propofol; Lignocaine
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pharmacology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2015 14:58
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2015 14:58
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/144558

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