The Benzodiazepines current standards for medical practice

  • 1985 - 313 pages - 1 Volumes
  • Auteurs : D.E. Smith - D.R. Wesson (eds)
  • Edition : USA, MTP PRESS
  • Langues : Anglais
  • Mot-clés : Pharmacologie, Psychotrope

Description :

This book, intended for the practicing physician, covers therapeutic applications of benzodiazepines, their toxicity, contraindications, misuse, abuse and international regulation.

Both common and unusual therapeutic indications for use (the United States, Europe and Third World countries) are reviewed by contributing authors who write from their clinical or research area of expertise.

The worldwide experience with benzodiazepine misuse and abuse is reviewed ans specific recommendations are given for treatment of benzodiazepine dependence.

The appendices include a cross-reference of clinically used benzodiazepines by trade, research and generic names appearing in the international medical literature.