Opioid Therapy in Infants, Children, and Adolescents – PDF

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  • Authors: Ravi D. Shah, Santhanam Suresh
  • File Size: 8 MB
  • Format: ePub (converted PDF available on request)
  • Length: 354 pages
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Publication Date: February 21, 2020
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0854JHPGJ
  • ISBN-10: 3030362868
  • ISBN-13: 9783030362867

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About The Author

Ravi D. Shah

Santhanam Suresh

Opioid analgesics are amongst the most helpful medications for discomfort management however are related to severe and increasing public health issues, consisting of dependency, abuse, and death from overdose. Presently, there is an opioid epidemic in the United States with the rate of prescription opioid-associated overdose deaths quadrupling in the last 15 years. Pediatric clients are particularly susceptible to the terrible repercussions of opioid abuse. Adolescents who are recommended opioids are at a higher danger for abusing illegal drugs later on in life. Clinicians dealing with pediatric discomfort should represent such issues while still using reliable analgesia to young clients who go through both severe and persistent discomfort. Opioid Therapy in Children and Adolescents (PDF) is developed to find the distinct elements of opioid therapy in pediatric clients. An initial structure provides historic context and explains the public health of the opioid crisis with focus on pediatric ramifications. Subsequent chapters tension on pediatric opioid pharmacology, safe opioid recommending practices, and non-opioid options to handling pediatric discomfort states, consisting of multimodal analgesic methods, complementary medication, and interdisciplinary techniques. Mitigation methods versus pediatric opioid diversion and abuse are dealt with to help clinicians establish practice modifications that conserve pediatric clients from opioid-associated morbidity and death. Clinical case examples are likewise utilized throughout the book to provide to ground for every single chapter and a context within which to observe important concerns. This initially of its kind ebook provides an extensive technique that will direct clinicians to properly and securely recommend opioid analgesics to pediatric clients struggling with discomfort. It is a crucial resource for pediatricians, household specialists, pediatric oncologists, anesthesiologists, and other clinicians who handle pediatric discomfort. NOTE: The item consists of the ebook, Opioid Therapy in Children and Adolescents in ePub. A converted PDF is readily available on demand.


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