Neurological drugs and opioids for pain management

Doggrell, Sheila (2012) Neurological drugs and opioids for pain management. In Doggrell, Sheila (Ed.) Pharmacology in One semester.


20.1 Epilepsy and an introduction to drugs used to treat 20.1.1 Introduction to epilepsy 20.1.2 Treatment of partial seizures 20.1.3 Treatment of generalised seizures 20.1.4 Treatment of status epilepticus 20.2 Neurodegenerative disorders; principles of treatment 20.2.1 Introduction to neurodegenerative disorders 20.2.2 Parkinson’s disease Introduction to Parkinson’s disease Dopaminergic system Treatment to enhance the dopaminergic system Treatment to inhibit the cholinergic system 20.2.3 Dementia/Alzheimer’s disease Introduction to Alzheimer’s disease Treatment of Alzheimer’s disease 20.2.4 Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 43.4.1 Introduction 43.4.2 Treatment 20.3. Pain and opioid analgesics 20.3.1 Introduction to pain and analgesia 20.3.2 Introduction to opioids 20.3.3 Tolerance and physical dependence 20.3.4 Effects of opioids 20.3.5 Agonists at opioid μ receptors 20.3.6 Toxicity to opioids

This section deals with the neurologic drugs. The neurologic drugs are used to treat epilepsy and neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. The opioids for pain management are also discussed in this section.

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ID Code: 54884
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: neurologic drugs, Drugs for epilepsy, Neurodegenerative diseases - principles of treatment, Opioids, Parkinson's disease
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PHARMACOLOGY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES (111500)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Biomedical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Sheila Doggrell
Deposited On: 20 Nov 2012 00:49
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2015 07:09

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