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Epidemiological evaluation of drugs

Epidemiological evaluation of drugs

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Epidemiological Evaluation of Drugs, held in Milan, Italy, 2-4 May, 1977 (Clinical pharmacy and drug epidemiology)

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Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages333
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Open LibraryOL7531518M
ISBN 100444800018
ISBN 109780444800015

The Handbook of Adolescent Drug Use Prevention is a masterful work which should find a home on the shelves of anyone with a serious interest in the topic. —PsycCRITIQUES A seminal body of impeccable scholarship and a critically important addition to college and university library reference : 'Rare Diseases Epidemiology' offers numerous approaches to increase the knowledge base of rare diseases and conditions and to facilitate the development and dissemination of interventions for the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of over diseases and conditions.

Epidemiological research provides insights into the etiology of drug initiation and use (Chapter 5). Additionally, epidemiological research provides information on the nature and extent of the multiple consequences of drug abuse (Chapter 7). The essential role of epidemiology is to improve the health of populations. This text-book provides an introduction to the basic principles and methods of epidemiology. It is intended for a wide audience, and to be used as training material for professionals in the health and environment fields. The purpose of this book .

Book chapters. Epidemiology is the study of how often diseases occur in different groups of people and why. Epidemiological information is used to plan and evaluate strategies to prevent illness and as a guide to the management of patients in whom disease has already developed. Drug Injecting and HIV Infection: global dimensions and local responses, This book is a definitive account of drug injecting behaviour and HIV infection in cities across the world. The book is based on an important study initiated by WHO in , launched against a background of the rapid spread of HIV infection in a number of major cities.


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Twenty-six eminent contributors discuss the state and future of the field, balancing the practical Format: Hardcover. The six sections of this book cover methodology, drugs and cardiovascular diseases, drugs and carcinogenesis, miscellaneous drug-related disorders, and drugs and teratogenesis, with a final section entitled conclusions and perspectives.

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After the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) was established inepidemiology became one of its earliest priorities, and one of the first publications in NIDA's Research Monograph Series was Epidemiology of Drug Abuse: Current Issues (NIDA, ).

Epidemiological research continues to be one of the most active research programs at NIDA. The Handbook of Drug Use Etiology: Theory, Methods, and Empirical Findings is the first volume to cover this dynamic field comprehensively. A roster of premiere researchers present differing theoretical perspectives and a mix of viewpoints on complex issues ranging from causation to consequences and including a rich discussion of prevention practices and how they influence : This Guide to Drug Abuse Epidemiology is the product of a collaboration between the World Health Organization (WHO), the United States National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and substance use epidemiology and other experts from more than twenty countries.

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As the drug abuse epidemic evolves, so do the tools needed to understand and treat it. Accordingly, Epidemiology of Drug Abuse takes the long view, cogently outlining what the book calls "the natural history of drug abuse" and redefining its complex phenomena to reflect our present-day knowledge.

Twenty-six eminent contributors discuss the state and future of the field, balancing the practical. These effects can differ from person to person, depending on a person’s size, frequency of drug use, and health status; the potency of the drug being consumed; and many other factors.

The DSM-IV definitions provide the basis for most of the epidemiology of addiction reviewed in this chapter. Others Drugs like antihistamines and mucolytics were prescribed in 27%, anti- ulcer drugs in 36% cases, analgesics in 33% cases and herbal medicines in 4%.

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This volume of the IARC Monographs provides an assessment of the carcinogenicity of 14 drugs and herbal products. The IARC Monographs Working Group relied mainly on epidemiological studies to evaluate the carcinogenic hazard to humans exposed to the drugs digoxin.

Basic Concepts in Drug Addiction. This book introduces some basic concepts in the addictions field. Topics covered includes: How drugs work, Drug concept, Drug classification, Effects of drugs, Epidemiology in addictions, Prevalence of substance consumption in the school, From use to dependence, Diagnosis, Consumption patterns, Diagnostic criteria, Individual and social factors that.

Drug abuse epidemiology: an overview* Z. SLOBODA Institute for Health and Social Policy, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States of America ABSTRACT The field of drug abuse epidemiology is a relatively new one and recognition of drug abuse as a phenomenon amenable to study within the field of epidemiology is still forthcoming.

Current Issues in the Epidemiology of Drug Abuse held in Miami Beach, Florida, on NovemberThe procedural format of the Conference was informal.A roundtable exchange was encour-aged in order to promote the most relevant, stimulating and wide-ranging examination of the issues ipants wereFile Size: 2MB.

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Vaccination for hepatitis A and hepatitis B should be given to those with negative serologies. (See 'Laboratory evaluation' above.) Urine drug tests can detect metabolites of heroin and morphine within three days of last use and possibly longer in chronic users.

Pharmacoepidemiology Pharmacoeconomics Notes: This is a topic-wise Pharmacoepidemiology Pharmacoeconomics Notes according to the Syllabus Prescribed by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) for Pharm.D 5th year. Its a made-to-measure notes which could serve well in preparing for exams and quick revisions.Epidemiology: An Introduction.

It is critical to the evaluation of epidemiological. Conclusion This evolution of content of definition of epidemiology is absent from books on epidemiology.1.

Extent of drug use in Nigeria 16 Poly-drug use 16 Extent of drug use by geopolitical zones 18 2. Patterns of drug use 25 Gender and drug use 25 Age and drug use 26 Cannabis 26 Opioids: heroin and pharmaceutical opioids 26 Stimulants: amphetamines, cocaine and ecstasy 27 Non-medical use of other pharmaceutical or over-the-counter drugs