By David Taylor, Carol Paton
Case reports in Psychopharmacology is an authoritative textual content written by means of pharmacists for pharmacists, medical professionals and nurses operating in psychiatry. The individuals, all revered specialists of their box, use case stories drawn from their very own wide services to demonstrate the choices made in treating sufferers being affected by quite a lot of psychiatric problems. those vignettes elevate very important questions pertaining to administration. The bankruptcy authors systematically evaluate the entire on hand proof, featuring average administration judgements to steer the day by day treatment of the sufferers. the result's a realistic and complete e-book, offering thought of and well-supported recommendation at the use of psychotropics in all of the universal healing components encountered in psychiatric and normal perform.
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2. Which drug is likely to have caused the rash? 3. What important factors need to be considered in the treatment of psychosis in people with epilepsy? 4. How could this patient's antiepileptic drug therapy be simplified? Answers 2. Which drug is likely to have caused the 1. What factors contribute to psychosis in The rash is most likely to have been caused by lamotrigine. The temporal association is striking and lamotrigine is well known to cause rash. Rashes associated with lamotrigine are usually described as maculopapular or morbilliform and occur most commonly in the first eight weeks of therapy.
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Case Studies in Psychopharmacology: The Use of Drugs in Psychiatry by David Taylor, Carol Paton