By Barbara C. Bigelow, Kathleen J. Edgar
This set presents certain details on fifty two medicinal drugs and different addictive elements, outlined as unlawful medications, felony addictive medicines and different ingredients in addition to as a rule abused periods of prescription and over the counter medications. prepared alphabetically by means of reliable identify, every one access follows an analogous layout, permitting scholars to simply evaluate and distinction various medicines. comparable in scope to Thomson Gale's Drugs and regulated ingredients for Students, this set presents info in an target demeanour that's acceptable for heart university scholars. information spotlight every one access and sidebars offer info at the criminal, old or social elements of the actual drug. tricky phrases are outlined in the textual content and are incorporated within the "Words to grasp" part.
every one access contains:
- authentic and road identify
- ancient historical past and present impression
- Chemical/organic composition
- Ingestion tools
- healing makes use of
- utilization traits
- remedy and rehabilitation
- And extra
Also integrated during this paintings are:
- an alternate desk of Contents (cross-referencing road names of substances with the legit access identify)
- Chronology of occasions
- for additional info (which comprises books, periodicals, sites, and association names/contact details)
- Highlights of the managed components Act
- grasp Index
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Cyanosis: Bluish or purplish skin caused by a lack of oxygen in the blood. UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs & Addictive Substances lv Words to Know D decongestant: A drug that relieves nasal congestion. dehydration: An abnormally low amount of fluid in the body. delirium: A mental disturbance marked by confusion, hallucinations, and difficulty focusing attention and communicating. delusions: False, unshakable beliefs indicating severe mental diffi- culties; ‘‘delusional’’ refers to the inability to distinguish between what is real and what seems to be real.
UXL. Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive SubstancesC-D by Barbara C. Bigelow, Kathleen J. Edgar