Serotonin receptors characteristics, classification and drugs that influence serotonergic transmission. Pharmacology review.
This article overviews the pharmacology of drugs used for the prevention and treatment of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting (CINV). A brief introduction on the pathophysiology is presented, to be followed by a discusssion on the different drug classes.
These are the latest guidelines on antiemetic managagement of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting published on The Oncologist. Below that, an article from Supportive Oncology discusses the most relevant changes made in the 2006 update.
This PowerPoint presentation has great suggestions and tips on how to handle a night on call. It is specially useful for junior physicians and covers real-life clinical situations you may encounter.
Video: patient safety warning on chronic use of metoclopramide and the risk of developing tardive dyskinesia.
PowerPoint slideshows on pharmacology of antiemetics .MOA, dosing, indications and side effects of: serotonin and dopamine antagonists, anticholinergics, new antiemetics.