Serotonin (5-HT): receptors, agonists and antagonists
Serotonin receptors characteristics, classification and drugs that influence serotonergic transmission. Pharmacology review.
Drugs for CINV prophylaxis and treatment
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.
Clinical guidelines on CINV management
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.
How to survive your first night on call: PowerPoint presentation
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.
FDA video warning on metoclopramide and tardive dyskinesia
Video: patient safety warning on chronic use of metoclopramide and the risk of developing tardive dyskinesia.
Lectures on antiemetics pharmacology: MOA, indications, side effects and new drugs reviewed
PowerPoint slideshows on pharmacology of antiemetics .MOA, dosing, indications and side effects of: serotonin and dopamine antagonists, anticholinergics, new antiemetics.