1. Introduction: Keith Beard, Anne Lee; 2. Side Effects and Patients: Dianne Berry, DK Raynor, Peter Knapp; 3. Pharmacogenetics: Munir Pirmohamed, Kwame Atuah; 4. Adverse Drug Reactions in Pregnancy: Patricia Mcelhatton, Simon H L Thomas; 5. Drug-induced Skin Reactions: Anne Lee; 6. Gastrointestinal Disorders: D N Bateman, Sheena Kerr; 7. Hepatic Disorders: Ewan Forrest; 8. Renal Disorders: Sharon Hems, Aileen Currie; 9. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders: Janice Watt; 10. Respiratory Disorders: Karen Belton; 11. Musculoskeletal Disorders: Christine Randall; 12. Blood Disorders: Moira Mcmurray, Fiona Maclean; 13. Mental Health Disorders: Karen Fraser; 14. Cardiovascular Disorders: W Stephen Waring; 15. Neurological Disorders: Fiona Needleman, Donald Grosset; 16. Sexual Dysfunction and Infertility: Fiona Maclean;: Anthony Cox, Christopher Anton;
Adverse reactions to medicines continue to present a considerable burden on healthcare, causing considerable morbidity and mortality. As well as knowing about the benefits of medicines, healthcare professionals need to understand the problem of adverse drug reactions and be aware of how they can be prevented and managed. The new edition of this essential and practical guide has been extensively revised and updated.