The Handbook of Biological Therapy
A Guide to the Use and Safety of Biological Therapies in Rheumatology, Dermatology, and GastroenterologyeBook - 2008
Drugs produced by molecular biological techniques, called the 'biologics', differ from the usual chemical medications. Their optimum use, and the detection and managemenet of adverse events, pose a significant challenge to the clinician. Licences for new biologics continue to be granted for the likes of rituximab, abatacept and certocizumals pegol. Intensive research is also defining new areas in which these drugs will be used in the future, increasing the number of practitionersusing biologics. As the use of these drugs increases around the world, so the level of information needed by primary.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 155 pages) : illustrations data file,rda