Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MEDSCI 718 - Pharmacology of Anaesthetics and Analgesics

15 Points

Semester 1


General aspects of anaesthetics and analgesics. Topics covered include the development of modern anaesthesia, the mechanisms of action of drugs used in general and local anaesthesia, and issues surrounding safety and efficacy of anaesthesia, including drug error and circadian variation in drug action.

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