In everyday practice, anesthesiologists can make use of a wide range of drug treatments, and require readily available and accessible information on the appropriate drug to use in any given situation. The first edition of this book proved an invaluable guide for trainee and practicing specialist in instructing them on appropriate drug treatments. This new edition has been fully updated to take into account recent developments in clinical pharmacology, and includes information on many new drugs. The book describes the pharmacokinetics and pharmodynamics of all the drugs commonly used in anesthesia. The improved layout of the book allows rapid access to specific information on the properties and characteristics of 180 different drugs.