viernes, 21 de octubre de 2016

Cocaína / Cocaine

Octubre 21, 2016. No. 2485

Cocaína. ¿Que es el crack? Historia breve del uso de cocaína como anestésico
Cocaine: What is the Crack? A Brief History of the Use of Cocaine as an Anesthetic.
Anesth Pain Med. 2011 Fall;1(2):95-7. doi: 10.5812/kowsar.22287523.1890. Epub 2011 Sep 26.
Throughout the history of medicine, various drugs and technologies have been developed, and these developments have tremendously contributed to a range of treatments that are now taken for granted. It is only when we take time to study the development of these important drugs and technologies that we really realize how much effort and dedication went into developing them. Cocaine is an example of a drug that had many contributors aiding its use in medicine. Here, I discuss the factors and people that have contributed to the successful use of cocaine in anesthesia. Cocaine is an ancestor of modern-day anesthetics, although some perceive it as a drug associated with the dark and damaged segment of our society.
Coca: La historia y la importancia médica de una antigua tradición andina.
Coca: The History and Medical Significance of an Ancient Andean Tradition.
Emerg Med Int. 2016;2016:4048764. doi: 10.1155/2016/4048764. Epub 2016 Apr 7.
Coca leaf products are an integral part of the lives of the Andean peoples from both a cultural and traditional medicine perspective. Coca is also the whole plant from which cocaine is derived. Coca products are thought to be a panacea for health troubles in regions of South America. This review will examine the toxicology of whole coca and will also look at medicinal applications of this plant, past, present, and future.

XIII Congreso Virtual Mexicano de Anestesiología
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Octubre a Diciembre 2016

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L Congreso Mexicano de Anestesiología
Noviembre 2-6, 2016
17h World Congress of Anaesthesiologists, WFSA
Sep 6-11, 2020
Prague, Czech Republic
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