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Advanced Methods of Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Systems Analysis
     

Advanced Methods of Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Systems Analysis

by Marcos Briano (Editor)
 

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Advanced Methods of Pharmacokinetic and Pharmocodynamic Systems Analysis Volume 3 is vital to professionals and academicians working in drug development and bioengineering. Both basic and clinical scientists will benefit from this work.
This book contains chapters by leading researchers in pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic modeling and will be of

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Advanced Methods of Pharmacokinetic and Pharmocodynamic Systems Analysis Volume 3 is vital to professionals and academicians working in drug development and bioengineering. Both basic and clinical scientists will benefit from this work.
This book contains chapters by leading researchers in pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic modeling and will be of interest to anyone involved with the application of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics to drug development.
The use of mathematical modeling and associated computational methods is central to the study of the absorption, distribution and elimination of therapeutic drugs (pharmacokinetics) and to understanding how drugs produce their effects (pharmacodynamics). From its inception, the field of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics has incorporated methods of mathematical modeling, simulation and computation in an effort to better understand and quantify the processes of uptake, disposition and action of therapeutic drugs. These methods for pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic systems analysis impact all aspects of drug development. In vitro, animal and human testing, as well as drug therapy are all influenced by these methods. Modeling methodologies developed for studying pharmacokinetic/ pharmacodynamic processes confront many challenges. This is related in part to the severe restrictions on the number and type of measurements that are available from laboratory experiments and clinical trials, as well as the variability in the experiments and the uncertainty associated with the processes themselves.
The contributions are organized in three main areas: Mechanism-Based PK/PD, Pharmacometrics and Pharmacotherapy. Both professionals and academics will profit from this extensive work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781475785623
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/31/2013
Series:
The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science , #765
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2004
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

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