Basic and Clinical Pharmacology / Edition 5

Basic and Clinical Pharmacology / Edition 5

by Bertram G. Katzung
     
 

This best selling book delivers the most current,complete,and authoritative pharmacology information to students and practitioners. All sections are updated with new drug information and references. New! Many new figures and diagrams,along with boxes of highlighted material explaining the "how and why" behind the facts.

Current. Comprehensive. Concise. Always

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This best selling book delivers the most current,complete,and authoritative pharmacology information to students and practitioners. All sections are updated with new drug information and references. New! Many new figures and diagrams,along with boxes of highlighted material explaining the "how and why" behind the facts.

Current. Comprehensive. Concise. Always.
*The most current and authoritative information available
*Concise and thorough introduction to basic and clinical pharmacology
*All chapters rigorously updated with the latest drug information and references
*New chapter on botanicals (herbal medications) and nutritional supplements
*Features include special-interst boxes and lists of common preparations and dosage information
*More than 600 illustrations and tables
*Ideal pharmacology text for medical students and students in other health-related professions This well-respected and influential text is known for clarity,comrehensiveness,and student-friendly features
*Basic and clinical pharmacology from the most authoritative source
*Organized by drug groups and prototypes
*Mechanism of action and toxicities of traditional and newer drugs
*Treatment strategies and drugs of choice for all major diseases

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838505625
Publisher:
Appleton & Lange
Publication date:
03/01/1992
Pages:
1017

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Table of Contents

Schedule of Controlled Drugs
Preface
The Authors
1Introduction1
2Drug Receptors & Pharmacodynamics9
3Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics: Rational Dosing & the Time Course of Drug Action35
4Drug Biotransformation51
5Basic & Clinical Evaluation of New Drugs64
6Introduction to Autonomic Pharmacology75
7Cholinoceptor-Activating & Cholinesterase-Inhibiting Drugs92
8Cholinoceptor-Blocking Drugs107
9Adrenoceptor-Activating & Other Sympathomimetic Drugs120
10Adrenoceptor Antagonist Drugs138
11Antihypertensive Agents155
12Vasodilators & the Treatment of Angina Pectoris181
13Cardiac Glycosides & Other Drugs Used in Congestive Heart Failure200
14Agents Used in Cardiac Arrhythmias219
15Diuretic Agents245
16Histamine, Serotonin, & the Ergot Alkaloids265
17Vasoactive Peptides292
18The Eicosanoids: Prostaglandins, Thromboxanes, Leukotrienes, & Related Compounds311
19Nitric Oxide, Donor, & Inhibitors326
20Drugs Used in Asthma333
21Introduction to the Pharmacology of CNS Drugs351
22Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs364
23The Alcohols382
24Antiseizure Drugs395
25General Anesthetics419
26Local Anesthetics436
27Skeletal Muscle Relaxants446
28Pharmacologic Management of Parkinsonism & Other Movement Disorders463
29Antipsychotic Agents & Lithium478
30Antidepressant Agents498
31Opioid Analgesics & Antagonists512
32Drugs of Abuse532
33Agents Used in Anemias; Hematopoietic Growth Factors549
34Drugs Used in Disorders of Coagulation564
35Agents Used in Hyperlipidemia581
36Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs, Nonoploid Analgesics & Drugs Used in Gout596
37Hypothalamic & Pituitary Hormones625
38Thyroid & Antithyroid Drugs644
39Adrenocorticosteroids & Adrenocortical Antagonists660
40The Gonadal Hormones & Inhibitors679
41Pancreatic Hormones & Antidiabetic Drugs711
42Agents That Affect Bone Mineral Homeostasis735
43Beta-Lactam Antibiotics & Other Inhibitors of Cell Wall Synthesis754
44Chloramphenicol, Tetracyclines, Macrolides, Clindamycin, & Streptogramins774
45Aminoglycosides & Spectinomycin784
46Sulfonamides, Trimethoprim, & Quinolones793
47Antimycobacterial Drugs803
48Antifungal Agents814
49Antiviral Agents823
50Miscellaneous Antimicrobial Agents; Disinfectants, Antiseptics, & Sterilants845
51Clinical Use of Antimicrobial Agents854
52Basic Principles of Antiparasitic Chemotherapy869
53Antiprotozoal Drugs882
54Clinical Pharmacology of the Anthelmintic Drugs903
55Cancer Chemotherapy923
56Immunopharmacology959
57Introduction to Toxicology: Occupational & Environmental987
58Heavy Metal Intoxication & Chelators999
59Management of the Poisoned Patient1011
60Special Aspects of Perinatal & Pediatric Pharmacology1025
61Special Aspects of Geriatric Pharmacology1036
62Dermatologic Pharmacology1045
63Drugs Used in Gastrointestinal Diseases1064
64Therapeutic & Toxic Potential of Over-the-Counter Agents1077
65Botanicals ("Herbal Medications") & Nutritional Supplements1088
66Rational Prescribing & Prescription Writing1104
App. IVaccines, Immune Giobulins, & Other Complex Biologic Products1113
App. IIImportant Drug Interactions & Their Mechanisms1122
Index1135

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