Basic Concepts in Pharmacology: A Student's Survival Guide / Edition 2

Basic Concepts in Pharmacology: A Student's Survival Guide / Edition 2

by Janet L. Stringer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071356991

ISBN-13: 9780071356992

Pub. Date: 11/03/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The best way for students to learn and understand the most complex pharmacology concepts. Includes a comprehensive review of drugs necessary to passing the course and preparing for the USMLE. Includes updated information on poisoning/toxicology, and coverage of new classes of drugs. Easy to format, includes tables, charts, and an approach that really works.  See more details below

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The best way for students to learn and understand the most complex pharmacology concepts. Includes a comprehensive review of drugs necessary to passing the course and preparing for the USMLE. Includes updated information on poisoning/toxicology, and coverage of new classes of drugs. Easy to format, includes tables, charts, and an approach that really works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071356992
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
11/03/2000
Series:
Basic Concept Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
285
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Where to Start.Receptor Theory. Absorption, Distribution, and Clearance. Pharmacokinetics. Drug Metabolism and Renal Elimination. Drugs That Affect the Autonomic Nervous System. Review of the Autonomic Nervous System. Cholinergic Agonists. Cholinergic Antagonists. Adrenergic Agonists. Adrenergic Antagonists. Drugs That Affect the Cardiovascular System. Drugs That Improve Cardiac Contractility. Antihypertensive Drugs. Drugs Used in Heart Failure. Antiarrhthmic Drugs. Drugs That Affect Blood. Lipid-Lowering Drugs. Part IV: Drugs That Act on the Central Nervous System. Anxiolytic and Hypnotic. Antidepressants and Lithium. Antipschoitics or Neuroleptics. Drugs Used in Parkinson's Disease. Antiepileptic Drugs. Narcotics (Opiates). General Anesthetics. Local Anesthetics. Chemotherapeutic Agents. Introduction to Chemotherapy. Inhibitors of Cell Wall Synthesis. Protein Synthesis Inhibitors. Folate Antagonists. Quinolones and Urinary Tract Antiseptics. (and more...)

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