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Basic Concepts In Pharmacology / Edition 3
     

Basic Concepts In Pharmacology / Edition 3

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by Janet L. Stringer
 

ISBN-10: 0071458182

ISBN-13: 9780071458184

Pub. Date: 09/26/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This resource offers a proven way for learning the most difficult-to-understand concepts in pharmacology and provides a study system that sets priorities, minimizes memorization, and reduces stress.

  • Includes study techniques not found in any competing book
  • Clearly explains each fundamental principal of drug actions
  • Organizes and condenses

Overview

This resource offers a proven way for learning the most difficult-to-understand concepts in pharmacology and provides a study system that sets priorities, minimizes memorization, and reduces stress.

  • Includes study techniques not found in any competing book
  • Clearly explains each fundamental principal of drug actions
  • Organizes and condenses must-know drug information
  • Numerous summary boxes, illustrations, and tables
  • Newly updated information on poisoning/toxicology and coverage of new classes of drugs such as fusion inhibitors for HIV, antibiotic and antifungal drugs, and new drugs for cancer, immune suppression, and more

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071458184
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/26/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts in Pharmacology

1. Where to Start

Part 1 General Principles

2. Receptor Theory

3. Absorption, Distribution and Clearance

4. Pharmacokinetics

5. Drug Metabolism and Renal Elimination

Part II Autonomics

6. Review of the Autonomic Nervous System

7. Cholinergic Agonists

8. Cholinergic Antagonists

9. Adrenergic Agonists

10. Adrenergic Antagonists

Part III Drugs That Affect the Cardiovascular System

11. Drugs that Improve Cardiac Contractility

12. Antihypertensive Drugs

13. Drugs that Treat Heart Failure

14. Antiarrrhytmic Drugs

15. Drugs that Affect Blood

16. Lipid-Lowering Drugs

Part IV Drugs Acting on the Central Nervous System

17. Anxiolytic and Hynotic Drugs

18. Antidepressants and Lithium

19. Antipsychoyics or Neuroleptics

20. Drugs Used in Parkinson’s Disease

21. Antiepileptic Drugs

22 Narcotics

23. General Anesthetics

24. Local Anesthetics

25. Introduction to chemotherapy

26. Inhibitors of Cell Wall Synthesis

27. Proteins Synthesis Inhibitors

28. Folate Anatgonists

29. Quinolones and Urinary Tract Antiseptics

30. Drugs Used in Tuberculosis and Leprosy

31. Antifungal Drugs

32. Anthelmintic Drugs

33. Antiviral Drugs

34. Antiprotozoal Drugs

35. Anticancer Drugs

Part VI Drugs that Affect the Endocrine System

36. Andrenocortical Hormones

37. Sex Steroids

38. Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs

39. Insulin, Glucagon and Oral Hypoglycemic Drugs

Part VII Miscellaneous Drugs

40. Histamine and Antihistamines

41. Respiratory Drugs

42. Drugs that Affect the GI Tract

43. Nonnarcotic Analgesics and Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

44. Immunosuppressives

45. Drugs Used in Osteoporosis

46. Toxicology and poisoning

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