Pharmacology in Rehabilitation / Edition 4

Pharmacology in Rehabilitation / Edition 4

by Charles D. Ciccone
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803613776

ISBN-13: 9780803613775

Pub. Date: 03/31/2007

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

A volume in the Contemporary Perspectives In Rehabilitation Series, edited by Steven L. Wolf, PhD, PT, FAPTA.

Rely on the completely revised and thoroughly updated 4th Edition of this innovative textbook to insure that your students will be able to master this complex content with ease. Organized by body system, each chapter begins with a

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A volume in the Contemporary Perspectives In Rehabilitation Series, edited by Steven L. Wolf, PhD, PT, FAPTA.

Rely on the completely revised and thoroughly updated 4th Edition of this innovative textbook to insure that your students will be able to master this complex content with ease. Organized by body system, each chapter begins with a description of the drug...followed by an explanation of the conditions it treats...and ends with a discussion of how the drug affects physical therapy and how physical therapy may impact drug effectiveness. Dr. Ciccone’s easy-to-understand writing style demystifies the science and practice of pharmacology.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780803613775
    Publisher:
    F. A. Davis Company
    Publication date:
    03/31/2007
    Series:
    Contemporary Perspectives in Rehabilitation Series
    Edition description:
    REV
    Pages:
    704
    Product dimensions:
    8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

    Table of Contents

    I. General Principles of Pharmacology

    1. Basic Principles of Pharmacology
    2. Pharmacokinetics I: Drug Administration, Absorption, and Distribution
    3. Pharmacokinetics II: Drug Elimination
    4. Drug Receptors

    II. Pharmacology of the Central Nervous System

    1. General Principles: Central Nervous System Pharmacology
    2. Sedative-Hypnotic and Antianxiety Agents
    3. Drugs Used to Treat Affective Disorders: Depression and Bipolar Syndrome
    4. Antipsychotic Drugs
    5. Antiepileptic Drugs
    6. Pharmacologic Management of Parkinson Disease
    7. General Anesthetics
    8. Local Anesthetics

    III. Drugs Affecting Skeletal Muscle

    1. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants

    IV. Drugs Used to Treat Pain and Inflammation

    1. Opioid Analgesics
    2. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
    3. Pharmacologic Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis
    4. Patient-Controlled Analgesia

    V. Autonomic and Cardiovascular Pharmacology

    1. Introduction to Autonomic Pharmacology
    2. Cholinergic Drugs
    3. Adrenergic Drugs
    4. Antihypertensive Drugs
    5. Treatment of Angina Pectoris
    6. Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    7. Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure
    8. Treatment of Coagulation Disorders and Hyperlipidemia

    VI. Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Pharmacology

    1. Respiratory Drugs
    2. Gastrointestinal Drugs

    VII. Endocrine Pharmacology

    1. Introduction to Endocrine Pharmacology
    2. Adrenocorticosteroids
    3. Male and Female Hormones
    4. Thyroid and Parathyroid Drugs: Agents Affecting Bone Mineralization
    5. Pancreatic Hormones and the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus

    VIII. Chemotherapy of Infectious and Neoplastic Diseases

    1. Treatment of Infections I: Antibacterial Drugs
    2. Treatment of Infections II: Antiviral Drugs
    3. Treatment of Infections III: Antifungal and Antiparasitic Drugs
    4. Cancer Chemotherapy
    5. Immunomodulating Agents
    6. Complimentary and Alternative Medications


    Appendices: Drugs Administered by Iontophoresis and Phonophoresis/Use of the Physician’s Desk Reference/Drugs of Abuse

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