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Katzung & Trevor's Review of Pharmacology / Edition 8
     

Katzung & Trevor's Review of Pharmacology / Edition 8

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by Anthony J. Trevor, Bertram G. Katzung, Susan B. Masters
 

ISBN-10: 0071488693

ISBN-13: 9780071488693

Pub. Date: 12/21/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The bestselling USMLE study tool -- packed with everything you need to ace the exam on your first try



4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!

"This is one of the better board review books in pharmacology and it closely follows the most widely used textbook for teaching pharmacology . . . This eighth edition is needed to keep pace with this rapidly growing

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The bestselling USMLE study tool -- packed with everything you need to ace the exam on your first try



4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!

"This is one of the better board review books in pharmacology and it closely follows the most widely used textbook for teaching pharmacology . . . This eighth edition is needed to keep pace with this rapidly growing discipline." -- Doody's Review Service



From the authors of the leading pharmacology textbook comes the newest edition of the best pharmacology review in the field. Ideal for medical pharmacology course review and USMLE Step 1 preparation, this skill-building guide comes with more than 1000 USMLE-type questions with answers -- nearly 3 times as many as any other pharmacology review!



Features:



• A concise yet thorough review of basic and clinical pharmacology, covering every must-know concept

• Organized to reflect course syllabi, focusing on the clinical use and pharmacology of drug categories rather than individual drugs

• Two USMLE-style Practice Exams with 120 questions each

In each chapter, "Skill Keepers" sharpen your recall of key principles from earlier chapters

• A series of 15-20 USMLE-style questions in each chapter

• Key terms with definitions

• Strategies for improving test performance

• A detailed index and appendices allow you to look up drugs and side effects in an instant

• All chapters fully updated with the latest drug information

• Numerous figures and tables, such as those designed to delineate the differences between similar drugs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071488693
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
12/21/2007
Series:
LANGE Basic Science Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface

I. Basic Principles

1. Introduction

2. Pharmacodynamics

3. Pharmacokinetics

4. Drug Metabolism

5. Drug Evaluation & Regulation

II. Autonomic Drugs

6. Introduction to Autonomic Pharmacology

7. Cholinoceptor-Activating & Cholinesterase-Inhibiting Drugs

8. Cholinoceptor Blockers & Cholinesterase Regenerators

9. Sympathomimetics

10. Adrenoceptor Blockers

III. Cardiovascular Drugs

11. Drugs Used in Hypertension

12. Drugs Used in tihe Treatment of Angina Pectoris

13. Drugs Used in Heart Failure

14. Antiarrhythmic Drugs

15. Diuretic Agents

IV. Drugs with Important Actions on Smooth Muscle

16. Histamine, Serotonin, & the Ergot Alkaloids

17. Vasoactive Peptides

18. Prostaglandins & Other Eicosanoids

19. Nitric Oxide, Donors, and Inhibitors

20. Bronchodilators & Other Drugs Used in Asthma

V. Drugs That Act in the Central Nervous System

21. Introduction to CNS Pharmacology

22. Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs

23. Alcohols

24. Antiseizure Drugs

25. General Anesthetics

26. Local Anesthetics

27. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants

28. Drugs Used in Parkinsonism & Other Movement Disorders

29. Antipsychotic Drugs & Lithium

30. Antidepressants

31. Opioid Analgesics & Antagonists

32. Drugs of Abuse

VI. Drugs with Important Actions on Blood, Inflammation, & Gout

33. Agents Used in Anemias & Hematopoietic Growth Factors

34. Drugs Used in Coagulation Disorders

35. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Hyperlipidemias

36. NSAIDs, Acetaminophen, & Drugs Used in Rheumatoid Arthritus and Gout

VII. Endocrine Drugs

37. Hypothalamic & Pituitary Hormones

38. Thyroid & Antithyroid Drugs

39. Corticosteroids & Antagonists

40. Gonadal Hormones & Inhibitors

41. Pancreatic Hormones, Antidiabetic Agents, & Glucagon

42. Drugs that Affect Bone Mineral Homeostasis

VIII. Chemotherapeutic Drugs

43. Beta-Lactam Antibiotics & Other Cell Wall Synthesis Inhibitors

44. Chloramphenicol, Tetracyclines, Macrolides, Clindamycin, Streptogramins, & Linezoid

45. Aminoglycosides

46. Sulfonamides, Trimethoprim, & Fluoroquinolones

47. Antimycobacterial Drugs

48. Antifungal Agents

49. Antiviral Chemotherapy & Prophylaxis

50. Miscellaneous Antimicrobial Agents & Urinary Antiseptics

51. Clinical Use of Antimicrobials

52. Basic Principles of Antiparasitic Chemotherapy

53. Antiprotozoal Drugs

54. Anthelmintic Drugs

55. Cancer Chemotherapy

56. Immunopharmacology

IX. Toxicology

57. Environmental and Occupational Toxicology

58. Heavy Metals

59. Management of the Poisoned Patient

X. Special Topics

60. Drugs Used in Gastrointestinal Disorders

61. Botanical Medications and Nutritional Supplements

62. Drug Interactions

Appendix I. Key Words for Key Drugs

Appendix II. Examination 1

Appendix III. Examination 2

Appendix IV. Strategies for Improving Test PerformanceIndex

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I bought this book as a supplement for a graduate pharmacology class that I am taking.This book is very concise and to the point. The practice questions are great.I find this book very helpful when reviewing prior to test.