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The first pharmacology book for physical therapists written by physical therapists and PhD pharmacologists



A Doody's Core Title for 2011!



Based on the classic Katzung's Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, this ground-breaking book ...

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Pharmacology for the Physical Therapist

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Overview

The first pharmacology book for physical therapists written by physical therapists and PhD pharmacologists



A Doody's Core Title for 2011!



Based on the classic Katzung's Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, this ground-breaking book illuminates the ever-expanding role of pharmacology in rehabilitation practice. In it you'll find unmatched insights on the full range of pharmacology topics, from drug receptor pharmacodynamics and general anesthetics, to cancer chemotherapy-all told from the vantage point of the authors' extensive first-hand experience.



Features:



  • Complete, up-to-date descriptions of common adverse drug reactions relevant to physical therapy

  • Explanations of how drugs can potentially disrupt functional and clinical outcomes, along with corresponding physical therapy-based solutions to overcome these issues

  • “Problem-Oriented Patient Studies” (POPS), which feature the patient as the focal point of the case rather than drug therapy itself

  • “Preparations Available” boxes that provide at-a-glance summaries of the drugs available to treat specific conditions and disorders

  • Glossary of need-to-know terms

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071781381
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 9/24/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 608
  • File size: 54 MB
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Meet the Author

Peter Panus PhD PT, is an Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at East Tennessee State University.



Bertram G. Katzung, PhD, is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology at the University of California, San Francisco.



Erin E. Jobst, PhD, PT is Professor at Pacific University's School of Physical Therapy.



Suzanne L. Tinsley PhD, MSPT is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Louisiana State University.



Susan Masters, PhD received her B.A. degree in biology and philosophy from Bowdoin College, and her PhD in Physiology and Pharmacology from the University of California, San Diego. Her postdoctoral studies at the University of California, San Francisco explored the molecular mechanisms of G-protein linked signaling. Dr. Masters served as Scientific Director of the UCSF Human Genome Center from 1989 to 1992. In 1993, she joined CMP as a full time educator of UCSF professional students. She currently directs the “Life Cycle” course in the new UCSF curriculum, lectures on many topics in pharmacology in other medical and pharmacy courses, and serves on various curriculum committees. She is a member of the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators.



Anthony J. Trevor, PhD teaches basic and clinical pharmacology to at the Schools of Dentistry and Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.

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Table of Contents

Basic Principles

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Drug Receptor Dynamics

Chapter 3 Pharmacokinetics



Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System

Chapter 4 Introduction to Autonomic Pharmacology

Chapter 5 Drugs Affecting the Cholinergic System

Chapter 6 Sympathomimetics & Sympatholytics

Chapter 7 Antihypertensive Drugs

Chapter 8 Drugs Used in the Treatment of Angina Pectoris

Chapter 9 Drugs Used in Heart Failure

Chapter 10 Antiarrhythmic Drugs

Chapter 11 Drugs Affecting the Blood



Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System

Chapter 12 Introduction to the Pharmacology of Central Nervous System Drugs

Chapter 13 Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs

Chapter 14 Antiseizure Drugs

Chapter 15 General Anesthetics

Chapter 16 Local Anesthetics

Chapter 17 Pharmacologic Management of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

Chapter 18 Antipsychotic Drugs & Lithium

Chapter 19 Antidepressant Agents

Chapter 20 Opioid Analgesics & Antagonists

Chapter 21 Drugs of Abuse



Drugs Selected Topics in Endocrine Functions

Chapter 22 Growth, Thyroid and Gonadal Pharmacology

Chapter 23 Corticosteroids and Antagonists

Chapter 24 Pancreatic Hormones & Antidiabetic Drugs

Chapter 25 Drugs that Affect Bone Mineral Homeostasis

Chapter 26 Antihyperlipidemic Drugs



Chemotherapeutics

Chapter 27 Antibacterial Drugs

Chapter 28 Antiviral Drugs

Chapter 29 Antifungal & Antiparasitic Drugs

Chapter 30 Miscellaneous Antimicrobial Agents: Disinfectants, Antiseptics, Sterilants, and Preservatives

Chapter 31 Cancer Chemotherapy

Chapter 32 Immunopharmacology



Drugs Affecting the Musculoskeletal System

chapter 33 Skeletal Muscle Relaxants

Chapter 34 Drugs Affecting Eicosanoid Metabolism, Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs, and Drugs Used in Gout



Special Topics

Chapter 35 Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System

Chapter 36 Drugs Used to Treat Gastrointestinal Disorders

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