Pharmacology in Rehabilitation / Edition 2

Pharmacology in Rehabilitation / Edition 2

by Charles D. Ciccone
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803600305

ISBN-13: 9780803600300

Pub. Date: 11/28/1995

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

Pharmacology is perhaps the most dynamic of all the basic and applied sciences. New drugs are being developed on a regular basis, and existing drugs are constantly being re-examined to help provide the most effective management of various diseases. This edition has been expanded to provide physical therapists and occupational therapists with a current and

Overview

Pharmacology is perhaps the most dynamic of all the basic and applied sciences. New drugs are being developed on a regular basis, and existing drugs are constantly being re-examined to help provide the most effective management of various diseases. This edition has been expanded to provide physical therapists and occupational therapists with a current and comprehensive treatise on pharmotherapeutics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803600300
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
11/28/1995
Series:
Contemporary Perspectives in Rehabilitation Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
642
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 10.19(h) x 1.45(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1: 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

Section 2: Pharmacology of the Central Nervous System
5. Central Nervous System Pharmacology: General Principles
6. Sedative-Hypnotic and Antianxiety Agents
7. Drugs Used to Treat Affective Disorders: Depression and Manic-Depression
8. Antipsychotic Drugs
9. Antiepileptic Drugs
10. Pharmacologic Management of Parkinson's Disease
11. General Anesthetics
12. Local Anesthetics

Section 3: Drugs Affecting Skeletal Muscle
13. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants

Section 4: Drugs Used to Treat Pain and Inflammation
14. Opioid Analgesics
15. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
16. Pharmacologic Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis
17. Patient-Controlled Analgesia

Section 5: Autonomic and Cardiovascular Pharmacology
18. Introduction to Autonomic Pharmacology
19. Cholinergic Drugs
20. Adrenergic Drugs
21. Antihypertensive Drugs
22. Treatment of Angina Pectoris
23. Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
24. Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure
25. Treatment of Coagulation Disorders and Hyperlipidemia

Section 6: Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Pharmacology
26. Respiratory Drugs
27. Gastrointestinal Drugs

Section 7: Endocrine Pharmacology
28. Introduction to Endocrine Pharmacology
29.Adrenocorticosteroids
30. Male and Female Hormones
31. Thyroid and Parathyroid Drugs: Agents Affecting Bone Mineralization
32. Pancreatic Hormones and the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus

Section 8: Chemotherapy of Infectious and Neoplastic Diseases
33. Treatment of Infections I: Antibacterial Drugs
34. Treatment of Infections II: Antiviral Drugs
35. Treatment of Infections III: Antifungal and Antiparasitic Drugs
36. Cancer Chemotherapy
37. Immunosuppressive Agents
Appendices: Drugs Administered by Iontophoresis and Phonophoresis
Potential Interactions Between Physical Agents and Therapeutic Drugs
Use of the Physician's Desk Reference
Drugs of Abuse
Common Drug Suffixes
Glossary
Index

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