Pharmacology Recall / Edition 2

Pharmacology Recall / Edition 2

by Lorne H. Blackbourne
     
 

ISBN-10: 078175562X

ISBN-13: 9780781755627

Pub. Date: 12/01/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Written with busy medical students and house officers in mind, Pharmacology Recall minimizes the time spent reading and identifying important material and maximizes the time available for actual learning. As part of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Recall Series, Pharmacology Recall uses the concise, two-column question-and-answer format to facilitate

Overview

Written with busy medical students and house officers in mind, Pharmacology Recall minimizes the time spent reading and identifying important material and maximizes the time available for actual learning. As part of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Recall Series, Pharmacology Recall uses the concise, two-column question-and-answer format to facilitate quick learning. Common Board questions and mnemonics appear throughout the book to facilitate memorization and illustrations are provided to clarify important concepts. A Pharmacology Power Review chapter presents a unique bird's-eye view of pharmacology and can be used to review large amounts of high-yield information quickly before medical school and USMLE exams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781755627
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/01/2006
Series:
Recall Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY
Introduction to Pharmacology
Pharmacokinetics
Pharmacodynamics
Drug Dosing and Prescription Writing

AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
Introduction to Autonomic Nervous System Pharmacology
Cholinergic Agonists
Cholinergic Antagonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Antagonists

CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
Introduction to Central Nervous System Pharmacology
Anxiolytics, Hypnotics, and Sedatives
Antipsychotics
Drugs Used to Treat Depression and Mania
Anticonvulsants
Drugs Used to Treat CNS Degenerative Disorders
Anesthetics
CNS Stimulants
Alcohol and Other Drugs of Abuse
Opioid Analgesics and Antagonists

CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
Antihypertensive Drugs
Antiarrhythmic Drugs
Drugs Used to Treat Congestive Heart Failure
Diuretics
Antianginal Drugs
Anticoagulant, Fibrinolytic, and Antiplatelet Drugs
Antihyperlipidemic Drugs
Agents Used to Treat Anemia

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
Drugs Used to Treat Asthma, Coughs, and Colds

ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormones
Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs
Sex Steroids and Reproductive Drugs
Corticosteroids and Inhibitors
Insulins and Oral Hypoglycemic Drugs
Drugs That Affect Calcium Homeostasis and Bone Metabolism

MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM
Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Acetaminophen
Drugs Used to Treat Gout
Autacoids and Autacoid Antagonists

GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM
Drugs Used to Treat Gastrointestinal Disorders

IMMUNE SYSTEM
Antineoplastic Drugs
Immunomodulators

ANTIMICROBIAL DRUGS
Introduction to Antimicrobial Drugs
Penicillins
Cephalosporins and Other Cell Wall Synthesis Inhibitors
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Quinolones and Drugs Used to Treat Urinary Tract Infections
Folate Antagonists
Antifungal Drugs
Antiprotozoal Drugs
Anthelmintic Drugs
Antiviral Drugs
Drugs Used to Treat Tuberculosis and Leprosy

TOXICOLOGY
Toxicology

POWER REVIEW

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