Lecture Notes Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics / Edition 7 available in Paperback
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Lecture Notes: Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics is the core text for medical students, junior doctors, students in nursing, dentistry and pharmacy, general practitioners and allied health professionals who want a concise introduction to the subject of clinical pharmacology and the latest information on new and withdrawn drugs.
This book provides the reader with all the necessary information to achieve a thorough understanding of how drugs work, their interaction with the body in health and disease, and how to use these drugs appropriately in clinical situations.
Now entering its seventh edition, Lecture Notes: Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics maintains the successful formula of the previous editions, bridging the gap between laboratory science and the bedside, and providing an easy-to-use format suitable for quick reference or in-depth study.
About the Author
Professor John Reid, MA, DM, FRCP, FRS
Head of Department of Medicine and Therapeutics at University of Glasgow Medical School.
Professor Peter Rubin, BA, MBChB, DM, FRCP
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham. Chairman of the GMC Education Committee since 2001, which is responsible for the Tomorrow's Doctors document which provides recommendations on undergraduate medical education.
Dr Matthew Walters, MSc MD MRCP
Senior Lecturer in Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology, Honorary Consultant Physician, Section on Clinical Pharmacology and Stroke Medicine,
Division of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow
Table of Contents
Part 1 Principles of clinical pharmacology.
1 Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics.
2 Clinical pharmacokinetics: dosage individualisation.
3 Influence of disease and age on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.
4 Drugs in pregnant and breast feeding women.
Part 2 Aspects of therapeutics.
5 Primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
6 Management of coronary artery disease and its complications.
7 Antimicrobial therapy.
8 Respiratory disease.
9 Drugs and inflammatory joint disease.
10 Cytotoxic drugs and immunopharmacology.
12 Drugs and the reproductive system.
13 Drugs and gastrointestinal disease.
14 Drugs and the blood including anticoagulants and thrombolytic drugs.
15 Anaesthesia and the relief of pain.
16 Drugs and psychiatry.
17 Drugs and neurological disease.
18 Drugs and endocrine disease.
19 Travel medicine and tropical disease.
Part 3 Practical aspects of prescribing.
20 Poisoning and drug overdose.
21 Drugs you may need in a hurry.
22 Prescribing and its pitfalls.