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Pharmacology Condensed

Pharmacology Condensed


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A book of 49 topics, each covering a discrete subject and complementing the chapters of the main textbook Pharmacology by Rang et al. Each topic has summary diagrams (derived from figures in the textbook) and a small amount of text plus a clinical use box. It allows the reader to get a simple quick overview of all the key topics in the main textbook.

• Complements the main textbook, Rang and Dale: Pharmacology 5e
• Summarises the key topics in pharmacology
• Utilises the popular double-page spread format (everything contained in one page opening).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780443070495
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 07/07/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 132
Product dimensions: 7.06(w) x 11.24(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. General principles of drug action

2. Molecular aspects of drug action

3. Excitable tissues and secretory mechanisms

4. Cell proliferation and apoptosis

5. Measurement of drug action

6. Absorption and distribution of drugs

7. Drug metabolism and excretion

8. Pharmacokinetics

9. Autonomic nervous sytem

10. Cholinergic transmission: acetylcholine; modulation by receptors

11. Noradrenergic transmission: adrenoceptors

12. Other peripheral mediators:5-HT and purines

13. Other peripheral mediators: Peptides

14. Other peripheral mediators: Nitric oxide

15. Inflammation and anti-inflammatory drugs

16. Immune responses and immunosuppressant drugs

17. CVS: Cardiac rhythm and dysrhythmias

18. Blood flow, angina and myocardial infarction

19. CVS: Blood pressure control and hyptertension

20. Cardiac output and heart failure

21. Atherosclerosis and lipoprotein metabolism

22. Haemostasis and thrombosis

23. The haemopoietic system

24. Respiration and asthma

25. The kidney

26. The gastrointestinal tract

27. Blood sugar and diabetes

28. The adrenal cortex

29. The thyroid

30. The reproductive system

31. Bone metabolism

32. CNS: Amino acid transmitters

33. Other CNS transmitters

34. Neurodegenerative disorders

35. General anaesthetics

36. Anxiolytics and hypnotics

37. Antipsychotic drugs

38. Antidepressants

39. Antiepileptic drugs

40. Analgesic drugs and the control of pain

41. CNS stimulants and psychomimetic drugs

42. Summary of chemical transmission in the CNS

43. Local anaesthetics

44. Drug dependence and drug abuse

45. Antibacterial drugs

46. Antifungal drugs and anthelminthic drugs

47. Antiviral drugs

48. Antiprotozoal drugs

49. Cancer chemotherapy

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