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Title Basic & clinical pharmacology / [edited by] Bertram G. Katzung, Todd W. Vanderah.
Imprint New York : McGraw-Hill, [2021]
Edition 15th Edition.
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 KEMH Library  QV 4 BAS 2021    ON DISPLAY


Phys. Description xi, 1311 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm
Series Lange medical book
Lange medical book series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Basic Principles -- Introduction: The Nature of Drugs & Drug Development & Regulation -- Drug Receptors & Pharmacodynamics --Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics: Rational Dosing & the Time Course of Drug Action -- Drug Biotransformation -- Pharmacogenomics -- Autonomic Drugs -- Introduction to Autonomic Pharmacology -- Cholinoceptor-Activating & Cholinesterase-Inhibiting Drugs -- Cholinoceptor-Blocking Drugs -- Adrenoceptor Agonists & Sympathomimetic Drugs -- Adrenoceptor Antagonist Drugs -- Cardiovascular-Renal Drugs. Antihypertensive Agents -- Vasodilators & the Treatment of Angina Pectoris -- Drugs Used in Heart Failure -- Agents Used in Cardiac Arrhythmias -- Diuretic Agents -- Drugs With Important Actions On Smooth Muscle -- Histamine, Serotonin, & the Ergot Alkaloids -- Vasoactive Peptides -- The Eicosanoids: Prostaglandins, Thromboxanes, Leukotrienes, & Related Compounds -- Nitric Oxide -- Drugs Used in Asthma & Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease -- Drugs That Act In The Central Nervous System -- Introduction to the Pharmacology of CNS Drugs. Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs. The Alcohols. Antiseizure Drugs. General Anesthetics. Local Anesthetics. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants. Pharmacologic Management of Parkinsonism & Other Movement Disorders. Antipsychotic Agents & Lithium. Antidepressant Agents. Opioid Agonists & Antagonists. Drugs of Abuse -- Drugs Used To Treat Diseases Of The Blood, Inflammation, & Gout. Agents Used in Cytopenias; Hematopoietic Growth Factors. Drugs Used in Disorders of Coagulation. Agents Used in Dyslipidemia. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs, Nonopioid Analgesics, & Drugs Used in Gout -- Endocrine Drugs. Hypothalamic & Pituitary Hormones. Thyroid & Antithyroid Drugs. Adrenocorticosteroids & Adrenocortical Antagonists. The Gonadal Hormones & Inhibitors. Pancreatic Hormones & Glucose-Lowering Drugs. Agents That Affect Bone Mineral Homeostasis -- Chemotherapeutic Drugs. Beta-Lactam & Other Cell Wall- & Membrane-Active Antibiotics. Tetracyclines, Macrolides, Clindamycin, Chloramphenicol, Streptogramins, Oxazolidinones, & Pleuromutilins. Aminoglycosides & Spectinomycin. Sulfonamides, Trimethoprim, & Quinolones. Antimycobacterial Drugs. Antifungal Agents. Antiviral Agents. Miscellaneous Antimicrobial Agents; Disinfectants, Antiseptics, & Sterilants. Clinical Use of Antimicrobial Agents. Antiprotozoal Drugs. Pharmacology of the Antihelminthic Drugs. Cancer Chemotherapy. Immunopharmacology -- Toxicology. Introduction to Toxicology: Occupational & Environmental. Heavy Metal Intoxication & Chelators. Management of the Poisoned Patient -- Special Topics. Special Aspects of Perinatal & Pediatric Pharmacology. Special Aspects of Geriatric Pharmacology. Dermatologic Pharmacology. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Diseases. Cannabinoid Drugs. Therapeutic & Toxic Potential of Over-the-Counter Agents. Dietary Supplements & Herbal Medications. Rational Prescribing & Prescription Writing. Important Drug Interactions & Their Mechanisms. Appendix: Vaccines, Immune Globulins, & Other Complex Biologic Products.
Subject Pharmacology, Clinical.
Alt Author Katzung, Bertram G, editor.
Vanderah, Todd W., editor.
Alt Title Basic and clinical pharmacology
ISBN 9781260452310