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Basic & Clinical Pharmacology By Bertram G. Katzung (Univ of Calif - San Francisco)

Basic & Clinical Pharmacology
by Bertram G. Katzung (Univ of Calif - San Francisco)

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Presents the concepts students need to know about the science of pharmacology and their application. This book focuses on the basic principles of each drug group as well as the clinical choice and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects.
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Basic & Clinical Pharmacology by Bertram G. Katzung (Univ of Calif - San Francisco)

The most current, authoritative, and comprehensive pharmacology book for medical, pharmacy, and other health science students. Widely respected for its clarity, comprehensiveness, and organization, this pharmacology course book presents the essential concepts that students need to know about the science of pharmacology and their application. Focuses on the basic principles of each drug group as well as the clinical choice and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects.

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About Bertram G. Katzung (Univ of Calif - San Francisco)


Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD Professor Emeritus Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology University of California, San Francisco San Francisco, CA

Table of Contents


I. BASIC PRINCIPLES1. Introduction2. Drug Receptors & Pharmacodynamics3. Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics: Rational Dosing & the Tiem Course of Drug Action4. Drug Biotransformation5. Basic & Clinical Evaluation of New Drugs

II. AUTONOMIC DRUGS6. Introduction to Autonomic Pharmacology7. Cholinoceptor-Activating & Cholinesterase-Inhibiting Drugs8. Cholinoceptor-Blocking Drugs9. Adrenoceptor-Activating & Other Sympathomimetic Drugs10. Adrenoceptor Antagonist Drugs

III. CARDIOVASCULAR-RENAL DRUGS11. Antihypertensive Agents12. Vasodilators & the Treatment of Angina Pectoris13. Cardiac Glycosides & Other Drugs Used in Congestive Heart Failure14. Agents Used in Cardiac Arrhythmias15. Diuretic Agents

IV. DRUGS WITH IMPORTANT ACTIONS ON SMOOTH MUSCLE16. Histamine, Serotonin, & the Ergot Alkaloids17. Vasoactive Drugs18. The Eicosanoids: Prostaglandins, Thromboxanes, Leukotrienes, & Related Compounds19. Nitric Oxide, Donors, & Inhibitors20. Drugs Used in Asthma

V. DRUGS THAT ACT IN THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM21. Introduction to the Pharmacology of CNS Drugs22. Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs23. The Alcohols24. Antiseizure Drugs25. General Anesthetics26. Local Anesthetics27. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants28. Pharmacologic Management of Parkinsonism & Other Movement Disorders29. Antipsychotic Agents & Lithium30. Antidepressant Agents31. Opioid Analgesics & Antagonists32. Drugs of Abuse

VI. DRUGS USED TO TREAT DISEASES OF THE BLOOD, INFLAMMATION, & GOUT33. Agents Used in Anemias; Hematopoietic Growth Factors34. Drugs Used in Disorders of Coagulation35. Agents Used in Hyperlipidemia36. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs, Nonopioid Analgesics, & Drugs Used in Gout

VII: ENDOCRINE DRUGS37. Hypothalamic & Pituitary Hormones38. Thyroid & Antithyroid Drugs39. Adrenocorticosteroids & Adrenocortical Antagonists40. The Gonadal Hormones & Inhibitors41. Pancreatic Hormones & Antidiabetic Drugs42. Agents That Affect Bone Mineral Homeostasis

VIII: CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC DRUGS43. Beta-Lactam Antibodies & Other Inhibitors of Cell Wall Synthesis44. Chloramphenicol. Tetracyclines, Macrolides, Clindamycin, & Streptogramins45. Aminoglycosides & Spectinomycin46. Sulfonamides, Trimethoprim, & Quinolones47. Antimycobacterial Drugs48. Antifungal Drugs49. Antiviral Agents50. Miscellaneous Antimicrobial Drugs: Disinfectants, Antiseptics, & Sterilants51. Clinical Use of Antimicrobial Agents52. Basic Principles of Antiparasitic Chemotherapy53. Antiprotozoal Drugs54. Clinical Pharmacology of the Anthelmintic Drugs55. Cancer Chemotherapy56. Immunopharmacology

IX. TOXICOLOGY57. Introduction to Toxicology: Occupational & Environmental58. Heavy Metal Intoxication & Chelators59. Management of the Poisoned Patient

X. SPECIAL TOPICS60. Special Aspects of Perinatal & Pediatric Pharmacology61. Special Aspects of Geriatric Pharmacology62. Dermatologic Pharmacology63. Drugs Used in Gastrointestinal Diseases64. Therapeutic & Toxic Potential of Over-the-Counter Agents65. Botanicals ("Herbal Medications") & Nutritional Supplements66. Rational Prescribing & Prescription Writing

Appendix I. Vaccines, Immune Globulins, & Other Complex Biologic ProductsAppendix II. Important Drug Interactions & Their Mechanisms

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GOR002818369
Basic & Clinical Pharmacology by Bertram G. Katzung (Univ of Calif - San Francisco)
Bertram G. Katzung (Univ of Calif - San Francisco)
LANGE Basic Science
Used - Very Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2004-01-01
1088
0071410929
9780071410922
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