Retaining the very visual presentation of the first edition, this book has been revised fully, ensuring that developments in the field of medical pharmacology have been taken into account. New chapters cover antifungal and antiviral drugs, antiprotozoal drugs, and drug misuse and dependence.
The "At a Glance" series sets out to summarize the essential information about a particular subject for the student requiring a quick introduction or a guide to revision. This is done by taking each aspect of the subject in turn and condensing it into a two-page spread with a schematic diagram on the left and a concise explanation on the right. Retaining the very visual presentation of the first edition, this book has been revised fully, ensuring that developments in the field of medical pharmacology have been taken into account. New chapters cover antifungal and antiviral drugs, antiprotozoal drugs, and drug misuse and dependence.
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How to use this book; introduction - principles of drug action; drug-receptor interactions; drug absorption, distribution and excretion; drug metabolism; local anaesthetics; drugs acting at the neuromuscular junction; autonomic nervous system; ocular pharmacology; asthma, hay fever and anaphylaxis; drugs acting on the gastrointestinal tract - I peptic ulcer; drugs acting on the gastrointestinal tract - II motility and secretions; drugs acting on the kidney - diuretics; drugs used in hypertension; drugs used in angina; antiarrhythmic drugs; drugs used to affect blood coagulation; agents used in anaemias; central transmitter substances; general anaesthetics; anxiolytics and hypnotics; antiepileptic drugs; drugs used in Parkinsonism; drugs used in Psychosis-neuroleptics; drugs used in affective disorders - antidepressants; opioid analgesics; drug misuse and dependence; non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs); corticosteroids; sex hormones and drugs; thyroid and antithyroid drugs; antidiabetic agents; antimicrobial drugs that inhibit nucleic acid synthesis - sulphonamides, trimethoprim and quinolones; antimicrobial drugs that inhibit protein synthesis: aminoglycosides, tetracyclines, chloramphenicol and erythromycin; antifungal and antiviral drugs; antiprotozoal drugs; drugs used in cancer.
Medical Pharmacology at a Glance by M.J. Neal
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