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Brody's human pharmacology : molecular to clinical / Lynn Wecker ; with Lynn M. Crespo ... [et al.].

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Philadelphia, PA : Mosby/Elsevier, c2010.
Εdition:
5th ed.
Description:
xviii, 688 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Pt. I. General Principles / Lynn Wecker -- 1. Pharmacodynamics: Receptors and Concentration-Response Relationships -- 2. Pharmacokinetics: Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Elimination -- 3. Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Issues in Therapeutics -- 4. Drug Development, Regulation, and Prescription Writing -- 5. Gene Therapy and Emerging Molecular Therapies -- 6. Antibodies and Biological Products -- 7. Herbals and Natural Products -- 8. Principles of Toxicology -- Pt. II. Drugs Affecting the Peripheral Nervous System and the Skeletal and Smooth Muscle / Carl Faingold -- 9. Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System -- 10. Drugs Affecting the Parasympathetic Nervous System and Autonomic Ganglia -- 11. Drugs Affecting the Sympathetic Nervous System -- 12. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants -- 13. Local Anesthetics -- 14. Histamine and Antihistamines -- 15. Prostaglandins and Other Eicosanoids -- 16. Drugs to Treat Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease -- 17. Drugs Affecting Uterine Motility -- 18. Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System -- Pt. III. Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular, Renal, and Circulatory Systems / Stephanie Watts -- 19. Introduction to the Regulation of Cardiovascular Function -- 20. Antihypertensive Drugs -- 21. Diuretic Drugs -- 22. Antiarrhythmic Drugs -- 23. Drugs to Treat Heart Failure -- 24. Vasodilators and Nitric Oxide Synthase -- 25. Lipid-Lowering Drugs and Atherosclerosis -- 26. Antithrombotic Drugs -- Pt. IV. Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System / Lynn Wecker -- 27. Introduction to the Central Nervous System -- 28. Treatment of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Diseases -- 29. Treatment of Psychotic Disorders -- 30. Treatment of Affective Disorders -- 31. Treatment of Anxiety and Insomnia -- 32. Ethanol, Other Alcohols, and Drugs for Alcohol Dependence -- 33. Treatment of Obesity and Eating Disorders -- 34. Treatment of Seizure Disorders -- 35. General Anesthetics -- 36. Drugs to Control Pain -- 37. Drugs and Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Treatment -- Pt. V. Drugs Affecting Endocrine Systems / George Dunaway -- 38. Introduction to Endocrine Pharmacology and Hormones of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland -- 39. Adrenocorticosteroids -- 40. Estrogens and Progestins -- 41. Androgens and Antiandrogens -- 42. Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs -- 43. Insulin and Drugs Used in the Therapy of Diabetes Mellitus -- 44. Calcium-Regulating Hormones and Other Agents Affecting Bone -- Pt. VI. Chemotherapy of Invading Organisms / Lynn M. Crespo -- 45. Principles of Antimicrobial Use -- 46. Bacterial Cell Wall Synthesis Inhibitors -- 47. Inhibitors of Bacterial Ribosomal Actions -- 48. Bacterial Folate Antagonists, Fluoroquinolones, and Other Antibacterial Agents -- 49. Antimycobacterial Agents -- 50. Antifungal Agents -- 51. Antiviral Agents -- 52. Drugs to Treat Parasitic Infections -- Pt. VII. Chemotherapy of Neoplastic Diseases / Lynn M. Crespo -- 53. Principles of Antineoplastic Drug Use -- 54. Mechanisms of Action of Antineoplastic Drugs -- 55. Adjuvant Antineoplastic Drugs -- Appendix. Answers to Self-Assessment Questions.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Human pharmacology
ISBN:
  • 9780323053747 (alk. paper)
  • 0323053742 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2008032999
OCLC:
237194829
Related name:
RCP:
C - S