Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics

ISBN-10: 0071624422
ISBN-13: 9780071624428
Edition: 12th 2011
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Book details

List price: $199.00
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 1/10/2011
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 1808
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 2.75" tall
Weight: 8.338
Language: English

Contributors
Consultants to the Editors
Preface
Preface to the First Edition
General Principles
Drug Invention and the Pharmaceutical Industry
Pharmacokinetics: The Dynamics of Drug Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Elimination
Pharmacodynamics: Molecular Mechanisms of Drug Action
Drug Toxicity and Poisoning
Membrane Transporters and Drug Response
Drug Metabolism
Pharmacogenetics
Neuropharmacology
Neurotransmission: The Autonomic and Somatic Motor Nervous Systems
Muscarinic Receptor Agonists
Anticholinesterase Agents
Agents Acting at the Neuromuscular Junction and Autonomic Ganglia
Adrenergic Agonists and Antagonists
5-Hydroxytryptamine (Serotonin) and Dopamine
Neurotransmission and the Central Nervous System
Drug Therapy of Depression and Anxiety Disorders
Pharmacotherapy of Psychosis and Mania
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Opioids, Analgesia, and Pain Management
General Anesthetics and Therapeutic Gases
Local Anesthetics
Pharmacotherapy of the Epilepsies
Treatment of Central Nervous System Degenerative Disorders
Ethanol and Methanol
Drug Addition
Modulation of Cardiovascular Function
Regulation of Renal Function and Vascular Volume
Renin and Angiotensin
Treatment of Myocardial Ischemia and Hypertension
Pharmacotherapy of Congestive Heart Failure
Anti-Arrhythmic Drugs
Blood Coagulation and Anticoagulant, Fibrinolytic, and Antiplatelet Drugs
Drug Therapy for Hypercholesterolemia and Dyslipiedmia
Inflammation, Immunomodulation, and Hematopoiesis
Histamine, Bradykinin, and Their Antagonists
Lipid-Derived Autacoids: Eicosanoids and Platelet-Activating Factor
Anti-inflammatory, Antipyretic, and Analgesic Agents; Pharmacology of Gout
Immunosupressants, Tolerogens, and Immunostimulants
Pulmonary Pharmacology
Hematopoietic Agents: Growth Factors, Minerals, and Vitamins
Hormones and Hormone Antagonists
Introduction to Endocrinology: The Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis
Thyroid and Anti-Thyroid Drugs
Estrogens and Progestins
Androgens
ACTH, Adrenal Steroids, and Pharmacology of the Adrenal Cortex
Endocrine Pancreas and Pharmacotherapy of Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia
Agents Affecting Mineral Ion Homeostatis and Bone Turnover
Drugs Affecting Gastrointestinal Function
Pharmacotherapy of Gastric Acidity, Peptic Ulcers, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Treatment of Disorders of Bowel Motility and Water Flux: Anti-Emetics; Agents Used in Biliary and Pancreative Disease
Pharmacotherapy of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Chemotherapy of Microbial Diseases
General Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy
Chemotherapy of Malaria
Chemotherapy of Protozoal Infections: Amebiasis, Giardiasis, Trichomoniasis, Trypanosomiasis, Leishmaniasis, and Other Protozoal Infections
Chemotherapy of Helminth Infections
Sulfonamides, Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole, Quinolones, and Agents for Urinary Tract Infections
Penicillins, Cephalosporins, and Other à-Lactam Antibiotics
Aminoglycosides
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors and Miscellaneous Antibacterial Agents
Chemotherapy of Tuberculosis, Mycobacterium Avium Complex Disease, and Leprosy
Antifungal Agents
Antiviral Agents (Nonretroviral), Edward P. Acosta and Charles Flexner
Antiretroviral Agents and Treatment of HIV Infection
Chemotherapy of Neoplastic Diseases
General Principles of Cancer Chemotherapy
Cytotoxic Agents
Targeted Therapies: Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors, Monoclonal Antibodies, and Cytokines
Natural Products in Cancer Chemotherapy: Hormones and Related Agents
Ophthalmology
Ocular Pharmacology
Dermatological Pharmacology
Contraception and Pharmacotherapy of Obstetrical and Gynecological Disorders
Environmental Toxicology: Carcinogens and Heavy Metals
Appendices
Principles of Prescription Order Writing and Patient Compliance
Design and Optimization of Dosage Regimens: Pharmacokinetic Data
Index

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