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ISBN-10: 0071399305

ISBN-13: 9780071399302

Edition: 2003

Authors: Bertram G. Katzung, Anthony J. Trevor

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Ideal for USMLE preparation and course review, this easy-to-follow hierarchical outline format guides students through the most important aspects of each discipline. Clinical correlations, tables, charts, and questions in clinical vignette format help students evaluate their strengths and weaknesses.
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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 3/25/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

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

Using the Road Map Series for Successful Reviewp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
General Principles of Pharmacologyp. 1
Definitionsp. 1
Pharmacokinetic Principlesp. 1
Pharmacodynamic Principlesp. 6
Drug Development and Regulationp. 10
Clinical Problemsp. 11
Answersp. 12
Autonomic Nervous System Pharmacologyp. 14
Autonomic Anatomyp. 14
Transmitter Biochemistryp. 14
Physiology of Autonomic Actionp. 17
Cholinomimetic Drugsp. 20
Cholinolytic Drugs and Pralidoximep. 22
Sympathomimeticsp. 25
Adrenoceptor Blockersp. 27
Clinical Problemsp. 29
Answersp. 30
Drug Therapy for Cardiovascular Diseasesp. 31
Hypertensionp. 31
Angina Pectorisp. 36
Heart Failurep. 38
Cardiac Arrhythmiasp. 41
Diuretics and Other Drugs Acting on the Kidneyp. 43
Clinical Problemsp. 47
Answersp. 48
Drugs for Allergy, Inflammation, and Blood and Immune Disordersp. 49
Histamine and Antihistaminicsp. 49
Serotonin and Related Drugsp. 49
Eicosanoidsp. 52
Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Drugs Used in Fever and Minor Pain and Headachep. 53
Drugs Used in Goutp. 54
Antilipid Drugsp. 55
Anticoagulants, Antiplatelet Drugs, and Fibrinolyticsp. 56
Drugs Used in Anemias and Other Disorders of Blood Formationp. 57
Drugs Used in Asthmap. 59
Clinical Problemsp. 61
Answersp. 62
Central Nervous System Drugsp. 64
Introduction to the Central Nervous System (CNS) Drugsp. 64
Sedative-Hypnoticsp. 64
Antiepileptic Drugs (AEDs)p. 69
General Anestheticsp. 71
Local Anestheticsp. 72
Skeletal Muscle Relaxantsp. 73
Drugs for Parkinsonism and Other Movement Disordersp. 75
Drugs for Psychoses and Bipolar Disorderp. 77
Antidepressantsp. 79
Opioid Analgesicsp. 81
Drugs of Abusep. 84
Clinical Problemsp. 85
Answersp. 87
Hormones and Other Endocrine Agentsp. 89
Hypothalamic and Pituitary Drugsp. 89
Thyroid Drugsp. 90
Adrenal Steroids and Antagonistsp. 91
Gonadal Drugs, Antagonists, and Inhibitorsp. 93
Pancreatic Drugsp. 94
Drugs That Affect Bone Mineral Metabolismp. 98
Clinical Problemsp. 98
Answersp. 100
Antimicrobial Agents: Antibioticsp. 102
Inhibitors of Cell Wall Synthesis: Penicillinsp. 102
Inhibitors of Cell Wall Synthesis: Cephalosporins, Carbapenems, and Vancomycinp. 104
Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis: Macrolides, Clindamycin, Tetracyclines, and Chloramphenicolp. 106
Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis: Aminoglycosides, Streptogramins, and Linezolidp. 108
Inhibitors of Folic Acid Synthesis: Sulfonamides and Trimethoprimp. 110
Inhibitors of Nucleic Acid Synthesis: Fluoroquinolonesp. 112
Antimycobacterial Drugsp. 112
Miscellaneous Antimicrobialsp. 114
Clinical Problemsp. 115
Answersp. 117
Antifungal, Antiviral, and Antiparasitic Drugsp. 119
Antifungal Drugsp. 119
Antiviral Drugsp. 121
Antiparasitic Drugsp. 124
Clinical Problemsp. 125
Answersp. 130
Anticancer Drugs and Immunopharmacologyp. 132
Cancer Chemotherapyp. 132
Immunopharmacologyp. 136
Clinical Problemsp. 139
Answersp. 142
Toxicologyp. 144
Introductionp. 144
Environmental Chemicalsp. 144
Agricultural Chemicalsp. 145
Heavy Metalsp. 146
Management of Poisoningp. 146
Clinical Problemsp. 149
Answersp. 151
Special Topicsp. 153
Gastrointestinal Pharmacologyp. 153
Vaccines and Other Immunization Materialsp. 155
Botanicals and Nutritional Supplementsp. 156
Drug Interactionsp. 159
Clinical Problemsp. 159
Answersp. 163
Appendixp. 165
Indexp. 173
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