Drugs and the Human Body With Implications for Society
Edition: 8th 2009
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Description: Clear and readable for the average reader yet comprehensive enough for the professional this reliable reference addresses the effects of high-use, high-abuse drugs in America in a timely and straightforward fashion.Reflects up-to-date research throughout, including coverage of street, over-the-counter, and prescriptive drugs. Highlights the World Wide Web as a growing primary source of drug information. Extensively revises coverage of drug discovery, including major additional information on proteomics, and pharmacogenomics; and highlights the importance of these topics in the context of personalized drug treatment.For professionals in health and drug education, criminal justice, sociology, biology, and chemistry.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $130.40
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/16/2008
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Note: Each chapter ends with Web Sites and Study Questions|
|The Magic Bullets|
|Where Drugs Come From|
|Federal Laws: The FDA and Drug Testing-Penalties for Illicit Use|
|What Happens to Drugs After We Take Them|
|Drugs at the Synapse|
|Narcotic Analgesics: Opiates and Opioids|
|Cocaine, Amphetamines, Caffeine, Nicotine, and Other Stimulants|
|The Barbiturates: Battered But Still Here|
|Alcohol and 100 Million Americans|
|The Major and Minor Tranquilizers|
|Hallucinogens, Street Drugs, Designer Drugs, Club Drugs, Predatory Drugs, and Some Observations|
|The Pill: An Update|
|Non-Steroidal, Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs): Aspirin, Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Naproxen Sodium, Ketoprofen, Fenoprofen, and Celebrex and Vioxx|
|Additional OTC Drugs and Chemicals|
|Personal Drug Testing|
|Drugs in Sports|
|Structure-Activity Relationships (SARs)|
|Answers and Discussion: Understanding Alcoholism|
|DAWN Data Summary|
|The Scientific Method|