Brody's Human Pharmacology Molecular to Clinical with Student Consult Online Access

ISBN-10: 0323032869

ISBN-13: 9780323032865

Edition: 4th 2005 (Revised)

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Book details

List price: $77.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 3/18/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1032
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.87" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

Introduction and definitions
Receptors and concentration-response relationships
Absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination
Clinical pharmacokinetics and issues in therapeutics
Gene therapy and emerging molecular therapies
Regulated drug development and usage
Herbals and natural products
Introduction to the autonomic nervous system
Drugs affecting the parasympathetic nervous system and autonomic ganglia
Drugs affecting the sympathetic nervous system
Regulation of blood pressure by the autonomic nervous system
Antihypertensive drugs
Diuretics : drugs that increase the excretion of water and electrolytes
Antiarrhythmic drugs
Drugs to treat heart failure
Vasodilators and nitric oxide synthase
Prostaglandins and related autacoids
Lipid-lowering drugs and atherosclerosis
Drugs to treat blood disorders
Introduction to the central nervous system
Treatment of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases
Treatment of psychotic disorders
Treatment of affective disorders
Treatment of anxiety and sleep disorders
Ethanol and related compounds
Treatment of eating disorders and obesity
Treatment of seizure disorders
General anesthetics
Skeletal muscle relaxants
Local anesthetics
Drugs to control pain
Drug and substance abuse
Glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoids
Drugs to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Estrogens and progestins
Androgens and antiandrogens
Thyroid and antithyroid drugs
Insulin and drugs used in the therapy of diabetes mellitus
Drugs affecting uterine motility
Hypothalamic-pituitary hormones
Calcium-regulating hormones and other agents affecting bone
Mechanisms of action of antineoplastic drugs
Clinical effects of antineoplastic drugs
Principles of antimicrobial use
Bacterial cell wall inhibitors
Inhibitors of bacterial ribosomal actions
Bacterial folate antagonists, fluoroquinolones, and other antibacterial agents
Selection of an antibacterial agent
Antimycobacterial agents
Antifungal agents
Antiviral agents
Drugs to treat parasitic infections
Histamines and antihistamines
Gastrointestinal drugs
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