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Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

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ISBN-10: 1405197781

ISBN-13: 9781405197786

Edition: 8th 2010

Authors: John L. Reid, Gerard A. McKay, Matthew R. Walters, Gerard A. McKay

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Fully updated to provide the widest breadth of coverage of this integral part of the undergraduate curriculum, this new edition features the basic principles of clinical pharmacology and therapeutic aspects to help bridge the gap between science and the practice of medicine to provides a strong clinical orientation, and emphasises the topics which are of particular clinical importance to medical students.It includes case histories, clinical vignettes and summary boxes and features a new hospital-based author, Gerry McKay, to build on its clinical strengths.
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 9/17/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgements
Principles of Clinical Pharmacology
Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics
Clinical trials and drug development
Aspects of Therapeutics
Drugs and gastrointestinal disease
Management of coronary artery disease and its complications
Primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
Drugs used to treat respiratory disease
Drugs used to treat neurological disease
Treatment of psychiatric disorders
Antimicrobial therapy
HIV and antiretroviral treatment
Travel medicine and tropical disease
Drugs and endocrine disease
Drugs and the reproductive system
Drugs and the urological system
Cancer therapeutics
Immunopharmacology
Corticosteroids
Drugs and the blood including anticoagulants and thrombolytic drugs
Drugs and inflammatory joint disease
Anaesthesia and the relief of pain
Practical Aspects of Prescribing
Clinical pharmacokinetics: dosage individualisation
Influence of renal and hepatic disease on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
Prescribing at extremes of age
Drugs in pregnant and breastfeeding women
Pharmacoeconomics: the economic evaluation of new drugs
Poisoning and drug overdose
Drugs you may need in a hurry
Prescribing and its pitfalls
Index