Author: Bertram Katzung
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
Release Date: 2015-08-17
Excel on medical pharmacology course exams and the boards with the help of the world’s bestselling pharmacology review book! More than 800 Q&A From the authors of pharmacology’s most trusted textbook, Katzung & Trevor’s Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, this authoritative resource delivers a clear, concise review of fundamental concepts backed by more than 800 review questions and answers. The chapter-based approach facilitates use with course notes or larger texts. Valuable learning aids include: Short discussion of the major concepts that underlie basic principles or specific drug groups in every chapter Explanatory figures and tables (many in full color) • Review questions followed by answers and explanations Overview diagrams visually organize drug groups and concepts A list of high-yield terms and definitions you need to know Skill Keeper Questions prompt you to review previous material to understand links between related topics A checklist of tasks you should be able to perform upon completion of each chapter Summary tables that list the important drugs and include key information about their mechanisms of action and effects, clinical uses, pharmacokinetics, drug interactions, and toxicities Two comprehensive 100-question examinations followed by the answer keys and explanations for the correct answers An appendix describing test-taking strategies for improving your test performance
Author: Bertram G. Katzung
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2012-03-22
The most up-to-date, comprehensive, and authoritative pharmacology text in health medicine Enhanced by more than three hundred illustrations -- many in full color Organized to reflect the syllabi in many pharmacology courses and in integrated curricula, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 12e covers the important concepts students need to know about the science of pharmacology and its application to clinical practice. Selection of the subject matter and order of its presentation are based on the authors’ many years experience in teaching this material to thousands of medical, pharmacy, dental, podiatry, nursing, and other health science students. To be as clinically relevant as possible, the book includes sections that specifically address the clinical choice and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects, and case studies that introduce clinical problems in many chapters. Presented in full color and enhanced by more than three hundred illustrations, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology features numerous summary tables and diagrams that encapsulate important information. Coverage that spans every aspect of medical pharmacology: Basic principles Autonomic drugs Cardiovascular-renal drugs Drugs with important actions on smooth muscles Central nervous system drugs Drugs used to treat anemias, clotting disorders, hyperlipidemia, and inflammation and gout Endocrine drugs Chemotherapeutic and immunologic drugs Toxicology Special subjects (perinatal, geriatric, and dermatologic pharmacology) Botanical and "food supplements," and over-the-counter medications Prescribing Also in this edition: Drug Summary Tables conclude most chapters, providing a concise summary of the most important drugs General concepts relating to newly discovered receptors, receptor mechanisms, and drug transporters Descriptions of important new drugs, including monoclonal antibodies
Author: Anthony Trevor
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2012-12-21
MORE THAN 1000 Q&As PREPARE YOU FOR MEDICAL PHARMACOLOGY COURSE EXAMS AND BOARD EXAMINATIONS From the authors of pharmacology's #1 textbook, Katzung & Trevor's Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, Twelfth Edition, this review delivers a clear, concise review of fundamental concepts backed by more than 1,000 review questions and answers. The chapter-based approach facilitates use with course notes or larger texts. Outstanding learning aids include: Short discussion of the major concepts that underlie basic principles or specific drug groups Explanatory figures and tables Review questions followed by answers and explanations Drug trees in drug-oriented chapters that visually organize drug groups A list of high-yield terms and definitions you need to know Skill Keeper Questions that prompt you to review previous material to understand links between related topics A checklist of tasks you should be able to perform upon completion of a chapter Summary tables that list the important drugs and include key information about their mechanisms of action, effects, clinical uses, pharmacokinetics, drug interactions, and toxicities Two comprehensive 100-question examinations followed by the correct answers and rationales Valuable test-taking strategies for improving your test performance
Author: K. Frank Austen
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Genre: Health & Fitness
Asthma: Physiology, Immunopharmacology, and Treatment is a collection of essays that discusses the clinical signs and symptoms of allergic bronchial asthma and the effects of a number of intricate sequences of biochemical reactions initiated by the combination of antigen and antibody. It presents such topic as the pathobiologic mechanisms of asthma. The book discusses the physiologic changes in the acute asthmatic attack. It focuses on the autonomic regulation of airway smooth muscle and the nervous regulation of respiration. Another topic of interest is the genetic aspects of asthma. The section that follows is a review of the biochemical, pharmacological, and immunological factors in the release of chemical mediators from human lung. The book also presents the characteristics of pharmacologic receptor systems and the role of parasympathetic nervous system in asthma. The text will provide valuable insights for physicians, scientists, students, and researchers in the field of human anatomy.
Author: Committee on Advancing Pain Research, Care, and Education
Publisher: National Academies Press
Release Date: 2011-10-26
Chronic pain costs the nation up to $635 billion each year in medical treatment and lost productivity. The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act required the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to enlist the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in examining pain as a public health problem. In this report, the IOM offers a blueprint for action in transforming prevention, care, education, and research, with the goal of providing relief for people with pain in America. To reach the vast multitude of people with various types of pain, the nation must adopt a population-level prevention and management strategy. The IOM recommends that HHS develop a comprehensive plan with specific goals, actions, and timeframes. Better data are needed to help shape efforts, especially on the groups of people currently underdiagnosed and undertreated, and the IOM encourages federal and state agencies and private organizations to accelerate the collection of data on pain incidence, prevalence, and treatments. Because pain varies from patient to patient, healthcare providers should increasingly aim at tailoring pain care to each person's experience, and self-management of pain should be promoted. In addition, because there are major gaps in knowledge about pain across health care and society alike, the IOM recommends that federal agencies and other stakeholders redesign education programs to bridge these gaps. Pain is a major driver for visits to physicians, a major reason for taking medications, a major cause of disability, and a key factor in quality of life and productivity. Given the burden of pain in human lives, dollars, and social consequences, relieving pain should be a national priority.
Author: Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2011-10-07
Mirrors the table of contents of First aid for the USMLE step 1. Delivers single-source coverage of the entire second year of medical school. Covers the high-yield topics and facts tested on the USMLE. Provides a practical framework for understanding the anatomy, physiology, pathohysiology, and pharmacology of each human organ system.--excerpt from publisher notes.
Author: Teri Moser Woo
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Release Date: 2015-08-03
This exceptional text builds your knowledge of pharmacology by first providing an overview of pharmacologic principles and then teaching you how to apply those principles to clinical practice. Focusing on applying pharmacologic scientific knowledge to clinical practice, it explains diagnostic and treatment reasoning and rational drug selection, while providing useful clinical pearls from experienced practitioners.
Author: Donald W. Seldin
Publisher: Academic Press
Release Date: 1997-09-23
The only comprehensive work to cover all aspects of diuretic agents, the book discusses the pharmacology and toxicology of diuretic agents as well as the physiological effects. Experts in the field present the principles and experimental approaches for the study of interactions between pharmacologic compounds in relation to specific target organs. Diuretic Agents contains information on the mechanisms of action and application of diuretics, and details FDA regulations and pharmaceutical industry guidelines. Written by experts in the field Covers all aspects of diuretic agents Includes information on the mechanisms of action and application of diuretics
Author: Leslie P. Gartner
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2012-10-12
This best-selling atlas provides medical, dental, allied health, and biology students with an outstanding collection of histology images for all of the major tissue classes and body systems. This is a concise lab atlas with relevant text and consistent format presentation of photomicrograph plates. With a handy spiral binding that allows ease of use, it features a full-color art program comprising over 500 high-quality photomicrographs, scanning electron micrographs, and drawings. Didactic text in each chapter includes an Introduction, Clinical Correlations, Overview, and Chapter Summary.
Author: Andrew J. Robinson (Ph. D.)
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2008
Organized by therapeutic goals, the Third Edition of this comprehensive textbook on electrotherapies provides a fundamental understanding of contemporary, evidence-based intervention and assessment procedures. The text takes a problem-oriented approach and recommends interventions consistent with both theory and the clinical efficacy of the intervention for specific, clearly identified clinical disorders. This edition has a new chapter on electrical stimulation and biofeedback for genitourinary dysfunction, including incontinence management in both women and men. All the intervention-based chapters have a new format that emphasizes evidence-based practice and practical application. Additional self-study questions are included in each chapter. NEW TO THIS EDITION: New chapter on Electrical Stimulation and Biofeedback for Genitourinary Dysfunction (Chapter 9) includes topics such as incontinence management in both women and men, and gives solid evidence to support or refute specific procedures. New organization Chapter on mechanisms of pain transmission and pain control with electrotherapy will be moved up to chapter 4 to make the first four chapters the theoretical basis for the clinical application chapters that follow. Chapter on electrophysiologic evaluation will become the last chapter (chapter 12) in order to enable students to meet core educational competencies. New chapter format for the intervention chapters (chapters 5-11) adds consistency and clarity to emphasize evidenced-based practice and practical application. Additional self-study questions are included in each chapter to enhance understanding of key concepts. New emphasis on evidence-based preferential practice patterns.
Author: BioTech Primer Inc.
Release Date: 2012-06-18
THE BIOTECH PRIMER takes an in-depth look at the biotech industry, and in particular, the science that drives it. From cell structure to protein structure; gene expression to genetic variation and genetic engineering; the human immune response to the production of antibodies for biotech application; and finally drug discovery, drug development, and biomanufacturing-we discuss the key concepts and technologies that impact current biotechnology developments. This book will support your growth as a biotechnology professional. Although the industry itself is constantly changing, these fundamental concepts upon which it is built will remain important for years to come-and decision-makers who understand these fundamentals will be better able to evaluate and predict new trends.More than anything else, we hope that your understanding of the science behind biotechnology will serve to increase your enthusiasm for this exciting and truly life-changing industry. The future is here-be a part of it.
Author: Jason E. Pope
Release Date: 2017-09-01
There is an unmet need in both acute and chronic care settings for a comprehensive, clinically focused, fast reference on pain management. Written by high-profile, internationally recognized experts in field, Pain Treatment for Acute and Chronic Conditions: A Comprehensive Handbook is one of the first manuals of its kind to provide balanced and comprehensive coverage of pain medicine modalities. The book is structured into sixteen sections with each chapter providing key points for quick reference, followed by a more detailed overview of the topic at hand with extensive tables and figures to illustrate. Beautifully laid out and extensively furnished with both research and experience, this book is a necessary resource in the field of pain medicine.
Author: Alan David Kaye
Release Date: 2014-12-01
This book is written for any clinician who encounters substance abuse in a patient and wonders what to do. Experts from a cross-section of specialties and health professions provide up-to-date, evidence-based guidance on how non-expert clinicians can recognize, understand, and approach the management of substance abuse in their patients. They detail the range of treatments available and whether and how they work. The central importance of using a carefully selected multimodal approach that is tailored to the individual patient is emphasized throughout and illustrated in case scenarios from actual clinical practice.