Principles of Pharmacology

Author: David E. Golan
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781608312702
Release Date: 2011-12-15
Genre: Medical

Now in its third edition, Principles of Pharmacology presents content in a conceptual framework that maximizes understanding and retention and minimizes rote memorization. It takes students "beyond the disease" and deep into physiologic, biochemical, and pathophysiologic systems where drugs activate or inhibit these systems by interacting with molecular and cellular targets. This unique approach ensures understanding of the mechanisms of drug actions on the body, and ultimately, in treating the human patient. Ideal for introductory pharmacology courses that emphasize critical thinking, molecular understanding, systems-based integration, and clinical preparation, the text: Features chapter-opening clinical cases and questions to establish a context for the discussion and the answers that follow Presents signature drug summary tables, updated and organized by mechanism of action, with information on clinical applications, adverse effects, contraindications, and therapeutic considerations Incorporates NEW full-color illustrations throughout, suiting the needs of visual learners and more effectively presenting concepts covered in the narrative Integrates timely content, including recently approved drugs as well as current research on drug mechanisms of action Delivers course and review material appropriate for students through a uniquely collaborative authorship consisting of medical students, residents, and faculty

Principles of Pharmacology The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781497034655
Release Date: 2017-10-24
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Principles of Pharmacology, The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy. In this book, you will learn topics such as Principles of Autonomic and Peripheral Nervous System Pharmacology, Principles of Central Nervous System Pharmacology, Principles of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, and Principles of Endocrine Pharmacology plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Principles of Pharmacology

Author: David E. Golan
Publisher: LWW
ISBN: 1451191006
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Genre: Medical

Highly regarded by both students and instructors, Principles of Pharmacology: The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy, 4th Edition, offers an integrated mechanism-based and systems-based approach to contemporary pharmacology and drug development. An easy-to-follow format helps first- and second-year students grasp challenging concepts quickly and efficiently. Each section presents the pharmacology of a physiologic or biochemical system, followed by the pharmacology of a particular aspect of that system; a clinical vignette; a discussion of the biochemistry, physiology, and pathophysiology of the system; and the drugs and drug classes that activate or inhibit the system by interacting with specific molecular and cellular targets. Clear, concise illustrations highlight key points, and drug summary tables offer quick access to essential information. The Fourth Edition features: Comprehensive updates to all chapters, including recently approved drugs Nearly 40 popular and practical Drug Summary Tables with state-of-the-art information on clinical applications, serious and common adverse effects, contraindications, and therapeutic considerations A new chapter on drug transporters, and extensively revised information on drug-receptor interactions, pharmacodynamics, drug toxicity, and pharmacogenomics Key changes to Section 1: Fundamental Principles of Pharmacology, which now provides a comprehensive framework for material in all subsequent chapters.[MH1] Hundreds of meticulously updated and colorized illustrations, including many that are new or substantially modified to highlight new understanding of physiologic, pathophysiologic, and pharmacologic mechanisms

Dementia

Author: Bradford Dickerson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199321728
Release Date: 2014-08-01
Genre: Medical

Dementia: Comprehensive Principles and Practice is a clinically-oriented book designed for clinicians, scientists, and other health professionals involved in the diagnosis, management, and investigation of disease states causing dementia. A "who's who" of internationally-recognized experts contribute chapters emphasizing a multidisciplinary approach to understanding dementia. The organization of the book takes an integrative approach by providing three major sections that (1) establish the neuroanatomical and cognitive framework underlying disorders of cognition, (2) provide fundamental as well as cutting-edge material covering specific diseases associated with dementia, and (3) discuss approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of dementing illnesses.

Detoxification

Author: Kerryn Phelps
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729582032
Release Date: 2012-10-30
Genre: Medical

Detoxification - General Practice: The Integrative Approach. In this chapter we examine what toxins are, where they are found and how they can affect body systems to cause illness. We also examine the underlying principles of detoxification protocols. While these are commonly used by doctors with training in environmental medicine and complementary therapies, it is important to remember that the concept of detoxification will continue to be subject to rigorous debate in the field of medicine.

Clinical Pain Management

Author: Mary E. Lynch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444329731
Release Date: 2011-03-16
Genre: Medical

Clinical Pain Management takes a practical, interdisciplinary approach to the assessment and management of pain. Concise template chapters serve as a quick reference to physicians, anesthetists and neurologists, as well as other specialists, generalists, and trainees managing pain. Based on the International Association for the Study of Pain’s clinical curriculum on the topic, this reference provides to-the-point best-practice guidance in an easy-to-follow layout including tables, bullets, algorithms and guidelines.

Retinal Pharmacotherapy E Book

Author: Quan Dong Nguyen
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702047404
Release Date: 2010-02-26
Genre: Medical

Retinal Pharmacotherapy is the first comprehensive book devoted to pharmacologic agents and their rationale and mechanisms of action in selected retinal and uveitic diseases. Drs. Quan Dong Nguyen, Eduardo Buchele Rodrigues, Michel Eid Farah, and William F. Mieler lead an international team of expert contributors to present up-to-date knowledge of new drugs on the market, the science behind the drugs, evidence of how the drugs work, and the reasons why they are effective or not. This user-friendly, all-in-one reference provides you with easy access to practical information on the effective and appropriate use of pharmacologic agents in the management of retinal diseases. Covers all new and existing retinal drugs to keep you current in this expanding area of the treatment of retinal diseases. Discusses the background behind retinal drugs and the various pathways of how they work so you can make thoroughly informed clinical decisions. Presents 400 color photographs and line drawings that illustrate disease appearance before and after treatment and clarify difficult key concepts. Features contributors from Europe, North America, South America, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia for an international approach. Identifies and emphasizes key points clearly in each chapter to improve comprehension and make finding information easier.

Gale Directory of Databases

Author:
Publisher: Gale Research International, Limited
ISBN: 0787682292
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Databases

This is a guide to computer-readable databases available online, in CD-ROM format, or in other magnetic formats. Details include database descriptions, costs, and whom to contact for purchase. The material is indexed alphabetically, and by subject, vendor, and producer.

Drug Information A Guide for Pharmacists 5 E

Author: Patrick Malone
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071804356
Release Date: 2014-07-22
Genre: Medical

The classic guide to information management for pharmacists--updated to reflect the realities of today's practice The goal of Drug Information: A Guide for Pharmacists is to teach students and practitioners how to effectively research, interpret, evaluate, collate, and disseminate drug information in the most efficient and effective manner possible. Updated throughout, the book also addresses important issues such as the legal and ethical considerations of providing drug information. The Fifth Edition includes a timely new chapter on assessing drug promotions by pharmaceutical representatives and the need for counter-detailing. There is also a new chapter that bridges the gap between pharmacy informatics and drug information. COVERAGE INCLUDES: Formulating effective responses and recommendations for drug information Evaluation of the drug literature The application of statistical analysis in the biomedical sciences Drug evaluation monographs Adverse drug reactions Medication and patient safety Investigational drugs

Pharmacology and Ototoxicity for Audiologists

Author: Kathleen Campbell
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 1418011304
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

This is the first book on pharmacology and ototoxicity written specifically for audiologists. It is designed as a one semester course for AuD students but is also ideal for practicing professionals. It is also appropriate for other professionals wishing to know more about this area, such as clinical trials coordinators.

Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics E Book

Author: Dawn Merton Boothe
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437723571
Release Date: 2011-07-25
Genre: Medical

Confidently utilize the rapidly growing selection of pharmaceuticals used to treat small animals. Small Animal Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2nd Edition helps you understand both the therapeutic uses of common pharmaceuticals and the pharmacology behind them, giving you all of the information you need to design and modify dosing regimens, identify factors that cause drugs to fail, and anticipate adverse drug reactions. Comprehensive approach emphasizes the use of drugs for prevention as well as treatment. Clear, consistent organization makes it easy to find the information you need when you need it. Dosage tables help you find essential pharmaceutical information at a glance. Pharmacogenetics chapter helps you understand how to use this emerging science to find the right dose for each patient, optimizing efficiency and minimizing toxicity. Routes of administration and sample pharmaceutical calculations provide fast, efficient access to comprehensive drug administration all in one inclusive resource. Multiple chapters on Antimicrobial Drugs and Antimicrobial Therapy highlight the impact of antimicrobial resistance on current practice.

Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Author: Derek G. Waller
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702055034
Release Date: 2013-08-07
Genre: Medical

This book covers all the pharmacology you need, from basic science pharmacology and pathophysiology, through to clinical pharmacology to therapeutics, in line with the integrated approach of new medical curricula. The first section covers the basic principles, and the rest is organised by body systems. The book ends with sections on toxicity and prescribing practice. Integrates basic science pharmacology, clinical pharmacology and therapeutics Brief review of pathophysiology of major diseases Case histories and multiple choice questions (and answers) Tabular presentation of all common drugs within each class Section on further reading Kinetics chapter simplified with more practical examples Includes more on genetic issues Drug tables made more concise to make information more accessible Fully updated to reflect current clinical practice

Drug Treatment

Author: Graeme S. Avery
Publisher:
ISBN: 0959982736
Release Date: 1976
Genre: Chemotherapy


Comprehensive Dermatologic Drug Therapy

Author: Stephen E. Wolverton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437720709
Release Date: 2007-03-08
Genre: Medical

Safely and effectively prescribe today's full spectrum of topical, intralesional, and systemic drugs for dermatologic disorders! Dr. Steven E. Wolverton and a team of leading international experts explain what drugs to use, when to use them...and what to watch out for. Handheld software - included with the book - provides full-text explanations as well as at-a-glance summaries of key pharmacologic information, instantly accessible wherever and whenever questions about skin pharmaceuticals arise. Provides at-a-glance access to key information including summaries of indications/contraindications, dosage guidelines, drug interactions, drug monitoring guidelines, adverse effects, and treatment protocols. Features a consistent organization throughout to expedite fast reference. Provides purchase information for major drugs, to help you and your patients. Includes a highly detailed, disease-specific index, helping you to evaluate drug options for each disease discussed. .Highlights key controversies and provides expert guidance in a Question and Answer feature. Presents new chapters on TNF Inhibitors, Signal II Cytokine Inhibitors, Pimicrolimus, IV Immunoglobulin, Drug-Induced Malignancies, Polymorphisms, and non-dermatologic drugs related to dermatologic problems. Features updates on new drug findings and new research, especially findings on predicting an individual response to drugs on the basis of ethnicity and gender.

Goodman and Gilman Manual of Pharmacology and Therapeutics Second Edition

Author: Randa Hilal-Dandan
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071810548
Release Date: 2013-10-06
Genre: Medical

A full-color manual derived from Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics Goodman & Gilman's The Manual of Pharmacology and Therapeutics offers concise, authoritative coverage of class-specific and disease-specific drugs, organized primarily by organ/system. Derived from Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Twelfth Edition and further updated, this streamlined text focuses on the principles of medical pharmacology and drug therapy and delivers coverage of all major drug classes. More than a pocket drug guide, this powerful resource covers: General Principles Neuropharmacology Modulation of Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, and Renal Function Inflammation, Immunomodulation, and Hematopoiesis Hormones and Hormone Antagonists Drugs Affecting Gastrointestinal Function Chemotherapy of Microbial Diseases Chemotherapy of Neoplastic Diseases Special Systems Pharmacology, including Environmental Toxicology The text explains the physiology and pathophysiology of major organ systems and pathogens with respect to pharmacotherapy and the mechanisms of drug action. With a new full color design and numerous tables, charts, and illustrations that highlight, explain, and summarize important information, Goodman & Gilman's Manual of Pharmacology and Therapeutics is essential wherever knowledge of drug actions and interactions is required. Nursing, pharmacy, and medical students will find the Manual to be a concise and authoritative textbook.