9780940780507

Clinical Pharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple

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  • ISBN13:

    9780940780507

  • ISBN10:

    094078050X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/1/2001
  • Publisher: Medmaster
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Summary

Provides general principles of pharmacology. Includes tables to compare different agents within a given class of drugs. For use as a review for Boards, self-testing, or reference. Previous edition: c1997. Softcover.

Table of Contents

Principles of Pharmacology
1(12)
Rational Therapeutics
Drug Administration
Formulation
Routes of Drug Administration
Dosing Regimens
Pharmacokinetics
Drug Absorption
Drug Distribution
Drug Metabolism
Drug Excretion
Drug Clearance
Drug Actions
Pharmacology at the Cellular Level
Pharmacology at the Organism Level
Pharmacology at the Population Level
Drug Interactions
Tolerance, Dependence and Withdrawal
The Patient Profile
Peripheral Nervous System
13(21)
Sympathomimetics
Direct Sympathomimetics
Indirect & Mixed Agents
Adrenergic Blockers
Central Anti-adrenergics
Peripheral Presynaptic Anti-adrenergics
Peripheral Postsynaptic Anti-adrenergics
Cholinomimetics
Direct Cholinergic Agonists
Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Cholinergic Antagonists
Muscarinic Antagonists
Ganglion Blockers
Neuromuscular Blockers
Neuromuscular Transmission and Blockade
Reversing Neuromuscular Blockade
Local Anesthetics
Central Nervous System
34(23)
Neurotransmitters of the Brain
Norepinephrine
Dopamine
5-Hydroxytryptamine (5-HT, Serotonin)
Acetylcholine
Gamma-amino butyric acid (GABA)
Excitatory Amino Acids (EAA)
The Opioids
Other Neuropeptides
Antidepressants
Psychomotor Stimulants
Antipsychotic Drugs
Treatment of psychoses
Undesirable Neurologic Effects
Antiemetics
Anti-Parkinson Drugs
Central Analgesics
The Opioid System
Anti-anxiety Agents
Anticonvulsants
Types of Seizures and Drugs of Choice
Principles of Anticonvulsant Therapy
General Anesthetics
Cardiovascular and Hematology Drugs
57(28)
Heart Failure Drugs
Acute Pumonary Edema
Management of Shock
Antihypertensives
Diuretics
Antiadrenergics
Vasodilators
Anti-anginal Agents
Arrhythmias
Antiarrhythmic Agents
Lipid Lowering Agents
Anticoagulants, Antithrombotics and Thrombolytics
Hematopoietic Agents
Respiratory Drugs
85(6)
Obstructive Lung Disease
Treatment Options
Gastrointestinal Agents
91(6)
Antiulcer Drugs
Antidiarrheals
Drugs Used to Treat Constipation
Anti-Infective Agents
97(24)
Basic Strategies of Antimicrobial Therapy
The Enemies: Gram Positive Cocci
The Enemies: Anaerobes
The Enemies: Gram-negative Pathogens
Bacterial Cell Wall Inhibitors
Penicillins (β-lactam drugs)
Cephalosporins
Intracellular Antibiotics
Quinolones and DNA Inhibitors
Sulfonamides and Antimetabolites
Aminoglycosides
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
The Enemies: Mycobacteria
The Enemies: Viruses
The Enemies: Fungi
The Enemies: Protozoans and Helminths
Anticancer Drugs
121(12)
Principles of Cancer Chemotherapy
The cell cycle
Resistance and Recurrence
Toxicity of Anticancer Drugs
Combination therapy
Alkylating Agents
Antimetabolites
Antibiotic Anticancer Agents
Other Anticancer Agents
Anti-inflammatory and Immunomodulating Agents
133(10)
Prostaglandin Inhibitors
Antiarthritic Agents
Antigout Agents
Immunomodulating Agents
Antihistamines
Endocrine System
143
Anterior Pituitary Hormones
Posterior Pituitary Hormones
Other Hormones
Sex Hormones
Testosterone
Anabolic Steroids
Estrogens
Progestins
Oral Contraceptives
Progestin Only ``Minipills''
Levonorgestrel Implants (Norplant®)
Oxytocin and Other OB/Gyn Drugs
Adrenal Hormones
Glucocorticoids
Adrenocorticosteroid Hypersecretion
Mineralocorticoids & Androgens
Thyroid Hormones
Hyperthyroidism (thyrotoxicosis)
Hypothyroidism
Pancreatic Hormones
Diabetes Mellitus
Insulin Replacement
Oral Hypoglycemic Drugs

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