9780073520865

Pharmacology: An Introduction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073520865

  • ISBN10:

    0073520861

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/12/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Pharmacology, 6e by Hitner/Nagle is incredibly readable, with short chapters that link theory to practice; content that is focused on the need-to-know information to not overload the reader; excellent tables and features such as Patient Administration and Monitoring Boxes. This new edition now has a 4-color design with all new photos and illustrations. Chapter reviews have been revisited to add additional problem types and an exercise progression from simple to complex. The full suite of instructor materials is available. Hitner 6e has Connect Plus, including LearnSmart: Pharmacology, body system and pharmacology animations, Top 250 Prescribed Drugs, Dosage Calculations Exercises, and more.

Table of Contents

Part I General Concepts

1 Introduction to Pharmacology

2 Biological Factors Affecting the Action of Drugs

3 Geriatric Pharmacology

4 Math Review and Dosage Calculations

Part II Pharmacology of the Peripheral Nervous System

5 Autonomic Nervous System

6 Drugs Affecting the Sympathetic Nervous System

7 Drugs Affecting the Parasympathetic Nervous System

8 Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Ganglia

9 Skeletal Muscle Relaxants

10 Local Anesthetics

Part III Pharmacology of the Central Nervous System

11 Introduction to the Central Nervous System

12 Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs and Alcohol

13 Antipsychotic and Antianxiety Drugs

14 Antidepressants, Psychomotor Stimulants, and Lithium

15 Psychotomimetic Drugs of Abuse

16 Antiepileptic Drugs

17 Antiparkinson Drugs

18 General Anesthetics

19 Opioid (Narcotic) Analgesics

20 Nonnarcotic Analgesics Anti-inflammatory, and Antigout Drugs

Part IV Pharmacology of the Heart

21 Cardiac Glycosides and the Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure

22 Antiarrhythmic Drugs

23 Antianginal Drugs

Part V Pharmacology of the Vascular and Renal Systems

24 Diuretics

25 Antihypertensive Drugs

26 Anticoagulants and Coagulants

27 Nutrition and Therapy

28 Hypolipidemic Drugs

29 Antianemics

Part VI Drugs that Affect the Respiratory System

30 Antiallergic and Antihistaminic Drugs

31 Bronchodilator Drugs and the Treatment of Asthma

Part VII Pharmacology of the GI Tract

32 Therapy of Gastrointestinal Disorders: GERD, Ulcers, and Vomiting

33 Agents that Affect Intestinal Motility

Part VIII Pharmacology of the Endocrine System

34 Introduction to the Endocrine System

35 Introduction to the Endocrine System & Adrenal Steroids

36 Gonadal Hormones and the Oral Contraceptives

37 Drugs Affecting the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands and Bone Degeneration

38 Pancreatic Hormones and Antidiabetic Drugs

39 Posterior Pituitary Hormones and Drugs Affecting Uterine Muscle

Part IX Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases

40 Antibacterial Agents

42 Antifungal and Antiviral (AIDS) Drugs

43 Antiprotozoal and Anthelmintic Drugs

44 Antiseptics and Disinfectants

Part X Antineoplastics and Drugs Affecting the Immune System

45 Antineoplastic Agents

46 Immunopharmacology

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