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Pharmacology in Rehabilitation



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  • Pharmacology in Rehabilitation
    Pharmacology in Rehabilitation


A volume in the Contemporary Perspectives In Rehabilitation Series, edited by Steven L. Wolf, PhD, PT, FAPTA. Rely on the completely revised and thoroughly updated 4th Edition of this innovative textbook to insure that your students will be able to master this complex content with ease. Organized by body system, each chapter begins with a description of the drug...followed by an explanation of the conditions it treats...and ends with a discussion of how the drug affects physical therapy and how physical therapy may impact drug effectiveness. Dr. Ciccone's easy-to-understand writing style demystifies the science and practice of pharmacology. NEW TO THIS EDITION Thoroughly updated and revised content, including the most recent drug information. A brand-new chapter, Complementary and Alternative Medications. Updates posted each year on the DavisPlus ( web site before the Fall semester begins with descriptions of new drugs that will have a significant impact on the rehabilitation sciences. And much more!

Table of Contents

Basic principles of pharmacologyp. 3
Pharmacokinetics I : drug administration, absorption, and distributionp. 13
Pharmacokinetics II : drug eliminationp. 29
Drug receptorsp. 41
General principles of central nervous system pharmacologyp. 55
Sedative-hypnotic and antianxiety agentsp. 65
Drugs used to treat affective disorders : depression and bipolar syndromep. 77
Antipsychotic drugsp. 93
Antiepileptic drugsp. 105
Pharmacological management of Parkinson diseasep. 119
General anestheticsp. 135
Local anestheticsp. 149
Skeletal muscle relaxantsp. 183
Opioid analgesicsp. 183
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugsp. 199
Pharmacologic management of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritisp. 217
Patient-controlled analgesiap. 237
Introduction to autonomic pharmacologyp. 253
Cholinergic drugsp. 263
Adrenergic drugsp. 273
Antihypertensive Drugsp. 287
Treatment of angina pectorisp. 307
Treatment of cardiac arrhythmiasp. 321
Treatment of congestive heart failurep. 331
Treatment of coagulation disorders and hyperlipidemiap. 347
Respiratory drugsp. 369
Gastrointestinal drugsp. 389
Introduction to endocrine pharmacologyp. 403
Adrenocorticosteroidsp. 415
Male and female hormonesp. 435
Thyroid and parathyroid drugs : agents affecting bone mineralizationp. 459
Pancreatic hormones and the treatment of diabetes mellitusp. 477
Treatment of infections I : antibacterial drugsp. 499
Treatment of infections II : antiviral drugsp. 523
Treatment off infections III : antifungal and antiparasitic drugsp. 545
Cancer chemotherapyp. 565
Immunomodulating agentsp. 591
Complementary and alternative medicationsp. 605
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