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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 (http://davisplus.fadavis.com) 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 pharmacology||p. 3|
|Pharmacokinetics I : drug administration, absorption, and distribution||p. 13|
|Pharmacokinetics II : drug elimination||p. 29|
|Drug receptors||p. 41|
|General principles of central nervous system pharmacology||p. 55|
|Sedative-hypnotic and antianxiety agents||p. 65|
|Drugs used to treat affective disorders : depression and bipolar syndrome||p. 77|
|Antipsychotic drugs||p. 93|
|Antiepileptic drugs||p. 105|
|Pharmacological management of Parkinson disease||p. 119|
|General anesthetics||p. 135|
|Local anesthetics||p. 149|
|Skeletal muscle relaxants||p. 183|
|Opioid analgesics||p. 183|
|Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs||p. 199|
|Pharmacologic management of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis||p. 217|
|Patient-controlled analgesia||p. 237|
|Introduction to autonomic pharmacology||p. 253|
|Cholinergic drugs||p. 263|
|Adrenergic drugs||p. 273|
|Antihypertensive Drugs||p. 287|
|Treatment of angina pectoris||p. 307|
|Treatment of cardiac arrhythmias||p. 321|
|Treatment of congestive heart failure||p. 331|
|Treatment of coagulation disorders and hyperlipidemia||p. 347|
|Respiratory drugs||p. 369|
|Gastrointestinal drugs||p. 389|
|Introduction to endocrine pharmacology||p. 403|
|Male and female hormones||p. 435|
|Thyroid and parathyroid drugs : agents affecting bone mineralization||p. 459|
|Pancreatic hormones and the treatment of diabetes mellitus||p. 477|
|Treatment of infections I : antibacterial drugs||p. 499|
|Treatment of infections II : antiviral drugs||p. 523|
|Treatment off infections III : antifungal and antiparasitic drugs||p. 545|
|Cancer chemotherapy||p. 565|
|Immunomodulating agents||p. 591|
|Complementary and alternative medications||p. 605|
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