Katzung & Trevor's Pharmacology Examination and Board Review

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  • Edition: 8th
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  • Copyright: 2007-12-11
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The bestselling USMLE study tool -- packed with everything you need to ace the exam on yourfirst try4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is one of the better board review books in pharmacology and it closely follows the most widely used textbook for teaching pharmacology . . . This eighth edition is needed to keep pace with this rapidly growing discipline." --Doody's Review ServiceFrom the authors of the leading pharmacology textbook comes the newest edition of the best pharmacology review in the field. Ideal for medical pharmacology course review and USMLE Step 1 preparation, this skill-building guide comes with more than 1000 USMLE-type questions with answers -- nearly 3 times as many as any other pharmacology review!Features: A concise yet thorough review of basic and clinical pharmacology, covering every must-know concept Organized to reflect course syllabi, focusing on the clinical use and pharmacology of drug categories rather than individual drugs Two USMLE-style Practice Exams with 120 questions eachIn each chapter, "Skill Keepers" sharpen your recall of key principles from earlier chapters A series of 15-20 USMLE-style questions in each chapter Key terms with definitions Strategies for improving test performance A detailed index and appendices allow you to look up drugs and side effects in an instant All chapters fully updated with the latest drug information Numerous figures and tables, such as those designed to delineate the differences between similar drugs

Author Biography

Anthony J. Trevor, PhD, isProfessor Emeritus of Pharmacology and ToxicologyDepartment of Cellular and Molecular PharmacologyUniversity of California, San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA

Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD isProfessor Emeritus of PharmacologyDepartment of Cellular and Molecular PharmacologyUniversity of California, San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA

Susan B. Masters, PhD isAssociate Professor of PharmacologyDepartment of Cellular and Molecular PharmacologyUniversity of California, San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA

Table of Contents

Basic Principles
Drug Metabolism
Drug Evaluation & Regulation
Autonomic Drugs
Introduction to Autonomic Pharmacology
Cholinoceptor-Activating & Cholinesterase-Inhibiting Drugs
Cholinoceptor Blockers & Cholinesterase Regenerators
Adrenoceptor Blockers
Cardiovascular Drugs
Drugs Used in Hypertension
Vasocilators & the Treatment of Angina
Drugs Used in Congestive Heart Failure
Antiarrhythmic Drugs
Diuretic Agents
Drugs with Important Actions on Smooth Muscle
Histamine, Serotonin, & the Ergot Alkaloids
Vasoactive Peptides
Prostaglandins & Other Eicosanoids
Nitric Oxide, Donors, and Inhibitors
Bronchodilators & Other Drugs Used in Asthma
Drugs That Act in the Central Nervous System
Introduction to CNS Pharmacology
Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs
Antiseizure Drugs
General Anesthetics
Local Anesthetics
Skeletal Muscle Relaxants
Drugs Used in Parkinsonism & Other Movement Disorders
Antipsychotic Drugs & Lithium
Opioid Analgesics & Antagonists
Drugs of Abuse
Drugs with Important Actions on Blood, Inflammation, & Gout
Agents Used in Anemia & Hematopoietic Growth Factors
Drugs Used in Coagulation Disorders
Drugs Used in the Treatment of Hyperlipidemias
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Acetaminophen, & Drugs Used in Gout
Endocrine Drugs
Hypothalamic & Pituitary Hormones
Thyroid & Antithyroid Drugs
Corticosteroids & Antagonists
Gonadal Hormones & Inhibitors
Pancreatic Hormones, Antidiabetic Agents, & Hyperglycemic Drugs
Drugs that Affect Bone Mineral Homeostasis
Chemotherapeutic Drugs
Beta-Lactam Antibiotics & Other Cell Wall Synthesis Inhibitors
Chloramphenicol, Tetracyclines, Macrolides, Clindamycin, Streptogramins, & Linezoid
Sulfonamides, Trimethoprim, & Fluoroquinolones
Antimycobacterial Drugs
Antifungal Agents
Antiviral Chemotherapy & Prophylaxis
Miscellaneous Antimicrobial Agents & Urinary Antiseptics
Clinical Use of Antimicrobials
Basic Principles of Antiparasitic Chemotherapy
Antiprotozoal Drugs
Anthelmintic Drugs
Cancer Chemotherapy
Introduction to Toxicology
Heavy Metals
Management of the Poisoned Patient
Special Topics
Key Words for Key Drugs Appendix
Examination 1 Appendix
Examination 2 Appendix
Strategies for Improving Test Performance
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