Pharmacology: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 3 available in Paperback
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- Elsevier Health Sciences
Pharmacology, 4th Edition helps you master the "must-know" concepts in this subject and how they apply to everyday clinical problem solving and decision making. This concise yet comprehensive text clearly explains and illustrates challenging concepts and helps you retain the material- from course exams and the USMLE Step 1 right through to clinical practice.
• Quickly reference essential information thanks to abundant tables throughout, and drug classification boxes at the beginning of each chapter.
• See how pharmacology applies to practice with real-world case studies.
• Prepare for exams with self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter.
• Understand complex concepts visually with the aid of superb full-color illustrations.
• Access the complete contents online at www.studentconsult.com, along with an additional glossary, chapter-by-chapter summaries and case studies, a full list of featured drugs, 150 USMLE-style questions, animations, and more.
• Learn the latest pharmacologic mechanisms and applications with new and updated drug information throughout.
• Be aware of new "off label" uses, including important FDA regulations.
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About the Author
Craig W. Stevens, Ph.D. is a professor of Pharmacology at Oklahoma State University and is co-author of Brenner and Stevens’ Pharmacology, a popular pharmacology textbook now in its 5th Edition. He also wrote and edited two books on G-protein coupled receptors entitled Methods for the Discovery and Characterization of G Protein-Coupled Receptors (Springer Protocols, 2011) and G Protein-Coupled Receptor Genetics: Research and Methods in the Post-Genomic Era (Springer Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2014). He has just finished working on a new book for the Science and Technology Pharmacology list called The Drug Expert: A Practical Guide to the Impact of Drug Use in Legal Proceedings which is a guide for pharmacologists aiming to be successful as drug litigation consultants and a helpful book for the lawyers that hire them. Dr. Stevens maintains a second career as an expert witness in Pharmacology (Drug Expert) and has consulted for lawyers on over 80 cases in both criminal and civil proceedings.
Table of Contents
SECTION I PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY
1 Introduction to Pharmacology
4 Drug Development and Safety
SECTION II AUTONOMIC AND NEUROMUSCULAR PHARMACOLOGY
5 Introduction to Autonomic and Neuromuscular Pharmacology
6 Acetylcholine Receptor Agonists
7 Acetylcholine Receptor Antagonists
8 Adrenoceptor Agonists
9 Adrenoceptor Antagonists
SECTION III CARDIOVASCULAR, RENAL, AND HEMATOLOGIC PHARMACOLOGY
10 Antihypertensive Drugs
11 Antianginal Drugs
12 Drugs for Heart Failure
14 Antiarrhythmic Drugs
15 Drugs for Hyperlipidemia
16 Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet, and Fibrinolytic Drugs
17 Hematopoietic Drugs
SECTION IV CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM PHARMACOLOGY
18 Introduction to Central Nervous System Pharmacology
19 Sedative-Hypnotic and Anxiolytic Drugs
20 Antiepileptic Drugs
21 Local and General Anesthetics
22 Psychotherapeutic Drugs
23 Opioid Analgesics and Antagonists
24 Drugs for Neurodegenerative Diseases
25 Drugs of Abuse
SECTION V PHARMACOLOGY OF THE RESPIRATORY AND OTHER SYSTEMS
26 Autacoid Drugs
27 Drugs for Respiratory Tract Disorders
28 Drugs for Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders
29 Drugs for Headache Disorders
30 Drugs for Pain, Inflammation, and Arthritic Disorders
SECTION VI ENDOCRINE PHARMACOLOGY
31 Hypothalamic and Pituitary Drugs
32 Thyroid Drugs
33 Adrenal Steroids and Related Drugs
34 Drugs Affecting Fertility and Reproduction
35 Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus
36 Drugs Affecting Calcium and Bone
SECTION VII CHEMOTHERAPY
37 Principles of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
38 Inhibitors of Bacterial Cell Wall Synthesis
39 Inhibitors of Bacterial Protein Synthesis
40 Quinolones, Antifolate Drugs, and Other Antimicrobial Agents
41 Antimycobacterial Drugs
42 Antifungal Drugs
43 Antiviral Drugs
44 Antiparasitic Drugs
45 Antineoplastic and Immunomodulating Drugs