Pharmacology / George M. Brenner, Craig W. Stevens.

By: Brenner, George M [author.]
Contributor(s): Stevens, Craig W [author.]
Series: ClinicalKey: Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2018]Copyright date: �2018Edition: Fifth editionDescription: 1 online resource (viii, 552 pages) : color illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780323391733; 0323391737; 9780323391689; 0323391680; 9780323391726; 0323391729; 9780323391665; 0323391664Other title: Brenner and Stevens' pharmacologyRelated works: Preceeded by: Brenner, George M. Pharmacology. 4th ed. �2013Subject(s): Pharmacology | Pharmacology | MEDICAL / Pharmacology | Pharmacological Phenomena | Pharmaceutical Preparations | Drug TherapyGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Pharmacology.DDC classification: 615/.1 LOC classification: RM300Online resources: Click here for the e-copy | Click here for the e-copy
Contents:
Section I: Principles of pharmacology. Introduction to pharmacology -- Pharmacokinetics -- Pharmacodynamics -- Drug development and safety -- Toxicology and the treatment of poisoning -- Section II: Autonomic and neuromuscular pharmacology. Peripheral neuropharmacology and acetylcholine agonists -- Acetylcholine receptor antagonists -- Sympathetic neurotransmission and adrenoceptor agonists -- Adrenoceptor antagonists -- Section III: Cardiovascular, renal, and hematologic pharmacology. Antihypertensive drugs -- Antianginal drugs -- Drugs for heart failure -- Diuretics -- Drugs for cardiac dysrhythmia -- Drugs for hyperlipidemia -- Antithrombotic and thrombolytic drugs -- Hematopoietic drugs -- Section IV: Central nervous system pharmacology. Introduction to central nervous system pharmacology -- Sedative-hypnotic and anxiolytic drugs -- Antiepileptic drugs -- Local and general anesthetics -- Psychotherapeutic drugs -- Opioid analgesics and antagonists -- Drugs for neurodegenerative diseases -- Drugs of abuse -- Section V: pharmacology of respiratory and other systems. Autacoid drugs -- Respiratory pharmacology -- Gastrointestinal pharmacology -- Drugs for headache disorders -- Drugs for pain, inflammation, and arthritic disorders -- Section VI: Endocrine pharmacology. Hypothalamic and pituitary drugs -- Thyroid drugs -- Adrenal steroids and related drugs -- Drugs affecting fertility and reproduction -- Drugs for diabetes -- Drugs affecting calcium and bone -- Section VII: Chemotherapy. Principles of antimicrobial chemotherapy -- Inhibitors of bacterial cell wall synthesis -- Inhibitors of bacterial protein synthesis -- Quinolones, antifolate drugs, and other antimicrobial agents -- Antimycobacterial drugs -- Antifungal drugs -- Antiviral drugs -- Antiparasitic drugs -- Antineoplastic and immunomodulating drugs.
Summary: "Designed to help you learn and retain key information in pharmacology, this foundational text takes you from course exams and the USMLE Step 1 right through to clinical practice. Brenner and Stevens' Pharmacology, 5th Edition, focuses on the essential principles you need to know, in a concise yet comprehensive manner that's easy to understand. Highly illustrated and formatted for quick reference, it's your go-to text for the must-know aspects of pharmacology you'll need for clinical problem solving and decision making"--Publisher's description.
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Revised edition of: Pharmacology / George M. Brenner, Craig W. Stevens. 4th ed. �2013.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Section I: Principles of pharmacology. Introduction to pharmacology -- Pharmacokinetics -- Pharmacodynamics -- Drug development and safety -- Toxicology and the treatment of poisoning -- Section II: Autonomic and neuromuscular pharmacology. Peripheral neuropharmacology and acetylcholine agonists -- Acetylcholine receptor antagonists -- Sympathetic neurotransmission and adrenoceptor agonists -- Adrenoceptor antagonists -- Section III: Cardiovascular, renal, and hematologic pharmacology. Antihypertensive drugs -- Antianginal drugs -- Drugs for heart failure -- Diuretics -- Drugs for cardiac dysrhythmia -- Drugs for hyperlipidemia -- Antithrombotic and thrombolytic drugs -- Hematopoietic drugs -- Section IV: Central nervous system pharmacology. Introduction to central nervous system pharmacology -- Sedative-hypnotic and anxiolytic drugs -- Antiepileptic drugs -- Local and general anesthetics -- Psychotherapeutic drugs -- Opioid analgesics and antagonists -- Drugs for neurodegenerative diseases -- Drugs of abuse -- Section V: pharmacology of respiratory and other systems. Autacoid drugs -- Respiratory pharmacology -- Gastrointestinal pharmacology -- Drugs for headache disorders -- Drugs for pain, inflammation, and arthritic disorders -- Section VI: Endocrine pharmacology. Hypothalamic and pituitary drugs -- Thyroid drugs -- Adrenal steroids and related drugs -- Drugs affecting fertility and reproduction -- Drugs for diabetes -- Drugs affecting calcium and bone -- Section VII: Chemotherapy. Principles of antimicrobial chemotherapy -- Inhibitors of bacterial cell wall synthesis -- Inhibitors of bacterial protein synthesis -- Quinolones, antifolate drugs, and other antimicrobial agents -- Antimycobacterial drugs -- Antifungal drugs -- Antiviral drugs -- Antiparasitic drugs -- Antineoplastic and immunomodulating drugs.

"Designed to help you learn and retain key information in pharmacology, this foundational text takes you from course exams and the USMLE Step 1 right through to clinical practice. Brenner and Stevens' Pharmacology, 5th Edition, focuses on the essential principles you need to know, in a concise yet comprehensive manner that's easy to understand. Highly illustrated and formatted for quick reference, it's your go-to text for the must-know aspects of pharmacology you'll need for clinical problem solving and decision making"--Publisher's description.

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