Clinical pharmacology / Morris J. Brown, Pankaj Sharma, Fraz A. Mir, Peter N. Bennett.

By: Brown, M. J. (Morris Jonathan) [author.]
Contributor(s): Sharma, Pankaj (Neurologist) [author.] | Mir, Fraz [author.] | Bennett, P. N [author.]
Publisher: Edinburgh : Elsevier, [2019]Copyright date: �2019Edition: Twelfth editionDescription: 1 online resource (xiii, 666 pages) : color illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780702073304; 070207330XSubject(s): Clinical pharmacology | Clinical pharmacology | MEDICAL / Pharmacology | Pharmacology, ClinicalGenre/Form: Fulltext. | Internet Resources. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Clinical pharmacology.DDC classification: 615.1 LOC classification: RM301.28Online resources: Click here for the e-copy
Contents:
1. Clinical pharmacology -- 2. Topics in drug therapy -- 3. Discovery and development of drugs -- 4. Evaluation of drugs in humans -- 5. Health technology assessment -- 6. Regulation of medicines -- 7. Classification and naming of drugs -- 8. General pharmacology -- 9. Unwanted effects and adverse drug reactions -- 10. Poisoning, overdose, antidotes -- 11. Drug dependence -- 12. Chemotherapy of infections -- 13. Antibacterial drugs -- 14. Chemotherapy of bacterial infections -- 15. Viral, fungal, protozoal and helminthic infections -- 16. Drugs for inflammation and joint disease -- 17. Drugs and the skin -- 18. Pain and analgesics -- 19. Anaesthesia and neuromuscular block -- 20. Psychotropic drugs -- 21. Neurological disorders- epilepsy, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis -- 22. Cholinergic and antimuscarinic (anticholinergic) mechanisms and drugs -- 23. Adrenergic mechanisms and drugs -- 24. Arterial hypertension, angina pectoris, myocardial infarction and heart failure -- 25. Cardiac arrhythmia -- 26. Hyperlipidaemias -- 27. Kidney and genitourinary tract -- 28. Respiratory system -- 29. Drugs and haemostasis -- 30. Red blood cell disorders -- 31. Neoplastic disease and immunosuppression -- 32. Oesophagus, stomach and duodenum -- 33. Intestines -- 34. Liver and biliary tract -- 35. Adrenal corticosteroids, antagonists, corticotropin -- 36. Diabetes mellitus, insulin, oral antidiabestes agents, obesity -- 37. Thyroid hormones, antithyroid drugs -- 38. Hypothalamic, pituitary and sex hormones -- 39. Vitamins, calcium, bone.
Summary: "The twelfth edition of this long-established textbook of clinical pharmacology (first published in 1960) continues its fine tradition of balancing science and practice for improved evidence-based drug therapy and good prescribing in therapeutic settings increasingly complicated by intercurrent disease and polypharmacy"--Publisher's description.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"The twelfth edition of this long-established textbook of clinical pharmacology (first published in 1960) continues its fine tradition of balancing science and practice for improved evidence-based drug therapy and good prescribing in therapeutic settings increasingly complicated by intercurrent disease and polypharmacy"--Publisher's description.

Description based on online resource; title from electronic title page (ClinicalKey, viewed September 11, 2018).

1. Clinical pharmacology -- 2. Topics in drug therapy -- 3. Discovery and development of drugs -- 4. Evaluation of drugs in humans -- 5. Health technology assessment -- 6. Regulation of medicines -- 7. Classification and naming of drugs -- 8. General pharmacology -- 9. Unwanted effects and adverse drug reactions -- 10. Poisoning, overdose, antidotes -- 11. Drug dependence -- 12. Chemotherapy of infections -- 13. Antibacterial drugs -- 14. Chemotherapy of bacterial infections -- 15. Viral, fungal, protozoal and helminthic infections -- 16. Drugs for inflammation and joint disease -- 17. Drugs and the skin -- 18. Pain and analgesics -- 19. Anaesthesia and neuromuscular block -- 20. Psychotropic drugs -- 21. Neurological disorders- epilepsy, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis -- 22. Cholinergic and antimuscarinic (anticholinergic) mechanisms and drugs -- 23. Adrenergic mechanisms and drugs -- 24. Arterial hypertension, angina pectoris, myocardial infarction and heart failure -- 25. Cardiac arrhythmia -- 26. Hyperlipidaemias -- 27. Kidney and genitourinary tract -- 28. Respiratory system -- 29. Drugs and haemostasis -- 30. Red blood cell disorders -- 31. Neoplastic disease and immunosuppression -- 32. Oesophagus, stomach and duodenum -- 33. Intestines -- 34. Liver and biliary tract -- 35. Adrenal corticosteroids, antagonists, corticotropin -- 36. Diabetes mellitus, insulin, oral antidiabestes agents, obesity -- 37. Thyroid hormones, antithyroid drugs -- 38. Hypothalamic, pituitary and sex hormones -- 39. Vitamins, calcium, bone.

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