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Craig & Stitzel's Illustrated Pharmacology

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The seventh edition of this textbook has been fully revised and to provide students with the most recent knowledge and advances in the field of pharmacology.  
Beginning with an overview of general principles, the following sections discuss drugs for disorders found in different systems of the body.
New topics have been added to this edition including an overview of the autonomic nervous system, sympathomimetic drugs, ischemic heart disease, drugs in ophthalmology and more.
Chapters include case studies helping bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application, as well as multiple choice questions and answers to assist revision and test knowledge.
Written by recognised experts from the USA and Australia, this comprehensive guide is highly illustrated with more than 400 images, tables and figures.

Key Points

  • Comprehensive guide to most recent advances in field of pharmacology for medical students
  • Fully revised, new edition with many new topics
  • Chapters include case studies and multiple choice questions and answers
  • Previous edition published in 2003 (9780781737623)
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ISBN-13: 9789351524106
ISBN-10: 9351524108
Pagini: 850
Dimensiuni: 216 x 279 mm
Greutate: 1.3 kg
Ediția: 7
Colecția Jaypee Brothers,Medical Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Locul publicării: Delhi, India


Section 1: General Principles of Pharmacology
1 Introduction to Pharmacology
2 Mechanisms of Drug Action
3 Drug Absorption and Distribution 
4 Metabolism and Excretion of Drugs  
5 Pharmacokinetics
6 Drug Metabolism and Disposition in Pediatric and Gerontological Stages of Life
7 Principles of Toxicology 
8 Ethical Issues in Pharmaceutical Research
Section 2: Drugs Affecting the Autonomic System
9 Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System
10 Sympathomimetic Drugs and Other Adrenoceptor Agonists
11 Adrenoceptor Antagonists
12 Cholinomimetic Drugs
13 Cholinergic Antagonists and Ganglionic Blocking Drugs
Section 3: Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System
14 The Renin–Angiotensin System and Other Vasoactive Substances
15 Diuretic Drugs
16 Calcium Channel Blockers
17 Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet, and Thrombolytic Drugs 
18 Hypocholesterolemic Drugs and Coronary Heart Disease
19 Antihypertensive Drugs
20 Drugs for Heart Failure
21 Treatment of Ischemic Heart Disease
22 Antiarrhythmic Drugs
Section 4: Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System
23 Introduction to Central Nervous System Pharmacology 
24 Opioid Analgesics
25 Benzodiazepines
26 General Anesthesia: Intravenous and Inhalational Agents
27 Local Anesthetics
28 Agents Affecting Neuromuscular Function and Disease
29 Antiepileptic Drugs
30 Sedative–Hypnotic Drugs
31 Mood Disorders: Drugs Used in Depression, Anxiety, and Bipolar Disorder
32 Antipsychotic Drugs
33 Central Nervous System Stimulants
34 Drugs Used in Neurodegenerative Disorders
35 Current Issues in Substance Abuse and Treatment
Section 5: Drugs Used in Inflammatory and Other Select Disorders
36 Introduction to Inflammation and Glucocorticoids
37 Non-Steroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs and Acetaminophen
38 Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs
39 Histamine and Histamine Antagonists
40 Immunomodulating Drugs
Section 6: Chemotherapy
41 Introduction to Chemotherapy
42 Inhibitors of Cell Wall and Cell Membrane Function
43 Inhibitors of Nucleic Acid Synthesis and Function
44 Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis
45 Drugs Used in Tuberculosis and Leprosy 
46 Antiviral Drugs
47 Drugs for Human Immunodeficiency Virus
48 Antifungal Drugs
49 Antiprotozoal Drugs
50 Anthelmintic Drugs 
51 The Rational Basis for Cancer Chemotherapy
52 Antineoplastic Agents
53 Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics
Section 7: Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System
54 Hypothalamic and Pituitary Gland
55 Adrenocortical Hormones and Drugs Affecting the Adrenal Cortex
56 Estrogens, Progestins, and SERMs
57 Uterine Stimulants and Relaxants
58 Androgens, Antiandrogens, and Anabolic Steroids
59 Drugs Used in the Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction
60 Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs
61 Insulin, Glucagon, Amylin, Incretins, and Other Compounds Used to Manage Diabetes Mellitus
62 Drugs for Treating Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
63 Drugs Used in Gastrointestinal Disorders
64 Parathyroid Hormone, Calcitonin, Vitamin D, Vitamin D Analogs and Other Compounds Related to Bone and Mineral Metabolism
65 Drugs for Dermatological Disorders
66 Drugs Used in Ophthalmology
67 Drugs for Gout
68 Vitamins
69 Herbal Medicine

Notă biografică

Leah W Fink PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA 

Karen Woodfork PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA 

Elizabeth Davis PhD
Senior Lecturer, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia