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Table of Contents

Section I: Introduction 

1 Basic Principles and Pharmacodynamics

2 Pharmacokinetics

3 Autonomic Pharmacology

4 Drug Interactions

5 Impact of Age on Pharmacology

6 Pharmacogenetics

7 Toxicology

8 Herbal Medications

9 Drug Discovery and Evaluation

10 Addiction and Abuse

 

Section II: Drug Classes

11 Cardiology

12 Cough, Cold, and Allergy

13 Dermatology

14 Endocrinology

15 Gastroenterology

16 Hematology 

17 Immune Modifiers

18 Infectious Diseases 

19 Musculoskeletal System

20 Neoplasia

21 Neurology and Neuromuscular

22 Ophthalmology

23 Psychiatry

24 Pulmonary System 

25 Renal and Genitourinary Systems 

Details

No. of pages:
480
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323278881
eBook ISBN:
9781437735789
eBook ISBN:
9780323240260
Print ISBN:
9781437703108

About the authors

Stan Bardal

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Division of Medical Sciences, Victoria BC, Canada

Jason Waechter

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Victoria, BC, Canada

Doug Martin

Affiliations and Expertise

Basic Biomedial Sciences, Sanford School of Medicine, University, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD