Dale's Pharmacology Condensed - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780702078187, 9780702078200

Dale's Pharmacology Condensed

3rd Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Authors: Clive Page Simon Pitchford
Paperback ISBN: 9780702078187
eBook ISBN: 9780702078200
eBook ISBN: 9780702081958
eBook ISBN: 9780702078194
eBook ISBN: 9780702081941
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 25th December 2019
Page Count: 176

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Covering the essential basic science and principles of pharmacology using concise text and diagrams, Dale’s Pharmacology Condensed, 3rd Edition, presents the key facts and concepts that are key to understanding how drugs work and their underlying pathophysiological processes. Each of the 50 short chapters provides an organized, consistent approach to efficient learning and retention of complex information. This concise text is an ideal companion volume to Rang and Dale’s Pharmacology, as well as a stand-alone condensed textbook or review book for exams.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Pharmacology and Drug Use

1 Preface

2 Pharmacology, Drug Names, and Classification


Section 2: Fundamentals of Pharmacology

3 General Principles of Drug Action

4 Molecular Aspects of Drug Action

5 Pharmacokinetic and Other Factors Influencing Drug Action

6 Pharmacodynamics and the Measurement of Drug Action

Section 3: Drug Development

7 Drug Discovery and the Development of Small Molecules

8 Drug Discovery and the Development of Biologicals

9 Drug Safety, Toxicology, and Pharmacovigilance

10 Regulation of Drug Use

Section 4: Drug Actions on Body Systems

11 Outline of Transmission and Drug Action in the Nervous System

12 Drugs and Neurological Disorders

13 Drugs and Pain

14 Drugs and the Cardiovascular System

15 Drugs and Blood: Haematopoiesis and Haemostasis

16 Drugs and the Inflammatory and Immune Response

17 Drugs and the Endocrine and Metabolic Systems

18 Drugs and the Renal System

19 Drugs and the Pulmonary System

20 Drugs and the Musculoskeletal System

21 Drugs and the Gastrointestinal System

22 Drugs and the Kidney and Genitourinary System

23 Drugs and the Skin

24 Drugs and the Eye

25 Drugs and the Ear

26 Drugs Used in Anaesthesia

27 Drug Use in Disorders of Nutrition

28 Drug Use in Dentistry

Section 5: Drugs to Treat Infectious Diseases and Neoplasms

29 Antiviral Drugs

30 Antibacterial Drugs

31 Antifungal Drugs

32 Drugs and Parasites: Anti-protozoal and Antihelminthic Drugs

33 Drugs and Cancer

Section 6: Drugs in the Community

34 Prescribing and Personalising Drug Treatments

35 Venoms, Toxins, Poisons, and Herbs

36 Drug Dependence and Drug Abuse


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About the Authors

Clive Page

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Sackler Institute of Pulmonary Pharmacology, Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, King's College London, UK

Simon Pitchford

Affiliations and Expertise

Sackler Institute of Pulmonary Pharmacology Institute of Pharmaceutical Science King's College London London, United Kingdom