This updated edition of Netter's Illustrated Pharmacology allows you to take a distinct visual approach to understanding both the basic science and clinical applications of pharmacology. Designed to be compatible and used in conjunction with other pharmacology resources, this medical reference book offers a vivid, uniquely effective visual presentation of the pharmacodynamic relationship between drugs and the human body. And with the new addition of Student Consult online access, Netter's Illustrated Pharmacology is even more convenient than ever before!
- Available online for the first time! Search the full contents of Netter's Illustrated Pharmacology no matter what your location with convenient access to Student Consult.
- Visually grasp the most important principles in pharmacology with succinct, easy-to-understand presentations of introductory pharmacologic principles based on classic images by Frank Netter, as well as dynamic new illustrations from other talented medical artists.
- Learn how drugs are used to treat specific disorders in the body, as well as their effects on a particular site, with a format divided by organ system and full-color illustrations of the systems themselves.
- Access in-depth guidance on the must-know elements of each pharmacologic principle with clear, concise notes located beneath the corresponding image.
CHAPTER 1. BASIC PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY
CHAPTER 2. DRUGS USED TO AFFECT THE AUTONOMIC AND SOMATIC NERVOUS SYSTEMS
CHAPTER 3. DRUGS USED IN DISORDERS OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AND
TREATMENT OF PAIN
CHAPTER 4. DRUGS USED IN DISORDERS OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
CHAPTER 5. DRUGS USED IN DISORDERS OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
CHAPTER 6. DRUGS USED IN DISORDERS OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM
CHAPTER 7. DRUGS USED IN DISORDERS OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
CHAPTER 8. DRUGS USED IN DISORDERS OF THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
CHAPTER 9. DRUGS USED TO AFFECT RENAL FUNCTION
CHAPTER 10. DRUGS USED IN INFECTIOUS DISEASE
CHAPTER 11. DRUGS USED IN NEOPLASTIC DISORDERS
CHAPTER 12. DRUGS USED FOR SKIN DISORDERS
CHAPTER 13. VITAMINS: DEFICIENCIES AND DRUG INTERACTIONS
CHAPTER 14. DRUG ALLERGY, ABUSE, AND POISONING OR OVERDOSE
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- © Saunders 2014
- 22nd October 2013
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"This is the ultimate book for the visual learner. Even for those who initially learn best from simple succinct outlines of high yield facts, will find this book to be the best for the final integration of basic sciences into the art of patient care prior to board examinations or clinical studies. I would recommend this book for every healthcare professional who has some need for understanding how drugs work."
-Doody's Book Review Service
"This updated version of Netter's Illustrated Pharmacology includes new illustrations that accompany Netter's originial drawings. The comprehensive annotated illustrations and succinct accompanying text, never fail to elicit an 'Ah, Now I understand!" reaction. By illuminating the latest developments in molecular biology, cellular physiology and neurophysiology, pharmacodynamics/ kinetics, and complex research findings, it will enhance the reader's basic understanding of pharmacology... As a textbook for healthcare clinicans, undergraduate students, or as an illuminating discourse for the general reader it is superb. The patient/ physician interactions are shown to be a truly two way process, and the axiomatic caricatures of disease presentation will be immediately recognisable. One would like to think that the book will elicitan empathy for both parties that will stay with the practitioner forever."
GlycosMedia, March 2014