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Table of Contents

Section 1: Basic Principles of Pharmacology

Chapter 1: Mechanisms of Drug Action

Chapter 2: Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Principles for Intravenous Anesthetics

Chapter 3: Pharmacokinetics of Inhaled Anesthetics

Chapter 4: Drug Metabolism and Pharmacogenetics

Chapter 5: Pharmacodynamic Drug Interactions

Chapter 6: Adverse Drug Reactions

Section 2: Nervous System

Chapter 7: Central Nervous System Physiology: Neurophysiology

Chapter 8: Central Nervous System Physiology: Cerebrovascular

Chapter 9: Intravenous Anesthetics

Chapter 10: Pharmacology of Inhales Anesthetics

Chapter 11: Drugs for Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Chapter 12: Autonomic Nervous System Physiology

Chapter 13: Autonomic Nervous System: Pharmacology

Chapter 14: Nociceptive Physiology

Chapter 15: Opioid Agonists and Antagonists

Chapter 16: Non-Opioid Analgesics

Chapter 17: Local Anesthetics

Chapter 18: Neuromuscular Physiology and Pharmacology

Chapter 19: Neuromuscular Blockers and Reversal Drugs

Section 3: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems

Chapter 20: Cardiovascular Physiology: Cellular and Molecular Regulation

Chapter 21: Cardiovascular Physiology: Integrative Function

Chapter 22: Vasopressors and Inotropes

Chapter 23: Antihypertensive Drugs and Vasodilators

Chapter 24: Antiarrhythmic Drugs

Chapter 25: Pulmonary Physiology

Chapter 26: Pulmonary Pharmacology

Section 4: Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Systems

Chapter 27: Liver and Gastrointestinal Physiology

Chapter 28: Nutritional and Metabolic Therapy

Chapter 29: Pharmacology of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting

Chapter 30: Endocrine Physiology

Chapter 31: Endocrine Pharmacology

Section 5: Fluid, Electrolyte and Hematologic Home

Details

No. of pages:
704
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455737932
eBook ISBN:
9780323246842
Print ISBN:
9781437716795

About the authors

Hugh Hemmings

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pharmacology and Anesthesiology, Vice Chairman of Research in Anesthesiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and Attending Anestesiologist, New York Presbyterian Hospital New York, NY

Talmage Egan

Affiliations and Expertise

Talmage D. Egan, MD: Professor of Anesthesiology, Adjunct Professor of Pharmaceutics, Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering, Attending Anesthesiologist, Vice Chair for Research, K.C. Wong Presidential Endowed Chair, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah