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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
Print ISBN:
9781437716795
Electronic ISBN: