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Table of Contents

Section I: Principles of Pharmacology
Chapter 1 Introduction to Pharmacology
Chapter 2 Pharmacokinetics
Chapter 3 Pharmacodynamics
Chapter 4 Drug Development and Safety

Section II: Autonomic and Neuromuscular Pharmacology
Chapter 5 Intorduction to Autonomic and Neuromuscular Pharmacology
Chapter 6 Acetylcholine Receptor Agents
Chapter 7 Acetylcholine Receptor Agonists
Chapter 8 Adrenoceptor Agonists
Chapter 9 Adrenoceptor Antagonists

Section III: Cardiovascular, Renal and Hematological Pharmacology
Chapter 10 Antihypertensive Drugs
Chapter 11 Antianginal Drugs
Chapter 12 Drugs for Heart Failure
Chapter 13 Diuretics
Chapter 14 Antiarrythmic Drugs
Chapter 15 Drugs for Hyperlipidemia
Chapter 16 Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet, and Fibrionolytic Drugs
Chapter 17 Hematopoietic Drugs

Section IV: Central Nervous System Pharmacology
Chapter 18 Introduction to Central Nervous System Pharmacology
Chapter 19 Sedative-Hypnotic and Axiolytic Drugs
Chapter 20 Antiepileptic Drugs
Chapter 21 Local and General Anesthetics
Chapter 22 Psychotherapeutic Drugs
Chapter 23 Opioid Analgesics and Antagonists
Chapter 24 Drugs for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Chapter 25 Drugs of Abuse

Section V: Pharmacology of the Respiratory and Other Systems
Chapterr 26 Autocoid Drugs
Chapter 27 Drugs for Respiratory Tract Disorders
Chapter 28 Drugs for Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders
Chapter 29 Drugs for Headache Disorders
Chapter 30 Drugs for Pain, Inflammation, and Arthritic Disorders

Section VI: Endocrine Pharmacology
Chapter 31 Hypothalmic and Pituitary Drugs
Chapter 33 Adrenal Steroids and Regulated Drugs
Chapter 34 Drugs Affecting Fertility and Reproduction
Chapter 35 Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter 36 Drugs Affecting Calcium and Bone

Section VII: Chemotherapy
Chapter 37 Principles of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Chapter 38 Inhibitors of Bacte

Details

No. of pages:
528
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323279031
eBook ISBN:
9781455702787
eBook ISBN:
9780323279048
eBook ISBN:
9780323240475
Print ISBN:
9781455702824