Principles of Medical Pharmacology

7th Edition

Authors:

  • Harold Kalant
  • Denis Grant
  • Jane Mitchell
    • Print ISBN 9780779699452

    Table of Contents

    • Part I: General Principles of Pharmacology
      • 1. Introduction to General Pharmacology

      • 2. Drug Solubility, Absorption, and Movement Across Body Membranes

      • 3. Drug Distribution

      • 4. Drug Biotransformation

      • 5. Pharmacokinetics: Principles and Clinical Applications

      • 6. Drug Clearance by Specific Organs

      • 7. Dose-Response Relationships

      • 8. Drug Receptors

      • 9. Signal Transduction Systems

      • 10. Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics

    • Part II: Autonomic Nervous System and Neuromuscular Junction
      • 11. Functional and Neurochemical Organization of the Autonomic Nervous System

      • 12. Cholinergic Agonists and Antagonists

      • 13. Adrenoceptor Agonists

      • 14. Adrenoceptor Antagonists

      • 15. Neuromuscular Transmission and Drugs (Muscle Relaxants)

    • Part III: Central Nervous System
      • 16. Functional and Neurochemical Organization of the Central Nervous System

      • 17. Drugs Modifying Movement Control

      • 18. Antiseizure Drugs

      • 19. Opioids Analgesics and Antagonists

      • 20. General Anesthetics

      • 21. Local Anesthetics

      • 22. The Alcohols

      • 23. Anxiolytics and Hypnotics

      • 24. Antipsychotics

      • 25. Antidepressant and Mood Stabilizing Agents

      • 26. Hallucinogens and Psychotomimetics

    • Part IV: Mediators and Modifiers of Tissue Responses
      • 27. The Eicosanoids

      • 28. Autocoids

      • 29. Histamine and Antihistamines

      • 30. Anti-inflammatory Analgesics

    • Part V: Cardiovascular System
      • 31. Cardiovascular System Overview and Organization

      • 32. Digitalis Glycosides and Other Positive Inotropic Agents

      • 33. Antiarrhythmic

    Details

    No. of pages:
    1040
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2007
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders Canada
    Print ISBN:
    9780779699452

    About the authors

    Harold Kalant

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor Emeritus, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

    Denis Grant

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

    Jane Mitchell

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto