Key Features

  • Organised by drug class in a uniform and detailed structure which means it is easy to locate key information on dose rates, routes of administration, drug interactions and special considerations at a glance

  • Key chapters based around treatment of disorders of particular body systems, eg cardiovascular and thyroid disorders

  • Essential introductory chapters covering pharmacokinetics, general pharmacological principles and adverse reactions for a thorough basic grounding in the subject

  • All authors are experienced clinicians and recognised experts in their field who bring a down to earth and practical approach to the text

Table of Contents

1. Pharmacological principles of clinical practice

2. Clinical pharmacokinetics

3. Adverse drug reactions

4. Autonomic pharmacology

5. Anaesthetic agents

6. Sedatives

7. Behaviour modification drugs

8. Antimicrobials

9. Antifungal

10. Antiparasitics

11. Corticosteroids and antihistamines

12. Immunomodulatory therapy

13. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

14. Narcotic analgesics

15. Cancer chemotherapy

16. Anticonvulsants

17. Cardiovascular therapy

18. Respiratory drugs

19. Gastrointestinal drugs

20. Drugs used in the management of thyroid disease

21. Drugs used in the management of pancreatic disease

22. Drugs used in the management of adrenal disease

23. Drugs and reproduction

24. Topical dermatological therapy

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
Electronic ISBN:
9780702037252
Print ISBN:
9780702028588

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