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Pharmacology / H. P. Rang ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Rang, H. P.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Edinburgh : Churchill Livingstone, 2003Edition: 5th ed.Description: xii, 797 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 0443071454 (pbk.); 9780443072024; 9780443071454; 0443072027 (internat. ed).Subject(s): Pharmacology | Chemotherapy | Drug TherapyDDC classification: 615.1 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Sect. 1 General principles -- 1. What is pharmacology? -- 2. How drugs act: general principles -- 3. How drugs act: molecular aspects -- 4. Cellular mechanisms: excitation, contraction and secretion -- 5. Cellular mechanisms: cell proliferation and apoptosis -- 6. Method and measurement in pharmacology -- 7. Absorption and distribution of drugs -- 8. Elimination and pharmacokinetics -- Sect. 2 Chemical mediators -- 9. Chemical mediators and the autonomic nervous system -- 10. Colinear transmission -- 11. Noradrenergic transmission -- 12. Other peripheral mediators: 5-hydroxytryptamine and purines -- 13. Peptides and proteins as mediators -- 14. Nitric oxide -- 15. Local hormones, inflammation and immune responses -- 16. Anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant drugs -- Sect. 3 Drugs affecting majors organ systems -- 17. The heart -- 18. The vascular system -- 19. Atherosclerosis and lipoprotein metabolism -- 20. Haemostasis and thrombosis -- 21. Haemopoietic system -- 22. Respiratory system -- 23. Kidney -- 24. Gastrointestinal tract -- 25. Endocrine pancreas and the control of blood glucose -- 26. Obesity -- 27. Pituitary and adrenal cortex -- 28. Thyroid -- 29. Reproductive system -- 30. Bone metabolism -- Sect. 4 Nervous system -- 31. Chemical transmission and drug action in the central nervous system -- 32. Amino acid transmitters -- 33. Other transmitters and modulators -- 34. Neurodegenerative disorders -- 35. General anaesthetic agents -- 36. Anxiolytic and hypnotic drugs -- 37. Antipsychotic drugs -- 38. Drugs used in affective disorders -- 39. Antiepileptic drugs -- 40. Analgesic drugs -- 41. CNS stimulants and psychotomimetic drugs -- 42. Drug dependence and drug abuse -- 43. Local anaesthetics -- Sect. 5 Drugs used in the treatment of infections and cancer -- 44. Basic principles of chemotherapy -- 45. Antibacterial drugs -- 46. Antiviral drugs -- 47. Antifungal drugs -- 48. Antiprotozoal drugs -- 49. Anthelminthic drugs -- 50. Cancer chemotherapy -- Sect. 6 Special topics -- 51. Individual variation and drug interaction -- 52. Harmful effects of drugs -- 53. Gene therapy -- 54. Drug discovery and development -- Appendix -- Index. Table of contents
Summary: Providing students with an overview of how a class of drugs will be used in a clinical situation, this text covers physiology and biochemistry as well as pharmacology. It explains how drugs act and relates them to their effects and clinical uses.
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Pharmacology.
Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone, 2003
(OCoLC)606990342

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Sect. 1 General principles --
1. What is pharmacology? --
2. How drugs act: general principles --
3. How drugs act: molecular aspects --
4. Cellular mechanisms: excitation, contraction and secretion --
5. Cellular mechanisms: cell proliferation and apoptosis --
6. Method and measurement in pharmacology --
7. Absorption and distribution of drugs --
8. Elimination and pharmacokinetics --
Sect. 2 Chemical mediators --
9. Chemical mediators and the autonomic nervous system --
10. Colinear transmission --
11. Noradrenergic transmission --
12. Other peripheral mediators: 5-hydroxytryptamine and purines --
13. Peptides and proteins as mediators --
14. Nitric oxide --
15. Local hormones, inflammation and immune responses --
16. Anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant drugs --
Sect. 3 Drugs affecting majors organ systems --
17. The heart --
18. The vascular system --
19. Atherosclerosis and lipoprotein metabolism --
20. Haemostasis and thrombosis --
21. Haemopoietic system --
22. Respiratory system --
23. Kidney --
24. Gastrointestinal tract --
25. Endocrine pancreas and the control of blood glucose --
26. Obesity --
27. Pituitary and adrenal cortex --
28. Thyroid --
29. Reproductive system --
30. Bone metabolism --
Sect. 4 Nervous system --
31. Chemical transmission and drug action in the central nervous system --
32. Amino acid transmitters --
33. Other transmitters and modulators --
34. Neurodegenerative disorders --
35. General anaesthetic agents --
36. Anxiolytic and hypnotic drugs --
37. Antipsychotic drugs --
38. Drugs used in affective disorders --
39. Antiepileptic drugs --
40. Analgesic drugs --
41. CNS stimulants and psychotomimetic drugs --
42. Drug dependence and drug abuse --
43. Local anaesthetics --
Sect. 5 Drugs used in the treatment of infections and cancer --
44. Basic principles of chemotherapy --
45. Antibacterial drugs --
46. Antiviral drugs --
47. Antifungal drugs --
48. Antiprotozoal drugs --
49. Anthelminthic drugs --
50. Cancer chemotherapy --
Sect. 6 Special topics --
51. Individual variation and drug interaction --
52. Harmful effects of drugs --
53. Gene therapy --
54. Drug discovery and development --
Appendix --
Index. Table of contents


Providing students with an overview of how a class of drugs will be used in a clinical situation, this text covers physiology and biochemistry as well as pharmacology. It explains how drugs act and relates them to their effects and clinical uses.

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