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Publisher Description

Boost Your grades with this Study Guide. Navigate from TOC or search for words or phrases. You will use this guide from medical or nursing school to residency and internship.

Audience

Intended for everyone interested in Pharmacology, particularly medical students, nursing, undergraduate and graduate life science students, and dental students.

Features

Difficult concepts are explained in simple terms.
Drug fundamentals
Most frequently prescribed drug classifications
Includes indications, reactions, and drug examples
Definitions
Pharmacodynamics
Pharmacokinetics and more...
Navigate from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases
Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway.
Use your down-time to prepare for an exam.


Table of Contents

Pharmacology: Pharmacodynamics | Pharmacokinetics | Drug metabolism | ADME | Pharmacogenetics | Bioavailability | Drug discovery | Clinical trial | Drug delivery | Dosage form | Therapeutic index | Toxicity | Drug interaction | Placebo | Generic drug | Orphan drug | Controlled Substances Act | ATC codes | INN

Infectious Diseases:

Antibiotic
: Penicillin | Tetracycline | Sulfonamide

Antiviral: Anti-herpesvirus Aciclovir | Anti-influenza Oseltamivir | Antiretroviral drugs

Antifungal
: Fluconazole | Nystatin

Antiprotozoal
: Pentamidine | Metronidazole

Anthelmintic
| Antiseptic

Gastrointestinal System:

Upper digestive tract:
Antacids | Reflux suppressants | Antiflatulents | Proton pump inhibitors | H2-receptor antagonists | Cytoprotectants | Prostaglandin analogues | Emetic | Antiemetics

Lower digestive tract:
Laxatives | Antispasmodics | Antidiarrhoeals | Bile acid sequestrants | Opioids

Cardiovascular System:

General:
Beta-receptor blocker | Calcium channel blockers | Diuretics | Cardiac glycosides | Antiarrhythmics | Nitrate | Antianginals | Vasoconstrictor | Vasodilator

Affecting Blood pressure:
ACE inhibitors | Angiotensin receptor blockers | Alpha blocker

Coagulation:
Anticoagulant | Vitamin K antagonists | Heparin | Other Platelet aggregation inhibitors | Direct thrombin inhibitor | Fibrinolytic | Antifibrinolytics

Atherosclerosis/cholesterol agents:
Hypolipidaemic agents | Statins | Fibrates | Bile acid sequestrants

Central Nervous System:

Stimulants:
Amphetamines | Cocaine | MDMA (Ecstasy) | MPH (Ritalin)

Antidepressants:
MAOI | TCA | SSRI | SSRE | SNRI | NRI | DRI | Opioids

Depressants:
Barbiturates | Phenobarbital | Benzodiazepine | Diazepam | Clonazepam | Chloral hydrate | Glutethimide

Antipsychotic: Chlorpromazine | Clozapine | Lithium salt

Hallucinogens: Psychedelics:
LSD | Psilocybin | Dimethyltryptamine | Mescaline | Cannabinoids

Dissociative:
Ketamine | Dextromethorphan | Nitrous oxide

Deliriants (Anticholinergics)
: Benztropine | Atropine | Atracurium

Anaesthetics:
Diethyl ether | Nitrous Oxide | Propofol | Ketamine | Opioids

Emetic
| Antiemetics | Anticonvulsant | Anxiolytic

Pain: NSAIDs | Opioids | Paracetamol | Local anesthetic

Respiratory System: Bronchodilator | Anticholinergics | Beta2-adrenergic receptor agonists | Corticosteroids | Leukotriene receptor antagonists | Xanthines | Mast cell stabilizers | Antitussive | Dextromethorphan | Mucolytic | Decongestant | Sympathomimetic

Allergy: Antihistamine | NSAIDs

Anti-inflammatory:

Glucocorticoid:
Prednisone | Dexamethasone

NSAIDs
: Aspir

GENRE
Reference
RELEASED
2010
1 January
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
627
Pages
PUBLISHER
MobileReference
SELLER
MobileReference
SIZE
717.7
KB

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Pharmacology

Top little book that gives a great overview and detail on pharmacology!! I would love to see an Australian version as the laws here are different but wow! So much packed into such a small space!!!

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