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Basic concepts in pharmacology : what you need to know for each drug class, 5e / Janet L. Stringer.

Author/creator Stringer, Janet L. author.
Other author/creatorPreceded by: Stringer, Janet L. Basic concepts in pharmacology. Fourth edition. 2011.
Format Electronic and Book
EditionFifth edition.
Publication Info [New York?] : McGraw-Hill Education, [2017]
Copyright Notice ©2017
Description1 online resource : illustrations
Supplemental Content Direct link to resource
Subject(s)
Contents Where to start -- Part I: General principles. Receptor theory -- Absorption, distribution, and clearance -- Pharmacokinetics -- Drug metabolism and renal elimination -- Part II: Drugs that affect the autonomic nervous system. Review of the autonomic nervous system -- Cholinergic agonists -- Cholinergic antagonists -- Adrenergic agonists -- Adrenergic antagonists -- Part III: Drugs that affect the cardiovascular system. Antihypertensive drugs -- Drugs used in ischemic heart disease and congestive heart failure -- Antiarrhythmic drugs -- Drugs that affect blood -- Lipid-lowering drugs -- Part IV: Drugs that act on the central nervous system. Drugs used in dementia -- Anxiolytic and hypnotic drugs -- Drugs used in mood disorders -- Antipsychotics or neuroleptics -- Drugs used in Parkinson disease -- Antiepileptic drugs -- Narcotics (opiates) -- General anesthetics -- Local anesthetics -- Part V: Chemotherapeutic agents. Introduction to chemotherapy -- Inhibitors of cell wall synthesis -- Protein synthesis inhibitors -- Folate antagonists -- Quinolones and urinary tract antiseptics -- Drugs used in tuberculosis and leprosy -- Antifungal drugs -- Anthelmintic drugs -- Antiviral drugs -- Antiprotozoal drugs -- Anticancer drugs -- Part VI: Drugs that affect the endocrine system. Adrenocortical hormones -- Sex steroids -- Thyroid and parathyroid drugs -- Insulin, glucagon, and oral hypoglycemic drugs -- Part VII: Miscellaneous drugs. Histamine and antihistamines -- Respiratory drugs -- Drugs that affect the GI tract -- Nonnarcotic analgesics and anti-inflammatory drugs -- Immunosuppressives -- Drugs used in osteoporosis -- Toxicology and poisoning.
Abstract "Basic Concepts in Pharmacology: What You Need to Know for Each Study Class, Fifth Edition provides you with a complete framework for studying - and understanding - the fundamental principles of drug actions. This unique resource presents drugs by classes, details exactly what you need to know about each class, and reinforces key concepts and definitions. With Basic Concepts in Pharmacology: What You Need to Know for Each Study Class you will be able to identify your strengths and weaknesses, minimize memorization, streamline your study, and build your confidence"--Publisher's description.
General noteRevised edition of: Basic concepts in pharmacology : what you need to know for each drug class / Janet L. Stringer. Fourth edition. [2011].
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and indexes.
Source of descriptionOnline resource; title from resource home page (AccessMedicine, viewed July 5, 2017).
Issued in other formPrint version: Stringer, Janet L. Basic concepts in pharmacology. Fifth edition. New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2017] 9781259861079
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