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    DescriptionThis title presents a complex topic in a simple, easy-to-understand way. Pocket Guide: Pharmacokinetics Made Easy is the latest update of the popular Pharmacokinetics Made Easy. It is suitable for a wide audience including medical practitioners, health professionals, and students. The individual chapters were initially published as a series of articles in Australian Prescriber to assist practitioners in drug dosing and therapy. The physiological approach herein adopted addresses clinical issues in drug therapy and makes them directly applicable to practice situations. Key Selling Features: self-assessment questions in each chapter; glossary of symbols; use of equations to explain physiological factors underlying important pharmacokinetics processes; endorsed and co-published with Australian Prescriber; and list of key points summarizing the content to improve accessibility and understanding.


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    Title
    Pocket Guide: Pharmacokinetics Made Easy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Donald J. Birkett
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 120
    Width: 112 mm
    Height: 176 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780070285279
    ISBN 10: 0070285276
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.1T
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    BIC subject category V2: MMG
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Abridged Dewey: 615
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    LC classification: RM
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MED
    BISAC V2.8: MED071000
    DC22: 615.1
    BISAC V2.8: MED058000
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 11
    BISAC V2.8: MED045000
    DC22: 615.7
    Libri: ERBR6000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16990
    BISAC V2.8: MED072000
    Thema V1.0: MKG, MJ
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Mit Abb.
    Publisher
    McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
    Imprint name
    McGraw-Hill Medical
    Publication date
    01 February 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Donald Birkett Professor and Head of Clinical Pharmacology, Flinders University, SA; has chaired the Australian Drug Utilisation Subcommittee and the WHO Working Group on Drug Statistics Methodology.
    Table of contents
    1. Clearance 2. Volume of distribution 3. Half-Life 4. How Drugs are Cleared by the Liver 5. Bioavailability and First-Class Clearance 6. Predicting Drug Interactions and the Effects of Disease States for Metabolised Drugs 7. Clearance of Drugs by the Kidneys 8. Drug Protein Binding 9. Non-Linear Pharmacokinetics 10. How to Determine the Pharmacokinetic Parameters of a Drug 11. Pharmacodynamics - the Concentration-Effect Relationship 12. Designing Dose Regimens 13. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring