Medical Pharmacology at a Glance

Medical Pharmacology at a Glance

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The At A Glance Series sets out to summarise the essential information about a particular subject for the student requiring a quick introduction or a guide to revision. This is achieved by taking each part of the subject in turn and condensing it into a two-page spread with a schematic diagram on the left and a concise explanation on the right which repeats some of what is in the drawings and adds further basic information.
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Product details

  • Spiral bound | 104 pages
  • 219 x 276mm
  • Blackwell Science Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 3rd edition
  • 42
  • 0632048166
  • 9780632048168

Table of contents

Introduction: Principles of Drug Action; Drug-Receptor Interactions; Drug Absorption, Distribution and Excretion; Drug Metabolism; Local Anaesthetics; Drugs Acting at the Neuromuscular junction; Autonomic nervous system; Autonomic drugs acting at cholinergic synapses; Drugs acting on the symphathetic system; Ocular Pharmacology; Asthma, Hay Fever and Anaphylaxis; Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal Tract. I: Peptic Ulcer; Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal Tract. II: Motility and Secretions; Drugs Acting on the Kidney - Diuretics; Drugs used in Hypertension; Drugs used in Angina; Anti-Arrhythmic Drugs; Drugs used in Heart Failure; Drugs used to Affect Blood Coagulation; Lipid-Lowering Drugs; Agents used in Anaemias; Central Transmitter Substances; General Anaesthetics; Anxiolytics and Hypnotics; Antiepileptic Drugs; Drugs used in Parkinsonism; Drugs used in Psychosis - Neuroleptics; Drugs used in Affective Disorders - Antidepressants; Opioid Analgesics; Drugs used in Nausea and Vertigo (Anti-emetics); Drug Misuse and Dependence; Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs); Corticosteroids; Sex Hormones and Drugs; Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs; Antidiabetic Agents; Antimicrobial Drugs that Inhibit Nucleic Acid Synthesis: Sulphonamides, Trimethoprim, Quinolones and Nitroimidazoles; Antimicrobial Drugs that Inhibit Cell Wall Synthesis: Penicillins, Cephalosporins and Vancomycin; Antimicrobial Drugs that Inhibit Protein Synthesis: Aminoglycosides, Tetracyclines, macrolides and chloramphenicol; Antifungal and Antiviral Drugs; Drugs Acting on Parasites. I: Helminths (Worms); Drugs Acting on Parasites. II: Protozoa; Drugs used in Cancer; Poisoning; Adverse Drug Reactions; Index
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