Pharmacology and Physiology for Anesthesia: Foundations and Clinical Application

Pharmacology and Physiology for Anesthesia: Foundations and Clinical Application

By: Hugh C. Hemmings (author), Talmage D. Egan (author)Hardback

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Better understand the complexities of pharmacology and physiology relevant to your practice with the brand-new medical reference book, Pharmacology and Physiology for Anesthesia. Drs. Hugh Hemmings and Talmage Egan provide the clinical insights you need to effectively administer anesthesia, ensuring patient safety and the most optimal outcomes. "...This is a useful well-written textbook of pharmacology and physiology. There is a greater emphasis on the pharmacology, but both sciences are dealt with to a high standard...I am happy to recommend this book as a useful learning and reference source." Reviewed by: C.S Reilly on behalf of The British Journal of Anaesthesia, Feb 2014 Access comprehensive, continually updated research on the physiology of organ systems and clinical topics in the pharmacology of anesthetic drugs. Quickly and easily reference the information you need through user-friendly tables, figures, and algorithms, all presented in lavish full color throughout. Understand the molecular mechanism of drug actions and identify key drug interactions that may complicate anesthesia with dedicated sections on these key areas. Search the text and download images online at Expert Consult. Build a thorough knowledge of pharmacology and physiology focused on clinical practice


Section 1: Basic Principles of Pharmacology Chapter 1: Mechanisms of Drug Action Chapter 2: Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Principles for Intravenous Anesthetics Chapter 3: Pharmacokinetics of Inhaled Anesthetics Chapter 4: Drug Metabolism and Pharmacogenetics Chapter 5: Pharmacodynamic Drug Interactions Chapter 6: Adverse Drug Reactions Section 2: Nervous System Chapter 7: Central Nervous System Physiology: Neurophysiology Chapter 8: Central Nervous System Physiology: Cerebrovascular Chapter 9: Intravenous Anesthetics Chapter 10: Pharmacology of Inhales Anesthetics Chapter 11: Drugs for Neuropsychiatric Disorders Chapter 12: Autonomic Nervous System Physiology Chapter 13: Autonomic Nervous System: Pharmacology Chapter 14: Nociceptive Physiology Chapter 15: Opioid Agonists and Antagonists Chapter 16: Non-Opioid Analgesics Chapter 17: Local Anesthetics Chapter 18: Neuromuscular Physiology and Pharmacology Chapter 19: Neuromuscular Blockers and Reversal Drugs Section 3: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems Chapter 20: Cardiovascular Physiology: Cellular and Molecular Regulation Chapter 21: Cardiovascular Physiology: Integrative Function Chapter 22: Vasopressors and Inotropes Chapter 23: Antihypertensive Drugs and Vasodilators Chapter 24: Antiarrhythmic Drugs Chapter 25: Pulmonary Physiology Chapter 26: Pulmonary Pharmacology Section 4: Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Systems Chapter 27: Liver and Gastrointestinal Physiology Chapter 28: Nutritional and Metabolic Therapy Chapter 29: Pharmacology of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting Chapter 30: Endocrine Physiology Chapter 31: Endocrine Pharmacology Section 5: Fluid, Electrolyte and Hematologic Homeostasis Chapter 32: Renal Physiology Chapter 33: Intravascular Volume Replacement Therapy Chapter 34: Electrolytes and Diuretics Chapter 35: Blood and Coagulation Chapter 36: Transfusion and Coagulation Therapy Chapter 37: Anticoagulant and Antiplatelet Therapy

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  • ISBN13: 9781437716795
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 704
  • ID: 9781437716795
  • ISBN10: 1437716792

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