Pharmacology and Therapeutics: Principles to Practice

Pharmacology and Therapeutics: Principles to Practice

By: Scott A. Waldman (author), Andre Terzic (author)Hardback

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Pre-eminent authorities examine everything you need to know about pharmacology AND therapeutics for all of today's drugs - from the underlying science through innovation, translation, regulation, and clinical implementation. Evidence-based therapeutic guidelines facilitate decision making; and coverage of pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics, regenerative pharmacology, stem cell therapies, and the emerging field of individualized medicine keeps you at the forefront of the latest developments. Reference is easy, thanks to the book's logical, user-friendly format. You'll have the answers to every vital question at your fingertips!

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Contents

PART I: PRINCIPLES Section 1: Pharmacotherapeutic Continuum 1 Drug Discovery 2 Drug Development 3 Regulations and Pharmacovigilence 4 Evidence-Based Drug Utilization Section 2: Molecular Pharmacology 5 Drug-Receptor Interactions 6 Signal Transduction 7 "Cell Cycle Pharmacology, Antiproliferation, and Apoptosis" Section 3: Systems Pharmacology 8 Neurotransmitters 9 Autonomic Pharmacology 10 Fluid and Electrolyte Homeostasis 11 Inflammation and Immunomodulation 12 Pharmacobiology of Infections Section 4: Clinical Pharmacology 13 Pharmacokinetics 14 Pharmacodynamics 15 Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics 16 Heterogenity of Drug Responses and Individualization of Therapy 17 Pediatric Pharmacology 18 Gender Influences on Pharmacology 19 Pharmacology Across the Aging Continuum 20 Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions 21 Therapeutic Monitoring PART II: Practice Section 5: Cardiovascular Therapeutics 22 Hypertension 23 Dyslipidemias 24 Coronary Artery Disease 25 Rhythm Disorders 26 Heart Failure Section 6: Pulmonary Therapeutics 27 Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 28 Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Section 7: Renal Therapeutics 29 Renal Insufficiency 30 Voiding Dysfunction Section 8: Gastroenterologic Therapeutics 31 Acid Reflux and Ulcer Disease 32 Motility Disorders 33 Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 34 Hepatic Cirrhosis 35 Infectious Hepatitis Section 9: Endocrinologic Therapeutics 36 Obesity and Nutrition 37 Diabetes Mellitus 38 Disorders of the Thyroid 39 Disorders of Calcium Metabolism and Bone Mineralization 40 Disorders of the Hypothalamic Pituitary Axis 41 Adrenal Disorders 42 Reproductive Health Section 10: Neuropharmacologic Therapeutics 43 Alzheimer's Disease and Dementias 44 Parkinson's Disease 45 Seizure Disorders 46 Multiple Sclerosis 47 Dysautonomias 48 Headache 49 Stroke Section 11: Psychopharmacologic Therapeutics 50 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders 51 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 52 Anxiety 53 Depression and Bipolar Disorders 54 Psychosis and Schizophrenia 55 Drug Addiction 56 Nicotine Dependence 57 Insomnia (Narcolepsy)-Related Disorders Section 12: Opthalmologic Therapeutics 58 Drugs in Ophthalmology Section 13: Anesthesia 59 Local Anesthesia 60 General Anesthesia and Sedation 61 Treatment of Pain Section 14: Hematologic Therapeutics 62 Anemias and Cytopenias 63 Disorders of Hemostasis and Thrombosis Section 15: Oncologic Therapeutics 64 Lung Cancer 65 Breast Cancer 66 Hematologic Malignancies 67 Prostate Cancer 68 Colon Cancer 69 Melanoma Section 16: Dermatologic Therapeutics 70 Acne 71 Psoriasis 72 Dermatitis Section 17: Rheumatologic Therapeutics 73 Osteoarthritis 74 Rheumatoid Arthritis 75 Gout 76 Systemic Lupus Erythmatosus Section 18: Therapy of Infectious Diseases 77 Influenza and Viral Respiratory Infections 78 Community-Acquired Pneumonia 79 Tuberculosis 80 Bacterial Meningitis 81 Endocarditis 82 Malaria 83 Protozoan and Helminthic Infections 84 HIV Infection and AIDS 85 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Section 19: Practical Therapeutics 86 Medical Toxicology and Antidotes 87 Over-the-Counter Medications 88 Prescription and Order Writing 89 Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees and the Hospital Formulary Section 20: Emerging Therapeutics 90 "Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Nutraceuticals, and Dietary Supplements" 91 Vaccines 92 Transplant Medicine 93 Gene Therapy 94 Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Therapeutics

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/01/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781416060987
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1054
  • ID: 9781416060987
  • weight: 2790
  • ISBN10: 1416060987

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