Full title: Pharmacology for health professionals / Bronwen Bryant, Kathleen Knights, Shaunagh Darroch, Andrew Rowland.
Author/creator: Knights, Kathleen M. (Kathleen Mary), Darroch, Shaunagh, Rowland, Andrew, Bryant, Bronwen.
Call Numbers: HQ 2019/0281
Record Identifier: 74VKVy7w0dZM
Contents: xxv, 1035 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm., , ,
Publishers: Chatswood, NSW : Elsevier, 
Unit 1: Introduction to Pharmacology Chapter 1: Drugs and medicines Chapter 2: Legal, clinical and ethical foundations of pharmacotherapy Chapter 3: Over-the-counter drugs and complementary therapies Unit 2: Principles of Pharmacology Chapter 4: Molecular drug targets and pharmacodynamics Chapter 5: Drug absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion Chapter 6: Pharmacogenetics and individualised drug therapy Chapter 7: Pharmacokinetics and dosing regimen Chapter 8: Adverse drug reactions and drug interactions Unit 3: Drugs Affecting the Peripheral Nervous System Chapter 9: Overview of the autonomic and somatic nervous systems: drugs affecting cholinergic transmission Chapter 10: Overview of the sympathetic nervous system and drugs affecting noradrenergic transmission Unit 4: Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System Chapter 11: Central nervous system overview and anaesthetics Chapter 12: Analgesics Chapter 13: Antianxiety, sedative and hypnotic drugs Chapter 14: Antiepileptic drugs Chapter 15: Psychotropic agents Chapter 16: Central nervous system stimulants Chapter 17: Drugs for neurodegenerative disorders and headache Chapter 18: Drugs affecting the eye and ear Chapter 19: Drug dependence and social pharmacology Unit 5: Drugs Affecting the Heart and Vascular System Chapter 20: Drugs affecting cardiac function Chapter 21: Drugs affecting vascular smooth muscle Chapter 22: Lipid-lowering drugs Chapter 23: Drugs affecting the kidney and bladder Unit 6: Drugs Affecting the Urinary System Chapter 23: Drugs affecting the kidney and bladder Unit 7: Drugs Affecting the Blood Chapter 24: Drugs affecting thrombosis and haemostasis Chapter 25: Drugs affecting the haemopoietic system Unit 8: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System Chapter 26: Drugs used in respiratory disorders Unit 9: Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System Chapter 27: Drugs affecting the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract Unit 10: Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System Chapter 28: The neuroendocrine system and pituitary gland Chapter 29: Pharmacology of the adrenal cortex Chapter 30: Pharmacology of the endocrine pancreas Chapter 31: Pharmacology of the thyroid glands and parathyroid glands Unit 11: Drugs Affecting the Reproductive System Chapter 32: Drugs affecting the female reproductive system Chapter 33: Drugs affecting the male reproductive system Unit 12: Drugs Used in Neoplastic Diseases Chapter 34: Overview of the treatment of cancer Chapter 35: Antineoplastic drugs Unit 13: Drugs Affecting Microorganisms Chapter 36: Overview of antimicrobial chemotherapy and antibiotic resistance Chapter 37: Antibacterial drugs Chapter 38: Antifungal and antiviral drugs Chapter 39: Antiprotozoal, antimycobacterial and anthelmintic drugs Unit 14: Drugs Affecting Body Defences Chapter 40: Antiinflammatory and immunomodulating drugs Chapter 41: Drugs affecting the skin Unit 15: Special Topics Chapter 42: Drugs in sport Chapter 43: Pharmacotherapy of obesity Chapter 44: Envenomation and antivenoms.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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