Handbook of Basic Pharmacokinetics-- Including Clinical Applications

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American Pharmacists Association, 2009 - Medical - 490 pages
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First published in 1976, the Handbook of Basic Pharmacokinetics … including Clinical Applications, 7th edition remains a user-friendly consolidation of principles and techniques for practitioners, researchers, and students involved in the various applications of pharmacokinetics. The book is current, accurate, and presented in a manner that fosters clinical application. Ten of the previous edition’s 39 chapters have been substantially updated: “Absorption/Transport Mechanisms,” “Physicochemical Factors Altering Biological Performance of Drugs,” “Drug Biotransformation,” “Excretion and Clearance of Drugs,” “Pediatric Pharmacokinetics,” “First Dose Size in Man,” “Correlation of Clinical Response with Drug Disposition,” “Bioavailability and Bioequivalence,” “Extracorporeal Methods of Drug Removal,” and “Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics.” Pharmacokinetic data profiles on an additional 150 drugs have been added to the Appendix, which now provides accessible information on more than 790 drugs.
Key Features:
  • 39 chapters, 10 of which were substantially revised with new, relevant information and current reference citations
  • More than 225 illustrations and tables
  • Glossary
  • Appendix comprises pharmacokinetic data on more than 790 drugs—more than 150 new to this edition—a highly useful resource for clinical practitioners

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Wolfgang A. Ritschelis one of the discipline’s most prominent experts worldwide. He is author or coauthor of more than 450 papers and of 13 books in pharmacokinetics, biopharmaceutics, technology, and pharmacology. He is Professor Emeritus of Pharmacokinetics and Biopharmaceutics at the University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy and Professor of Pharmacology and Cell Biophysics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

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