Pharmacology: PreTest Self-Assessment and Review, Thirteenth Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Apr 5, 2010 - Medical - 512 pages
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PreTest is the closest you can get to seeing the test before you take it!

500 USMLE-type questions and answers!

"I think this is one of the best PreTests I have ever read!" -- David Scoville, Third Year MD/PhD Candidate, University of Kansas School of Medicine.

"PreTest Pharmacology is a properly organized, concise tool that will help any medical student preparing for shelf or board exams." -- Joe Bart, Fourth Year Medical Student, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Bradenton

Great for course review and the USMLE Step 1, Pharmacology PreTest asks the right questions so you’ll know the right answers. You’ll find 500 clinical-vignette style questions and answers along with complete explanations of correct and incorrect answers. The content has been reviewed by students who recently passed their exams, so you know you are studying the most relevant and up-to-date material possible. No other study guide targets what you really need to know in order to pass like PreTest!

Content that covers all the must-know topics:
General Principles, The Peripheral Nervous System: Autonomic and Somatic, The Central Nervous System, The Cardiovascular System, The Renal System and Diuretics, The Respiratory System: Asthma and COPD, Local Control Substances: Autacoids and Drugs for Inflammatory Processes, The Gastrointestinal System and Nutrition, The Endocrine System, Uterine Stimulants and Relaxants, Anti-Infectives, Cancer Chemotherapy and Immunosuppressants, Toxicology

 

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Contents

General Principles of Pharmacology
1
Autonomic and Somatic Nervous System Pharmacology
49
Central Nervous System Pharmacology
127
Cardiovascular Pharmacology
197
Renal System and Diuretic Pharmacology
293
Asthma and COPD
323
Autacoids and AntiInflammatory Pharmacology
343
Gastrointestinal and Urinary Tract Pharmacology Nutrition Vitamins
373
Endocrine Pharmacology Uterine Stimulants and Relaxants
397
Antimicrobial and Antiviral Pharmacology
443
Cancer and Immune System Pharmacology
483
Toxicology Bioterrorism and Chemical Warfare Agents
501
Appendices
519
Index
527
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About the author (2010)

Marshal Shlafer, PhD is a Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Michigan. His research interests include mechanisms of cardiac ischemic and hypoxic damage by oxygen radicals and other oxidants; he also has an interest in medical education.

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