Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics - E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jul 27, 2015 - Medical - 1170 pages
A classic Pharmacology book trusted equally by students and practicing physicians for its up-to-date, accurate and reliable text, which has always placed before the readers an integrated approach intertwining current knowledge of pathophysiology of the disease, pharmacology of available drugs and strategies for medical management of diseases.

• Trusted Pharmacology book with emphasis on pathophysiology, clinical pharmacology and therapeutics, presenting information in integrated manner.

• Up-to-date information supplemented with tables and diagrams, having: - therapy of important diseases presented in boxes. - current guidelines to support therapeutic decisions - tips for practising physicians.

• Uses integrated approach intertwining current knowledge of pathophysiology of the disease, pharmacology of available drugs and strategies for medical management of diseases. • Balances the complexity and simplicity of scientific content to provide students of medicine and/or pharmacy an insight into rational therapeutics.

 

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Contents

General Pharmacology
1
Drugs Acting on the Central Nervous System
80
Local Anaesthetics
245
Autonomic Nervous System
251
SECTION V Other Biogenic Amines and Polypeptides
322
Drugs Used in Respiratory Disorders
355
Cardiovascular Drugs
380
Drugs Acting on Blood and Blood Forming Organs
476
Oxytocics and Uterine Relaxants
636
Chemotherapy
644
Drugs Used in Endocrine Disorders
860
Drugs Used in Common Skin and Eye Disorders
1013
Immunopharmacology
1046
Miscellaneous
1070
Guide to Further Reading
1128
Index
1129

Water Electrolytes and Drugs Affecting Renal Functions
522
Drugs Used in Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract
577

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About the author (2015)

MBBS, MD, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel , Mumbai - 400 012

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