Pharmacology for Women's Health

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Jan 4, 2010 - Medical - 1248 pages
Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition. Pharmacology for Women’s Health includes discussion of basic pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetic principles so that the health care professional understands when and how to prescribe; chapters describing the pharmacology of specific drug categories that are used for a wide variety of diseases and conditions; agents to promote health as well as pharmacotherapeutic agents for specific conditions and diseases; and a section on pharmacology directly related to women’s issues such as pregnancy, lactation and aging. Each chapter addresses drug therapy for the non-pregnant adult woman, the pregnant woman, the lactating woman, and the postmenopausal woman. Today’s common medication errors include drug/drug or drug/herb interactions and these are included throughout the book. Special chapters exist on cutting edge information such as genetics and pharmacology.
 

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Contents

I Introduction to Pharmacology
1
II Lifestyle and Preventive Healthcare Practices
87
III Essential Drug Categories
247
IV Pharmacotherapeutics for Common Conditions
381
V Gynecology
879
VI Pregnancy and Lactation
1043
Glossary of Abbreviations
1182
Drug Index
1183
Subject Index
1207
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Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, Silver Spring, Maryland, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Nursing for Women’s Health, Washington, Washington D.C., Georgetown University, Washington, DC

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