Pharmacology Condensed, 3rd Edition

Authors :
Clive P. Page & Simon Pitchford
PREVIOUS EDITION -ISBN : 9780443067730

Covering the essential basic science and principles of pharmacology using concise text and diagrams Dale’s Pharmacology Condensed 3rd Edition presents the key facts and concepts that are key to understanding how drugs work and their underlyin......view more

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Covering the essential basic science and principles of pharmacology using concise text and diagrams Dale’s Pharmacology Condensed 3rd Edition presents the key facts and concepts that are key to understanding how drugs work and their underlying pathophysiological processes. Each of the 50 short chapters provides an organized consistent approach to efficient learning and retention of complex information. This concise text is an ideal companion volume to Rang and Dale’s Pharmacology as well as a stand-alone condensed textbook or review book for exams.


Key Features
    • All content has been thoroughly revised and updated, with new coverage of fast-moving therapeutic areas such as the development of biologics, new therapeutics for cancer treatments, dermatology and immune mediated diseases, and new advances in pharmacological principles such as biased agonism.
    • Each chapter condenses key information to provide the necessary core knowledge, as well as essential therapeutic information.
    • Written by experienced teachers who provide a clear focus on what today’s students need to know.
    • Ideal for exam preparation with explanatory diagrams throughout, important drugs identified with bold type, and multiple choice questions for self-assessment and review.
    • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

    Author Information
    By Clive P. Page, OBE, PhD, Director, Sackler Institute of Pulmonary Pharmacology, Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, King's College London, UK and Simon Pitchford, BSc, PhD, Sackler Institute of Pulmonary Pharmacology Institute of Pharmaceutical Science King's College London London, United Kingdom
    More Information
    ISBN Number 9780702078187
    Main Author By Clive P. Page, OBE, PhD and Simon Pitchford, BSc, PhD
    Copyright Year 2021
    Edition Number 3
    Format Book
    Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
    Imprint Elsevier
    Page Count 176
    Publication Date 22 Apr 2020
    Stock Status NOT YET PUBLISHED Expected Release Date: 2020-04-23

    Section 1: Pharmacology and Drug Use

    1 Preface

    2 Pharmacology, Drug Names, and Classification

    Systems

    Section 2: Fundamentals of Pharmacology

    3 General Principles of Drug Action

    4 Molecular Aspects of Drug Action

    5 Pharmacokinetic and Other Factors Influencing Drug Action

    6 Pharmacodynamics and the Measurement of Drug Action

    Section 3: Drug Development

    7 Drug Discovery and the Development of Small Molecules

    8 Drug Discovery and the Development of Biologicals

    9 Drug Safety, Toxicology, and Pharmacovigilance

    10 Regulation of Drug Use

    Section 4: Drug Actions on Body Systems

    11 Outline of Transmission and Drug Action in the Nervous System

    12 Drugs and Neurological Disorders

    13 Drugs and Pain

    14 Drugs and the Cardiovascular System

    15 Drugs and Blood: Haematopoiesis and Haemostasis

    16 Drugs and the Inflammatory and Immune Response

    17 Drugs and the Endocrine and Metabolic Systems

    18 Drugs and the Renal System

    19 Drugs and the Pulmonary System

    20 Drugs and the Musculoskeletal System

    21 Drugs and the Gastrointestinal System

    22 Drugs and the Kidney and Genitourinary System

    23 Drugs and the Skin

    24 Drugs and the Eye

    25 Drugs and the Ear

    26 Drugs Used in Anaesthesia

    27 Drug Use in Disorders of Nutrition

    28 Drug Use in Dentistry

    Section 5: Drugs to Treat Infectious Diseases and Neoplasms

    29 Antiviral Drugs

    30 Antibacterial Drugs

    31 Antifungal Drugs

    32 Drugs and Parasites: Anti-protozoal and Antihelminthic Drugs

    33 Drugs and Cancer

    Section 6: Drugs in the Community

    34 Prescribing and Personalising Drug Treatments

    35 Venoms, Toxins, Poisons, and Herbs

    36 Drug Dependence and Drug Abuse

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