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Fundamentals of Pharmacology

Presents key scientific and clinical principles to facilitate a greater understanding of pharmacology. This wholly Australasian text provides comprehensive and current coverage of topics, written in a clear style with a reader-friendly design. Shane Bullock from Monash University, Elizabeth Manias from University of Melbourne.
Fundamentals of Pharmacology
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Suitable for courses in Pharmacology for Nursing or Allied Health Science. Fundamentals of Pharmacology 6e presents key scientific and clinical principles to facilitate a greater understanding of pharmacology. This wholly Australasian text provides comprehensive and current coverage of topics, written in a clear style with a reader-friendly design.
SECTION I PHARMACOLOGY WITHIN THE SOCIAL CONTEXT chapter 1 A Historical Perspective chapter 2 Sociocultural Aspects SECTION II PHARMACOLOGY WITHIN THE PROFESSIONAL CONTEXT chapter 3 Nurses and the Law chapter 4 Ethical Issues chapter 5 The Role and Responsibilities of Nurses chapter 6 The Roles and Responsibilities of Other Health Care Professionals SECTION III DRUG ADMINISTRATION AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES chapter 7 Drug Formulations, Storage and Routes of Administration chapter 8 The Clinical Decision-Making Process chapter 9 Drug Administration Strategies and Documentation chapter 10 Medication Errors chapter 11 Management of Common Adverse Drug Reactions chapter 12 Risk Communication: Balancing the Benefits and Risks of Drug Treatment SECTION IV GENERAL ASPECTS OF PHARMACOLOGY chapter 13 Drug Nomenclature chapter 14 Pharmacokinetics: Absorption and Distribution chapter 15 Pharmacokinetics: Metabolism and Excretion chapter 16 Drug Interactions chapter 17 Pharmacodynamics chapter 18 Drug Development, Evaluation and Safety chapter 19 Pharmacogenetics chapter 20 Pharmacokinetic Factors that Modify Drug Action chapter 21 Paediatric and Geriatric Pharmacology SECTION V TOXICOLOGY chapter 22 Poisoning and Envenomation chapter 23 The Management of Acute Clinical Overdose chapter 24 Contemporary Drugs of Abuse chapter 25 Drug Abuse in Sport SECTION VI AUTONOMIC PHARMACOLOGY chapter 26 General Aspects of Neuropharmacology chapter 27 Adrenergic Pharmacology chapter 28 Cholinergic Pharmacology SECTION VII CHEMICAL MEDIATORS chapter 29 An Introduction to Chemical Mediators chapter 30 Histamine and Antihistamines chapter 31 Prostaglandins and Serotonin chapter 32 Nitric Oxide and the Endothelins SECTION VIII THE MODULATION OF BEHAVIOUR, COGNITION AND MOTOR ACTIVITY chapter 33 General Concepts of Psychopharmacology chapter 34 Antipsychotic Drugs chapter 35 Anxiolytics and Hypnotics chapter 36 Antidepressants and Mood Stabilisers chapter 37 Drugs Used in Neurodegenerative Disorders chapter 38 Antiseizure Drugs and Muscle Relaxants chapter 39 Central Nervous System Stimulants SECTION IX DRUGS USED TO RELIEVE PAIN AND PRODUCE ANAESTHESIA chapter 40 Narcotic Analgesics chapter 41 Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory, Antipyretic and Analgesic Drugs chapter 42 Drugs Used to Treat Migraine chapter 43 General Anaesthesia chapter 44 Local Anaesthesia SECTION X THE MODULATION OF OXYGENATION AND PERFUSION chapter 45 Drugs Used to Lower Blood Lipids chapter 46 Antihypertensive Drugs chapter 47 Drugs Used to Promote Tissue Perfusion chapter 48 Anticoagulants, Thrombolytics and Antiplatelet Drugs chapter 49 Diuretics and Other Renal Drugs chapter 50 Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure chapter 51 Drugs Used to Treat Dysrhythmias chapter 52 Fluid and Potassium Imbalances chapter 53 Antianaemic Drugs chapter 54 Drugs Used to Maintain Gas Exchange chapter 55 Over-the-Counter Respiratory Medicines SECTION XI THE MODULATION OF GASTROINTESTINAL FUNCTION chapter 56 Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Drugs chapter 57 Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Drugs chapter 58 Antiemetic Drugs SECTION XII THE MODULATION OF BODY GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT AND METABOLISM chapter 59 Drugs and the Pituitary Gland chapter 60 Drugs and the Thyroid chapter 61 Drugs and the Pancreas chapter 62 Drugs and the Adrenal Cortex chapter 63 Drugs and the Gonads chapter 64 Drugs and Bone Metabolism chapter 65 Hyperuricaemia and Gout chapter 66 Obesity and its Treatment SECTION XIII NUTRITIONAL AND NATURAL THERAPIES chapter 67 Vitamins, Minerals and Amino Acids chapter 68 Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition chapter 69 Herbal Medicines SECTION XIV THE MODULATION OF CELLULAR GROWTH AND PROLIFERATION chapter 70 Introduction to Chemotherapy chapter 71 Sulphonamides and Trimethoprim chapter 72 Antibacterial Drugs chapter 73 Antituberculotics and Antileprotic Drugs chapter 74 Antiseptics and Disinfectants chapter 75 Antiparasitic Drugs chapter 76 Antimalarial Drugs chapter 77 Antiviral Drugs chapter 78 Antifungal Drugs chapter 79 Immunomodulating Drugs chapter 80 Cytotoxic Drugs chapter 81 Gene Therapies SECTION XV DRUGS USED TOPICALLY chapter 82 Drugs Used in Diseases of the Skin chapter 83 Drugs and the Eye appendix A Common prescription terminology appendix B Common American generic drug names appendix C SI units appendix D Drug calculations appendix E Common symbols used in medication charts appendix F Common word mix-ups appendix G Drug-herbal interactions appendix H Orphan drugs
Author
Shane Bullock, Elizabeth Manias
Publisher
Pearson Education Australia
Year
2010
Edition
6th
ISBN-10
144251468X
ISBN-13
9781442514683
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2010-10-15
Imprint
Pearson Education Australia
Place of Publication
Frenchs Forest, NSW
Country of Publication
Australia
DEWEY
615.1
Pack Parent
9314994244571, 9314994245493, 9314994245547, 9314994245707, 9314994245899, 9314994251005, 9314994247060, 9314994247091, 9781486095803, 9781486095629
Pages
1200
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