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Author Brown, M. J. (Morris Jonathan), author

Title Clinical pharmacology / Morris J. Brown, Pankaj Sharma, Fraz A. Mir, Peter N. Bennett
Edition Twelfth edition
Published Edinburgh : Elsevier, [2019]
©2019
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 666 pages) : color illustrations
Contents 1. Clinical pharmacology -- 2. Topics in drug therapy -- 3. Discovery and development of drugs -- 4. Evaluation of drugs in humans -- 5. Health technology assessment -- 6. Regulation of medicines -- 7. Classification and naming of drugs -- 8. General pharmacology -- 9. Unwanted effects and adverse drug reactions -- 10. Poisoning, overdose, antidotes -- 11. Drug dependence -- 12. Chemotherapy of infections -- 13. Antibacterial drugs -- 14. Chemotherapy of bacterial infections -- 15. Viral, fungal, protozoal and helminthic infections -- 16. Drugs for inflammation and joint disease -- 17. Drugs and the skin -- 18. Pain and analgesics -- 19. Anaesthesia and neuromuscular block -- 20. Psychotropic drugs -- 21. Neurological disorders- epilepsy, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis -- 22. Cholinergic and antimuscarinic (anticholinergic) mechanisms and drugs -- 23. Adrenergic mechanisms and drugs -- 24. Arterial hypertension, angina pectoris, myocardial infarction and heart failure -- 25. Cardiac arrhythmia -- 26. Hyperlipidaemias -- 27. Kidney and genitourinary tract -- 28. Respiratory system -- 29. Drugs and haemostasis -- 30. Red blood cell disorders -- 31. Neoplastic disease and immunosuppression -- 32. Oesophagus, stomach and duodenum -- 33. Intestines -- 34. Liver and biliary tract -- 35. Adrenal corticosteroids, antagonists, corticotropin -- 36. Diabetes mellitus, insulin, oral antidiabestes agents, obesity -- 37. Thyroid hormones, antithyroid drugs -- 38. Hypothalamic, pituitary and sex hormones -- 39. Vitamins, calcium, bone
Summary "The twelfth edition of this long-established textbook of clinical pharmacology (first published in 1960) continues its fine tradition of balancing science and practice for improved evidence-based drug therapy and good prescribing in therapeutic settings increasingly complicated by intercurrent disease and polypharmacy"--Publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from electronic title page (ClinicalKey, viewed September 11, 2018)
Subject Pharmacology, Clinical.
Clinical pharmacology.
Form Electronic book
Author Bennett, P. N., author
Mir, Fraz, author
Sharma, Pankaj (Neurologist), author
ISBN 0702073288 (electronic bk.)
070207330X (electronic bk.)
9780702073281 (electronic bk.)
9780702073304 (electronic bk.)
(international edition)
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