Brenner and Stevens’ Pharmacology, 5th Edition
Designed to help you learn and retain key information in pharmacology, this foundational text takes you from course exams and the USMLE Step 1 right through to clinical practice. Brenner and Stevens’ Pharmacology, 5th Edition, focuses on the essential principles you need to know, in a concise yet comprehensive manner that’s easy to understand. Highly illustrated and formatted for quick reference, it’s your go-to text for the must-know aspects of pharmacology you’ll need for clinical problem solving and decision making.
- Teaches the fundamental aspects of pharmacology using full-color illustrations, detailed explanations, and a consistent format to present classification of drugs for each system/disease.
- Features useful tables, drug classifications boxes, case studies, and self-assessments in each chapter to help you review and prepare for course exams and Step 1.
- Student Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and animations, designed to produce a more rounded learning experience. You’ll also find an additional glossary, chapter-by-chapter summaries and case studies, a full list of featured drugs, 150 USMLE-style questions, and more.
- Includes the latest pharmacologic mechanisms and applications with new and updated drug information throughout.
Brenner and Stevens’ Pharmacology Fifth Edition
Section I: Principles of Pharmacology Chapter 1 Introduction to Pharmacology Chapter 2 Pharmacokinetics Chapter 3 Pharmacodynamics Chapter 4 Drug Development and Safety Chapter 5 Toxicology and the Treatment of Poisoning
Section II: Autonomic and Neuromuscular Pharmacology Chapter 6 Peripheral Neuropharmacology and Acetylcholine Agonists Chapter 7 Acetylcholine Receptor Antagonists Chapter 8 Sympathetic Neurotransmission and Adrenoceptor Agonists Chapter 9 Adrenoceptor Antagonists
Section III: Cardiovascular, Renal, and Hematologic Pharmacology Chapter 10 Antihypertensive Drugs Chapter 11 Antianginal Drugs Chapter 12 Drugs for Heart Failure Chapter 13 Diuretics Chapter 14 Drugs for Cardiac Dysrhythmia Chapter 15 Drugs for Hyperlipidemia Chapter 16 Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Drugs Chapter 17 Hematopoietic Drugs
Section IV: Central Nervous System Pharmacology Chapter 18 Introduction to Central Nervous System Pharmacology Chapter 19 Sedative-Hypnotic and Anxiolytic Drugs Chapter 20 Antiepileptic Drugs Chapter 21 Local and General Anesthetics Chapter 22 Psychotherapeutic Drugs Chapter 23 Opioid Analgesics and Antagonists Chapter 24 Drugs for Neurodegenerative Diseases Chapter 25 Drugs of Abuse
Section V: Pharmacology of Respiratory and Other Systems Chapter 26 Autacoid Drugs Chapter 27 Respiratory Pharmacology Chapter 28 Gastrointestinal Pharmacology Chapter 29 Drugs for Headache Disorders Chapter 30 Drugs for Pain, Inflammation, and Arthritic Disorders
Section VI: Endocrine Pharmacology Chapter 31 Hypothalamic and Pituitary Drugs Chapter 32 Thyroid Drugs Chapter 33 Adrenal Steroids and Related Drugs Chapter 34 Drugs Affecting Fertility and Reproduction Chapter 35 Drugs for Diabetes Chapter 36 Drugs Affecting Calcium and Bone
Section VII: Chemotherapy Chapter 37 Principles of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Chapter 38 Inhibitors of Bacterial Cell Wall Synthesis Chapter 39 Inhibitors of Bacterial Protein Synthesis Chapter 40 Quinolones, Antifolate Drugs, and Other Antimicrobial Agents Chapter 41 Antimycobacterial Drugs Chapter 42 Antifungal Drugs Chapter 43 Antiviral Drugs Chapter 44 Antiparasitic Drugs Chapter 45 Antineoplastic and Immunomodulating Drugs
Answers and Explanations to Review Questions
Craig Stevens, Professor of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, Oklahoma State University-Center for Health Sciences, Tulsa, OK, USA and George M. Brenner, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology, Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Tulsa, OK