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cover image - Rang & Dale's Pharmacology Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource,10th Edition
ISBN: 9780443108648
Publication Date: 08-16-2023
Page Count: 872
Imprint: Elsevier
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Rang & Dale's Pharmacology Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource, 10th Edition

by James M. Ritter, DPhil FRCP FBPhS FMedSci, Rod J. Flower, PhD DSc FBPhS FMedSci FRS, Graeme Henderson, BSc PhD FBPhS FSB, Yoon Kong Loke, MB, BS, MRCP, MD, David MacEwan, PhD, FRSB, FBPhS, SFHEA, Emma Robinson, PhD, FBPhS and James Fullerton, MA, MBChB, MRCP, PhD, FHEA.

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cover image - Rang & Dale's Pharmacology Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource,10th Edition
ISBN: 9780443108648
Publication Date: 08-16-2023
Page Count: 872
Imprint: Elsevier
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    • Comprehensive information on drug mechanisms, basic physiology and biochemistry, and underlying pathophysiology of disease – suitable for students from many disciplines
    • Clear figures to aid understanding, including data figures as well as mechanistic diagrams,
    • Key points box summaries, clinical boxes and colour-coded chapters help to master difficult concepts
    • Emphasis on therapeutic drugs to help apply theory to practice
    • Over 150 questions and 12 clinical cases to test your knowledge
    • New chapters on drugs and the eye and the pharmacological management of headache
    • Revised information on biopharmaceuticals (including RNA drugs), antivirals (including Covid-19 therapies) as well as general principles of antimicrobial therapy.
    • A completely revised and updated chapter on lifestyle drugs
    • Recent advances in oxygen sensing and response to reduced oxygen tension
    • Expanded chapters on dementia and analgesic drugs
  • SECTION 1 GENERAL PRINCIPLES
    1. What is pharmacology?
    2. How drugs act: general principles
    3. How drugs act: molecular aspects
    4. How drugs act: cellular aspects - excitation, contraction and secretion
    5. How drugs act: Biopharmaceuticals and gene therapy
    6. Cell proliferation, apoptosis, repair and regeneration
    7. Cellular mechanisms: host defence
    8. Method and measurement in pharmacology
    9. Absorption and distribution of drugs
    10. Drug metabolism and elimination
    11. Pharmacokinetics
    12. Individual variation, pharmacogenomics and personalised medicine
    SECTION 2 CHEMICAL MEDIATORS
    13. Chemical mediators and the autonomic nervous system
    14. Cholinergic transmission
    15. Noradrenergic transmission
    16. 5-Hydroxytryptamine and purines
    17. Local hormones: histamine, lipids, peptides and proteins 
    18. Cannabinoids
    19. Nitric oxide and related mediators
    SECTION 3 DRUGS AFFECTING MAJOR ORGAN SYSTEMS
    20. The heart
    21. The vascular system
    22. Atherosclerosis and lipoprotein metabolism
    23. Haemostasis and thrombosis
    24. Haemopoietic system and treatment of anaemia
    25. Anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant drugs
    26. Skin
    27. Eye
    28. Respiratory system
    29. The kidney and urinary system
    30. The gastrointestinal tract
    31. The control of blood glucose and drug treatment of diabetes mellitus
    32. Obesity
    33. The pituitary and the adrenal cortex
    34. Thyroid
    35. The reproductive system
    36. Bone metabolism
    SECTION 4 NERVOUS SYSTEM
    37. Chemical transmission and drug action in the central nervous system
    38. Amino acid transmitters
    39. Other transmitters and modulators
    40. Neurodegenerative diseases
    41. General anaesthetic agents
    42. Headache
    43. Analgesic drugs
    44. Local anaesthetics and other drugs affecting sodium channels
    45. Anxiolytic and hypnotic drugs
    46. Antiepileptic drugs
    47. Antipsychotic drugs
    48. Antidepressant drugs
    49. Psychoactive drugs
    50. Drug use and addiction
    SECTION 5 DRUGS USED FOR THE TREATMENT OF INFECTIONS AND CANCER
    51. Basic principles of antimicrobial chemotherapy
    52. Antibacterial drugs
    53. Antiviral drugs
    54. Antifungal drugs
    55. Antiprotozoal drugs
    56. Antihelminthic drugs
    57. Anticancer drugs
    SECTION 6 SPECIAL TOPICS
    58. Harmful effects of drugs
    59. Lifestyle drugs and drugs in sport
    60. Drug discovery and development
    Index
  • James M. Ritter, DPhil FRCP FBPhS FMedSci, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, King’s College London, and Medical Research Director, Quintiles, London, UK, Rod J. Flower, PhD DSc FBPhS FMedSci FRS, Professor, Biochemical Pharmacology, The William Harvey Research Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London , London, UK, Graeme Henderson, BSc PhD FBPhS FSB, Professor of Pharmacology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, Yoon Kong Loke, MB, BS, MRCP, MD, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, David MacEwan, PhD, FRSB, FBPhS, SFHEA, Professor of Molecular Pharmacology/Toxicology & Head of Department, Department of Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom, Emma Robinson, PhD, FBPhS, Professor of Psychopharmacology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK and James Fullerton, MA, MBChB, MRCP, PhD, FHEA., Associate Professor of Clinical Therapeutics and Honorary Consultant in Acute General Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
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