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Copyright: 2020
Publication Date: 02-13-2019
Page Count: 808
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Rang & Dale's Pharmacology Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource, 9th 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 and Humphrey P. Rang, MB BS MA DPhil Hon FBPharmacolS FMedSci FRS

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Page Count: 808
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Comprehensive yet easy to use, Rang and Dale’s Pharmacology has been providing core basic and clinical science information to students and healthcare practitioners worldwide for more than 25 years. The fully revised 9th Edition keeps you up to date with all that’s new in the field, including new and emerging drugs and recent studies. From cover to cover, you’ll progressively increase your knowledge of all relevant aspects of pharmacology, from a molecular understanding of receptors and drug actions through clinical uses of key groups of drugs.

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  • Rang and Dale’s Pharmacology

    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. 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 the Pharmacology of Migraine

    17. Purines

    18. Local Hormones 1: Histamin and the Biologically Active Lipids.

    19. Local Hormones 2: Peptides and Proteins

    20. Cannabinoids

    21. Nitric oxide and other gaseous mediators

    Section 3. Drugs affecting major organ systems

    22. The heart

    23. The vascular system

    24. Atherosclerosis and lipid metabolism

    25. Haemostasis and thrombosis

    26. Haemopoietic system

    27. Anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant drugs

    28. Skin

    29. Respiratory system

    30. The Kidney and urinary system

    31. The Gastrointestinal tract

    32. The control of blood glucose and drug treatment of diabetes mellitus

    33. Obesity

    34. The Pituitary and the adrenal cortex

    35. Thyroid

    36. The reproductive system

    37. Bone metabolism

    Section 4. Nervous System

    38. Chemical transmission and drug action in the nervous system

    39. Amino acid transmitters

    40. Other transmitters and modulators

    41. Neurodegenerative diseases

    42. General anaesthetic agents

    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. CNS stimulants and psychotomimetic drugs

    50. Drug addiction, dependence and abuse

    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. Anthelmintic drugs

    57. Anti-cancer drugs

    Section 6. Special Topics

    58. Harmful effects of drugs

    59. Lifestyle drugs and drugs in sport

    60. Drug discovery and development

  • 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 and Humphrey P. Rang, MB BS MA DPhil Hon FBPharmacolS FMedSci FRS, Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology, University College London, London, UK


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