Introduction to Pharmacology

Author: Mary Kaye Asperheim,Justin Favaro

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9781437717068

Category: Medical

Page: 294

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Administer drugs safely and prevent drug errors with accurate, up-to-date drug information! Concise and easy to understand, Introduction to Pharmacology, 12th Edition provides drug monographs with key information such as generic and trade names, indications, common adverse effects, and typical adult and pediatric dosages. Drug entries are organized by classification, and include the newest FDA-approved drugs. Coverage of special situations highlights the unique issues of drug therapy in children, pregnant and nursing women, and older adults. To provide a solid foundation for safe practice, authors Mary Asperheim Favaro and Justin Favaro also address the principles of pharmacology and the basic math needed to calculate drug dosages. Straightforward, easy-to-digest drug monographs focus on essential information including drug names (both generic and trade), need-to-know drug information, and typical drug dosages. Math review refreshes your knowledge of basic math and provides practice in drug dosage calculation. Considerations boxes highlight the unique safety issues of drug therapy in children, pregnant and nursing women, and older adults. Clinical Implications in each chapter relate drug content to safe and effective drug administration and patient teaching. Herb Alert boxes highlight herb-drug interactions and contraindications for the safety of patients relying on complementary and alternative therapies. Critical Thinking Questions in most chapters let you apply concepts to realistic clinical situations and issues. Review Questions at the end of each chapter help you assess your mastery of the material, with answers in the back of the book. UNIQUE! Drug Therapy in Women chapter addresses the special considerations of drug therapy in women. UNIQUE! Molecular and Targeted Therapies chapter covers emerging drugs that are aimed at specific tissues, genes, and target organs. Updated drug information keeps you current with the most recent FDA drug approvals and withdrawals, as well as changes in indications, therapeutic uses and warnings. NEW Drug Therapy in Children chapter discusses drug therapy for ADHD, immunizations, and allergies. NEW Interactions chapter covers drug-drug, drug-herb, drug-food, and drug-condition interactions, along with drug toxicity. Expanded content on drug therapy in women addresses chronic fatigue syndrome, postpartum depression, drug safety during pregnancy and lactation, migraine preventative therapy, menstrual abnormalities, and menopause.

Introduction to Pharmacology - E-Book

Author: Mary Kaye Asperheim Favaro,Justin Favaro

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323339735

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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Administer drugs safely and prevent drug errors with accurate, up-to-date drug information! Concise and easy to understand, Introduction to Pharmacology, 12th Edition provides drug monographs with key information such as generic and trade names, indications, common adverse effects, and typical adult and pediatric dosages. Drug entries are organized by classification, and include the newest FDA-approved drugs. Coverage of special situations highlights the unique issues of drug therapy in children, pregnant and nursing women, and older adults. To provide a solid foundation for safe practice, authors Mary Asperheim Favaro and Justin Favaro also address the principles of pharmacology and the basic math needed to calculate drug dosages. Straightforward, easy-to-digest drug monographs focus on essential information including drug names (both generic and trade), need-to-know drug information, and typical drug dosages. Math review refreshes your knowledge of basic math and provides practice in drug dosage calculation. Considerations boxes highlight the unique safety issues of drug therapy in children, pregnant and nursing women, and older adults. Clinical Implications in each chapter relate drug content to safe and effective drug administration and patient teaching. Herb Alert boxes highlight herb-drug interactions and contraindications for the safety of patients relying on complementary and alternative therapies. Critical Thinking Questions in most chapters let you apply concepts to realistic clinical situations and issues. Review Questions at the end of each chapter help you assess your mastery of the material, with answers in the back of the book. UNIQUE! Drug Therapy in Women chapter addresses the special considerations of drug therapy in women. UNIQUE! Molecular and Targeted Therapies chapter covers emerging drugs that are aimed at specific tissues, genes, and target organs. Updated drug information keeps you current with the most recent FDA drug approvals and withdrawals, as well as changes in indications, therapeutic uses and warnings. NEW Drug Therapy in Children chapter discusses drug therapy for ADHD, immunizations, and allergies. NEW Interactions chapter covers drug-drug, drug-herb, drug-food, and drug-condition interactions, along with drug toxicity. Expanded content on drug therapy in women addresses chronic fatigue syndrome, postpartum depression, drug safety during pregnancy and lactation, migraine preventative therapy, menstrual abnormalities, and menopause.

Basic and Clinical Pharmacology 12/E Inkling (ENHANCED EBOOK)

Author: Bertram G. Katzung,Susan B. Masters,Anthony J. Trevor

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007176402X

Category: Medical

Page: 1248

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The most up-to-date, comprehensive, and authoritative pharmacology text in health medicine Enhanced by more than three hundred illustrations -- many in full color Organized to reflect the syllabi in many pharmacology courses and in integrated curricula, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 12e covers the important concepts students need to know about the science of pharmacology and its application to clinical practice. Selection of the subject matter and order of its presentation are based on the authors’ many years experience in teaching this material to thousands of medical, pharmacy, dental, podiatry, nursing, and other health science students. To be as clinically relevant as possible, the book includes sections that specifically address the clinical choice and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects, and case studies that introduce clinical problems in many chapters. Presented in full color and enhanced by more than three hundred illustrations, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology features numerous summary tables and diagrams that encapsulate important information. Coverage that spans every aspect of medical pharmacology: Basic principles Autonomic drugs Cardiovascular-renal drugs Drugs with important actions on smooth muscles Central nervous system drugs Drugs used to treat anemias, clotting disorders, hyperlipidemia, and inflammation and gout Endocrine drugs Chemotherapeutic and immunologic drugs Toxicology Special subjects (perinatal, geriatric, and dermatologic pharmacology) Botanical and "food supplements," and over-the-counter medications Prescribing Also in this edition: Drug Summary Tables conclude most chapters, providing a concise summary of the most important drugs General concepts relating to newly discovered receptors, receptor mechanisms, and drug transporters Descriptions of important new drugs, including monoclonal antibodies

Introductory Medical-Surgical Nursing

Author: Barbara K. Timby,Nancy E. Smith

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469831872

Category: Medical

Page: 1328

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This 11th Edition of Timby and Smith’s popular text equips LPN/LVN students with the practical knowledge and skills necessary to provide safe and effective nursing care to today's medical-surgical clients. Now enhanced with new research, techniques, and clinical competencies, exciting new concept maps that help students focus and think critically about their clients, a new art program featuring hundreds of illustrations and photographs, new evidence-based practice boxes, and new NCLEX-PN questions, the 11th edition prepares students to manage nursing care of clients in today's changing healthcare environments and eases the transition from classroom to clinical practice.

Introduction to Health Care & Careers

Author: Roxann DeLaet

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781582559001

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 572

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Introduction to Health Care & Careers provides students beginning their health care education with the fundamentals they need to develop their personal and professional skills, understand their chosen profession, and succeed in the world of health care. It meets the growing market demand for a book that gives the best of both worlds—skill development and career choice information. The text begins with today's health care system, health care economics, and law and ethics, providing important context for the personal, professional, and workplace skills that follow. From there, students move on to an overview of careers in health care and detailed profiles of the most in-demand professions. The book closes with brief chapters on anatomy and physiology to prepare students for the rest of their health care education. With its student friendly approach,Introduction to Health Care & Careers is the essential resource for introductory health care courses, striking the perfect balance between skill development and up-to-date career choice information–everything health care students need to succeed.

Drugs and Society

Author: Hanson,Peter J. Venturelli,Annette E. Fleckenstein

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284110877

Category: Medical

Page: 694

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Updated to keep pace with the latest data and statistics, Drugs and Society, Thirteenth Edition, contains the most current information available concerning drug use and abuse. Written in an objective and user-friendly manner, this best-selling text continues to captivate students by taking a multidisciplinary approach to the impact of drug use and abuse on the lives of average individuals.

Clinical Pharmacology

Author: P. N. Bennett,Morris Jonathan Brown,Pankaj Sharma

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 9780702040849

Category: Medical

Page: 667

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General -- From pharmacology to toxicology -- Infection and inflammation -- Nervous system -- Cardiorespiratory and renal systems -- Blood and neoplastic disease -- Gastrointestinal system -- Endocrine system, metabolic conditions.

Clinical Pharmacology

Author: Morris J. Brown,Pankaj Sharma,Peter N. Bennett

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051136

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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A thorough knowledge of pharmacological and therapeutic principles is vital if drugs are to be used safely and effectively for increasingly informed patients. Those who clearly understand how drugs get into the body, how they produce their effects, what happens to them in the body, and how evidence of their therapeutic effect is assessed, will choose drugs more skilfully, and use them more safely and successfully than those who do not. Now in a fully revised 11th edition, Clinical Pharmacology is essential reading for undergraduate medical students, junior doctors and anyone concerned with evidence-based drug therapy. Introductory first three sections cover general principle of clinical pharmacology; five subsequent sections cover drug treatment of disease organised by body system. Retains approachable style set by the original author, Professor Laurence. Emphasis throughout is on evidence-based and safe drug prescribing. Indian Advisory Board will ensure content reflects the needs of the devloping world.

Fundamental Neuroscience

Author: Larry R. Squire

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123858704

Category: Medical

Page: 1127

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Fundamental Neuroscience, 3rd Edition introduces graduate and upper-level undergraduate students to the full range of contemporary neuroscience. Addressing instructor and student feedback on the previous edition, all of the chapters are rewritten to make this book more concise and student-friendly than ever before. Each chapter is once again heavily illustrated and provides clinical boxes describing experiments, disorders, and methodological approaches and concepts. A companion web site contains test questions, and an imagebank of the figures for ready use in presentations, slides, and handouts. Capturing the promise and excitement of this fast-moving field, Fundamental Neuroscience, 3rd Edition is the text that students will be able to reference throughout their neuroscience careers! New to this edition: * 30% new material including new chapters on Dendritic Development and Spine Morphogenesis, Chemical Senses, Cerebellum, Eye Movements, Circadian Timing, Sleep and Dreaming, and Consciousness * Companion website with figures, web links to additional material, and test questions * Additional text boxes describing key experiments, disorders, methods, and concepts * Multiple model system coverage beyond rats, mice, and monkeys * Extensively expanded index for easier referencing

Handbook of Drug-Nutrient Interactions

Author: Joseph I. Boullata,Vincent T. Armenti

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781603273626

Category: Science

Page: 824

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Handbook of Drug-Nutrient Interactions, Second Edition is an essential new work that provides a scientific look behind many drug-nutrient interactions, examines their relevance, offers recommendations, and suggests research questions to be explored. In the five years since publication of the first edition of the Handbook of Drug-Nutrient Interactions new perspectives have emerged and new data have been generated on the subject matter. Providing both the scientific basis and clinical relevance with appropriate recommendations for many interactions, the topic of drug-nutrient interactions is significant for clinicians and researchers alike. For clinicians in particular, the book offers a guide for understanding, identifying or predicting, and ultimately preventing or managing drug-nutrient interactions to optimize patient care. Divided into six sections all chapters have been revised or are new to this edition. Chapters balance the most technical information with practical discussions and include outlines that reflect the content; discussion questions that can guide the reader to the critical areas covered in each chapter, complete definitions of terms with the abbreviation fully defined and consistent use of terms between chapters. The editors have performed an outstanding service to clinical pharmacology and pharmaco-nutrition by bringing together a multi-disciplinary group of authors. Handbook of Drug-Nutrient Interactions, Second Edition is a comprehensive up-to-date text for the total management of patients on drug and/or nutrition therapy but also an insight into the recent developments in drug-nutrition interactions which will act as a reliable reference for clinicians and students for many years to come.

Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology

Author: John Edward Hall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455770051

Category: Medical

Page: 1145

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The 13th edition of Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology continues this bestselling title's long tradition asthe world's foremost medical physiology textbook. Unlike other textbooks on this topic, thisclear and comprehensive guide has a consistent, single-author voice and focuses on the content most relevant to clinical and pre-clinical students. The detailed but lucid text is complemented bydidactic illustrations that summarize key concepts in physiology and pathophysiology. Reflects the latest advances in molecular biology and cardiovascular, neurophysiology and gastrointestinal topics. Bold full-color drawings and diagrams. Short, easy-to-read, masterfully edited chapters and a user-friendly full-color design. Clinical vignettes throughout the text all you to see core concepts applied to real-life situations. Larger font size emphasizes core information around how the body must maintain homeostasis in order to remain healthy, whilesupporting information and examples are detailed in smaller font and highlighted in pale blue. Summary figures and tables help quickly convey key processes covered in the text. Brand-new quick-reference chart of normal lab values on the inside back cover. Increased number of figures, clinical correlations, and cellular andmolecular mechanisms important for clinical medicine. Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experienceincludes the complete text, interactive figures, references, plus 50 self-assessment questions and 16 animations. This new edition continues the long tradition of "Guyton" as one of the world's favorite physiology textbooks

Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences/Clinical Psychiatry

Author: Benjamin J. Sadock,Virginia A. Sadock

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451178611

Category: Medical

Page: 1472

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The best-selling general psychiatry text since 1972, Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry is now in its thoroughly updated Tenth Edition. This complete, concise overview of the entire field of psychiatry is a staple board review text for psychiatry residents and is popular with a broad range of students and practitioners in medicine, clinical psychology, social work, nursing, and occupational therapy. The book is DSM-IV-TR compatible and replete with case studies and tables, including ICD-10 diagnostic coding tables. You will also receive access to the complete, fully searchable online text, an online test bank of approximately 100 multiple-choice questions and full answers, and an online image bank at www.synopsisofpsychiatry.com.

Memmler' S The Human Body in Health and Disease

Author: Barbara Janson Cohen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781469807126

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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This package contains the following products: 9781609139070 Cohen Memmler's The Human Body In Health & Disease, 12e 9781451185959 Cohen PrepU for Memmler's The Human Body In Health & Disease

Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds

Author: N.A

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080464923

Category: Science

Page: 514

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This timely book provides an overview of natural products/botanicals used for the management of insect-pest and diseases. It will help readers to update and widen their knowledge about natural products and their bio-activities against plant pathogens. The volume explores activity, chemistry, toxicity and geographic distribution of plants. Discussions concerning the methodology used for the detection of active principles, their mode of action and commercial prospects are of utmost importance and worthy of note. Focuses on recent achievements in natural bio-actives Global coverage of natural products / plants Targets the most important issues of natural botanicals/ biocides Includes innovative ideas with lucid explanations Contains specialized chapters, such as, natural control of multi-drug resistant organisms, anti-salmonella agents, natural house-dust-mite control agents, and naturally occurring anti-insect proteins, etc. Covers research on bioactives: From Lab to Field and Field to Market Includes eco-friendly and economically viable herbal technology

Goldman-Cecil Medicine E-Book

Author: Lee Goldman,Andrew I. Schafer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323322859

Category: Medical

Page: 2100

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Since 1927, Goldman-Cecil Medicine has been the world’s most influential internal medicine resource. In the ground-breaking 25th edition, your original purchase ensures you will be up-to-date without the need for a subscription. Through the new, more powerful Expert Consult eBook platform, this "living text" provides continuous updates that will integrate the latest research, guidelines, and treatments into each chapter, ensuring that the content is as current as the day this edition was first published. Goldman-Cecil Medicine offers definitive, unbiased guidance on the evaluation and management of every medical condition, presented by a veritable "Who's Who" of modern medicine. A practical, straightforward style; templated organization; evidence-based references; and robust interactive content combine to make this dynamic resource quite simply the fastest and best place to find all of the authoritative, state-of-the-art clinical answers you need. Expert Consult eBook version included with print purchase: Access continuous updates from Editor Lee Goldman, MD, who thoroughly reviews internal medicine and specialty journals, updating online content to reflect the latest guidelines and translating that evidence into treatment. Interactive Q&A section features over 1,500 board-style questions and answers to aid in preparing for certification or recertification exams. Outstanding supplementary tools include figures, tables, videos, heart and lung sounds, treatment and management algorithms, fully integrated references, and thousands of illustrations and full-color photos. Search all of the text, figures, supplementary material, and references from the book on a variety of devices and at no additional cost — Expert Consult access is included with this title! Practical, bulleted, highly templated text with easy-to-use features including flow charts and treatment boxes. New chapters on global health, cancer biology and genetics, and the human microbiome in health and disease keep you on the cutting edge of medicine. Today's most current evidence-based medicine guidelines help you form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible. Focused coverage of the latest developments in biology includes the specifics of current diagnosis, therapy, and medication doses. The reference of choice for every stage of your career! Goldman-Cecil Medicine is an ideal learning tool for residents, physicians, and students as well as a valuable go-to resource for experienced healthcare professionals.

Goodman and Gilman's Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics Digital Edition

Author: Laurence L. Brunton, Ph.D.,John S. Lazo

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780071468046

Category: Medical

Page: 2021

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This package offers the combined benefits of both the print and the web-based presentation, for the very reasonable additional price of approximately $60 over the cost of the book alone. G&G is the acknowledged authority on the properties, mechanisms, and uses of the major drug classes. One of the most successful books in the history of medical publishing (more than 1,000,000 copies sold!), it is renowned worldwide for detailed but clinically applicable coverage. The G&G Digital Edition includes LOT access to G&G On Line, with its advanced search engine, PDA “cut and paste” capability, hyperlinked references, and other new features developed specifically for G&G On Line.

The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry

Author: David M. Taylor,Thomas R. E. Barnes,Allan H. Young

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119442583

Category: Medical

Page: 872

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The revised 13th edition of the essential reference for the prescribing of drugs for patients with mental health disorders The revised and updated 13th edition of The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry provides up-to-date information, expert guidance on prescribing practice in mental health, including drug choice, treatment of adverse effects and how to augment or switch medications. The text covers a wide range of topics including pharmacological interventions for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety, and many other less common conditions. There is advice on prescribing in children and adolescents, in substance misuse and in special patient groups. This world-renowned guide has been written in concise terms by an expert team of psychiatrists and specialist pharmacists. The Guidelines help with complex prescribing problems and include information on prescribing psychotropic medications outside their licensed indications as well as potential interactions with other medications and substances such as alcohol, tobacco and caffeine. In addition, each of the book’s 165 sections features a full reference list so that evidence on which guidance is based can be readily accessed. This important text: Is the world’s leading clinical resource for evidence-based prescribing in day-to-day clinical practice and for formulating prescribing policy Includes referenced information on topics such as transferring from one medication to another, prescribing psychotropic medications during pregnancy or breastfeeding, and treating patients with comorbid physical conditions, including impaired renal or hepatic function. Presents guidance on complex clinical problems that may not be encountered routinely Written for psychiatrists, neuropharmacologists, pharmacists and clinical psychologists as well as nurses and medical trainees, The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry are the established reference source for ensuring the safe and effective use of medications for patients presenting with mental health problems.

Memmler's the Human Body in Health and Disease

Author: Barbara J. Cohen,Jason J. Taylor

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781751711

Category: Medical

Page: 504

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This widely read classic is an excellent primer on normal anatomy and physiology, basic microbiology, chemistry, and an introduction to the human disease process. New to this edition is a beautifully revised design and art program with new illustrations that include anatomical line drawings and clinical photos and photomicrographs. New content includes "Word Derivations" sections that promote recognition of scientific terms, "Health Professions" boxes that provide information on the various health careers, and new types of end-of chapter questions. A back-of-book CD-ROM for students with an image atlas and audio pronunciation glossary is included. Online courses for use with WebCT and Blackboard are available. LiveAdvise online student tutoring and faculty support come as a bonus with every text. Please visit http://connection.lww.com/liveadvise for more information.

Pharmaceutical Calculations

Author: Howard C. Ansel,Mitchell J. Stoklosa

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781762656

Category: Medical

Page: 425

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The gold standard textbook in its area for sixty years,Pharmaceutical Calculations is now in its Twelfth Edition. Every chapter has been revised and updated to reflect the basic calculations applicable to the contemporary practice of pharmacy. This edition provides expanded coverage of enteral and parenteral nutrition. New features include "Calculations Capsules"--boxed summaries of the type of calculation presented in each chapter, and "A Case in Point"--practical cases with step-by-step solutions to demonstrate each type of calculation. Review exercises at the end of the book are completely updated. This edition includes answers to all practice and review problems.