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    Betram G. Katzung, Marieke Kruidering-Hall, Anthony J. Trevor.
    Summary: "This book is designed to help students review pharmacology and to prepare for both regular course examinations and board examinations. The twelfth edition has been revised to make such preparation as active and efficient as possible. As with earlier editions, rigorous standards of accuracy and currency have been maintained in keeping with the book's status as the companion to the Basic & Clinical Pharmacology textbook."--Preface

    Contents:
    Part I: Basic principles. Introduction
    Pharmacodynamics
    Pharmacokinetics
    Drug metabolism
    Pharmacogenomics
    Part II: Autonomic drugs. Introduction to autonomic pharmacology
    Cholinoceptor-activating & cholinesterase-inhibiting drugs
    Cholinoceptor blockers & cholinesterase regenerators
    Sympathomimetics
    Adrenoceptor blockers
    Part III: Cardiovascular drugs. Drugs used in hypertension
    Drugs used in the treatment of angina pectoris
    Drugs used in heart failure
    Antiarrhythmic drugs
    Diuretics & other drugs that act on the kidney
    Part IV: Drugs with important actions on smooth muscle. Histamine, serotonin, drugs used in obesity, & the ergot alkaloids
    Vasoactive peptides
    Prostaglandins & other eicosanoids
    Nitric oxide, donors, & inhibitors
    Drugs used in asthma & chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Part V: Drugs that act in the central nervous system. Introduction to CNS pharmacology
    Sedative-hypnotic drugs
    Alcohols
    Antiseizure drugs
    General anesthetics
    Local anesthetics
    Skeletal muscle relaxants
    Drugs used in parkinsonism & other movement disorders
    Antipsychotic agents & lithium
    Antidepressants
    Opioid analgesics & antagonists
    Drugs of abuse
    Part VI: Drugs with important actions on blood, inflammation, & gout. Agents used in cytopenias; hematopoietic growth factors
    Drugs used in coagulation disorders
    Agents used in dyslipidemia
    NSAIDs, acetaminophen, & drugs used in rheumatoid arthritis & gout
    Part Vii: Endocrine drugs. Hypothalamic & pituitary hormones
    Thyroid & antithyroid drugs
    Adrenocorticosteroids & adrenocortical antagonists
    Gonadal hormones & inhibitors
    Pancreatic hormones, antidiabetic drugs, & glucagon
    Agents that affect bone mineral homeostasis
    Part VIII: Chemotherapeutic drugs
    Chemotherapeutic drugs: introduction
    Beta-lactam antibiotics & other cell wall- & membrane-active antibiotics
    Tetracyclines, macrolides, clindamycin, chloramphenicol, streptogramins, & oxazolidinones
    Aminoglycosides & spectinomycin
    Sulfonamides, trimethoprim, & fluoroquinolones
    Antimycobacterial drugs
    Antifungal agents
    Antiviral agents
    Miscellaneous antimicrobial agents & disinfectants, antiseptics, & sterilants
    Clinical use of antimicrobial agents
    Antiprotozoal drugs
    Clinical pharmacology of the antihelminthic drugs
    Cancer chemotherapy
    Immunopharmacology
    Part IX: Toxicology. Environmental & occupational toxicology
    Heavy metals
    Management of the poisoned patient
    Part X: Special topics. Drugs used in gastrointestinal disorders
    Dietary supplements & herbal medications
    Important drug interactions & their mechanisms
    Appendices. Strategies for improving test performance
    Key words for key drugs
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