Basic and Clinical Pharmacology 15th Edition by Bertram Katzung Review

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Book Description

Based on the Amazon page, states that the contents of this book cover the following topics:

Delivers the knowledge and insight needed to excel in every facet of pharmacology!.

Encompasses all aspects of medical pharmacology, including botanicals and over-the-counter drugs

Major revisions of the chapters on immunopharmacology, antiseizure, antipsychotic, antidepressant, antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory, and antiviral drugs, prostaglandins, and central nervous system neurotransmitters

New chapter on the increasingly relevant topic of cannabis pharmacology

Each chapter opens with a case study, covers drug groups and prototypes, and closes with summary tables and diagrams that encapsulate important information

Revised full-color illustrations provide more information about drug mechanisms and effects and help clarify important concepts

Trade Name/Generic Name tables are provided at end of each chapter for easy reference when writing a chart order or prescription

Includes descriptions of important new drugs released through May 2019

New and updated coverage of general concepts relating to recently discovered receptors, receptor mechanisms, and drug transporters

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Table of Contents

  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Preface for Indian Version
  • Authors

Section I Basic Principles

  1. Introduction: The Nature of Drugs & Drug Development & Regulation
  2. Drug Receptors & Pharmacodynamics
  3. Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics: Rational Dosing & the time Course of Drug Action
  4. Drug Biotransformation
  5. Pharmacogenomics

Section II Autonomic Drugs

  1. Introduction to Autonomic Pharmacology
  2. Cholinoceptor-Activating & Cholinesterase-Inhibiting Drugs
  3. Cholinoceptor-Blocking Drugs
  4. Adrenoceptor Agonists & Sympathomimetic Drugs
  5. Adrenoceptor Antagonist Drugs

Section III Cardiovascular-Renal Drugs

  1. Antihypertensive Agents
  2. Vasodilators & the Treatment of Angina Pectoris
  3. Drugs Used in Heart Failure
  4. Agents Used in Cardiac Arrhythmias
  5. Diuretic Agents

Section IV Drugs with Important Actions on Smooth Muscle

  1. Histamine, Serotonin, & the Ergot Alkaloids
  2. Vasoactive Peptides
  3. The Eicosanoids: Prostaglandins, Thromboxanes, Leukotrienes, & Related Compounds
  4. Nitric Oxide
  5. Drugs Used in Asthma & Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Section V Drugs That Act in the Central Nervous System

  1. Introduction to the Pharmacology of CNS Drugs
  2. Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs
  3. The Alcohols
  4. Antiseizure Drugs
  5. General Anesthetics
  6. Local Anesthetics
  7. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants
  8. Pharmacologic Management of Parkinsonism & Other Movement Disorders
  9. Antipsychotic Agents & Lithium
  10. Antidepressant Agents
  11. Opioid Agonists & Antagonists
  12. Drugs of Abuse

Section VI Drugs Used to Treat Diseases of the Blood, Inflammation, & Gout

  1. Agents Used in Cytopenias; Hematopoietic Growth Factors
  2. Drugs Used in Disorders of Coagulation
  3. Agents Used in Dyslipidemia
  4. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs, Nonopioid Analgesics, & Drugs Used in Gout

Section VII Endocrine Drugs

  1. Hypothalamic & Pituitary Hormones
  2. Thyroid & Antithyroid Drugs
  3. Adrenocorticosteroids & Adrenocortical Antagonists
  4. The Gonadal Hormones & Inhibitors
  5. Pancreatic Hormones & Glucose-Lowering Drugs
  6. Agents That Affect Bone Mineral Homeostasis

Section VIII Chemotherapeutic Drugs

  1. Beta-Lactam & Other Cell Wall- & Membrane-Active Antibiotics
  2. Tetracyclines, Macrolides, Clindamycin, Chloramphenicol, Streptogramins, Oxazolidinones, & Pleuromutilins
  3. Aminoglycosides & Spectinomycin
  4. Sulfonamides, Trimethoprim, & Quinolones
  5. Antimycobacterial Drugs
  6. Antifungal Agents
  7. Antiviral Agents
  8. Miscellaneous Antimicrobial Agents; Disinfectants, Antiseptics, & Sterilants
  9. Clinical Use of Antimicrobial Agents
  10. Antiprotozoal Drugs
  11. Pharmacology of the Antihelminthic Drugs
  12. Cancer Chemotherapy
  13. Immunopharmacology

Section IX Toxicology

  1. Introduction to Toxicology: Occupational & Environmental
  2. Heavy Metal Intoxication & Chelators
  3. Management of the Poisoned Patient

Section X Special Topics

  1. Special Aspects of Perinatal & Pediatric Pharmacology
  2. Special Aspects of Geriatric Pharmacology
  3. Dermatologic Pharmacology
  4. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Diseases
  5. Cannabinoid Drugs
  6. Therapeutic & Toxic Potential of Over-the-Counter Agents
  7. Dietary Supplements & Herbal Medications
  8. Rational Prescribing & Prescription Writing
  9. Important Drug Interactions & Their Mechanisms
  • Appendix: Vaccines, Immune Globulins, & Other Complex Biologic Products
  • Index
Source: Amazon

Book Details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ McGraw-Hill Education / Medical; 15e (December 5, 2020)
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 1328 pages
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 5.05 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8.6 x 1.8 x 10.9 inches
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 126045231X

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