Basic and Clinical Pharmacology 15th Edition by Bertram Katzung

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Basic and Clinical Pharmacology 15th Edition, ebook, pdf and download written by Bertram Katzung, Susan Masters and Anthony Trevor covers important ideas students want to know about pharmacology and its application to clinical practice. If you want to be the best at pharmacology, use this book to study for the CICM exam.

15e presented in full color and packed with hundreds of eye-catching illustrations that students have relied on for decades. This edition has been updated extensively to provide a broader coverage of new carriers, pharmacogenomics, and drugs.

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The selection of subject matter and the order in which it is presented is based on the author’s years of experience teaching this material to thousands of students of medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, podiatry, nursing, and other health sciences. To be clinically relevant, the 15th Edition of book includes sections dealing specifically with the clinical choice and use of drugs in patients and monitoring their effects, and case studies that introduce clinical problems in many chapters.

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Table of Contents


Preface for Indian Version


Section I Basic Principles

1.Introduction: The Nature of Drugs & Drug Development & Regulation

  1. Drug Receptors & Pharmacodynamics
  2. Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics: Rational Dosing & the time Course of Drug Action
  3. Drug Biotransformation
  4. 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


Book Details

Publisher ‏ : ‎ McGraw-Hill Education / Medical; 15th edition (December 5, 2020)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 1328 pages

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 126045231X

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1260452310

Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 5.05 pounds

Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8.6 x 1.8 x 10.9 inches

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