"Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology, Fourth Edition" enables rapid review and assimilation of large amounts of complex information about the essentials of medical pharmacology. Clear, sequential pictures of mechanisms of action actually show students how drugs work, instead of just telling them. As in previous editions, the book features an outline format, over 500 full-color illustrations, cross-references to other volumes in the series, and over 125 review questions. Content has been thoroughly updated, and a new chapter covers toxicology. New to this edition will be a companion Website containing all of the illustrations, fully searchable text, and an interactive question bank.
Table of Contents
Unit I: INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACOLOGY Chapter 1: Pharmacokinetics Chapter 2: Drug-Receptor Interactions and Pharmacodynamics Unit II: DRUGS AFFECTING THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM Chapter 3: The Autonomic Nervous System Chapter 4: Cholinergic Agonists Chapter 5: Cholinergic Antagonists Chapter 6: Adrenergic Agonists Chapter 7: Adrenergic Antagonists Unit III: DRUGS AFFECTING THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM Chapter 8: Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases Chapter 9: Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Drugs Chapter 10: Central Nervous System Stimulants Chapter 11: Anesthetics Chapter 12: Antidepressant Drugs Chapter 13: Neuroleptic Drugs Chapter 14: Opioid Analgesics and Antagonists Chapter 15: Drugs Used to Treat Epilepsy Unit IV: DRUGS AFFECTING THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM Chapter 16: The Treatment of Heart Failure Chapter 17: Antiarrhythmic Drugs Chapter 18: Antianginal Drugs Chapter 19: Antihypertensive Drugs Chapter 20: Drugs Affecting The Blood Chapter 21: Antihyperlipidemic Drugs Chapter 22: Diuretic Drugs Unit V: DRUGS AFFECTING THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM Chapter 23: Hormones of the Pituitary and Thyroid Chapter 24: Insulin and Oral Hypoglycemic Drugs Chapter 25: Estrogens and Androgens Chapter 26: Adrenocorticosteroids Unit VI: DRUGS AFFECTING OTHER SYSTEMS Chapter 27: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System Chapter 28: Gastrointestinal and Antiemetic Drugs Chapter 29: Erectile Dysfunction, Osteoporosis, and Obesity Unit VII: CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC DRUGS Chapter 30: Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy Chapter 31: Inhibitors of Cell Wall Synthesis Chapter 32: Protein Synthesis Inhibitors Chapter 33: Folate Antagonists, Quinolones, and Urinary Tract Antiseptics Chapter 34: Antimycobacterial Drugs Chapter 35: Antifungal Drugs Chapter 36: Antiprotozoal Drugs Chapter 37: Anthelmintic Drugs Chapter 38: Antiviral Drugs Chapter 39: Anticancer Drugs Chapter 40: Immunosuppressants Unit VI: ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS AND AUTOCOIDS Chapter 41: Anti-inflammatory Drugs Chapter 42: Autacoids & Autacoid Antagonists Unit VII: OTHER TOPICS Chapter 43: Toxicology Index