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Rang & Dale's Pharmacology

H.P. Rang, J.M. Ritter, R.J. Flower, G. Henderson
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
[Edinburgh?] : Elsevier/Churchill Livingstone, [2016]
Edition
Eighth edition
Language
English
Variant Title
Rang and Dale's pharmacology
Pharmacology
ISBN
9780702053627
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Electronic access is available for UVA students, faculty, staff, and affiliates only. IP address verification required.
Contents
  • What is pharmacology?
  • How drugs act : general principles
  • How drugs act : molecular aspects
  • How drugs act : cellular aspects, excitation, contraction and secretion
  • Cell proliferation, apoptosis, repair and regeneration
  • Cellular mechanisms : host defence
  • Method and measurement in pharmacology
  • Absorption and distribution of drugs
  • Drug metabolism and elimination
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Individual variation, pharmacogenomics and personalised medicine
  • Chemical mediators and the autonomic nervous system
  • Cholinergic transmission
  • Noradrenergic transmission
  • 5-Hydroxytryptamine and the pharmacology of migraine
  • Purines
  • Local hormones 1 : histamine and the biologically active lipids
  • Local hormones 2 : peptides and proteins
  • Cannabinoids
  • Nitric oxide and related mediators
  • The heart
  • The vascular system
  • Atherosclerosis and lipoprotein metabolism
  • Haemostasis and thrombosis
  • Haemopoietic system and treatment of anaemia
  • Anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant drugs
  • Skin
  • Respiratory system
  • The kidney and urinary system
  • The gastrointestinal tract
  • The control of blood glucose and drug treatment of diabetes mellitus
  • Obesity
  • The pituitary and the adrenal cortex
  • The thyroid
  • The reproductive system
  • Bone metabolism
  • Chemical transmission and drug action in the central nervous system
  • Amino acid transmitters
  • Other transmitters and modulators
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • General anaesthetic agents
  • Analgesic drugs
  • Local anaesthetics and other drugs affecting sodium channels
  • Anxiolytic and hypnotic drugs
  • Antiepileptic drugs
  • Antipsychotic drugs
  • Antidepressant drugs
  • CNS stimulants and psychotomimetic drugs
  • Drug addiction, dependence and abuse
  • Basic principles of antimicrobial chemotherapy
  • Antibacterial drugs
  • Antiviral drugs
  • Antifungal drugs
  • Antiprotozoal drugs
  • Anthelmintic drugs
  • Anticancer drugs
  • Harmful effects of drugs
  • Lifestyle drugs and drugs in sport
  • Biopharmaceuticals and gene therapy
  • Drug discovery and development.
Description
1 online resource : illustrations (chiefly color)
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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