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Pharmacology : an introduction

Author: Henry Hitner; Barbara T Nagle
Publisher: New York, NY : McGraw-Hill Education, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th editionView all editions and formats
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Pharmacology, 7e by Hitner/Nagle is incredibly readable, with short chapters that link theory to practice; content that is focused on the need-to-know information to not overload the reader; excellent tables and features such as Patient Administration and Monitoring Boxes; and the most up-to-date drug information. This new edition features revised Learning Outcomes for each chapter, with a more streamlined chapter  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Hitner; Barbara T Nagle
ISBN: 9780073513812 0073513814
OCLC Number: 895500977
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxv, 823 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Pharmacology: An Introduction --
Pharmacokinetics and factors of individual variation --
Geriatric Pharmacology --
Math Review and Dosage Calculations --
Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System --
Drugs Affecting the Sympathetic Nervous System --
Drugs Affecting the Parasympathetic Nervous System --
Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Ganglia --
Skeletal Muscle Relaxants --
Local Anesthetics --
Introduction to the Central Nervous System --
Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs and Alcohol --
Antipsychotic and Antianxiety Drugs --
Antidepressants, Psychomotor Stimulants, and Lithium --
Psychotomimetic Drugs of Abuse --
Antiepileptic Drugs --
Antiparkinson Drugs --
General Anesthetics --
Opioid Analgesics --
Nonopioid Analgesics, Nonsteroidal Antinflammatories, and Antigout Drugs --
Review of Cardiac Physiology and Pathology --
Treatment of Heart Failure --
Antiarrhythmic Drugs --
Antianginal Drugs --
Diuretics --
Antihypertensive Drugs --
Anticoagulants and Coagulants --
Nutrition and Therapy --
Hypolipidemic Drugs --
Antianemics --
Antihistaminic Drugs and Mast Cell Stabilizers --
Respiratory Pharmacology, Treatment of Asthma and COPD --
Therapy of Gastrointestinal Disorders: Peptic Ulcers, GERD, and Vomiting --
Agents That Affect Intestinal Motility --
Introduction to the Endocrine System --
Adrenal Steroids --
Gonadal Hormones, Oral Contraceptives and Erectile Dysfunction Drugs --
Drugs Affecting the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands and Bone Degeneration --
Pancreatic Hormones and Antidiabetic Drugs --
Posterior Pituitary Hormones: Antidiuretic Hormone and Oxytocin --
Antibacterial Agents --
Antifungal and Antiviral Drugs --
Parasitic Infections: Antiprotozoal and Anthelmintic Drugs --
Antiseptics and Disinfectants --
Antineoplastic Agents --
Immunopharmacology.
Responsibility: Henry Hitner, Ph.D., Barbara Nagle, Ph.D.

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Pharmacology, 7e by Hitner/Nagle is incredibly readable, with short chapters that link theory to practice; content that is focused on the need-to-know information to not overload the reader; excellent tables and features such as Patient Administration and Monitoring Boxes; and the most up-to-date drug information. This new edition features revised Learning Outcomes for each chapter, with a more streamlined chapter structure to reflect those updates. Chapter reviews have been revisited to more closely mirror typical exam formats, and a variety of additional exercises are available on Connect Plus. The full suite of instructor materials is available. Hitner 7e has Connect Plus, including LearnSmart: Pharmacology, SmartBook, body system and pharmacology animations, dosage calculations exercises, and more.

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