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Fundamentals of pharmacology : an applied approach for nursing and health

Author: Alan Galbraith
Publisher: Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson/Prentice Hall, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This clear and readable text will guide you through how drugs act within the body coupled with their clinical application. Sections covering social, legal and professional issues are included alongside the scientific principles of pharmacology. Drug groups are considered according to their pharmacological effects, their action on physiological processes and the conditions they are used to treat."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Nurses Instruction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Galbraith
ISBN: 9780131869011 0131869019
OCLC Number: 104846814
Description: xlviii, 928 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Sect. I. Pharmacology within the social context --
Sect. II. Pharmacology within the professional context --
Sect. III. Drug administration and professional responsibilities --
Sect. IV. General aspects of pharmacology --
Sect. V. Toxicology --
Sect. VI. Autonomic pharmacology --
Sect. VII. Chemical mediators --
Sect. VIII. Modulation of behaviour, cognition and motor activity --
Sect. IX. Drugs used to relieve pain and produce anaesthesia --
Sect. X. Modulation of oxygenation and perfusion --
Sect. XI. Modulation of gastrointestinal function --
Sect. XII. Modulation of body growth, development and metabolism --
Sect. XIII. Nutritional and natural therapies --
Sect. XIV. Modulation of cellular growth and proliferation --
Sect. XV. Drugs used topically.
Responsibility: Alan Galbraith [and others].
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