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Therapeutics and human physiology : how drugs work

Author: Elsie Gaskell; Chris Rostron
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2013.
Series: Integrated foundations of pharmacy
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taking medication is a common occurrence for many people, whether it is to soothe an aching head, regulate blood sugars, or to treat life threatening conditions, such as HIV or cancer. The reader will begin to understand how a drug molecule is made; the process that turns it into a medicine; the role the pharmacist has when dispensing that medicine; and what happens in the body when it is taken. Most importantly,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elsie Gaskell; Chris Rostron
ISBN: 9780199655298 0199655294
OCLC Number: 934103973
Accession No: (DE-604)BV042978060
Notes: Literaturangaben.
Description: XIV, 213 S. : Ill., graph. Darst.
Contents: 1. The scientific basis of therapeutics ; 2. Molecular cell biology ; 3. The biochemistry of cells ; 4. Introduction to drug action ; 5. Communication systems in the body - neural ; 6. The autonomic nervous system ; 7. Communication systems in the body - autocoids and hormones ; 8. Homeostasis ; 9. Haematology ; 10. This is just the beginning
Series Title: Integrated foundations of pharmacy
Responsibility: ed. by Elsie Gaskell and Chris Rostron.

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The Integrated Foundations of Pharmacy series is for those at the start of their journey to become a pharmacist. It helps students understand how a drug molecule is made and then turned into a  Read more...

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