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Content that covers all the must-know topics: General Principles, The Peripheral Nervous System: Autonomic and Somatic, The Central Nervous System, The Cardiovascular System, The Renal System and Diuretics, The Respiratory System: Asthma and COPD, Local Control Substances: Autacoids and Drugs for Inflammatory Processes, The Gastrointestinal System and Nutrition, The Endocrine System, Uterine Stimulants and Relaxants, Anti-Infectives, Cancer Chemotherapy and Immunosuppressants, Toxicology
Table of Contents
Preface Introduction Cross-References (for Answers) to Selected Pharmacology Texts Generic Drug Name Recognition Guide List of Abbreviations General Principles of Pharmacology The Peripheral Nervous Systems: Autonomic and Somatic Nervous System Pharmacology Central Nervous System Pharmacology Cardiovascular Pharmacology Renal System and Diuretic Pharmacology Respiratory System Pharmacology: Asthma and COPD Autacoids Anti-Inflammatory Pharmacology Gastrointestinal and Urinary Tract Pharmacology, Nutrition (Vitamins) Endocrine Pharmacology, Uterine Stimulants, and Relaxants Antimicrobial and Antiviral Pharmacology Cancer and Immune System Pharmacology Toxicology, Bioterrorism, and Chemical Warfare Agents Appendix A: Drug Interactions Involving the P450 System Appendix B: Common Serum Chemistries (Normal Values) Appendix C: Web Sites for More Information Index
Marshal Shlafer, PhD Professor of Pharmacology Director of Undergraduate Medical Pharmacology Education Department of Pharmacology University of Michigan Medical School Ann Arbor, MI