Pharmacology

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Elsevier India, 2003 - 624 pages
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This edition of Pharmacology has been thoroughly revised and updated to conform to the recommendations of the MCI regarding the teaching of pharmacology, and to include the latest developments in pharmacology and drug treatment modalities. Special emphasis has been laid on essential and commonly used drugs . WHO and national government recommendations in the drug treatment of prevalent problematic but preventable and treatable diseases responsible for wide scale morbidity and mortality, common poisonings, addictions and rational use of drugs in special situations, e.g. pregnancy, lactation, infancy and old age and in the presence of hepatic and renal dysfunction. Rational Use of Drugs (RUD) and Essential Drugs Programme (EDP) have been discussed, and their importance has been emphasized. Government of India s Essential Drug List (EDL) has been included. A chapter on Clinical Pharmacology and Prescription Writing has been added.

About the Author : - Salil K Bhattacharya MD, PhD, FCAI, FAMS, FIBRO, Emeritus Scientist (ICMR), Department of Pharmacology, Postgraduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Calcutta University, Kolkata, India; Formerly, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
General Pharmacology 955
9
Autonomic Nervous System 56103
56
Autacoids Free Radicals and Nitric Oxide 104128
104
Drugs Acting on the Kidney 129143
129
Cardiovascular System 144186
144
Haemopoietic System 187221
187
Central Nervous System 222304
222
Chemotherapy 398485
398
Dermatologic Pharmacology 486494
486
Rational Use of Drugs and Essential Drugs Programme 495500
495
Geriatric Paediatric and Perinatal Pharmacology 501523
501
Rational Therapy in Presence of Renal and Hepatic Dysfunction 524529
524
DrugDrug Interactions 530537
530
Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics 538546
538
Toxicology 547559
547

Respiratory System 305319
305
Gastrointestinal Tract 320336
320
Endocrine System 337390
337
Immunopharmacology 391397
391
Clinical Pharmacology and Prescription Writing 560566
560
Appendices 567587
567
Index 589623
589
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