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Value Pack: Fundamentals of Pharmacology + MyHealthProfessionsKit Access Card, 7th Edition


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Publisher: PEARSON EDUCATION AU,09.12.13

Category: MEDICAL Level: B/I/A

ISBN: 1486042457
ISBN13: 9781486042456

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THIS PACK CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

- 'Fundamentals of Pharmacology, 7th Edition' ISBN13: 9781442563100

- 'Fundamentals of Pharmacology MyHealthProfessionsKit (Access Card)' ISBN13: 9781486014293

MyHealthProfessionsKit website provides students with an interactive experience, bringing to life the concepts in the textbook. Each student will have access to the following resources within MyHealthProfessionsKit:


  eText complete with full search functionality, pop-glossary, and the ability to bookmark and make notes


  Chapter-based multiple choice questions Interactive 'drag and drop' revision activities


  Animations featuring the mechanisms in action for various medicines


  Glossary Flashcards to assist with comprehension of key terms from the text

Fundamentals of Pharmacology 7e presents key scientific and clinical principles to facilitate a greater understanding of pharmacology.
This wholly Australasian text provides comprehensive and current coverage of topics, written in a clear style with a reader-friendly full colour design.

SECTION I: PHARMACOLOGY WITHIN THE SOCIAL CONTEXT
1. A historical perspective
2. Sociocultural aspects
SECTION II: PHARMACOLOGY WITHIN THE PROFESIONAL CONTEXT
3. Health professionals and the law
4. Ethical issues
5. The roles and responsibilities of health professionals in medicine adherence, education and advocacy
6. The roles and responsibilities of health professionals in medicine management
SECTION III: MEDICINE ADMINISTRATION AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
7. Medicine formulations, storage and routes of administration
8. The clinical decision-making process
9. Medicine administration strategies and documentation
10. Medication errors
11. Management of common adverse drug reactions
12. Risk communication: balancing the benefits and risks of drug treatment
SECTION IV: GENERAL ASPECTS OF PHARMACOLOGY
13. Drug nomenclature
14. Pharmacokinetics: absorption and distribution
15. Pharmacokinetics: metabolism and excretion
16. Drug interactions
17. Pharmacodynamics
18. Drug development, evaluation and safety
19. Pharmacogenetics
20. Pharmacokinetic factors that modify drug action
21. Paediatric and geriatric pharmacology
SECTION V: TO XICOLOGY
22. Poisoning and envenomation
23. The management of acute clinical overdose
24. Contemporary drugs of abuse
25. Drug abuse in sport
SECTION VI: AUTONOMIC PHARMACOLOGY
26. General aspects of neuropharmacology
27. Adrenergic pharmacology
28. Cholinergic pharmacology
SECTION VII: CHEMICAL MEDIATORS
29. An introduction to chemical mediators
30. Histamine and antihistamines
31. Prostaglandins and serotonin
32. Nitric oxide and the endothelins
SECTION VIII: THE MODULAT ION OF BEHAVIOUR, COGNITION AND MOTOR ACTIVITY
33. General concepts of psychopharmacology
34. Antipsychotic agents
35. Anxiolytics and hypnotics
36. Antidepressants and mood stabilisers
37. Medicines used in neurodegenerative disorders
38. Antiseizure agents and muscle relaxants
39. Central nervous system stimulants
SECTION IX: MEDICINES USED TO RELIEVE PAIN AND PRODUCE ANAESTHESIA
40. Narcotic analgesics
41. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic agents
42. Medicines used to treat migraine
43. General anaesthesia
44. Local anaesthesia
SECTION X: THE MODULAT ION OF OXYGENAT ION AND PERFUSION
45. Medicines used to lower blood lipids
46. Antihypertensive agents
47. Medicines used to promote tissue perfusion
48. Antithrombotic, fibrinolytic and haemostatic agents
49. Diuretics and other renal medicines
50. Medicines used to treat heart failure
51. Medicines used to treat cardiac dysrhythmia
52. Fluid and potassium imbalances
53. Antianaemic agents
54. Medicines used to maintain gas exchange
55. Medicines for upper respiratory tract conditions
SECTION XI: THE MODULATION OF GASTROINTESTINAL FUNCTION
56. Upper gastrointestinal tract drugs
57. Lower gastrointestinal tract drugs
58. Antiemetic agents
SECTION XII: THE MODULATION OF BODY GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT AND METABOLISM
59. Medicines and the pituitary gland
60. Medicines and the thyroid
61. Medicines and the pancreas
62. Medicines and the adrenal cortex
63. Medicines and the gonads
64. Medicines and bone metabolism
65. Hyperuricaemia and gout
66. Obesity and its treatment
SECTION XIII: NUTRITIONAL AND NATURAL THERAPIES
67. Vitamins, minerals and amino acids
68. Enteral and parenteral nutrition
69. Herbal medicines
SECTION XIV: THE MODULATION OF CELULLAR GROWTH AND PROLIFERATION
70. Introduction to chemotherapy
71. Sulphonamides and trimethoprim
72. Antibacterial agents
73. Antituberculotics and antileprotic agents
74. Antiseptics and disinfectants
75. Antiparasitic agents
76. Antimalarial agents
77. Antiviral agents
78. Antifungal agents
79. Immunomodulating agents
80. Cytotoxic chemotherapeutic agents
81. Gene therapies
SECTION XV: MEDICINES USED TOPICALLY
82. Medicines used in diseases of the skin
83. Medicines and the eye

Appendix
A. Common prescription terminology
B. Common American generic drug names
C. SI units
D. Drug calculations
E. Common symbols used in medication charts
F. Common word mix-ups
G. Drug-herbal interactions
H. Orphan drugs