Concise Clinicial Pharmacology: CNS Therapeutics

Paperback | November 8, 2006

byJohn P. Blass

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Concise, one-stop coverage of CNS Therapeutics

Written from the perspective of real-world patient care, this resource delivers expert guidance to the clinical pharmacology of modern CNS (Central Nervous System) medicines.

  • Details what drug to use, when to use it, and how it metabolizes and interacts
  • Organized according to both therapeutic agent and clinical disorder
  • Includes Patient Safety information on common pitfalls and errors in prescribing

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Concise, one-stop coverage of CNS TherapeuticsWritten from the perspective of real-world patient care, this resource delivers expert guidance to the clinical pharmacology of modern CNS (Central Nervous System) medicines.Details what drug to use, when to use it, and how it metabolizes and interactsOrganized according to both therapeutic...

John P. Blass, MD, PhD Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience and Medicine Weill Medical College of Cornell University New York, New York Dr. Blass is one of the outstanding neurologists and neuroscientists in the United States. He is the neurology editor for Hazzard, Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:8.9 × 5.9 × 0.77 inPublished:November 8, 2006Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071440364

ISBN - 13:9780071440363

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Table of Contents

Part I.

1. The Principles of CNS Therapeutics

2. Clinical Skills in Neurological and Psychiatric Therapeutics

a. The Complete Medication History
b. Bringing pharmacokinetics to the bedside
c. Bringing pharmacodynamics to the bedside
d. Critically evaluating drugs and therapeutic strategies

3. Drug Classes in CNS Therapeutics

Part II: Clinical Pharmacology in Specific Psychiatric Disorders

4. Mood Disorders: Depression, Mania and Variants

5. Psychoses: Schizophrenias and Others

6. Conduct Disorders, Including Alcoholism and Other Substance Abuse

7. Cognitive Disorders: Delirium, Dementias, and Others

8. Other Maladaptive Behavioral Syndromes: Neuroses, Anxiety States

Part III: Clinical Pharmacology of Neurologic Diseases and Disorders

9. Headaches, including Migraines and Daily Headache

10. Epilepsy

11. Demyelinating Diseases: Multiple Sclerosis and Others

12. Movement Disorders Including Parkinsonism and Other Degenerative Disorders

13. Diseases of the Autonomic Nervous System

14. Neuropathies, Cranial and Peripheral, Including Myathenias and Related Disorders

15. Vascular Damage to the CNS

16. Tumors of the CNS

17. Infections of the CNS

18. Trauma/ Mechanical Damage to the CNS

19. Neurological Manifestations of Systemic Diseases, Including Iatrogenic Illnesses

Part IV: Other Important Considerations in CNS Therapeutics and Pharmacology

20. CNS Pharmacology in Concurrent Non-CNS Disease

21. Patient Safety and Adverse Effects

22. Clinical Trials and Novel Targets in CNS Therapy

23. Tables of Drug Comparisons and Cross References: Agents and Toxicities