Pharmacology for Pharmacy and the Health Sciences: A patient-centred approach

Paperback | January 15, 2017

byMichael Boarder, Jane Dixon, David Newby

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Pharmacology for Pharmacy and the Health Sciences introduces pharmacology in a way that is tailored to the needs of pharmacy and health care students. It provides an understanding of drug action at the cellular and molecular level, which is interfaced seamlessly with an explanation of theclinical use of drugs to treat common conditions. Taking a novel patient-centred approach, the book features a series of embedded workbooks which explore clinical topics in the context of individual patients and their experience of illness, and so relate the scientific basis of pharmacology to real-life pharmacy practice. The workbooks help you tointerpret presenting symptoms, hospital clinical clerking, and patient history notes, and to understand the therapeutic strategy and clinical outcome, all within a simple reader-friendly format.Pharmacology for Pharmacy and the Health Sciences is the perfect course companion for anyone needing to develop a solid understanding of pharmacology and its impact on pharmacy and clinical practice.Online Resource CentreThe Online Resource Centre to accompany Pharmacology for Pharmacy and the Health Sciences features: For registered adopters: * Figures from the book, available to download* PDF versions of all workbooks appearing in the text * Suggested answers to questions posed within the workbooks

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Pharmacology for Pharmacy and the Health Sciences introduces pharmacology in a way that is tailored to the needs of pharmacy and health care students. It provides an understanding of drug action at the cellular and molecular level, which is interfaced seamlessly with an explanation of theclinical use of drugs to treat common conditions...

Michael Boarder (late) was Professor of Pharmacology at Leicester School of Pharmacy, De Montfort University, UK. Jane Dixon is Senior Lecturer at Leicester School of Pharmacy, De Montfort University, UK. David Newby is Associate Professor at the School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Australia. Phyllis Navti is...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:712 pages, 10.43 × 7.68 × 0.07 inPublished:January 15, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198728832

ISBN - 13:9780198728832

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction1. Drugs, patients, and this book2. How do drugs work? An introduction3. PharmacokineticsPart 2: The Cardiovascular System4. Haemostasis and thromboembolic disorders5. Hypertension6. Atherosclerosis and IHD7. Arrhythmias and chronic heart failurePart 3: Inflammation and Immune Disease8. Inflammation and the skin: dermatitis, acne, and psoriasis9. Rheumatoid arthritis10. Allergies and antihistamines: allergic rhinitis and urticaria11. Respiratory disease: asthma and COPDPart 4: Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Disorders12. Upper gastrointestinal tract disorders13. Disorders of the lower gastrointestinal tract14. Diabetes mellitus and obesity15. The thyroid and contraceptionPart 5: Central Nervous System16. Epilepsy17. Neurodegenerative diseases18. Schizophrenia19. Depression and anxiety20. Pain and its drug treatment21. Drug addiction and recreational drugsPart 6: The Treatment of Infections and Cancer Management22. The treatment of infections23. Cancer chemotherapy

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Review from previous edition: "There are many great books about pharmacology, of which this is just one, but there are relatively few that take the patient-centred approach. On the latter topic this book is exceptional." --Dr Shori Thakur, University of Hertfordshire