Goodman and Gilman's the pharmacological basis of therapeutics / editor Laurence L.Brunton ; associate editors Bruce A.Chabner, Björn C.Knollmann - 12th ed. - New York : McGraw-Hill, 2011 - XVI, 2084 p. : il. ; 26 cm + 1 dvd



The landmark text in medical pharmacology is now in full color. This title includes DVD with image bank. The most universally respected and read medical text in all of pharmacology, "Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics" represents the pinnacle of authority and accuracy in describing the actions and uses of therapeutic agents in relation to physiology and pathophysiology. Goodman & Gilman's careful balance of basic science and clinical application has guided thousands of practitioners and students to a clear understanding of the drugs essential to preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease. Enriched by a new full-color presentation and updated to reflect all critical new developments in drug action and drug-disease interaction, the twelfth edition includes more than 440 color illustrations depicting key principles and actions of specific pathways and therapeutic agents. The companion DVD includes all the images and tables in the text along with narrated animations. "Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 12e" is divided into nine sections, covering: General Principles; Neuropharmacology; Modulation of Cardiovascular Function; Inflammation, Immunomodulation, and Hematopoiesis; Endocrine Pharmacology; Gastrointestinal Pharmacology; Chemotherapy of Infectious Disease; Chemotherapy of Neoplastic Diseases; and, Special Systems Pharmacology. More than a textbook, "Goodman & Gilman's" is a working template for the effective and rational prescribing of drugs in daily practice. Índice: Contributors Consultants to the Editors Preface Preface to the First Edition SECTION I: GENERAL PRINCIPLES 1. Drug Invention and the Pharmaceutical Industry, Suzanne M. Rivera and Alfred Goodman Gilman 2. Pharmacokinetics: The Dynamics of Drug Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Elimination, Iain L. O. Buxton and Leslie Z. Benet 3. Pharmacodynamics: Molecular Mechanisms of Drug Action, Donald K. Blumenthal and James C. Garrison 4. Drug Toxicity and Poisoning, Kevin C. Osterhoudt and Trevor M. Penning 5. Membrane Transporters and Drug Response, Kathleen M. Giacomini and Yuichi Sugiyama 6. Drug Metabol... Etc.



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