Cancer Clinical Pharmacology


Author: Jan H. M. Schellens,Howard L. McLeod,David R. Newell
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780192629661
Category: Medical
Page: 267
View: 3757

Continue Reading →

The book considers both the theory and practice of clinical pharmacology where it is relevant to cancer treatment. It covers the basics of clinical pharmacology in oncology and cancer therapeutics, discussing the specific classes of anti-cancer agents in detail. Edited and written by a mix of generalist cancer clinical pharmacologists and sub-specialists within this area, the book allows the reader to develop both general clinical pharmacology skills and specialist knowledge for particular cancer chemotherapy agents.

Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology


Author: Jill E. Maddison,Stephen W. Page,David Church (BVSc.)
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702028584
Category: Medical
Page: 589
View: 2872

Continue Reading →

Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology is a practical, clinically-oriented pharmacology text designed to provide the veterinary student and practitioner with all the relevant information needed when designing drug treatment regimens for pets in small animal veterinary practice. Comprehensively updated and revised, the second edition of this core text covers essential new information on drugs used in the management of a range of presenting conditions including heart disease and cardiac arrhythmias. For the second edition new authors, superb new illustrations and a second colour have all been introduced. With its unique approach combining a thorough understanding of the pharmacological action of drugs with a basic understanding of the relevant physiology and pathophysiology of systems and tissues affected, Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology continues to be an indispensable book for all veterinary students and practitioners. Organised by drug class in a uniform and detailed structure which means it is easy to locate key information on dose rates, routes of administration, drug interactions and special considerations at a glance Key chapters based around treatment of disorders of particular body systems, eg cardiovascular and thyroid disorders Essential introductory chapters covering pharmacokinetics, general pharmacological principles and adverse reactions for a thorough basic grounding in the subject All authors are experienced clinicians and recognised experts in their field who bring a down to earth and practical approach to the text

Clinical Pharmacology During Pregnancy


Author: Donald Mattison
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123860075
Category: Medical
Page: 471
View: 8898

Continue Reading →

Clinical Pharmacology During Pregnancy is written for clinicians, physicians, midwives, nurses, pharmacists and other medical professionals directly involved in the care of women during pregnancy. This book focuses on the impact of pregnancy on drug disposition and also includes coverage of treatments for diseases of specific body systems, as well as essential content on dosing and efficacy. Written in a clear and practical manner, this reference provides easily accessible information and clinical guidance on how best to treat women with medications during pregnancy. Utilizes an evidence-based approach for therapeutics during pregnancy Includes a summary of specific medications by indication with up-to-date information on dosing and efficacy in pregnancy for the given indication Highlights current research in this area and provides easily accessible and vital information for clinicians Complements the companion volume, Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation by Schaefer et al and presents a bundling opportunity to the same target audience of medical professionals Includes a companion website containing support materials for professional or continuing education courses in OB pharmacology

Novel Designs of Early Phase Trials for Cancer Therapeutics


Author: Shivaani Kummar,Chris Takimoto
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128125705
Category: Medical
Page: 234
View: 1718

Continue Reading →

Novel Designs of Early Phase Trials for Cancer Therapeutics provides a comprehensive review by leaders in the field of the process of drug development, the integration of molecular profiling, the changes in early phase trial designs, and endpoints to optimally develop a new generation of cancer therapeutics. The book discusses topics such as statistical perspectives on cohort expansions, the role and application of molecular profiling and how to integrate biomarkers in early phase trials. Additionally, it discusses how to incorporate patient reported outcomes in phase one trials. This book is a valuable resource for medical oncologists, basic and translational biomedical scientists, and trainees in oncology and pharmacology who are interested in learning how to improve their research by using early phase trials. Brings a comprehensive review and recommendations for new clinical trial designs for modern cancer therapeutics Provides the reader with a better understanding on how to design and implement early phase oncology trials Presents a better and updated understanding of the process of developing new treatments for cancer, the exciting scientific advances and how they are informing drug development

Cancer Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy Review

Study Guide for Oncology Boards and MOC Exams
Author: Francis P. Worden, MD,Anthony J. Perissinotti, PharmD, BCOP,Bernard L. Marini, PharmD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 1617052523
Category: Medical
Page: 208
View: 8245

Continue Reading →

Cancer Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy Review is the first book devoted entirely to providing the ‘must-know’ facts on each cancer agent—including their pharmacokinetics, FDA-approved indications, toxicity, interactions, and other important information that is commonly found on board examinations and essential for any clinician or practitioner to review. The authors, an oncologist and two pharmacists, have developed a handy question-and-answer format to present the material in digestible bursts. As the pharmacology section continues to represent a major portion of the medical oncology exam and a key component on oncology MOC exams, this portable study guide will help prepare anyone looking to fine-tune their knowledge on cancer drugs before the test. Not to mention, with recent advancements in the field of cancer treatment, it has become more cumbersome to recall and maintain essential knowledge of every cancer therapeutic—making this book not only an exam resource but also a handy quick reference for oncologists and pharmacists alike. KEY FEATURES Conveniently organized and arranged by drug class and subtypes for easier recall and classification Includes proper dosage adjustments to account for liver and kidney dysfunction Features tables throughout that provide quick reference regarding FDA-approved medications Simplified diagrams and illustrations facilitate the pharmacokinetic processes

Concise Clinical Pharmacology


Author: Ben Greenstein,Adam Greenstein
Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press
ISBN: 9780853695769
Category: Medical
Page: 302
View: 908

Continue Reading →

Concise Clinical Pharmacology is a thorough introduction to the subject from which students can gain a rapid understanding of individual topics within the discipline. Pharmacological principles and mechanisms are covered, with a focus on the therapeutic use of the drugs. Concise Clinical Pharmacology will be invaluable to undergraduate pharmacy students, and clinical medical students. the strong clinical focus should also appeal to practitioners.

Clinical Pharmacology


Author: Morris J. Brown,Pankaj Sharma,Peter N. Bennett
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702051136
Category: Medical
Page: 640
View: 3414

Continue Reading →

A thorough knowledge of pharmacological and therapeutic principles is vital if drugs are to be used safely and effectively for increasingly informed patients. Those who clearly understand how drugs get into the body, how they produce their effects, what happens to them in the body, and how evidence of their therapeutic effect is assessed, will choose drugs more skilfully, and use them more safely and successfully than those who do not. Now in a fully revised 11th edition, Clinical Pharmacology is essential reading for undergraduate medical students, junior doctors and anyone concerned with evidence-based drug therapy. Introductory first three sections cover general principle of clinical pharmacology; five subsequent sections cover drug treatment of disease organised by body system. Retains approachable style set by the original author, Professor Laurence. Emphasis throughout is on evidence-based and safe drug prescribing. Indian Advisory Board will ensure content reflects the needs of the devloping world.

Clinical Pharmacology - E-Book


Author: Morris J. Brown,Pankaj Sharma,Fraz A. Mir,Peter N. Bennett
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 070207330X
Category: Medical
Page: 688
View: 3551

Continue Reading →

The twelfth edition of this long-established textbook of clinical pharmacology (first published in 1960) continues its fine tradition of balancing science and practice for improved evidence-based drug therapy and good prescribing in therapeutic settings increasingly complicated by intercurrent disease and polypharmacy. Coverage of all major therapeutic topics by body system. Introductory sections give brief chapter synopses. Case studies where relevant. Covers the needs of the developing world with a focus on practical prescribing and health technology assessment. Definition, tips, brief explanation boxes throughout. Interesting histories, etymologies and provenances of terms throughout. Entertaining footnotes throughout. ‘The very last thing a drug regulator wishes to be able to say is, like Lord Byron (1788-1824), on the publication of his poem Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, ‘I awoke one morning and found myself famous.’ Fully updated throughout. New co-editor: Fraz Mir, Addenbrooke’s Hospital and Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Royal College of Physicians Associate International Director for South Asia. Now with free e-book on StudentConsult.

Lecture Notes: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics


Author: Gerard A. McKay,John L. Reid,Matthew R. Walters
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118297245
Category: Medical
Page: 344
View: 5127

Continue Reading →

Lecture Notes: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics provides all the necessary information, within one short volume, to achieve a thorough understanding of how drugs work, their interaction with the body in health and disease, and how to use these drugs appropriately in clinical situations. Presented in an easy-to-use format, this eighth edition builds on the clinical relevance for which the title has become well-known, and features an up-to-date review of drug use across all major clinical disciplines, together with an overview of contemporary medicines regulation and drug development. Key features include: A section devoted to the practical aspects of prescribing Clinical scenarios and accompanying questions to contextualise information End-of-chapter summary boxes Numerous figures and tables which help distil the information for revision purposes Whether you need to develop or refresh your knowledge of pharmacology, Lecture Notes: Clinical Pharmacology and Therpeutics presents 'need to know' information for those involved in prescribing drugs.

Symposium on Clinical Pharmacology

Biochemical Pharmacology
Author: William A. Creasey,Montague Lane,Alan C. Sartorelli
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483139409
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 242
View: 9535

Continue Reading →

Symposium on Clinical Pharmacology reviews advances in clinical pharmacology, with emphasis on how to materially improve the efficacy of cancer chemotherapy. Topics range from absorption, protein binding, distribution, and excretion of antineoplastic drugs to factors affecting the biotransformation and activity of antitumor drugs. The transport of tumor-inhibitory agents across cell membranes is also examined, together with factors influencing drug selectivity and the mechanisms of clinical drug resistance. This volume is comprised of 23 chapters and begins with a brief summary of the different kinds of pharmacokinetic models and how detailed kinetic investigations of a drug in animals may provide further insight into modes of its clinical use. The next chapter considers the chief factors in determining the effective concentration of a drug at a receptor site as well as the duration and intensity of drug effect, citing antineoplastic agents as examples. The role of enzymatic activation and inactivation in drug selectivity is also discussed, along with the general mechanisms of clinical resistance to cancer chemotherapy; biochemical and pharmacological principles of combination chemotherapy; and the reaction and effects of nitrosoureas. This book will be of interest to clinicians, pharmacologists, and biochemists.

Basic and Clinical Pharmacology 12/E Inkling (ENHANCED EBOOK)


Author: Bertram G. Katzung,Susan B. Masters,Anthony J. Trevor
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007176402X
Category: Medical
Page: 1248
View: 5421

Continue Reading →

The most up-to-date, comprehensive, and authoritative pharmacology text in health medicine Enhanced by more than three hundred illustrations -- many in full color Organized to reflect the syllabi in many pharmacology courses and in integrated curricula, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 12e covers the important concepts students need to know about the science of pharmacology and its application to clinical practice. Selection of the subject matter and order of its presentation are based on the authors’ many years experience in teaching this material to thousands of medical, pharmacy, dental, podiatry, nursing, and other health science students. To be as clinically relevant as possible, the book includes sections that specifically address the clinical choice and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects, and case studies that introduce clinical problems in many chapters. Presented in full color and enhanced by more than three hundred illustrations, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology features numerous summary tables and diagrams that encapsulate important information. Coverage that spans every aspect of medical pharmacology: Basic principles Autonomic drugs Cardiovascular-renal drugs Drugs with important actions on smooth muscles Central nervous system drugs Drugs used to treat anemias, clotting disorders, hyperlipidemia, and inflammation and gout Endocrine drugs Chemotherapeutic and immunologic drugs Toxicology Special subjects (perinatal, geriatric, and dermatologic pharmacology) Botanical and "food supplements," and over-the-counter medications Prescribing Also in this edition: Drug Summary Tables conclude most chapters, providing a concise summary of the most important drugs General concepts relating to newly discovered receptors, receptor mechanisms, and drug transporters Descriptions of important new drugs, including monoclonal antibodies

Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Proceedings of Plenary Lectures Symposia and Therapeutic Sessions of the First World Conference on Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics London, UK, 3–9 August 1980
Author: Paul Turner,C. Padgham,Alan Hedges
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1349059528
Category: Medical
Page: 576
View: 1035

Continue Reading →

A Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 5Ed


Author: James Ritter,Lionel Lewis,Timothy Mant,Albert Ferro
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1444113003
Category: Medical
Page: 480
View: 6657

Continue Reading →

If you understand how drugs work (pharmacodynamics), how they are handled by the body (pharmacokinetics), how they interact with each other, and how drug treatments are assessed, then you will become a better prescriber. A Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics gives you that understanding. Fully revised throughout and extensively illustrated, the fifth edition of this well-established textbook has been streamlined to focus on what medical students and junior doctors really need to know in order to understand the implications of prescribing one drug over, or in combination with, another. The text provides current information on all areas of drug prescribing with updated discussion and guidance on such topics as adverse drug reactions, 'personalized medicine', gene and cell-based therapy, advances in cancer therapy, and mechanisms of drug action and treatment guidelines in HIV and mycobacterial infections therapy. A new chapter on alternative medicines and nutraceuticals has been introduced and Further Reading lists have been updated to include key medical websites. All medical students and junior doctors who read this book will learn not only how to use drugs safely and effectively, but, importantly, the rationale behind effective prescribing decisions.

Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics


Author: Gerard A. McKay,Matthew R. Walters
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118344898
Category: Medical
Page: 328
View: 5573

Continue Reading →

Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Lecture Notes provides a clear and accessible overview of all the key prescribing topics needed for medical finals and beyond. Detailed coverage and discussion of pharmacology in a clinical context, combined with an easy-to-understand, readable style, helps improve and test understanding of pharmacological principles and reasoning on rotation and into the foundation years. Key features for this edition include: • Clinical scenarios to root each chapter firmly in a real-life setting • Prescribing points flagging up important issues of clinical relevance • Expanded sections on drugs you may need in a hurry, prescribing and its pitfalls, and paediatric prescribing • A self-assessment section to test your knowledge and help prepare for examinations Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Lecture Notes is an ideal resource for all medical students, junior doctors, and other prescribers, whether learning how pharmacological principles relate to clinical situations, brushing up on the basics while on rotation, or looking for a comprehensive overview of prescribing and therapeutics.

Clinical Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy!


Author: N.A
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781789387
Category: Medical
Page: 436
View: 3798

Continue Reading →

Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, this book provides complete and clear explanations of how drugs act and interact in the treatment of disease. Focusing on mechanisms of drug action, the book details specific drugs by pharmacologic class for all body systems as well as drugs for pain, psychiatric disorders, infection, fluid and electrolyte imbalances, and cancer. Potentially dangerous drug and drug-herb interactions are highlighted. This thoroughly updated edition covers the newest drugs in each pharmacologic class and includes information on obesity drugs, a new chapter on genitourinary system drugs, a new medication safety feature, and a new appendix on common herbal preparations and their drug interactions.

Roach's Introductory Clinical Pharmacology


Author: Susan M. Ford,Sally S. Roach
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1469832143
Category: Medical
Page: 720
View: 5708

Continue Reading →

The only pharmacology textbook truly written for the LPN student, Roach’s Introductory Clinical Pharmacology, helps nursing students every step of the way to master one of the most challenging content areas in the pharmacology curriculum. Organized by body system, the book provides a clear, concise introduction to pharmacology, focusing on basic principles and the nurse's responsibility in drug administration. This Tenth Edition is enhanced by an updated art program, new patient case study scenarios, new chapter-opening Drug Classes boxes, an all-new chapter on drugs in aging, and more.

Cancer Chemotherapy

A Nursing Process Approach
Author: Margaret Barton-Burke
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780867207187
Category: Medical
Page: 727
View: 2714

Continue Reading →

Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics - E-Book


Author: Dawn Merton Boothe
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437723578
Category: Medical
Page: 1348
View: 8786

Continue Reading →

Confidently utilize the rapidly growing selection of pharmaceuticals used to treat small animals. Small Animal Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2nd Edition helps you understand both the therapeutic uses of common pharmaceuticals and the pharmacology behind them, giving you all of the information you need to design and modify dosing regimens, identify factors that cause drugs to fail, and anticipate adverse drug reactions. Comprehensive approach emphasizes the use of drugs for prevention as well as treatment. Clear, consistent organization makes it easy to find the information you need when you need it. Dosage tables help you find essential pharmaceutical information at a glance. Pharmacogenetics chapter helps you understand how to use this emerging science to find the right dose for each patient, optimizing efficiency and minimizing toxicity. Routes of administration and sample pharmaceutical calculations provide fast, efficient access to comprehensive drug administration all in one inclusive resource. Multiple chapters on Antimicrobial Drugs and Antimicrobial Therapy highlight the impact of antimicrobial resistance on current practice.

Oxford Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Therapy


Author: David Grahame Grahame-Smith,J. K. Aronson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192632340
Category: Medical
Page: 641
View: 303

Continue Reading →

Completely updated, the new edition of the Oxford Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Therapy continues to provide medical students and clinicians with a unique insight into why drugs have their therapeutic effects, by presenting the basic pharmacological principles of pharmacology as they effect the patient. An understanding of these clinical pharmacological principles is essential for rational, safe, effective, and economical prescribing. The text shows how knowledge of the scientific basis of drug action is applied in a clinical context to devise the most effective treatments for disease and to maximise the therapeutic effects of the drugs being used. This new edition includes an appraisal of the value of evidence-based medicine and a greater discussion of issues in genetics. There are specialist contributors for areas of infectious disease, gastro-intestinal disorders, blood disorders, general anaesthesia, cancer chemotherapy and immunosuppression. The revision also includes updates to both the pharmacopoeia and the drug therapy section to reflect new developments in both available drugs and in their use. In particular, areas of cardiovascular disease and stomach ulcer have been substantially changed. Aimed primarily at medical students, this book will also continue to be an invaluable source of information for trainees and clinicians. The book is in four sections which provide: -A detailed account of the principles of clinicians pharmacology, including adverse effects and drug interactions; pharmacogenetics; clinical trials; the discovery, development and marketing of drugs; drug treatment in the old and the young; and the use of drugs in relation to prenancy and other aspects of reproduction. -Advice on practical matters of drug prescribing, both in a separate section and at appropriate points throughout the book. -Detailed descriptions of the practical management of diseases with drugs, emphasizing the integration of principls with practice. -A ready-reference pharmacopoeia of over 300 commonly used drugs, describing their uses, modes of action, pharmacokinetic properties, adverse effects, and interactions, with details of rational dosage regimens.