The perfect pharmacology study tool for the classroom and examinations!
Pharmacology: An Essential Textbook, Second Edition by Mark Simmons covers pharmacology facts and concepts necessary for success in the classroom and on board examinations. The clear and concise text presents important, clinically relevant pharmacology knowledge and concepts students must master. The updated edition includes the addition of new drugs, a chapter on water and fatsoluble vitamins, a greater number of clinical questions, and a fresh design.
Hundreds of full-color illustrations, beautiful infographics, and summary tables provide visual depictions of important concepts
The succinct, bullet-point format focuses on must-master information
Flow charts used to delineate drug effects make complex interactions between different cells and organs easier to comprehend
Sidebars build on and integrate learning across the basic sciences and apply it to the clinical setting
Nearly 200 board-style and factual self-testing questions with explanatory answers are ideal for exam practice
An additional 200 questions and answers are available online at MedOne via the scratch-off code in the book
This is an invaluable resource for medical and nursing school pharmacology courses, pharmacy school students, other health professionals studying pharmacology, and advanced undergraduate courses in pharmacology or pharmaceutical sciences.
This book provides robust test prep for the USMLE® Step 1, COMLEX Level 1, NAPLEX, NCLEX and other licensing exams.
This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.
1 Pharmacokinetics 2 Mechanisms of Drug Action and Pharmacodynamics 3 Pharmacogenetics and Other Special Considerations 4 The Peripheral Nervous System 5 Cholinergic Agents 6 Adrenergic Agents 7 Neuropharmacological Principles 8 Anesthetic Drugs 9 Anxiolytic and Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs 10 Antidepressants and Drugs for Bipolar Disorders 11 Anticonvulsant Drugs 12 Antipsychotic Drugs 13 Opiate Receptor Agonists and Antagonists 14 Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases 15 Drugs of Abuse 16 Drugs Used in the Treatment of Hypothalamic, Pituitary, Thyroid, and Adrenal Disorders 17 Drugs Used in Reproductive Endocrinology 18 Insulin, Hypoglycemic, and Antihypoglycemic Drugs 19 Renal Pharmacology 20 Antihypertensive Drugs 21 Drugs Used in the Treatment of Heart Failure 22 Antianginal Drugs 23 Antiarrhythmic Drugs 24 Drugs Acting on the Blood 25 Antihyperlipidemic Drugs 26 Drugs Acting on the Respiratory System 27 Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal System 28 Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy 29 Antibacterial Drugs 30 Antiviral Drugs 31 Antifungal and Antiparasitic Drugs 32 Autocoids and Related Drugs 33 Analgesic, Antipyretic, and Anti-inflammatory Drugs 34 Cancer Chemotherapy and Immunosuppressants 35 Toxicology and Poisoning 36 Water- and Fat-Soluble Vitamins