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Title Pharmaceutical inhalation aerosol technology / edited by Anthony J. Hickey
Edition Second edition, revised and expanded
Published New York : M. Dekker, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 603 pages) : illustrations
Series Drugs and the pharmaceutical sciences ; v. 134
Drugs and the pharmaceutical sciences ; v. 134
Contents Foreword; Foreword to the First Edition; Preface; Contents; Contributors; Physiology of the Airways; Pharmacology of Therapeutic Aerosols; Targeting by Deposition; Drug Targeting to the Lung: Chemical and Biochemical Considerations; Lung Deposition Simulation; Practical Aspects of Imaging Techniques Employed to Study Aerosol Deposition and Clearance; Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Drugs Delivered to the Lungs; Theoretical Principles and Devices Used to Generate Aerosols for Research; The Design and Development of Inhalation Drug Delivery Systems
Summary This thoroughly revised and expanded reference provides authoritative discussions on the physiologic, pharmacologic, metabolic, molecular, cellular and physicochemical factors, influencing the efficacy and utilization of pharmaceutical aerosol
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Aerosol therapy.
Drugs -- Dosage forms.
Aerosols -- therapeutic use.
Drug Delivery Systems.
Administration, Inhalation.
Lung -- drug effects.
Lung -- physiology.
Technology, Pharmaceutical.
Form Electronic book
Author Hickey, Anthony J., 1955-
ISBN 0203912896 (e-book)
0824756649 (electronic bk.)
9780203912898 (e-book)
9780824756642 (electronic bk.)