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Author L├╝llmann, Heinz, author

Title Color atlas of pharmacology / Heinz Luellmann, Klaus Mohr, Lutz Hein ; with 174 color plates by Juergen Wirth ; based on the translation by Detlef Bieger
Edition Fifth edition
Published Stuttgart ; New York : Thieme, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource
Contents GENERAL PHARMACOLOGY -- History of pharmacology -- Drug sources -- Drug administration -- Cellular sites of action -- Distribution in the body -- Drug elimination -- Pharmacokinetics -- Quantification of drug action -- Drug-receptor interaction -- Adverse drug effects -- SYSTEMS PHARMACOLOGY -- Sympathetic nervous system -- Parasympathic nervous system -- Biogenic amins -- Vasodilators -- Inhibitors of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system -- Drugs acting on smooth muscle -- Cardiac drugs -- Antianemic agents -- Antithrombotic agents -- Plasma volume expanders -- Drugs used in hyperlipoproteinemias -- Diuretics -- Water and electrolyte disorders -- Gastrointestinal tract -- Drugs affecting the motor system -- Drugs for the suppression of pain (analgesics) -- Drugs acting on the Central Nervous System -- Antibacterial drugs -- Antifungal drugs -- Antiviral drugs -- Immune modulators -- Antidotes -- "Recreational" drugs -- THERAPY OF SELECTED DISEASES -- Cardiovascular diseases -- Neurological diseases -- Eye diseases -- Bone disorders -- Metabolic disorders -- Immune disorders -- FURTHER READING -- GLOSSARY -- ABBREVIATIONS
Summary "[This book] has been extensively revised to include all recent advances and new drugs, and the illustrations have been optimized and updated. Each two-page spread presents concise text on the left complemented by detailed full-color illustrations on the right to help users quickly digest important facts and concepts. -- Color-coded sections provide readers with a helpful framework with which to approach the latest developments in pharmacology. *Part 1, General Pharmacology, explains basic aspects, such as drug absorption, distribution, and elimination, along with the molecular mechanisms of drug actions; *Part 2, Systems Pharmacology, presents the different groups of drugs, emphasizing their functional and therapeutic aspects; *Part 3, Therapy of Selected Diseases, provides all the relevant information regarding the pharmacological treatment of a large number of conditions" -- from website publisher
Notes This book is an authorized translation of the 7th German edition published and copyrighted 2015 by Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Pharmacology -- Atlases.
Pharmacology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pharmacological Phenomena.
Drug Therapy.
Pharmaceutical Preparations.
Genre/Form Atlases, Pictorial
Internet Resources
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Hein, Lutz, author
Mohr, Klaus, 1953- author
LC no. 2017024923
ISBN 3132411434 (e-book)
9783132411432 (e-book)
(alk. paper)
Other Titles Taschenatlas der Pharmakologie. English