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Author Saltzman, W. Mark.

Title Drug delivery : engineering principles for drug therapy / W. Mark Saltzman
Published Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 372 pages) : illustrations
Series Topics in chemical engineering
Topics in chemical engineering (Oxford University Press)
Contents Introduction -- Drug administration and drug effectiveness -- Diffusion and drug dispersion -- Diffusion in biological systems -- Drug permeation through biological barriers -- Drug transport by fluid motion -- Pharmcokinetics of drug distribution -- Drug modification -- Controlled drug delivery systems -- Case studies in drug delivery
Summary This text is a synthesis of the principles that govern rates of drug transport, reaction, and disappearance in physiological and pathological situations, providing a working foundation for those in the field of drug delivery. The book covers advanced drug delivery and contemporary biomaterials
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Biomedical materials.
Drug delivery systems.
Biocompatible Materials.
Drug Delivery Systems.
Drug Implants.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 00050140
ISBN 1423757661 (electronic bk.)
1628701587 (electronic bk.)
9781423757665 (electronic bk.)
9781628701586 (electronic bk.)