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A volume in the Contemporary Perspectives In Rehabilitation Series, edited by Steven L. Wolf, PhD, PT, FAPTA. Rely on the completely revised and thoroughly updated 4th Edition of this innovative textbook to insure that your students will be able to master this complex content with ease. Organized by body system, each chapter begins with a description of the drug...followed by an explanation of the conditions it treats...and ends with a discussion of how the drug affects physical therapy and how physical therapy may impact drug effectiveness. Dr. Ciccone's easy-to-understand writing style demystifies the science and practice of pharmacology. NEW TO THIS EDITION Thoroughly updated and revised content, including the most recent drug information. A brand-new chapter, Complementary and Alternative Medications. Updates posted each year on the DavisPlus (http://davisplus.fadavis.com) web site before the Fall semester begins with descriptions of new drugs that will have a significant impact on the rehabilitation sciences. And much more!
Table of Contents
Basic principles of pharmacology
Pharmacokinetics I : drug administration, absorption, and distribution
Pharmacokinetics II : drug elimination
General principles of central nervous system pharmacology
Sedative-hypnotic and antianxiety agents
Drugs used to treat affective disorders : depression and bipolar syndrome
Pharmacological management of Parkinson disease
Skeletal muscle relaxants
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Pharmacologic management of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis
Introduction to autonomic pharmacology
Treatment of angina pectoris
Treatment of cardiac arrhythmias
Treatment of congestive heart failure
Treatment of coagulation disorders and hyperlipidemia
Introduction to endocrine pharmacology
Male and female hormones
Thyroid and parathyroid drugs : agents affecting bone mineralization
Pancreatic hormones and the treatment of diabetes mellitus
Treatment of infections I : antibacterial drugs
Treatment of infections II : antiviral drugs
Treatment off infections III : antifungal and antiparasitic drugs
Complementary and alternative medications
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