Drug Benefits and Risks: International Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology

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Chris J. van Boxtel, Budiono Santoso, I. Ralph Edwards
John Wiley & Sons, 28 nov. 2001 - 734 pagini
This is an inclusive reference exploring the scientific basis and practice of drug therapy. The key concept is to look at the balance between the benefits and risks of drugs but in this context also the social impact which drugs have in modern societies is highlighted. Taking an evidence-based approach to the problem, the practice of clinical pharmacology and pharmacotherapy in the developing as well as the developed world is examined. For this purpose the book
* Covers general clinical pharmacology, pharmacology of various drug groups and the treatments specific to various diseases
* Gives guidance on how doctors should act so that drugs can be used effectively and safely
* Encourages the rational use of drugs in society
This book brings together a large amount of excellent content that will be invaluable for anyone working within, or associated with, the field of clinical pharmacology and pharmacotherapy - undergraduates, postgraduates, regulatory authorities and the pharmaceutical industry.
 

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General Principles Anthony J Smith and Sri Suryawati
105
Part A Medicinals in Society
143
The Role of Therapeutic Agents in Gunnar Alvan Gilles Paintaud
159
Therapeutics as a Science 13 Drug Therapy in Older Persons
175
Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug 14 Adverse Drug Reactions
195
Evaluation
207
National Drug Policy and the Role
237
Organization and Section II Pharmacotherapeutic Products
249
Miscellaneous Agents
421
Treatment of Health Problems
429
Emergency Medicine
441
Treatment and Prophylaxis of Infectious
459
Infection
487
37
493
B Treatment of Ischemic Heart
507
Pharmacological Treatment
517

Drugs in Developing Countries M Pfaffendorf
273
Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs
291
Antimicrobial Agents
315
Drugs Affecting Gastrointestinal
341
Hemopoietic Drugs and Drugs that
351
Hormones and Hormone Antagonists
359
Autacoids
377
Antineoplastic Agents
397
Drugs used for Immunomodulation
409
Vitamins
415
Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary
535
Pharmacotherapy of Chronic
551
Disorders of Connective Tissue Bone
569
Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders
583
Neurological Diseases
595
Drug Use for Malignancies
621
Haematological Disorders
639
Endocrine Diseases
659
Index
683
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Chris J. van Boxtel is the editor of Drug Benefits and Risks: International Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology, published by Wiley.

Budiono Santoso is the editor of Drug Benefits and Risks: International Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology, published by Wiley.

I. Ralph Edwards is the editor of Drug Benefits and Risks: International Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology, published by Wiley.

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