SECTION 1: Principles of Pharmacology 1. Introduction 2. The General Mechanisms of Drug Action 3. Evaluation of the Therapeutic Usefulness of Drugs 4. Pharmacokinetic and Other Factors Influencing Drug Action SECTION 2: Drugs Acting on Pathogenic and Neoplastic Cells 5. Introduction to Section 2 6. Drugs Acting on Infectious Organisms 7. Drugs and Cancer SECTION 3: Drugs Acting on Body Systems 8. Drugs and the Nervous System (Peripheral and Central) 9. Autacoids, Drugs and the Inflammatory and Immune Responses 10. Drugs and the Blood 11. Drugs and the Endocrine Metabolic Systems 12. Drugs and the Renal System 13. Drugs and the Cardiovascular System 14. Drugs and the Pulmonary System 15. Drugs and the Musculoskeletal System 16. Drugs and the Gastrointestinal System 17. Drugs and the Genitourinary System 18. Drugs and the Skin 19. Drugs and the Eye 20. Drugs and the Ear 21. Drugs Used in Anesthesia and Critical Care 22. Drug Use in Disorders of Nutrition 23. Drugs Used in Dentistry 24. Herbs, Toxins, Venoms and Poisons Index
Michael Curtis is a Reader in Pharmacology, King's College London, Rayne Institute, St. Thomas' Hospital, London, UK
Pharmacology can be a daunting subject matter to comprehend, but the authors, with their clear, concise, and understandable writing styles, have made the book a pleasure to read and look at...Highly recommended.
- Life Science Book Review of second edition