Table of contents for Principles of pharmacology : the pathophysiologic basis of drug therapy / David E. Golan, editor-in-chief ; Armen H. Tashjian, deputy editor ; Ehrin J. Armstrong ... [et al.], editors.


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    SECTION I FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY. . . 1

  1. Drug-Receptor Interactions 3
  2. Pharmacodynamics 17
  3. Pharmacokinetics 27
  4. Drug Metabolism 45

    SECTION II PRINCIPLES OF NEUROPHARMACOLOGY. . . 55
    Section IIA Fundamental Principles of Neuropharmacology, 57

  5. Principles of Cellular Excitability and Electrochemical Transmission 59
  6. Principles of Nervous System Physiology and Pharmacology 71
    Section IIB Principles of Autonomic and Peripheral Nervous System
    Pharmacology, 87

  7. Cholinergic Pharmacology 89
  8. Adrenergic Pharmacology 107
  9. Local Anesthetic Pharmacology 121
    Section IIC Principles of Central Nervous System Pharmacology, 137
  10. Pharmacology of Excitatory and Inhibitory Neurotransmission 139
  11. Pharmacology of Dopaminergic Neurotransmission 161
  12. Pharmacology of Affective Disorders 179
  13. Pharmacology of Abnormal Electrical Neurotransmission in the Central Nervous System 193
  14. General Anesthetic Pharmacology 205
  15. Pharmacology of Analgesia 229
  16. Pharmacology of Chemical Dependence and Addiction 247

    SECTION III PRINCIPLES OF CARDIOVASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY. . . 265

  17. Pharmacology of Cardiac Rhythm 267
  18. Pharmacology of Cardiac Contractility 285
  19. Pharmacology of Volume Regulation 299
  20. Pharmacology of Vascular Tone 317
  21. Pharmacology of Hemostasis and Thrombosis 335
  22. Pharmacology of Cholesterol and Lipoprotein Metabolism 357
  23. Integrative Cardiovascular Pharmacology: Hypertension, Ischemic Heart Disease, and Congestive Heart Failure 375

    SECTION IV PRINCIPLES OF ENDOCRINE PHARMACOLOGY. . . 401

  24. Pharmacology of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland 403
  25. Pharmacology of the Thyroid Gland 415
  26. Pharmacology of the Adrenal Cortex 425
  27. Pharmacology of Reproduction 441
  28. Pharmacology of the Endocrine Pancreas 457
  29. Pharmacology of Bone Mineral Homeostasis 473

    SECTION V PRINCIPLES OF CHEMOTHERAPY. . . 491

  30. Principles of Antimicrobial and Antineoplastic Pharmacology 493
  31. Pharmacology of Nucleotide Synthesis 505
  32. Pharmacology of DNA Replication and Mitosis 519
  33. Pharmacology of Transcription and Translation 535
  34. Pharmacology of Viral Replication 545
  35. Pharmacology of the Bacterial Cell Wall 565
  36. Pharmacology of Fungal Infections 579
  37. Pharmacology of Parasitic Infections 587
  38. Principles of Combination Chemotherapy 603

    SECTION VI PRINCIPLES OF INFLAMMATION AND IMMUNE PHARMACOLOGY. . . 615

  39. Principles of Inflammation and the Immune System 617
  40. Pharmacology of Eicosanoids 627
  41. Histamine Pharmacology 647
  42. Pharmacology of Hematopoietic and Immune Cell Stimulation 655
  43. Pharmacology of Immunosuppression 667
  44. Integrative Inflammation Pharmacology: Peptic Ulcer Disease 683
  45. Integrative Inflammation Pharmacology: Asthma 695
  46. Integrative Inflammation Pharmacology: Gout 709

    SECTION VII PRINCIPLES OF TOXICOLOGY. . . 717

  47. Principles of Toxicology 719

    SECTION VIII CONTEMPORARY APPROACHES TO DRUG DISCOVERY, DEVELOPMENT AND DELIVERY. . . 745

  48. Drug Discovery and Development 747
  49. Protein-Based and Gene Therapies 757
  50. Drug Delivery Mechanisms 781




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Pharmacology.
Physiology, Pathological.
Chemical Actions.
Drug Therapy.