Aug 272016
 

The Natural Pharmacy Revised and Updated 3rd Edition: Complete A-Z Reference to Natural Treatments for Common Health Conditions


The Natural Medicine Resource You Can Trust

Imagine having the foremost experts in natural medicine providing up-to-date treatment options for your health concerns. With The Natural Pharmacy from Healthnotes, Inc., you get just that. Completely revised to include more than 500 entries, this reliable health information resource is informative and easy to navigate.

Compiled from the comprehensive Healthnotes knowledgebase—a trusted resource used by national retail grocery, health food, and pharmacy chains, and major Internet health sites—The Natural Pharmacy continues to set the standard for the latest and most scientifically accurate natural health information.

• The reliability and accuracy of Healthnotes in book form

• Revised and updated edition covering 45 new health conditions, 15 new supplements, and 24 new herbs

• Tabbed pages, quick-reference charts, and cross-references throughout

• Easy-to-find information on dosages and side effects

• With a foreword by Dr. Bob Arnot

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Aug 212016
 

Good Design Practices for GMP Pharmaceutical Facilities, Second Edition (Drugs and the Pharmaceutical Sciences)


This revised publication serves as a handy and current reference for professionals engaged in planning, designing, building, validating and maintaining modern cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and internationally. The new edition expands on facility planning, with a focus on the ever-growing need to modify existing legacy facilities, and on current trends in pharmaceutical manufacturing which include strategies for sustainability and LEED building ratings. All chapters have been re-examined with a fresh outlook on current good design practices.

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Aug 202016
 

Depression: From Psychopathology to Pharmacotherapy (Modern Trends in Pharmacopsychiatry, Vol. 27)


Despite the availability of antidepressants for over 40 years, a substantial proportion of depressed patients do not respond adequately to treatment. Failure to respond effectively to treatment contributes to physical ill-health and psychiatric morbidity, often resulting in premature death of the depressed patient. The purpose of this volume is to consider the possible reasons for the limitations of the currently available antidepressants, to examine the advances in our understanding of the psychopathology of depression and how such knowledge may assist in the discovery of new methods of treatment. Leading international experts in this field discuss the possible underlying reasons for depression and limitations of current antidepressants. Opportunities for novel therapeutic approaches to dysfunctional circadian rhythms and mood disorders as well as current status and future perspectives for optimizing antidepressant management of depression are reviewed. This publication illustrates the breadth of the latest research and is valuable reading for psychiatrists, neuroscientists and pharmacologists.
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Aug 172016
 

Heterocyclic Scaffolds II:: Reactions and Applications of Indoles (Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry)


Richard J. Sundberg Electrophilic Substitution Reactions of Indoles Tara L.S. Kishbaugh Reactions of Indole with Nucleophiles Erin Pelkey Metalation of Indole Jie Jack Li ? Gordon W. Gribble Metal-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions for Indoles Jeanese C. Badenock Radical Reactions of Indole Fariborz Firooznia ? Robert F. Kester ? Steven J. Berthel [2+2], [3+2] and [2+2+2] Cycloaddition Reactions of Indole Derivatives Robert F. Kester ? Steven J. Berthel ? Fariborz Firooznia [4+2] Cycloaddition Reactions of Indole Derivatives Jonathon S. Russel Oxindoles and Spirocyclic Variations: Strategies for C3 Functionalization Liangfeng Fu Advances in the Total Syntheses of Complex Indole Natural Products
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Aug 162016
 

Pharmacotherapy of Obesity: Options and Alternatives


By (author): Karl G. Hofbauer, Ulrich Keller, Olivier Boss

Primarily intended for physicians and health care professionals who are treating obese patients, this book explores current and future options for drug treatment of obesity puts them into perspective against available alternative treatments. Distinguished scientists and clinical investigators provide reviews of each individual topic, covering a wide range of subjects from pathophysiology of obesity to the benefits of weight loss. The core sections on pharmacotherapy deal with currently available drugs and drugs in pre-clinical development, complemented with sections on non-drug treatment and general therapeutic aspects to provide an integrated view of therapeutic approaches to the treatment of obesity and its associated syndromes.
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Aug 152016
 

Pharmacological Therapies for Drug and Alcohol Addictions


Detailing current understanding of the physiological effects of addiction, this comprehensive, single-source reference examines various practical pharmacological treatments for all addictions-addressing the biology, pharmacology, and behavioral psychology that pertain to addictive disorders.
Integrates pharmacological and nonpharmacological approaches to treating addictive disease!
Written by over 35 internationally acclaimed experts in their respective fields, Pharmacological Therapies for Drug & Alcohol Addictions
  • discusses the clinical implications of drug and alcohol reinforcement and withdrawal
  • delineates the significant hormonal changes induced by drugs of addiction and alcohol
  • analyzes drug-drug interactions in the pharmacotherapy of addiction
  • focuses on pharmacological agents that treat acute withdrawal and curb drinking behavior
  • summarizes what is known about treating addictions to specific drugs during pregnancy
  • covers the pharmacological management of common medical disorders in patients addicted to drugs and alcohol
  • explores the effects of addictive disorders on pain
  • and much more!
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    Aug 132016
     

    Antiepileptic Drug Interactions: A Clinical Guide


    By (author): Philip N Patsalos

    This updated third edition of a successful book is a description of both pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic antiepileptic drug (AED) interactions, including details of the magnitude and mechanism of interactions, and also of drug combinations that are not associated with interactions and therefore can be coprescribed without undue concern. Presented in alphabetical order and by drug class, drug interactions that occur between AEDs and also between AEDs and non-AEDs are described in three sections: Drug interactions between AEDs; Drug interactions between AEDs and non-AED Drugs: Interactions affecting AEDs; Drug interactions between AEDs and non-AED Drugs: Interactions affected by AEDs.

    Antiepileptic Drug Interactions: A Clinical Guide, 3rd Edition with its clear, concise and unambiguous content will 

    allow physicians and allied health professionals to make more rational choices when AED polytherapy regimens are indicated. There is always a choice and avoiding highly interacting drugs and choosing drug combinations that are minimally interacting or do not interact should be the goal in treating patients with epilepsy. This book provides all the necessary information so as to allow this goal to be achieved and, if necessary, to aid effective management of AED interactions.

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    Aug 112016
     

    Adverse Events with Biomedicines: Prevention Through Understanding


    By (author): Giuseppe Tridente

    This monograph gathers and evaluates data on adverse events (AEs) associated specifically with those “biomedicines” – monoclonal antibodies, fusion proteins, and cytokines – that have recently entered therapeutic use in humans. All AEs observed when using each member of this new drug class are covered, with a view to improving understanding of pathogenesis, facilitating prevention, monitoring, and control, and contributing to the development of better drugs that provide benefits while minimizing risk. Further aspects here examined include the role of drug mechanisms of action and immunogenicity in relation to AEs outcome and induction of systemic syndromes. Additional data on AEs in off-label treatments are also considered.

    Electronic data sheets, downloadable from Springer Extra Materials platform, include more detailed safety data as well as additional basic information on product characteristics, pre- and post-marketing AEs classified according to frequency, and system/organ targeting. Data on excipients and selected information on drug interactions and associations are also provided. Adverse Events with Biomedicines: Prevention Through Understanding will serve as a detailed, practical guideline to this important new area, which demands the attention of clinicians, immunologists, oncologists, allergologists, public health professionals, and drug companies.

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    Aug 112016
     

    Addiction and the Medical Complications of Drug Abuse


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    Extracted from the Drug Abuse Handbook, 2nd edition, to give you just the information you need at an affordable price.

    Addiction and the Medical Complications of Drug Abuse explores the physiological and psychological phenomenon of addiction including the nature of dependence, the dependence potential of drugs, and the importance of motivation. Contributions analyze the practice of substitute prescribing and detail the immediate and long term benefits of their use in maintenance or controlled withdrawal from opioids, stimulants, and benzodiazepines. It considers the use of methadone, buprenorphine, adrenergic agonists, and naltrexone for detoxification.

    Practitioners will benefit from the expert instruction on the management of common comorbidities, including diagnosis and pharmaceutical treatment of psychological disorders. Additional information covers the physiological effects of each drug and the emergency management of several drug related disorders such as psychosis, seizures, stroke, hyperthermia, and cardiac crisis. With 29 tables and figures, expert data and extensive references, this is an indispensable book for anyone in the field of addiction or emergency medicine.

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    Aug 112016
     

    Geography and Drug Addiction


    Features: ISBN13: 9781402085086, Condition: USED – Very Good, Notes: 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold!

    Making Connections: Geography and Drug Addiction Geography involves making connections – connections in our world among people and places, cultures, human activities, and natural processes. It involves understa- ing the relationships and ‘connections’ between seemingly disparate or unrelated ideas and between what is and what might be. Geography also involves connecting with people. When I rst encountered an extraordinarily vibrant, intelligent, and socially engaged scientist at a private d- ner several years ago, I was immediately captivated by the intensity of her passion to understand how and why people become addicted to drugs, and what could be done to treat or prevent drug addiction. Fortunately, she was willing to think beyond the bounds of her own discipline in her search for answers. Our conversation that evening, which began with her research on fundamental biochemical processes of drug addiction in the human body, evolved inevitably to an exploration of the ways in which research on the geographical context of drug addiction might contribute to the better understanding of etiology of addiction, its diffusion, its interaction with geographically variable environmental, social, and economic factors, and the strategies for its treatment and prevention. This fascinating woman, I soon learned, was Nora Volkow, the Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse as well as the granddaughter of Leon Trotsky.
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