Nov 282014
 

Drug Benefits and Risks: International Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology (Hardcover)

By (author): C.J. Van Boxtel, B. Santoso, I.R. Edwards

IOS Press is an international science, technical and medical publisher of high-quality books for academics, scientists, and professionals in all fields.

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Nov 272014
 


The 2015 edition of the most accessible, comprehensive and affordable guide to prescription and nonprescription drugs.

The classic guide to all major prescription and nonprescription drugs, featuring revised, up to date FDA information and an A-Z list of illnesses for easy reference. Includes coverage of dosage and length of time before drug takes effect; side effects, special precautions; interactions with other food and drugs; standards for use by different age groups, and more
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Release date November 4, 2014.

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Nov 112014
 


Medicinal chemistry is both science and art. The science of medicinal chemistry offers mankind one of its best hopes for improving the quality of life. The art of medicinal chemistry continues to challenge its practitioners with the need for both intuition and experience to discover new drugs. Hence sharing the experience of drug research is uniquely beneficial to the field of medicinal chemistry. Drug research requires interdisciplinary team-work at the interface between chemistry, biology and medicine. Therefore, the topic-related series Topics in Medicinal Chemistry covers all relevant aspects of drug research, e.g. pathobiochemistry of diseases, identification and validation of (emerging) drug targets, structural biology, drugability of targets, drug design approaches, chemogenomics, synthetic chemistry including combinatorial methods, bioorganic chemistry, natural compounds, high-throughput screening, pharmacological in vitro and in vivo investigations, drug-receptor interactions on the molecular level, structure-activity relationships, drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination, toxicology and pharmacogenomics. In general, special volumes are edited by well known guest editors.
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Oct 302014
 


The BNF for Children (BNFC) provides essential practical information to all healthcare professionals involved in the prescribing, dispensing, monitoring and administration of medicines to children.
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Oct 262014
 


Packed with the latest data, the powerful new Seventh Edition of Howard Abadinsky's DRUG USE AND ABUSE: A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION delivers a thorough, interdisciplinary survey of all aspects of drug and alcohol abuse. The text draws from the many disciplines of history, law, pharmacology, political science, social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, and criminal justice -- resulting in the most comprehensive, authoritative resource available. Coverage includes the history of drugs, their impact on society, the pharmacological impact of drugs on the body, drug policy implications, the criminal justice system response, the drug business, law enforcement, theories of use, as well as the effects, treatment, and prevention of abuse.
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Oct 222014
 


This handy, portable book provides information on potential adverse effects when prescribing two or more drugs for simultaneous use, organised by drug class in a convenient, user-friendly format. Interactions that are likely to give rise to life-threatening conditions and which must therefore be completely avoided are clearly highlighted. Less threatening, but nonetheless important, interactions necessitating practical measures such as frequent monitoring and advice to patients are also detailed.

Presented in tabular form for ease of reference, the book also provides a brief summary of the mechanism underlying a particular interaction, alternative drugs lacking the same reactions that may be considered, and instructions for monitoring patients when adverse affects occur.

This book is an essential companion for the physician, nurse prescriber and pharmacist in the clinical setting and an invaluable reference for medical students.

  • Portable guide covering all major drug groups
  • At-a-glance tabular format
  • Use of complex pharmacological terminology minimised for the non-specialist
  • All advice supported by appropriate evidence
  • Also includes potential interactions with over the counter medications, herbal remedies, dietary supplements, food, and alcohol
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Oct 102014
 


This second edition of a global best-seller has been completely redesigned and extensively rewritten to take into account the new Quality by Design (QbD) concept in pharmaceutical manufacturing.
As in the first edition, the analytical requirements during the entire product lifecycle are covered, but now a new section is included on continued performance monitoring and the transfer of analytical procedures. Two case studies from the pharmaceutical industry illustrate the concepts and guidelines presented, and the standards and regulations from the US (FDA), European (EMA) and global (ICH) regulatory authorities are considered throughout.
The undisputed gold standard in the field.
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Oct 052014
 


“This one-stop reference brings together information scattered throughout the literature, and it involved the efforts of 270 expert authors from 16 countries — a global endeavor accomplished under the leadership of editor Alexander Lyubimov.” –Book News Inc., February 2013



The Encyclopedia of Drug Metabolism and Interactions provides essential support during all phases of drug development, from drug design to drug action and interaction in patients.

This multivolume work covers both preclinical and clinical aspects of drug metabolism and interactions. It also provides a wealth of toxicological, regulatory, and marketing information, all written by leading international experts in the field. Using this reference you’ll discover:

• Enzymes that can be inhibited or induced and their impact on drug toxicity and altered response in both animal and human models
• Effect of genetic differences and non-genetic factors on drug metabolism
• Balance among drug metabolism, its inactivation/activation, and its potential toxicity
• Examples demonstrating all aspects of drug metabolism and interactions in silico, in laboratory animals, and in humans
• Methods and detailed protocols enabling you to perform seamless studies of metabolism and drug interactions

This reference is essential for researchers interested in all aspects of drug development, and chemists, pharmacologists, pharmaceutical specialists, toxicologists, molecular toxicologists, and clinicians, including practitioners and physicians.

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The Encyclopedia of Drug Metabolism and Interactions is available online now. For further information visit wileyonlinelibrary.com/ref/lyubimov

 

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Oct 042014
 

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Sep 292014
 

Antibiotics Simplified (Paperback)

By (author): Jason C. Gallagher, Conan MacDougall

#5 of the Top 10 Bestsellers at the ACCP Bookstore (Updates in Therapeutics® Conference, Reno, NV, May 2012) Doody's Review Service, Rating: 98 - 5 Stars! See the Reviews tab for additional comments and testimonials. Antibiotics Simplified, Second Edition is a succinct guide designed to bridge knowledge gained in basic sciences courses with clinical practice in infectious diseases. This practical text reviews basic microbiology and how to approach the pharmacotherapy of a patient with a presumed infection. It also contains concise Drug Class Reviews with an explanation of the characteristics of various classes of antibacterial drugs and antifungal drugs. New to the Second Edition • Expanded coverage of drug classes • Antiviral agents (antiretrovirals for HIV, anti-mycobacterial, and anti-parasitic agents) • New appendix including empiric regimens for common infections • 17 new chapters in total Each Drug Class Review Includes • Agents Belonging to Each Class • Drugs Used Most Commonly in Practice • Spectrum of Activity • Adverse Effects • Dosing Issues • Important Points • Useful Indications Instructor Resources: Image Bank and Test Bank Antibiotics Simplified, Second Edition simplifies learning infectious disease pharmacotherapy and condenses the many facts that are taught about antibiotics into one quick reference guide. This guide will help students learn the characteristics of antibiotics and why an antibiotic is useful for an indication. With an understanding of the characteristics of the antibiotics, students will be able to make a logical choice to treat an infection more easily. With helpful figures and flow charts, Drug Class Reviews, a Spectra of Activity chart, and an index for reference, this is an ideal handbook for students as well as practicing pharmacists, physicians, and other clinicians!
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