Clinical Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy // Drug Repurposing

Clinical Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy

9780781789387_p0_v1_s600Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy style, this book provides complete and clear explanations of how drugs act and interact in the treatment of disease. Focusing on mechanisms of drug action, the book details specific drugs by pharmacologic class for all body systems as well as drugs for pain, psychiatric disorders, infection, fluid and electrolyte imbalances, and cancer. Potentially dangerous drug and drug-herb interactions are highlighted. This thoroughly updated edition covers the newest drugs in each pharmacologic class and includes information on obesity drugs, a new chapter on genitourinary system drugs, a new medication safety feature, and a new appendix on common herbal preparations and their drug interactions.

The updated and revised Second Edition of this thorough reference explains in simple terms how drugs act and interact in the treatment of disease. Focusing on the mechanisms of drug action, the book details specific drugs by pharmacologic class for all body systems. Drugs for pain, psychiatric disorders, infection, fluid and electrolyte imbalance, and cancer are included. Potentially harmful drug and drug-herb interactions are also covered extensively. Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, the book features abundant illustrations, eye-catching icons, quick quizzes, memory joggers, and spirited cartoons that make learning fun. New to this edition: updated coverage of existing drugs and detailed coverage of new drugs; an expanded section on pain medications; a quick-reference chart of medications for skin disorders; and vaccines, toxoids, and other agents of both active and passive immunity.

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Dr. Nicholas Dodman, Professor of Behavioral Pharmacology and Director of the Behavior Clinic at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and internationally known specialist in domestic animal behavioral research, explains declawing:
"The inhumanity of the procedure is clearly demonstrated by the nature of cats' recovery from anesthesia following the surgery. Unlike routine recoveries, including recovery from neutering surgeries, which are fairly peaceful, declawing surgery results in cats bouncing off the walls of the recovery cage because of excruciating pain. Cats that are more stoic huddle in the corner of the recovery cage, immobilized in a state of helplessness, presumably by overwhelming pain

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Dr. Nicholas Dodman, Professor of Behavioral Pharmacology and Director of the Behavior Clinic at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and internationally known specialist in domestic animal behavioral research, explains declawing:
"The inhumanity of the procedure is clearly demonstrated by the nature of cats' recovery from anesthesia following the surgery. Unlike routine recoveries, including recovery from neutering surgeries, which are fairly peaceful, declawing surgery results in cats bouncing off the walls of the recovery cage because of excruciating pain. Cats that are more stoic huddle in the corner of the recovery cage, immobilized in a state of helplessness, presumably by overwhelming pain

Pharmacist Provider Status  — Pharmacy Times
In 2000, North Carolina was able to pass legislation that created a clinical pharmacist practitioner (CPP). We were able to work with the medical director for Medicare's Fiscal Intermediate to allow a CPP to bill for medical care as a provider.