Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science

  • Bioterrorism
    Bioterrorism
    Editor Stephen A. Morse
    ISBN 978-953-51-0205-2
    192 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 18848 times.
    This book consists of nine chapters, written by international authorities, discussing various aspects of bioterrorism preparedness and response. Five of the chapters are agent-specific and highlight the pathogenesis, prevention and treatment, and the ...
  • Antihypertensive Drugs
    Antihypertensive Drugs
    Editor Hossein Babaei
    ISBN 978-953-51-0462-9
    160 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 30201 times.
    Hypertension, known as a "silent killer" is widely prevalent and a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. It afflicts more than one billion population worldwide and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. The authors of the chapters lo ...
  • Clinical Use of Local Anesthetics
    Clinical Use of Local Anesthetics
    Editor Asadolah Saadatniaki
    ISBN 978-953-51-0430-8
    102 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 16945 times.
    Local anesthetics are being increasingly applied in different surgeries. Lower side effects of neuroaxial anesthesia, regional anesthesia, and field block, in comparison to general anesthesia (volatile and intravenous agents), are the main reasons wh ...
  • Clinical Applications of Pharmacogenetics
    Clinical Applications of Pharmacogenetics
    Editor Despina Sanoudou
    ISBN 978-953-51-0389-9
    292 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 25305 times.
    The rapidly evolving field of Pharmacogenetics aims at identifying the genetic factors implicated in the inter-individual variation of drug response. These factors could enable patient sub-classification based on their treatment needs thus expediting ...
  • Drug Discovery Research in Pharmacognosy
    Drug Discovery Research in Pharmacognosy
    Editor Omboon Vallisuta and Suleiman M. Olimat
    ISBN 978-953-51-0213-7
    244 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 50525 times.
    This book, Drug Discovery Research in Pharmacognosy provides a full picture of research in the area of pharmacognosy with the goal of drug discovery from natural products based on the traditional knowledge or practices. Several plants that have been ...
  • Epidural Analgesia - Current Views and Approaches
    Epidural Analgesia - Current Views and Approaches
    Editor Sotonye Fyneface-Ogan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0332-5
    174 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 40115 times.
    Epidural analgesia is a form of pain relief administered through the space surrounding the dural sheath either by direct injection or via catheter. The agent, when administered, can cause both a loss of sensation (anesthesia) and a loss of pain (anal ...
  • Antiviral Drugs - Aspects of Clinical Use and Recent Advances
    Antiviral Drugs - Aspects of Clinical Use and Recent Advances
    Editor Patrick Arbuthnot
    ISBN 978-953-51-0256-4
    194 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 16564 times.
    The articles that appear in Antiviral Drugs - Aspects of Clinical Use and Recent Advances cover several topics that reflect the varied mechanisms of viral disease pathogenesis and treatment. Clinical management and new developments in the treatment o ...
  • Virtual Screening
    Virtual Screening
    Editor Mutasem O. Taha
    ISBN 978-953-51-0308-0
    100 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 8298 times.
    Pharmacophore modeling, QSAR analysis, CoMFA, CoMSIA, docking and molecular dynamics simulations, are currently implemented to varying degrees in virtual screening towards discovery of new bioactive hits. Implementation of such techniques requires m ...