Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science

  • Clinical Use of Local Anesthetics
    Clinical Use of Local Anesthetics
    Editor Asadolah Saadatniaki
    ISBN 978-953-51-0430-8
    110 pages, March, 2012
    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
    304 pages, March, 2012
    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
    254 pages, March, 2012
    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
    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 ...
  • Pharmacology
    Pharmacology
    Editor Luca Gallelli
    ISBN 978-953-51-0222-9
    732 pages, March, 2012
    The history of pharmacology travels together to history of scientific method and the latest frontiers of pharmacology open a new world in the search of drugs. New technologies and continuing progress in the field of pharmacology has also changed radi ...
  • 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
    206 pages, March, 2012
    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
    108 pages, March, 2012
    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 ...
  • Chemical Kinetics
    Chemical Kinetics
    Editor Vivek Patel
    ISBN 978-953-51-0132-1
    354 pages, February, 2012
    Chemical Kinetics relates to the rates of chemical reactions and factors such as concentration and temperature, which affects the rates of chemical reactions. Such studies are important in providing essential evidence as to the mechanisms of chemica ...