Rau’s Respiratory Care Pharmacology (Evolve) 11th Edition

Rau’s Respiratory Care Pharmacology (Evolve) 11th Edition

You can breathe a little easier knowing there’s a proven way to master respiratory pharmacology! For more than 30 years, Rau’s Respiratory Care Pharmacology has been the preeminent text on the subject. With easy-to-grasp terminology, relatable explanations, and reader-friendly writing, it simplifies the process of learning pharmacology material like never before. Rau’s is organized into three logical sections, covering the basics of respiratory care, frequently used drugs, and critical care medications. New to the 11th edition are recently approved FDA drugs, information on drug approvals, COVID-19 coverage, and new and updated Clinical Connection boxes that focus on important clinical questions, assisting you in connecting the information in the text to the clinical setting and addressing how Respiratory Therapists can help educate patients.

  • Clinical scenarios with follow-up SOAP assessment help you assess your comprehension of the material.
  • Self-assessment questions offer you thought-provoking opportunities to test your comprehension of key concepts.
  • Learning objectives parallel the levels tested by the NBRC® exams to help you identify important information that goes beyond memorization and recall.
  • Key terms with definitions provide easy access to the pharmacologic vocabulary you should embrace.
  • Key points boxes in each chapter highlight important concepts in the lesson.
  • Glossary of all key terms in the text aids you in understanding the terminology associated with respiratory care pharmacology.
  • Appendices on common Units and Systems of Measurement and Acceptable Mixtures provide references to need-to-know information such as abbreviations, conversion charts for temperatures, liquid metric and solids, and a simple drug compatibility chart for drug mixtures.
  • Alphabetical drug index provides a direct index to look up information based on drug name.
  • NEW and UPDATED! Clinical Connection boxes assist you in connecting information in the text to the clinical setting, including providing patients a better understanding of their clinical conditions as related to their drug treatments.
  • UPDATED! Chapter 1 reflects changes to drug approval.
  • UPDATED! Chapter 3 reflects changes in aerosol medication devices and addresses aerosol-generating device issues and COVID-19.
  • UPDATED! The latest FDA-approved medications are referencedin all chapters.
  • UPDATED! Current asthma (GINA) and COPD (GOLD) guidelines include COVID-19 treatment protocols.
  • Enhanced readability helps you more easily understand difficult material.


Cecil Essentials of Medicine (Cecil Medicine) 10th Edition

Cecil Essentials of Medicine (Cecil Medicine) 10th Edition

Known for its concise, easy-to-read writing style and comprehensive coverage, Cecil Essentials of Medicine has been a favorite of students, residents, and instructors through nine outstanding editions. This revised 10th Edition continues the tradition of excellence with a focus on high-yield core knowledge of key importance to anyone entering or established in the field of internal medicine. Fully revised and updated by editors Edward J. Wing and Fred J. Schiffman, along with other leading teachers and experts in the field, Cecil Essentials remains clinically focused and solidly grounded in basic science.

  • New focus on high-yield, core knowledge necessary for clerkships or residencies in medicine, with concise, complete coverage of the core principles of medicine and how they apply to patient care.
  • Each section describes key physiology and biochemistry, followed by comprehensive accounts of the diseases of the organ system or field covered in the chapters.
  • Full-color design enhances readability and retention of concepts, while numerous imaging videos cover cardiovascular disease, endoscopy, sphincterotomy, and more.
  • Superb images and photographs vividly illustrate the appearance and clinical features of disease.
  • New chapters cover Women’s Cancer and Transitions in Care from Children to Adults with Pulmonary Disease.
  • Student Consult features include web-only extras, additional figures and tables, clinical photos, radiologic images, video procedures, imaging studies, and audio recordings.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.


Clinical Pharmacology During Pregnancy 2nd Edition

Clinical Pharmacology During Pregnancy 2nd Edition

Clinical Pharmacology During Pregnancy, Second Edition is written for clinicians, physicians, midwives, nurses, pharmacists and other medical professionals involved in the care of women during pregnancy. The book focuses on the impact of pregnancy on drug disposition and includes coverage of treatments for diseases of specific body systems as well as essential content on dosing and efficacy. This update includes substantially expanded sections on the ethics of pharmacological research in pregnancy and physiologic changes, along with new sections on patient reported outcomes in pregnancy, delivery and postnatal care, and the use of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic approaches to estimate maternal, placental and fetal dosing.

The broad range of this book encompasses analgesics, antiasthmatics, antidepressants, heart and circulatory drugs, vitamins and herbal supplements, and more. Topics in chemotherapy and substance abuse are also covered, as are research issues, including clinical trial design and ethical considerations.

Uses an evidence-based approach for therapeutics during pregnancy
Presents a summary of specific medications by indication, including up-to-date information on dosing and efficacy in pregnancy for the given indication
Includes significant new sections on physiologic changes and the ethics of pharmacological research in pregnancy


A Guide to Online Pharmacy Education: Teaching Strategies and Assessment Methods 1st Edition

A Guide to Online Pharmacy Education: Teaching Strategies and Assessment Methods 1st Edition

This book describes in detail the various teaching strategies and assessment methods used in pharmacy education. Included in the text is both the advantages and disadvantages of each teaching and assessment method, as well as tips for effective implementation of the strategies. The text covers a plethora of teaching styles, from web based and online learning to lecture and team-based learning, and highlights some of the best practices used worldwide. This book aims to be a valuable single resource for pharmacy educators, students, and researchers.

Key features

  • One resource for the pharmacy educators, students, partitioners, researchers, policy makers and other readers with the necessary information and practical guidelines about the online pharmacy education, practice, and research.

  • Describe and discuss the situation of the online pharmacy education, practice, and research around the world.

  • Describe the challenges facing the online pharmacy education, practice, and research and suggest recommendations to overcome the challenges.

  • Describe the pharmacy education teaching strategies and assessment methods.

  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of each teaching strategy and assessment method.

  • Provide tips for the effective implementation of teaching strategies and assessment methods based on the best practices worldwide.


Personalized Immunosuppression in Transplantation: Role of Biomarker Monitoring and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring 1st Edition


Personalized Immunosuppression in Transplantation: Role of Biomarker Monitoring and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring 1st Edition

Personalized Immunosuppression in Transplantation: Role of Biomarker Monitoring and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring provides coverage of the various approaches to monitoring immunosuppressants in transplant patients, including the most recently developed biomarker monitoring methods, pharmacogenomics approaches, and traditional therapeutic drug monitoring.

The book is written for pathologists, toxicologists, and transplant surgeons who are involved in the management of transplant patients, offering them in-depth coverage of the management of immunosuppressant therapy in transplant patients with the goal of maximum benefit from drug therapy and minimal risk of drug toxicity.

This book also provides practical guidelines for managing immunosuppressant therapy, including the therapeutic ranges of various immunosuppressants, the pitfalls of methodologies used for determination of these immunosuppressants in whole blood or plasma, appropriate pharmacogenomics testing for organ transplant recipients, and when biomarker monitoring could be helpful.

  • Focuses on the personalized management of immunosuppression therapy in individual transplant patients
  • Presents information that applies to many areas, including gmass spectrometry, assay design, assay validation, clinical chemistry, and clinical pathology
  • Provides practical guidelines for the initial selection and subsequent modifications of immunosuppression therapy in individual transplant patients
  • Reviews the latest research in biomarker monitoring in personalizing immunosuppressant therapy, including potential new markers not currently used, but with great potential for future use
  • Explains how monitoring graft-derived, circulating, cell free DNA has shown promise in the early detection of transplant injury in liquid biopsy


Immunotoxicology and Immunopharmacology (Target Organ Toxicology Series, 23) 3rd Edition

Immunotoxicology and Immunopharmacology (Target Organ Toxicology Series, 23) 3rd Edition

Continuing the tradition set by the first and second editions, each a bestseller in its own right, the third edition of Immunotoxicology and Immunopharmacology provides reviews of environmental agents, updated to reflect the latest information on how these agents influence immune system function and health. For the first time in the book’s history, an entire section covers the phylogeny and ontogeny of the immune system, spanning levels of biological complexity from earthworms to marine mammals.


Immunopharmacology (Advances in Pharmacology, Volume 66) 1st Edition

Immunopharmacology (Advances in Pharmacology, Volume 66) 1st Edition

This new volume of Advances in Pharmacology explores the current state of Alzheimer’s disease research and therapeutics. Chapters cover such topics as the B cell targeted therapiesLymphotoxin family receptors in inflammation, and allergic inflammation and thymic stromal lymphopoietin. With a variety of chapters and the best authors in the field, the volume is an essential resource for pharmacologists, immunologists and biochemists alike.

  • Explores the current state of Alzheimer’s disease research and therapeutics
  • Chapters cover a variety of topics such as the B cell targeted therapies, lymphotoxin family receptors in inflammation, and allergic inflammation and thymic stromal lymphopoietin
  • With the best authors in the field, the volume is an essential resource for pharmacologists, immunologists and biochemists alike


Comprehensive Pharmacology 1st Edition

Comprehensive Pharmacology 1st Edition

Comprehensive Pharmacology, Seven Volume Set is organized into twelve sections that explore therapeutic areas, with a total of 320 comprehensive articles and 6,800 pages of important findings. Sections contain highly detailed coverage of information that has been overseen by an editorial board made up of well-respected, field leading experts. The content in this book offers readers an in-depth and easily accessible reference work on every aspect of pharmacological research surrounding the pharmacology of all therapeutic applications of drugs, their mechanism of action and their therapeutic values.

These elements are essential as drugs are almost never tested and developed in the actual therapeutic system, but rather in test systems from which parameters must be determined to predict activity in systems of varying ambient physiology. As different technologies rapidly evolve, there is an ever-increasing level of knowledge about the pharmacology of known drugs, along with increasing capability to utilize pharmacological systems to predict new drug activity, all of which must be communicated to professionals in varying fields.

  • Contains chapters that follow a consistent and templated approach, resulting in well-structured content that enhances user experience and appeal
  • Offers a comprehensive review on a wealth of information on pharmacology and how it utilizes concepts and techniques from a broad array of sciences, ranging from chemistry to physiology to medicine
  • Includes a wider use of color and multimedia content, with interactive features, links, computational modeling and animations to illustrate the effects of toxic substances in various contexts


Pharmacogenomics in Drug Discovery and Development (Methods in Molecular Biology, 2547) 3rd ed. 2022 Edition

Pharmacogenomics in Drug Discovery and Development (Methods in Molecular Biology, 2547) 3rd ed. 2022 Edition

This new edition offers a state-of-the-art and integrative vision of pharmacogenomics by exploring new concepts and practical methodologies focusing on disease treatments, from cancers to cardiovascular and neurodegenerative disorders and more. The collection of these theoretical and experimental approaches facilitates problem-solving by tackling the complexity of personalized drug discovery and development. Written by leading experts in their fields for the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series, the book aims to provide across-the-board resources to support the translation of pharmacogenomics into better individualized health care.
Authoritative and up-to-date, 
Pharmacogenomics in Drug Discovery and Development, Third Edition aims to aid researchers in approaching the challenges in pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine with the introduction of these novel ideas and cutting-edge methodologies.



A Handbook On Plant Health Medicines

A Handbook On Plant Health Medicines

Though different titles of plant protection books are available, no book is as much illustrative as the present book of Plant Health Medicines. The book ”A Handbook on Plant Health Medicines” is prepared with an objective to make available the scientific as well as working knowledge of useful and recommended plant protection and plant health medicines to the personnel associated with agriculture in different capacities and at different levels, and to the end users, i.e. farmers.

The book contains three sections viz. chemical molecules for control of plant diseases, chemical molecules to control plant physiological process and physiological disorders, and Pesticides for management of plant insect pests. These three sections are divided into 30 chapters. The respective section has got images of all the representative diseases, pests, as well as mineral deficiencies symptoms for the identification of the cause and different molecules for their control and rectification, thus making the book more practical use oriented to all personnel associated with agriculture sector. With its availability particularly, to pesticide shop dealers and farmers, the proper plant protection and plant health medicines will be applied in the agricultural ecosystem to manage the problem associated with plant health.


1 2 3 23