Pharmacology for Physiotherapy Students

by Padmaja Udaykumar

This book focuses on pharmacology for physiotherapy students. Pharmacology is the science that deals with the study of drugs and their interaction with the living systems. Pharmacology is the study of drugs - how they interact with other molecules in the body and how they affect the body. Knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of the different routes of administration of drug is essential, who deal with patients. This book consists of 12 chapters, which include general pharmacology, autonomic nervous system, drugs acting on musculoskeletal system, anti-inflammatory drugs and immunopharmacology, drugs acting on the kidney, cardiovascular pharmacology, central nervous system, autacoids and respiratory system, gastrointestinal tract, hormones, geriatric pharmacology, and chemotherapy. All topics have been thoroughly revised and unnecessary information has been removed. Many figures and flow charts have been added and the book has been tailored to the needs of physiotherapy students.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Udaykumar Padmaja Father Muller Medical College, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India
ISBN 9789352700400
Speciality Physiotherapy
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13105
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 298
Book Type Textbook


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