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Pharmacology: An Introduction

Pharmacology: An Introduction

8th Edition
By Henry Hitner and Barbara Nagle
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Copyright: 2022
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1 Pharmacology: An Introduction
2 Pharmacokinetics and Factors of Individual Variation 
3 Geriatric Pharmacology
4 Math Review and Dosage Calculations
5 Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System 
6 Drugs Affecting the Sympathetic Nervous System
7 Drugs Affecting the Parasympathetic Nervous System
8 Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Ganglia
9 Skeletal Muscle Relaxants
10 Local Anesthetics
11 Introduction to the Central Nervous System
12 Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs and Alcohol
13 Antipsychotic and Antianxiety Drugs
14 Antidepressants, Psychomotor Stimulants, and Lithium
15 Psychotomimetic Drugs of Abuse
16 Antiepileptic Drugs
17 Antiparkinson Drugs and Alzheimer's Disease Drugs
18 General Anesthetics
19 Opioid Analgesics
20 Nonnarcotic Analgesics Anti-inflammatory, and Antigout Drugs
21 Review of Cardiac Physiology and Pathology
22 Treatment of Heart Failure 
23 Antiarrhythmic Drugs
24 Antianginal Drugs
25 Diuretics
26 Antihypertensive Drugs 
27 Anticoagulants and Coagulants
28 Nutrition and Therapy
29 Hypolipidemic Drugs
30 Hematinics
31 Antihistamines and Mast Cell Stabilizers
32 Respiratory Pharmacology, Treatment of Asthma, and COPD
33 Therapy of GI Disorders: Peptic Ulcers, GERD, and Vomiting
34 Agents that Affect Intestinal Motility
35 Introduction to the Endocrine System
36 Adrenal Steroids
37 Gonadal Hormones, Oral Contraceptives, and Erectile Dysfunction Drugs38 Drug Affecting the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands and Bone Degeneration
39 Pancreatic Horomones and Antidiabetic Drugs 
40 Posterior Pituitary Hormones: Antidiuretic Hormone and Oxytocin
41 Antibacterial Agents
42 Antifungal and Antiviral  Drugs
43 Parasitic Infections: Antiprotozoal and Anthelmintic Drugs 
44 Antiseptics and Disinfectants
45 Antineoplastic Agents and Oncology Immunotherapy
46 Immunopharmacology

About the Author

Henry Hitner

Henry Hitner earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from Moravian College
in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and spent several years working in the pharmaceutical
industry, first as a research assistant in toxicology for Wyeth Laboratories and then
as a research pharmacologist for National Drug Company, both in Philadelphia. During
this time he earned a master of education degree in biology from West Chester University.
He attended graduate school at Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia,
where he earned a PhD in pharmacology. Dr. Hitner then went into academia, where
he held numerous faculty positions, first as an instructor of biology and allied health
sciences at Montgomery County Community College, followed by 30 years of teaching
and research at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM). At PCOM
he served as professor and vice chair of the neuroscience, physiology, and pharmacology
department. Other positions included director of the animal facility and chair of the
institutional animal care and utilization committee. Professional memberships included
the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society and the American Society for Pharmacology
and Experimental Therapeutics. He was the recipient of the Lindback Foundation Award
for Distinguished Teaching and a Mentor Award from the National Student Association.
Henry and his wife Carlotta enjoy traveling, the beach, and time spent with family and
their nine grandchildren.

Barbara Nagle

Barbara Nagle earned a master of science and doctorate at Hahnemann Medical
College and University in the department of pharmacology. Following postdoctoral
training in ocular pharmacology at Will’s Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, she taught pharmacology
and physiology to medical students at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic
Medicine (PCOM) and to nursing students at Widener University. After several years in
academia, she moved into the pharmaceutical industry at Glaxo Smith-Kline, Endo Pharmaceuticals,
Bio-Pharm Clinical Services, ICON, and InKine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. as
Director of Clinical Information and later Vice President of Clinical Research, Training
and Quality Assurance. She has been part of the research effort to bring products through
clinical development to FDA approval such as gastric acid suppressants (antihistamines),
beta-blockers, antiinfectives, muscle relaxants, and oral contraceptives. Her most recent
affiliation was with Endo Pharmaceuticals in pain management research prior to her current
activities as consultant and educator. She has served as International Director of
Drug Development Training and Medical Education for BioPharm. Professional memberships
include the Sigma Xi Scientific Research and American Medical Writers Association.
Barbara is a freelance photographer, traveler, and silk painter.