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Ten Drugs: How Plants, Powders, and Pills Have Shaped the History of Medicine

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Author:

Thomas Hager

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Buzzed: The Straight Facts about the Most Used & Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy

Provides Information On The Most Often Used And Abused Drugs, Including How They Manipulate The Brain. Introduction -- Just Say Know (a College Student's Perspective By Leigh Heather Wilson And Jeremy... Foster) -- Test Your Drug Knowledge -- Pt. I. Alcohol -- Liquor, Whiskey, Booze, Hooch, Wine, Beer, Ale, Porter -- Caffeine -- Coffee, Tea, Soft Drinks, Over-the-counter Pain Relievers And Stimulants, Some Prescription Medications -- Ecstasy -- Mdma (x, Xtc, Adam), Mde (eve), Mda (love) -- Hallucinogens -- Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (lsd--acid, Blotter, California Sunshine, Microdot, Trip, Yellow Sunshine, Etc.); Mescaline (peyote, Buttons, Mesc, Mescal, Topi), Psilocybin Mushrooms (boomers, Magic Mushrooms, Shrooms); Dimethyltryptamine (dmt--businessman's Special), Ayahuasca (caapi, Yage, Vegetal); Belladonna Alkaloids (atropine, Scopolamine, Belladonna, Deadly Nightshade, Jimsonweed, Stink Weed, Mandrake); Phencyclidine, (pcp, Angel Dust, T, Peace Pill); Ketamine (special K, K); Dextromethorphan (dex, Robo, Red Devils) -- Herbal Drugs --^ Herbal X-tacy, Smart Drugs, Ginseng, Melatonin, Etc. -- Inhalants -- Nitrites (butyl Or Amyl--bolt, Bullets, Climax, Locker Room, Rush, Poppers, Snappers, Aimes); Anesthetics (nitrous Oxide--whippets; Gaseous Anesthesia Agents Used For Surgery--halothane, Ether); Solvents, Paints, Sprays, And Fuels (toluene, Gasoline, Glues, Canned Spray Paint, Etc.) -- Marijuana -- Marijuana (reefer, Pot, Herb, Ganja, Grass, Old Man, Blanche, Weed, Sinsemilla, Bhang, Dagga, Smoke); Hashish (hash, Tar); Hash Oil (oil, Charas) -- Nicotine -- Tobacco, Nicotine Chewing Gum, Nicotine Skin Patch, Chewing Tobacco, Snuff, Cigarettes, Cigars, Pipe Tobacco -- Opiates -- Opium (chinese Molasses, Dreams, Gong, O, Skee, Toys, Zero); Heroin (big H, Dreck, Horse, Mojo, Smack, White Lady, Brown); Heroin And Cocaine (speedballs); Morphine, Codeine, Hydromorphone (dilaudid), Oxycodone (percodan), Meperidine (demerol), Diphenoxylate (lomotil), Hydrocodone (vicodin), Fentanyl (sublimaze)-- Sedatives --^ Barbiturates (phenobarbital, Pentobarbital [nembutal], Secobarbital [seconal], Amobarbital [amytal]), Chloral Hydrate (notec, Somnos, Felsules), Glutethimide (doriden), Equanil, Miltown, Noludar, Placidyl, Valmid, Methaqualone (quaaludes, Ludes); Benzodiazepines (such As Rohypnol, Valium, Librium, Ativan, Xanax, Halcion, And Many Others); Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (ghb) -- Steroids -- Steroids, Roids, Juice -- Stimulants -- Cocaine (coke, Blow, Candy, Crack, Jack, Jimmy, Rock, Nose Candy, Whitecoat), Amphetamine (crank, Bennies, Uppers), Methamphetamine (meth, Crystal, Crystal Meth, Ice), Ephedrine, Methylphenidate (ritalin), Methcathinone (cat, Crank, Goob) -- Pt. Ii. Brain Basics -- Drug Basics -- Addiction -- Legal Issues -- Further Reading -- Glossary Of Drug-related Street Terms/slang Words. Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder, Wilkie Wilson ; With Leigh Heather Wilson And Jeremy Foster. Includes Bibliographical References (p. [281]-290) And Index.

Author:

Cynthia M. Kuhn

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Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology

Now in full color, Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology, Third Edition enables rapid review and assimilation of large amounts of complex information about the essentials of medical pharmacol...ogy. As in previous editions, Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology features an outline format, over 500 full-color illustrations, cross-references to other titles in the series, and over 125 review questions. New features include: All chapters completely revised and updated with the latest in pharmacologic theory and therapies. New and expanded material on steroid hormones, poisons, drugs for obesity, osteoporosis, erectile dysfunction, anti-inflammatory drugs, and autacoids. Innovative Concept Maps, a tool for visualizing the connections between concepts. Material is represented in a hierarchical fashion with the most general concepts at the top of the map and the more specific, less general concepts arranged beneath. End of Chapter Summaries of the most important/clinically significant testable information on the USMLE Step 1 Examination. Students who are preparing for standard courses or examinations (USMLE, COMLEX) will find this remarkable book "must read" material to master pharmacology essentials.

Author:

Richard A. Harvey

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Basic & Clinical Pharmacology

Basic Principles -- Autonomic Drugs -- Cardiovascular-renal Drugs -- Drugs With Important Actions On Smooth Muscle -- Drugs That Act In The Central Nervous System -- Drugs Used To Treat Diseases Of Th...e Blood, Inflammation, And Gout -- Endocrine Drugs -- Chemotherapeutic Drugs -- Toxicology -- Special Topics. Edited By Bertram G. Katzung. A Lange Medical Book Includes Bibliographical References And Index.

Author:

Bertram G. Katzung

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From Chocolate to Morphine: Everything You Need to Know About Mind-Altering Drugs

From Chocolate to Morphine is the definitive guide to drugs and drug use from one of America’s most respected and best-known doctors. This enormously popular book—the best and most authoritative resour...ce for unbiased information about how drugs affect the mind and the body—covers a wide range of available substances, from coffee to marijuana, antihistamines to psychedelics, steroids to smart drugs, and discusses likely effects, precautions, and alternatives. Now expanded and updated to cover such drugs as oxycontin, Ecstasy, Prozac, and ephedra and to address numerous ongoing issues, including the United States’ war on drugs, marijuana for therapeutic use, the overuse of drugs for children diagnosed with ADHD, and more, From Chocolate to Morphine is an invaluable resource. Why people use drugs; types of drugs, their characteristics & uses; drug addiction; drug alternatives.

Author:

Andrew Weil

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Rang & Dale's Pharmacology

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Author:

Humphrey P. Rang

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The Pill Book

For more than two decades, millions of consumers have trusted The Pill Book to provide official, FDA-approved drug information plus guidelines from leading pharmacists. Each drug is profiled in a conc...ise, readable, and easy-to-understand entry, making The Pill Book the perfect reference when you have questions about the medications your doctor prescribes.The most up-to-date information about the more than 1,800 most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States: • Generic and brand-name listings that can help you save money• What the drug is for, and how it works• Usual dosages, and what to do if a dose is skipped• Side effects and possible adverse reactions, highlighted for quick reference• Interactions with other drugs and food• Overdose and addiction potential• Alcohol-free and sugar-free medications• The most popular self-injected medications and their safe handling • Information for seniors, pregnant and breast-feeding women, children, and others with special needs• Cautions and warnings, and when to call your doctor• 32 pages of actual-size color photographs of prescription pills The eighth edition of this best-selling paperback includes both generic and brand names, overdose and addiction potentials, alcohol-free and sugar-free medicines, usual dosages, side effects, and much more.

Author:

Harold M. Silverman

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Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists

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Author:

John D. Preston

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Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior with PowerWeb

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Author:

Carl Hart

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Goodman & Gilman's the Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics

Online Version Includes The Complete Contents Of The Latest Edition Of Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis Of Therapeutics Along With Updates And Links To Related Material. Sect. I General Pr...inciples -- Sect. Ii Drugs Acting At Synaptic And Neuroeffector Junctional Sites -- Sect. Iii Drugs Acting On The Central Nervous System -- Sect. Iv Autacoids: Drug Therapy Of Inflammation -- Sect. V Drugs Affecting Renal And Cardiovascular Function -- Sect. Vi Drugs Affecting Gastrointestinal Function -- Sect. Vii Chemotherapy Of Parasitic Infections -- Sect. Viii Chemotherapy Of Microbial Diseases -- Sect. Ix Chemotherapy Of Neoplastic Diseases -- Sect. X Immunomodulators -- Sect. Xi Drugs Acting On The Blood And The Blood-forming Organs -- Sect. Xii Hormones And Hormone Antagonists -- Sect. Xiii Dermatology -- Sect. Xiv Ophthalmology -- Sect. Xv Toxicology -- Appendices. Includes Bibliographical References And Index. Also Available In An Electronic Version.

Author:

Laurence L. Brunton

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