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Clinical Pharmacology and Practical Prescribing on the Move

James Turnbull, Matthew Tate
May 06, 2016

The Medicine on the Move series provides fully-flexible access to subjects across the curriculum, in this case clinical pharmacology and prescribing practice, in a combination of print and mobile formats. The books are ideal for the busy medical student and junior doctor, irrespective of individual...

Cytochrome P450 2D6: Structure, Function, Regulation and Polymorphism

Shufeng Zhou
March 09, 2016

Cytochromes are proteins that catalyze electron transfer reactions of well-known metabolic pathways and are classified in various superfamilies. The CYP, or P450, superfamily accounts for 90% of the oxidative metabolism of clinical drugs. One member of this superfamily, P450 2D6 (or CYP2D6),...

Applying Pharmacogenomics in Therapeutics

Xiaodong Feng, Hong-Guang Xie
January 27, 2016

Recent advances in high-throughput gene sequencing and other omics biotechnologies have served as a springboard for the field of pharmacogenomics. Pharmacogenomics is now generally accepted as the major determinant of variable drug safety, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness. Therefore, widespread use...

Biosimilar and Interchangeable Biologics: From Cell Line to Commercial Launch, Two Volume Set

Sarfaraz K. Niazi
December 23, 2015

What’s the Deal with Biosimilars? Biosimilars are gaining momentum as new protein therapeutic candidates that can help fill a vital need in the healthcare industry. The biological drugs are produced by recombinant DNA technology that allows for large-scale production and an overall reduction time...

Biosimilars and Interchangeable Biologics: Tactical Elements

Sarfaraz K. Niazi
December 23, 2015

What’s the Deal with Biosimilars? Biosimilars are gaining momentum as new protein therapeutic candidates that can help fill a vital need in the healthcare industry. The biological drugs are produced by recombinant DNA technology that allows for large-scale production and an overall reduction time...

Natural Products Interactions on Genomes

Siva G. Somasundaram
October 15, 2015

Foods from natural products are a major contributor to contemporary dietary needs. The knowledge of interactions of specific natural products on genes is accumulating due to recent scientific advancements. Natural Products Interactions on Genomes focuses on recent developments in understanding...

Pharmacy Practice, Second Edition

Geoffrey Harding, Kevin M. G. Taylor
September 24, 2015

Pharmacy Practice discusses the many factors impinging on daily practice and the place of pharmacy in the delivery of health care. The book goes beyond simply considering how pharmacy is practised and draws on a diverse range of disciplines, including sociology, social policy, psychology,...

Safety in Medication Use

Mary Patricia Tully, Bryony Dean Franklin
August 18, 2015

An estimated 1 in 20 patients are admitted to the hospital due to problems with their medication and 1 in 100 hospitalized patients are harmed due to medication errors during their stay. The prescribing of medications is the most common health care intervention and medication safety is relevant to...

Fundamentals of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Fourth Edition

Ian M. Anderson, R. Hamish McAllister-Williams
August 18, 2015

Fundamentals of Clinical Psychopharmacology provides up-to-date, evidence-based and unbiased information about psychopharmacology. It spans the range of the discipline, from mode of action and side effects of drugs to meta-analyses of clinical trials. It is anchored to practice guidelines produced...

Animal Models in Toxicology, Third Edition

Shayne C. Gad, Shayne C. Gad
July 17, 2015

Animal Models in Toxicology is a single-source reference for the use of animal models in toxicology. Chapters cover nine species used in toxicology and experimental biology. With contributions from experts in toxicology, toxicological pathology, and species-specific metabolism, each of these...

Modern Adaptive Randomized Clinical Trials: Statistical and Practical Aspects

Oleksandr Sverdlov
June 30, 2015

Is adaptive randomization always better than traditional fixed-schedule randomization? Which procedures should be used and under which circumstances? What special considerations are required for adaptive randomized trials? What kind of statistical inference should be used to achieve valid and...

Principles of Toxicology, Third Edition

Karen E. Stine, Thomas M. Brown
April 16, 2015

Reflecting the broad and interdisciplinary nature of toxicology, this third edition of Principles of Toxicology explores the biochemical, physiological, and environmental aspects of the subject. This new edition is updated and revised to include reference to several major new directions in the...

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