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Pharmacology 

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Pharmacology
Author(s):

Austin Ugwumadu

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199535088.003.009
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date: 19 September 2019

Chapter 9 covers pharmacology, including general principles, route of administration, distribution of drugs within the body, metabolism, renal excretion, receptors and their mechanisms, pharmacology of sex steroids, menstrual cycle, drugs in pregnancy, pharmacology of blood coagulation, antibiotics and antimicrobial agents, hypertension and cardiovascular pharmacology, neuropharmacology, opioid analgesics (e.g. morphine), anaesthetics, and drug dependence.

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