Pharmacology for women's health / edited by Tekoa L. King, Mary C. Brucker.

Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2011.
xxiii, 1244 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Gynecologic drugs.
Women -- Diseases -- Chemotherapy.
Medical subjects:
Pharmacological Phenomena.
Genital Diseases, Female -- drug therapy.
Pregnancy Complications -- drug therapy.
Women's Health.
Sect. I. Introduction to Pharmacology
Ch. 1. Modern Pharmacology / Mary C. Brucker
Ch. 2. Principles of Pharmacology / Laura Williford Owens, Robin Webb Corbett and Tekoa L. King
Ch. 3. Pharmacogenomics / Judith A. Lewis and Cindy L. Munro
Ch. 4. Adverse Drug Reactions, Toxicology and Poisoning / Nell Tharpe and Tekoa L. King
Sect. II. Lifestyle and Preventive Health Care
Ch. 5. Vitamins & Minerals / Jessica A. Grieger, Heather I. Katcher, Vijaya Juturu and Penny M. Kris-Etherton
Ch. 6. Immunizations / Mary Beth Koslap-Petraco and Barbara Hackley
Ch. 7. Drugs to Promote Optimum Weight / Cecilia Jevitt
Ch. 8. Smoking Cessation / Donna D. Caruthers and Susan A. Albrecht
Ch. 9. Drugs of Abuse / Barbara Peterson Sinclair and Shirley A. Summers
Ch. 10. Complementary and Alternative Therapies / Wendell Combest, Austin J. Combest and Juliana van Olphen Fehr
Sect. III. Essential Drug Categories
Ch. 11. Anti-infectives / Tekoa L. King, Anne Marie Mitchell, Barbara J. Lannen, Marie Daly and Lori A. Spies
Ch. 12. Analgesia and Anesthesia / Tekoa L. King and Elissa Lane Miller
Ch. 13. Antihistamines / Lillie Rizack and Lawrence Carey
Ch. 14. Steroid Hormones / Mary C. Brucker and Frances E. Likis
Sect. IV. Pharmacotherapeutics for Common Conditions
Ch. 15. Cardiovascular Conditions / Angela R. Mitchell and Tekoa L. King
Ch. 16. Hematology / Patrick J. M. Murphey, Brian Meadors and Tekoa L. King
Ch. 17. Autoimmune Conditions / Rebekah L. Ruppe
Ch. 18. Diabetes / Nancy Jo Reedy and Tekoa L. King
Ch. 19. Thyroid Disease / Michael W. Neville
Ch. 20. Respiratory Conditions / Barbara W. Graves
Ch. 21. Gastrointestinal Conditions / Nancy Botehlo, Cathy L. Emeis, Mary C. Brucker and Steven Deville
Ch. 22. Lower Urinary Tract Disorders / Katharine K. O'Dell and Emily E. Weber LeBrun
Ch. 23. Sexually Transmitted Infections / Hayley Mark, Jason Farley and Ashely Hanahan
Ch. 24. Drugs and the Central Nervous System / William P. Fehder, Tekoa L. King and Jennifer G. Hensley
Ch. 25. Mental Health / Tekoa L. King, Ruth Johnson and Vivian Gamblian
Ch. 26. Dermatology / Jan M. Kriebs
Ch. 27. Otic and Ophthalmic Disorders / Patrick J. M. Murphy and Therese M. Horan
Ch. 28. Cancer / Joyce King and Lori Smith
Sect. V. Gynecology
Ch. 29. Contraception and Reproductive Health / Patricia Aikins Murphy
Ch. 30. Pelvic and Menstrual Disorders / Kerri Durnell Schniling and Mary C. Brucker
Ch. 31. Vaginal Conditions / Jane Mashburn
Ch. 32. Vulvar Disorders / Teri Stone Godena
Ch. 33. Sexual Dysfunction / Jennifer G. Hensley and Mary C. Brucker
Ch. 34. Mature Women / Nancy A. Carroll, Susan E. Davis Doughty, Mary Ellen Rousseau and Mary C. Brucker
Sect. VI. Pregnancy and Lactation
Ch. 35. Pregnancy / Laura Manns-James
Ch. 36. Labor / Nancy K. Lowe and Tekoa L. King
Ch. 37. Postpartum / Mary Ann Rhode
Ch. 38. Breastfeeding Mothers / Thomas W. Hale
Ch. 39. Newborn / Judy Wright Lott
Appendix. Glossary of Abbreviations.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
King, Tekoa L.
Brucker, Mary C.
John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
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