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Drugs and neurotransmitters

Doggrell, Sheila (2012) Drugs and neurotransmitters. Pharmacology in One Semester.

Abstract

This eChapter has an introduction to pharmacology and drug nomenclature followed by a detailed discussion of routes of administration starting with oral administration (with absorption from the gastrointestinal tract, and first pass liver metabolism. This is followed by a discussion of rectal, sublingual and injection routes of administration(intravenous, intra-arterial, subcutaneous, intramuscular, intrathecal and epidural). Then the topical, pulmonary and intraosseus routes of administration are considered.

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ID Code: 54855
Item Type: Other
Keywords: Pharmacology, Drugs and Neurotransmitters, L-DOPA, Lignocaine, salbutamol
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PHARMACOLOGY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES (111500)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Biomedical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Sheila Doggrell
Deposited On: 20 Nov 2012 08:34
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2012 15:16

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