eBook Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Medicine, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 370911523X
  • ISBN-13: 9783709115237
  • DDC: 615.103
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 309 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released July 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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This dictionary includes various terms typically used in pharmaceutical medicine. The 3rd edition underlines the increasing importance of this science and the changing regulatory environment, especially focusing on the research and development of new therapies as well as on conducting clinical trials, marketing authorizations for new medicinal products, and safety aspects including pharmacovigilance. The number of keywords has been considerably enlarged and is accompanied by an up to date list of the most important websites. Similar to the previous editions, this new book explains roughly 1,000 abbreviations most commonly used in pharmaceutical medicine. This volume will be a valuable tool for professionals working in the pharmaceutical industry, medical and preclinical research, regulatory affairs, marketing and marketing authorization of pharmaceuticals.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Abbreviated New Drug Application - Average.
2: Bacterium - Byproducts.
3: Cachexia - Cytotoxic.
4: DAMOS-Duplicate (ICSR) Report.
5: Early-Escape Design-Extrinsic Factors.
6: Factorial Design-Futility.
7: Gamma Error - GXP.
8: Half Life - Hygiene Program.
9: ICD-9 Code - ISO Country Codes.
10: Joint-Marketing - Joint-Venture.
11: Kaplan–Meier Method - K Statistic.
12: Labelling - Lubricants.
13: Macrobiotics - Mutual Recognition Procedure.
14: NAFTA - Nutritional Supplement.
15: Obesity - Overweight.
16: Package Insert - Pyrogenicity Test.
17: Qualification- Q-Value.
18: Racemate - Run-in Phase.
19: Safety Alert- System Owner.
20: Tablet- Type III Error.
21: Unblinded Study- Utility Measurement.
22: Vaccine - Vulnerable Subject.
23: Waist Circumference - World Health Organisation.
24: Xenotransplantation - Xenogeneic Disease.
25: Yellow Card Programme - Yule-Simpson Effect.
26: Zero Order Kinetics - Zubrod Performance Status.
Recommended Reading.
Useful Websites.