Bases del tratamiento de las intoxicaciones agudas

Acute poisoning has two peculiar characteristics: the great diversity of possible toxic agents and the necessity of immediate treatment for it to be useful. That is why Antitoxic Centers –with a whole chapter dedicated in this monograph– are so important. Other aspects are also analyzed, like the introductory topic (Acute poisoning in Spain. Incidence and…

1988

Aspectos biológicos de los síndromes depresivos

Depressive syndromes are probably the most destructive group of mental diseases in terms of incidence, mortality and economic cost. Given our society’s conditions, this situation is not likely to change. This monograph results from the round table held in Barcelona in 1987, where some biological aspects of depressive syndromes in the light of the monoaminergic…

1988

Un glosario para farmacólogos

This translation into Spanish of A Pharmacologists’ Glossary, by Desmond Laurence, professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics of the University College of London and I.C. Shaw, professor of Toxicology of the same university, is a useful tool. Rather than a thorough compilation of the huge quantity of terms and definitions that form today’s pharmacological vocabulary, this glossary attempts to…

1987

Interactions between drugs and chemicals in industrial societies

The objective of the international symposium organized by the Esteve Foundation in October 1986 was to explore the different areas where pharmacology and toxicology increasingly converge, thus providing a better understanding of the response to drugs and of possible toxic effects. This volume number 2 of the Esteve Foundation Symposia series was edited by Professors…

1987

Contribución del biólogo a la farmacología en España

The exact contribution of biologists to pharmacology in Spain, the limitations they encounter and the perspectives they are offered are some of the questions raised in Dr. Antonio Esteve’s Monograph number 3. This monograph results from the round table held in Barcelona on this topic, and involved the collaboration of the Official Association of Biologists…

1987

Problemas que se plantean en el tratamiento de infecciones graves por S. aureus

This monograph contains several issues related to the pathology induced by S. Aureus, including the study of its structure and its particularities of action, the role of carriers, phaga spp. and their importance, the epidemiological variations through the years, its clinical manifestations in bone and skin, the particularities of its septic pictures, and its resistance…

1986

Drug-protein binding

The different degree of plasma protein binding to drugs may have important clinical repercussions on specific diseases or physiological conditions of the human being. The objective of this first international symposium of the Esteve Foundation was to have different experts on drugs and protein binding discuss the biological grounds and the biochemical mechanisms of such…

1986