Gain a full understanding of the basic science andclinical use of drugs with the most up-to-date andcomprehensive pharmacology text in the health sciences.
Coverage that spans every aspect of medical pharmacology:
Encompasses every aspect of medical pharmacology including botanicals and over-the-counter drugs
New chapter on pharmacogenomics with important examples
Emphasis is placed on discussion of druggroups and prototypes
Clinically relevant, the book includes sections that specifically address the clinical choice and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects
Full-color presentation with more than 400 illustrations
Case studies introduce clinical problems in most chapters
Summary tables and diagrams encapsulate important information
Includes many new drugs
A Generic Name/Trade Name Table appears at the end of most chapters for easy reference when writing a chart order or prescription
Organized to reflect the course sequence in many pharmacology courses and in integrated curricula, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology covers the important concepts students need to know about the science of pharmacology and its application to clinical practice. Selection of the subject matter and order of its presentation are based on the authors’ many years of experience in teaching this material to thousands of medical, pharmacy, dental, podiatry, nursing, and other health science students.