cThe most up-to-date, comprehensive, and authoritative pharmacology text in health medicine
Enhanced by more than three hundred illustrations -- many in full color
Organized to reflect the syllabi in many pharmacology courses and in integrated curricula, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 12e 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 experience in teaching this material to thousands of medical, pharmacy, dental, podiatry, nursing, and other health science students.
To be as clinically relevant as possible, the book includes sections that specifically address the clinical choice and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects, and case studies that introduce clinical problems in many chapters. Presented in full color and enhanced by more than three hundred illustrations, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology features numerous summary tables and diagrams that encapsulate important information.
Coverage that spans every aspect of medical pharmacology:
Drugs with important actions on smooth muscles
Central nervous system drugs
Drugs used to treat anemias, clotting disorders, hyperlipidemia, and inflammation and gout
Chemotherapeutic and immunologic drugs
Special subjects (perinatal, geriatric, and dermatologic pharmacology)
Botanical and "food supplements," and over-the-counter medications
Also in this edition:
Drug Summary Tables conclude most chapters, providing a concise summary of the most important drugs
General concepts relating to newly discovered receptors, receptor mechanisms, and drug transporters
Descriptions of important new drugs, including monoclonal antibodies