Brody's Human Pharmacology, 7th Edition
Brody’s Human Pharmacology is a well-established and much-loved textbook that guides students of medicine, pharmacology and other health professions through pharmacology from both basic and clinical perspectives.
What can be a very difficult and complex topic is divided into easily digestible chapters, each of which is clearly structured from a therapeutic overview to mechanisms of action, relationships to clinical responses, pharmacokinetics, pharmacovigilance, new developments, and clinical relevance for all health professionals.
New to this edition
- Updated content throughout
- Pharmacodynamics chapter revised to include discussions of positive and negative allosteric modulators, as well as biased agonism
- Pharmacogenetics chapter considers genetic variations and their relationship to drug responses
- Section on cancer drugs revised to reflect major advances
- New chapter on immunological and cell-based therapies
- Contains all the essential aspects of pharmacology – suitable for exam preparation
- Full color illustrations explain important processes and color-coded boxes enhance understanding
- Therapeutic overviews, clinical problems and trade names – everything you need to know
- Self-assessment questions and further reading to reinforce learning
- Current developments for each class of drugs and how information relates to students in the healthcare professions bring learning to life