Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics E-Book, 5th Edition

Author :
By Derek G. Waller, BSc, DM, MBBS, FRCP and Anthony Sampson, MA, PhD, FHEA, FBPhS
Medical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, now in its fifth edition, offers medical students all they need to know to become safe and effective prescribers. It forms a complete, integrated resource for basic pharmaceutical science, pathophysiology, cli ...view more

Medical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, now in its fifth edition, offers medical students all they need to know to become safe and effective prescribers. It forms a complete, integrated resource for basic pharmaceutical science, pathophysiology, clinical pharmacology, and therapeutics.

ISBN :
9780702071904
Publication Date :
04-06-2017
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Medical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, now in its fifth edition, offers medical students all they need to know to become safe and effective prescribers. It forms a complete, integrated resource for basic pharmaceutical science, pathophysiology, clinical pharmacology, and therapeutics.


New to this edition
  • Comes with free e-book on StudentConsult.

  • New sections on key and evolving topics, including prescribing safety and pharmacovigilance.

  • Updated figures to further clarify complex areas.

  • Over 800 revised multiple-choice and case-based questions for self-assessment.

Key Features

The fifth edition has been extensively revised and updated throughout. Key features include:

  • Clear, disease-based approach.

  • Presentation of how drugs are used in clinical practice.

  • Succinct explanations of the major pathogenic mechanisms of each disease and consequent clinical signs and symptoms.

  • Comprehensive reviews of major drug classes relevant to each disease.

  • Structured approach to the principles of disease management – outlining core principles of drug choice and planning a therapeutic regimen for common diseases.

  • Quick-reference drug compendia illustrating key similarities and differences among all BNF-listed drugs in each class.

Author Information
By Derek G. Waller, BSc, DM, MBBS, FRCP, Former Consultant Physician and Senior Clinical Lecturer, Department of Medicine, University Hospital Southampton, Southampton United Kingdom and Anthony Sampson, MA, PhD, FHEA, FBPhS, Professorial Fellow in Clinical Pharmacology & Director of Undergraduate Programmes, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton Southampton, United Kingdom