By James Ritter,Lionel Lewis,Timothy Mant,Albert Ferro

when you know how medicinal drugs paintings (pharmacodynamics), how they're dealt with by way of the physique (pharmacokinetics), how they have interaction with one another, and the way drugs are assessed, then you definitely turns into a greater prescriber. A Textbook of scientific Pharmacology and Therapeutics supplies that understanding.

Fully revised all through and largely illustrated, the 5th variation of this well-established textbook has been streamlined to target what scientific scholars and junior medical professionals actually need to understand that allows you to comprehend the consequences of prescribing one drug over, or together with, one other. The textual content offers present info on all parts of drug prescribing with up to date dialogue and assistance on such issues as antagonistic drug reactions, 'personalized medicine', gene and cell-based treatment, advances in melanoma remedy, and mechanisms of drug motion and therapy guidance in HIV and mycobacterial infections remedy. a brand new bankruptcy on replacement medicinal drugs and nutraceuticals has been brought and extra interpreting lists were up-to-date to incorporate key clinical websites.

All clinical scholars and junior medical professionals who learn this ebook will examine not just tips to use medicines accurately and successfully, yet, importantly, the reason in the back of potent prescribing decisions.

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