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

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

Fully revised all through and greatly illustrated, the 5th variation of this well-established textbook has been streamlined to target what scientific scholars and junior medical professionals really want to grasp that allows you to comprehend the results of prescribing one drug over, or together with, one other. The textual content presents present details on all components of drug prescribing with up-to-date dialogue and suggestions on such themes as opposed drug reactions, 'personalized medicine', gene and cell-based remedy, advances in melanoma treatment, and mechanisms of drug motion and remedy guidance in HIV and mycobacterial infections treatment. a brand new bankruptcy on substitute medications and nutraceuticals has been brought and additional examining lists were up-to-date to incorporate key scientific websites.

All scientific scholars and junior medical professionals who learn this booklet will research not just easy methods to use medications effectively and successfully, yet, importantly, the reason at the back of potent prescribing decisions.

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