Katzung & Trevor's Pharmacology Examination and Board Review: Eighth Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2008 - Medical - 631 pages
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The bestselling USMLE study tool -- packed with everything you need to ace the exam on your first try

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"This is one of the better board review books in pharmacology and it closely follows the most widely used textbook for teaching pharmacology . . . This eighth edition is needed to keep pace with this rapidly growing discipline." -- Doody's Review Service

From the authors of the leading pharmacology textbook comes the newest edition of the best pharmacology review in the field. Ideal for medical pharmacology course review and USMLE Step 1 preparation, this skill-building guide comes with more than 1000 USMLE-type questions with answers -- nearly 3 times as many as any other pharmacology review!

Features:

  • A concise yet thorough review of basic and clinical pharmacology, covering every must-know concept
  • Organized to reflect course syllabi, focusing on the clinical use and pharmacology of drug categories rather than individual drugs
  • Two USMLE-style Practice Exams with 120 questions each

In each chapter, "Skill Keepers" sharpen your recall of key principles from earlier chapters

  • A series of 15-20 USMLE-style questions in each chapter
  • Key terms with definitions
  • Strategies for improving test performance
  • A detailed index and appendices allow you to look up drugs and side effects in an instant
  • All chapters fully updated with the latest drug information
  • Numerous figures and tables, such as those designed to delineate the differences between similar drugs
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    Contents

    BASIC PRINCIPLES
    1
    AUTONOMIC DRUGS
    43
    Adrenoceptor Blockers
    83
    Copyright

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    About the author (2008)

    Anthony J. Trevor, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology and Toxicology
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
    University of California, San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA

    Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
    University of California, San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA

    Susan B. Masters, PhD, is Professor and Academy Chair of Pharmacology Education
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
    University of California, San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA

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