Churchill Livingstone, 2001 - Pharmacology - 839 pages
Adapted for the U.S., this New Edition of PHARMACOLOGY, a popular UK text, describes what drugs do and emphasizes the mechanisms by which they act. The U.S. edition is revised and updated to reflect the substantial differences in drug names, FDA approvals, terminology, and guidelines for use. It also boasts new and revised chapters to ensure that students are up to date on the very latest information. Each chapter begins with a summary of information essential to the chapter and key points are highlighted within the text to alert students to crucial concepts.
Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-492-1
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