Rang and Dale's Pharmacology

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Churchill Livingstone, Jan 1, 2007 - Medical - 829 pages
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A straightforward way to master a complex subject! This bestselling textbook presents all the knowledge you need to get through your pharmacology course and beyond-using a clear and accessible approach that makes the material easy and interesting to learn. Progressing logically from a molecular understanding of receptors and drug actions to the clinical uses of the most important groups of drugs, it delivers the latest information on cannabinoids and rimonabant, Cox 2 inhibitors, pharmacogenetics, biopharmaceuticals, and drug abuse-as well as "lifestyle drugs" such as performance-enhancing substances, botulinum toxin, and ViagraŽ. And now, online access via STUDENT CONSULT makes it an even more effective learning resource!

  • Progresses logically from a molecular understanding of receptors and drug actions to the clinical uses of the most important groups of drugs.
  • Covers recent developments in areas such as cannabinoids and rimonabant, Cox 2 inhibitors, pharmacogenetics, biopharmaceuticals, and drug abuse.
  • Discusses "lifestyle drugs" such as performance-enhancing substances, botulinum toxin, and ViagraŽ.
  • Uses superb full-color illustrations to clarify even the most complex concepts, and color-coded chapters to make navigation easy.
  • Includes STUDENT CONSULT access at no additional charge, enabling you to consult the book online, anywhere you go ˇ perform quick searches ˇ add your own notes and bookmarks ˇ follow Integration Links to related bonus content from other STUDENT CONSULT titles-to help you see the connections between diverse disciplines ˇ test your knowledge with multiple-choice review questions ˇ and more!


  • New chapter on lifestyle drugs, including Viagra
  • Glossary of key terms for each chapter
  • Thoroughly updated throughout with new text on topics such as: Antithrombotics, Cox 2 and 3 inhibitors, Pharmacogenetics, Biopharmaceuticals, Drug abuse and Complementary Medicine
  • Extra self-assessment questions and 'Ask the Author' feature on website

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User Review  - Archee - Goodreads

I love you so much, R&D. <3 This is kind of like the idiot's guide to, but for pharmacology and with amazing pictures/drug tables/so on. Perfect for the beginner. If you need more, and (literally ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

MUCH better than other Pharmacology books. Read full review

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