Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

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Wiley, Feb 4, 2013 - Medical - 328 pages
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Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Lecture Notes provides a clear and accessible overview of all the key prescribing topics needed for medical finals and beyond. Detailed coverage and discussion of pharmacology in a clinical context, combined with an easy-to-understand, readable style, helps improve and test understanding of pharmacological principles and reasoning on rotation and into the foundation years.

Key features for this edition include:
• Clinical scenarios to root each chapter firmly in a real-life setting
• Prescribing points flagging up important issues of clinical relevance
• Expanded sections on drugs you may need in a hurry, prescribing and its pitfalls, and paediatric prescribing
• A self-assessment section to test your knowledge and help prepare for examinations 

Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Lecture Notes is an ideal resource for all medical students, junior doctors, and other prescribers, whether learning how pharmacological principles relate to clinical situations, brushing up on the basics while on rotation, or looking for a comprehensive overview of prescribing and therapeutics.

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About the author (2013)

Gerard A. McKay is Consultant Physician and Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, Glasgow Royal Infirmary and University of Glasgow

Matthew R. Walters is Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Director, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow

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