Lecture Notes: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

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Lecture Notes: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics provides all the necessary information, within one short volume, to achieve a thorough understanding of how drugs work, their interaction with the body in health and disease, and how to use these drugs appropriately in clinical situations. 

Presented in an easy-to-use format, this eighth edition builds on the clinical relevance for which the title has become well-known, and features an up-to-date review of drug use across all major clinical disciplines, together with an overview of contemporary medicines regulation and drug development.

Key features include:

  • A section devoted to the practical aspects of prescribing
  • Clinical scenarios and accompanying questions to contextualise information
  • End-of-chapter summary boxes
  • Numerous figures and tables which help distil the information for revision purposes

Whether you need to develop or refresh your knowledge of pharmacology, Lecture Notes: Clinical Pharmacology and Therpeutics presents 'need to know' information for those involved in prescribing drugs.

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About the author (2011)

Gerard A. McKay: Consultant Physician and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Glasgow Royal Infirmary

John L. Reid: Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Glasgow

Matthew R. Walters: Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Honorary Consultant Physician, Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow

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