Rang and Dale's Pharmacology

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Churchill Livingstone, 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 Viagra . 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 Viagra .
  • 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 perform quick searches add your own notes and bookmarks follow Integration Links to related bonus content from other STUDENT CONSULT titles-to help you see the connections between diverse disciplines test your knowledge with multiple-choice review questions 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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