Pharmacology is the branch of biology concerned with the study of drug or medication action, where a drug can be broadly defined as any man-made, natural, or endogenous molecule which exerts a biochemical or physiological effect on the cell, tissue, organ, or organism.
The most up-to-date, comprehensive, and authoritative pharmacology text in health medicineenhanced by a new full-color illustrations
Organized to reflect the syllabi in many pharmacology courses and in integrated curricula, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, app covers the important concepts students need to know about the science of pharmacology and its application to clinical practice. Selection of the subject matter and order of its presentation are based on the authors many years experience in teaching this material to thousands of medical, pharmacy, dental, podiatry, nursing, and other health science students.
To be as clinically relevant as possible, the app includes sections that specifically address the clinical choice and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects, and case studies that introduce clinical problems in many chapters. Presented in full color and enhanced by more than three hundred illustrations (many new to this edition), Basic & Clinical Pharmacology features numerous summary tables and diagrams that encapsulate important information.
Student-acclaimed summary tables conclude each chapter
Everything students need to know about the science of pharmacology and its application to clinical practice
Strong emphasis on drug groups and prototypes
NEW! 100 new drug tables
Includes 330 full-color illustrations, case studies, and chapter-ending summary tables
Organized to reflect the syllabi of pharmacology courses
Descriptions of important new drugs
Wide range of topics from basic pharmacological concepts to practical therapeutics.
A new chapter on 'Nitric Oxide and Vasoactive Peptide Signal Molecules; has been added along with novel drugs that act by modifying action/turnover of these molecules.
Priority has been accorded to drugs that are marked in India and their leading brand names are mentioned along with dosage forms.
List of abbreviations provided in the beginning of the app.
All recently released drugs are included.
Eye catching drug classification charts which help create pictorial memory.
Several new figures, charts, tables and highlight boxes have been added.
Focus on 'evidence-based medicine' by extensive reference to credible studies and endpoint trials.
India-specific information on diseases, drugs and treatment guidelines, particularly for TB, leprosy, Hiv-Aids, malaria, kala-azar, etc.
Therapeutic recommendations from eminent professional bodies and organizations.
The Problem Directed Study at the end of most chapters provides an exercise in therapeutic decision making.
Includes Appendices on Solution to Problem Directed Study; Prescribing in Pregnancy; Drugs in Breastfeeding; and Drugs and Fixed Dose Combinations Banned in India.
A brief list of useful references for further reading is provided at the end of the app.
: General Principles
: Modulation of Pulmonary, Renal, and Cardiovascular Function
: Inflammation, Immunomodulation, and Hematopoiesis
: Hormones and Hormone Antagonists
: Gastrointestinal Pharmacology
: Chemotherapy of Infectious Diseases
: Pharmacotherapy of Neoplastic Disease
: Special Systems Pharmacology
Clinical pharmacology encompasses all aspects of the relationship between drugs and humans. It is the only medical specialty in the NHS focusing on the safe, effective and economic use of medicines. It is a diverse discipline that both sustains and advances best healthcare.
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