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This is a great book for students.
on 28 October 2014
Pharmacology can be a difficult aspect of medicine to learn but I found this book to be extremely helpful. It explained the mechanism of actions in more detail compared to the BNF and has information on doses too!
Explains both the mechanism of action and how to prescribe the drug doses.
Lists all the other important considerations for the drug i.e. interactions and contraindications.
Multiple different index types i.e. by name, by condition or by system to allow easier navigation.
Small enough to not look intimidating.
Easy to carry about.
Has some SBA questions at the back with explanations for the answers.
Some drugs are given by just their name and some are listed as their group so can be annoying sometimes.
Only covers 100 medicines- some of which aren’t necessarily in our curriculum till a later stage.
In conclusion, I would highly recommend this book. It is an excellent resource for students like me who found the pharmacology bit of medicine difficult to learn.
DISCLAIMER: Elsevier sent me this book to be reviewed but the opinions expressed are my own.