Medical Pharmacology at a Glance Paperback – 9 Apr 2009
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I will continue to strongly recommend this text to students whom I teach. ( Pharmaceutical Journal , November 2009) The book is valuable as a revision text for medical students and busy clinicians wishing to refresh knowledge. It will also appeal to students and scientists from other disciplines. ( Journal of Tropical Pediatrics , 2009)
From the Back Cover
The at a Glance series is popular among medical students and junior doctors for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations.
Each bite–sized chapter is covered in a double–page spread with colour summary diagrams on the left page and explanatory text on the right. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory subject texts or for revision purposes, and are useful throughout medical school and beyond.
Everything you need to know about Medical Pharmacology...at a Glance!
Following the familiar, easy–to–use at a Glance format, and in full–colour, Medical Pharmacology at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Reflecting changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, this at a Glance provides a user–friendly overview of medical pharmacology to encapsulate all that the student needs to know.
Medical Pharmacology at a Glance:
- Addresses the key principles of medical pharmacology that are central to medicine
- Contains full–colour artwork throughout, making the subject easy to understand
- Presents schematic diagrams on the left page and concise explanations on the right
- Contains 10 self–assessment cases
- Explains the mechanisms involved in pharmacological processes and covers the mode of action and effects of drugs in clinical medicine
- Discusses the mechanisms of action of each drug, indicating the therapeutics of choice for specific conditions
- Covers basic principles of drug action; drug–receptor interactions; drug absorption, distribution and excretion; drug metabolism; how drugs act on specific body systems; and how drugs are used in a variety of common complaints
- Includes the latest changes in pharmacology and the British Pharmacological Society Core Curriculum
This book is an invaluable resource for all medical students just starting their study of medical pharmacology and for those approaching finals, for pharmacology students, junior doctors and residents.
Review of previous editions
"...Any student wanting a concise and accurate overview of pharmacology could do no better than start with this book."
The Pharmaceutical Journal
"...There isn′t really another book out there which can complete with this title The "at a Glance" series has expanded rapidly over the last few years, and this book remains the best of the lot."
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Top Customer Reviews
This book is PERFECT. Keeping everything neat and succinct, every topic is summarised with accurate, crisp schematic diagrams at the start of each chapter( which rarely extends beyond three pages anyhow ), covering the basics of most topics within this subject that you would need. It is THE ultimate revision crammer aid, thin and compact, so you can take it anywhere without weighing yourself down. Buy it now.....you won't regret it!
prompt delivery as well.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Dispatched promptly. Correct book. I found the diagrams in this book exceptionally clear, easy to understand and memorise. Outstanding book!Published on 7 Jun. 2014 by Jane Somers
In my opinion this work is not very imaginative and neither is it so good as some diligent personal class notes would be.Published on 11 Feb. 2014 by J. Vidal-Bota
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