Pharmacology for Health Professionals 5e

  • ISBN: 9780729542753
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Pharmacology for Health Professionals, fifth edition, introduces essential pharmacology principles and concepts required to understand the therapeutic effects and clinical uses of current drugs and medicines.

Written for allied health sciences and nursing students and underpinned by current evidence-based medicine, this substantially updated edition continues to cover topics vital to a holistic understanding of pharmacology. These topics include historical, legal and ethical considerations, pharmacokinetics, and the therapeutic applications and adverse effects of current Australian and New Zealand drugs.

Key Features

Drug Monographs, Clinical Interest Boxes, Drug Interactions tables, and lists of key terms and abbreviations throughout the text help readers to master difficult concepts

Icons highlight discipline-specific content with additional resources available on evolve

Anatomy and physiology integrated throughout

Contemporary figures, tables and illustrations help readers to understand the mechanisms of drug action

New to this Edition

All content revised and updated with more succinct chapters reduced by approximately 15%

A suite of animations support readers' understanding of common drug interactions

Key Points boxes provide a snapshot of important information to reinforce readers' learning

Updated drug names to align with international harmonisation of medicines information and recommendations by the Therapeutic Goods Administration

National and international guidelines are referenced

Expanded 'Mechanism of Action' for some drugs and drug classes

Update of therapeutic areas with new drug classes, e.g. cancer chemotherapy, antivirals and cardiac drugs

New information on clinically relevant drug interactions

Now includes an eBook with all print purchases

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 02 December, 2016.

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