Basic & Clinical Pharmacology (Basic and Clinical Pharmacology) (Paperback)
by Bertram G. Katzung (Author)

Book Description

The current science of pharmacology-and its clinical applications-at your fingertips

Now in its 25th year of publication, Basic and Clinical Pharmacology is the most up-to-date and complete pharmacology textbook available. Through nine previous editions it has set the standard for concise and easy-to-read, yet comprehensive coverage of pharmacology. The text's integration of basic with clinical science makes it well suited for an integrated organ-system-based curricula as well as the more traditional curricula.

# In-depth coverage of key pharmacology topics, from basic principles to pharmacologic considerations for autonomic, cardiovascular-renal, smooth muscle, CNS, endocrine, antimicrobial, and chemotherapeutic and immunotherapeutic drugs
# Updated with dozens of new, recently approved drugs, including monoclonal antibodies
# Detailed review of the mechanism of action and toxicities of traditional and newer drugs
# Critical discussions of treatment strategies and recommended drugs for all major diseases
# Valuable section on toxicology that provides an introduction to occupational and environmental toxicology; heavy metal intoxication and chelators; and management of the poisoned patient
# Ready-to-use, study-enhancing features, including special interest boxes, lists of common preparations, and dosage information
# Unique evidence-based chapters on abused drugs; special aspects of perinatal, pediatric, and geriatric pharmacology; and over-the-counter drugs, herbal medications, and nutritional supplements
# More than 500 concept-clarifying illustrations and tables throughout

Paperback: 1179 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical; 10 edition (December 5, 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0071451536
ISBN-13: 978-0071451536
Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.3 x 1.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 3.79 pounds