Goodman & Gilman's: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics / editor in chief Laurence L. Brunton ; editors Randa Hilal-Dandan, Björn C. Knollmann
Contributor(s): Hilal-Dandan, Randa | Knollmann, Björn C | Brunton, Laurence L.Material type: Book; Format: print Publisher: New York [etc.] : Mcgraw-Hill Education, 2018Edition: 13th ed.Description: XIII, 1419 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 978-1-25-958473-2.Other title: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics.Subject(s): Terapéutica | Farmacología clínica
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The gold-standard of pharmacology texts - completely updated to reflect the latest research and developments
Goodman & Gilman's: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics , Thirteenth Edition represents the pinnacle of authority and accuracy in describing the actions and uses of therapeutic agents in relation to physiology and pathophysiology. Goodman & Gilman's careful balance of basic science and clinical application has guided thousands of practitioners and students to a clear understanding of the drugs essential to preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease.
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*Chapter Content Outlines at the beginning of each chapter
*Abbreviation boxes in every chapter to easily identify the abbreviations appearing in that chapter
More than a textbook, Goodman & Gilman's is a working template for the effective and rational prescribing of drugs in daily practice.
Goodman & Gilman?s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Thirteenth Edition represents the pinnacle of authority and accuracy in describing the actions and uses of therapeutic agents in relation to physiology and pathophysiology. Goodman & Gilman?s careful balance of basic science and clinical application has guided thousands of practitioners and students to a clear understanding of the drugs essential to preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease. Enhanced by a full-color presentation and updated to reflect all critical new developments in drug action and drug-disease interaction, the Thirteenth Edition includes more than 440 color illustrations depicting key principles and actions of specific pathways and therapeutic agents. This edition also includes new chapters on hypertension therapy, myocardial ischemia therapy, treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, immunostimulants and vaccines, and treatment of viral hepatitis, along with appendices on prescription order writing, patient compliance, and pharmacokinetics.
Author notes provided by Syndetics
Laurence L. Brunton, PhD is Professor of Pharmacology and Medicine, University of California-San Diego School of Medicine.
Bjorn C. Knollmann, MD, PhD is Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
Randa Hilal-Dandan, PhD is Lecturer in Pharmacology, University of California-San Diego School of Medicine.