The Hands-on Guide to Clinical Pharmacology

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 2007-11-30
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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This new edition is an updated practical book for junior doctors and medical students making the transition from medical school to life on the wards. This book presents information on 127 drugs, which junior doctors and students are most likely to encounter on hospital wards or during their course of study.

The hands-on guide to clinical pharmacology 2nd edition includes sections containing both treatment regimens of common conditions and detailed information on the relevant drugs that will help you obtain a better understanding of therapeutic management.

Written to provide a study aid or as a user friendly reference on the wards, the book gives you:

  • An essential learning tool for clinical pharmacology
  • A system based approach
  • A-Z of 127 key drugs in a one-drug-per-page format
  • Important interactions, adverse effects and contraindications
  • A fully indexed text
  • A quick reference, pocket-sized reassurance

This book will help take the stress out of clinical pharmacology and pharmacology exams!

Author Biography

Christopher Tofield, General Practice Registrar, Waikato District, New Zealand

Alexander Milson, Senior House Officer (Surgery), Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol

Sukhdev Chatu, Senior House Officer (Medicine), Queen Elizabeth Hospital, London

Table of Contents





Cardiovascular System;.

Respiratory System;.

Gastrointestinal System;.

Central Nervous System;.


Pain Management;.



Obstetrics & Gynaecology;.

Endocrine System;.


Poisoning & Overdose;.

Further Reading;.


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