Basic & Clinical Pharmacology

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Bertram G. Katzung
McGraw-Hill Medical, 2007 - Medical - 1179 pages
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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
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