The internationally best-selling Medical Pharmacology at a Glance is the ideal companion for all medical and healthcare students, providing a visual overview of pharmacology, and describing the basic principles of drug action, interaction, absorption, and excretion. Clear and accessible chapters organised around common diseases and conditions facilitate efficient clinical learning, and include references to drug classes and side effects, disease pathophysiology, prescribing guidelines, and more.
Now in its ninth edition, this leading guide has been thoroughly updated to reflect current guidelines and drug information. This edition features new and revised illustrations, additional pedagogical tools, and enhanced online content. Widely recognised as both the best introduction to medical pharmacology and the perfect revision tool for USMLE and pharmacology exams, this invaluable guide:
- Covers a wide range of drugs used to treat conditions such as hypertension, anaemias, cancer, and affective disorders
- Explains drug mechanisms and the principles of drug action
- Discusses practical topics including drug misuse, drug indications, and side effects
- Includes a companion website featuring online cases, flashcards, and a list of core drugs
Michael J. Neal is former Chairman of Pharmacology, United Medical and Dental School of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, and Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology, King’s College London, UK.