Master key pharmacological concepts and practices with the most comprehensive, authoritative guide available
Presented in full-color and packed with hundreds of illustrations, Basic and Clinical Pharmacology is the wide-ranging, engaging guide students have counted on for decades.
Organized to reflect the course sequence in many pharmacology courses and in integrated curricula, the guide covers the important concepts students need to know about the science of pharmacology and its application to clinical practice. This edition has been extensively updated to provide expanded coverage of transporters, pharmacogenomics, and new drugs
Delivers the knowledge and insight needed to excel in every facet of pharmacology!.
Encompasses all aspects of medical pharmacology, including botanicals and over-the-counter drugsMajor revisions of the chapters on immunopharmacology, antiseizure, antipsychotic, antidepressant, antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory, and antiviral drugs, prostaglandins, and central nervous system neurotransmittersNew chapter on the increasingly relevant topic of cannabis pharmacologyEach chapter opens with a case study, covers drug groups and prototypes, and closes with summary tables and diagrams that encapsulate important informationRevised full-color illustrations provide more information about drug mechanisms and effects and help clarify important conceptsTrade Name/Generic Name tables are provided at end of each chapter for easy reference when writing a chart order or prescriptionIncludes descriptions of important new drugs released through May 2019New and updated coverage of general concepts relating to recently discovered receptors, receptor mechanisms, and drug transporters
Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD is Professor Emeritus, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco.