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Introduction to Pharmacology 9781416001898

Introduction to Pharmacology | 10th Edition

ISBN-10: 1416001891
ISBN-13: 9781416001898
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PUBLISHER: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
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Product Description: Introduction to Pharmacology is known for presenting need-to-know information in a straightforward, easy-to-digest format. As Elsevier's most basic textbook of pharmacology for nurses and allied health professionals, it features a thorough review of mathematics and dosage calculation, an introduction to the basic principles of pharmacology, and concise monographs on every major drug - including drug dosage information.

  • Streamlined drug monographs offer essential information, including drug dosages.
  • A comprehensive review of math and the basics of calculating drug dosage are the subjects of the first nine chapters - all of Unit One.
  • Considerations boxes offer tips and warnings on adverse drug reactions for children, older adults, and pregnant and nursing women.
  • Clinical Implications lists provide hints, warnings, and practical information on the drugs covered in each chapter.
  • Herb Alerts boxes examine popular herbal supplements, and discuss their interactions with commonly used drugs.
  • Critical Thinking questions encourage thought and discussion of real-life issues.
  • Review Questions, in multiple-choice format, allow students to confirm their mastery of the chapter content.
  • A Disorders Index lists drugs by the disorder they treat - especially useful for programs in which pharmacology is integrated into the curriculum.
  • Each chapter opens with Objectives that outline the important concepts to follow.
  • Glossary is marked by an easy-to-locate tab, and serves as a convenient reference for terminology and pronunciation.
  • Canadian Drug Information in appendix summarizes the laws and practices governing drug distribution in Canada, and provides a comprehensive list of Canadian trade names.


  • Pain Medications chapter covers management of long-term, chronic pain, using a patient-centered
  • Innovations: Gene Therapy chapter introduces this emerging issue and presents the new drugs being developed.
  • A Key Terms list opens each chapter, highlighting words for study and providing pronunciation keys.

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PUBLICATION DATE:
PAGES: 288
CATEGORY: Medical
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