Student Textbook Award Winner and Highly Commended in the Basic and Clinical Sciences Category, BMA Awards 2007! This new edition of the bestselling Rang & Dale's Pharmacology presents all the knowledge you need to get through your pharmacology course and beyond - using a clear and accessible approach that makes the material easy and interesting to learn, and moving from a molecular understanding of receptors and drug actions to the clinical uses of the most important groups of drugs.
A straightforward way to master a complex subject!
New to This Edition
New chapter on lifestyle drugs, including Viagra
Glossary of key terms for each chapter
Thoroughly updated throughout with new text on topics such as: Antithrombotics, Cox 2 and 3 inhibitors, Pharmacogenetics, Biopharmaceuticals, Drug abuse and Complementary Medicine
Extra self-assessment questions and 'Ask the Author' feature on website
Progresses logically from a molecular understanding of receptors and drug actions to the clinical uses of the most important groups of drugs.
Covers recent developments in areas such as cannabinoids and rimonabant, Cox 2 inhibitors, pharmacogenetics, biopharmaceuticals, and drug abuse.
Discusses "lifestyle drugs" such as performance-enhancing substances, botulinum toxin, and Viagra®.
Uses superb full-color illustrations to clarify even the most complex concepts, and color-coded chapters to make navigation easy.
Includes STUDENT CONSULT access at no additional charge.
By Humphrey P. Rang, MB MS MA DPhil FMedSci FRS Hon FBPharmacolS, Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology, University College London, London, UK; Maureen Dale; James M. Ritter, DPhil FRCP FBPharmacolS FMedSci, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, King's College London, London, UK and Rod Flower
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