For more than 50 years, scientists, clinicians and students have used "Goodman and Gilman" for reference on the pharmacokinetics, mechanisms of action and therapeutic application of drugs. This edition contains the latest information on molecular pharmacology as it redefines the definitive database of pharmacologic therapeutics. All the newly approved drugs are included. Also, for each drug class, there is a complete overview of chemical composition, mechanisms of action, indications and contraindications, clinical applications and potential side-effects. As a course text or a daily reference in clinical practice, the text offers a useful mix of basic science and clinical coverage as it pertains to effective drug therapy.
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Joel G. Hardman, Ph.D. is Emeritus Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN.
Lee Limbird, Ph.D., is Professor and Chairman, Department of Pharmacy, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
"It's an honor to review the tenth edition of this classic text. The eighth edition helped me learn pharmacology 10 years ago, and ninth edition has helped me teach pharmacology in recent years." "Numerous tables help to classify and organize this massive body of knowledge." ( Journal of American Medical Association 2002-10-24)
"For 60 years (first published in 1941) Goodman & Gilman has been a widely used pharmacology text." "The tenth edition is a must-have book for faculty abd graduate students. It will challenge undergraduate students, but is recommended as a reference/text with which they should be familiar and comfortable using." ( American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2002-04-23)
" The tenth edition is a must-have book for faculty and graduate students. It will challenge undergraduate students, but is recommended as a reference/text with which they should be familiar and comfortable using." ( American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2002-04-01)
"There are other reference and textbook options for pharmacologic information, but Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics remains the gold standard for the most comnprehensive explanantions of clinical pharmacology. It is an invaluable reference and is highly recommended as a guide for all healthcare professionals." ( The Journal of Pharmacy Technology 2002-03-01)
"As the most comprehensive of all the pharmacology textbooks, this edition continues the excellent tradition of this icon in pharmacology. It is the "gold standard" of pharmacology texts, and is often affectionately referred to by pharmacologists as the "bible." "4 Stars" ( Doody's 2001-10-01)
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0071133488