Fundamentals of Pharmacology: An Applied Approach for Nursing and Health (2nd Edition)

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9780131869011: Fundamentals of Pharmacology: An Applied Approach for Nursing and Health (2nd Edition)

This clear and readable text will guide you through how drugs act within the body coupled with their clinical application. 


  • New! Chapters covering Drug Abuse in Sport, Obesity, Gene Therapies
  • New! Increased coverage of herbal medicine
  • Packed with illustrations, flow charts and diagrams to help you remember complex material.
  • Drug summary tables, a glossary of terms and appendices of useful drug data can be used for quick reference and revision. 
  • A variety of examples and settings reflects the diversity of clinical situations and the multidisciplinary health care team.

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Your comprehensive and current introduction to the fascinating field of Pharmacology, applied to Nursing and Health!  Now fully updated in line with changes in clinical practice, new drugs and research developments.

This clear and readable text will guide you through how drugs act within the body coupled with their clinical application.  Sections covering social, legal and professional issues are included alongside the scientific principles of pharmacology.  Drug groups are considered according to their pharmacological effects, their action on physiological processes and the conditions they are used to treat.

New! Chapters covering Drug Abuse in Sport, Obesity, Gene Therapies

New! Increased coverage of herbal medicine

Updated!  Chapters on legal issues, drug administration, and drug abuse

Updated! Contains information on new drugs, research developments and clinical issues to ensure complete understanding of modern pharmacological trends and practices

Packed with illustrations, flow charts and diagrams to help you remember complex material

Drug summary tables, a glossary of terms and appendices of useful drug data can be used for quick reference and revision. 

A variety of examples and settings reflects the diversity of clinical situations and the multidisciplinary health care team.

An essential and invaluable resource for students and professionals alike taking courses in pharmacology.

Alan Galbraith is an international consultant and was formally based at Edith Cowan University in Australia

Shane Bullock teaches at the School of Biomedical Science, James Cook University, Australia

Elizabeth Manias teaches at the School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Australia.

Barry Hunt has experience of teaching pharmacology to a wide range of health professionals. He is Dean of the Faculty of Health & Human Sciences at the University of Hertfordshire

Ann Richards teaches pharmacology in the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences at the University of Hertfordshire.

 

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Alan Galbraith is an international consultant and was formally based at Edith Cowan University in Australia

Shane Bullock teaches at the School of Biomedical Science, James Cook University, Australia

Elizabeth Manias teaches at the School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Australia.

Barry Hunt has experience of teaching pharmacology to a wide range of health professionals. He is Dean of the Faculty of Health & Human Sciences at the University of Hertfordshire

Ann Richards teaches pharmacology in the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences at the University of Hertfordshire.

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