A time-saving, stress-reducing approach to learning the essential concepts of pharmacology
Great for USMLE review!
This could be a very useful tool for students who struggle with understanding the most basic concepts in pharmacology for course and licensure examinations. 3 Stars.--Doody's Review Service
Basic Concepts in Pharmacology provides you with a complete framework for studying - and understanding -- the fundamental principles of drug actions. With this unique learning system, you ll be able to identify must-know material, recognize your strengths and weaknesses, minimize memorization, streamline your study, and build your confidence. Basic Concepts in Pharmacology presents drugs by class, details exactly what you need to know about each class, and reinforces key concepts and definitions.
With this innovative text you ll be able to:
Recognize the concepts you truly must know before moving on to other material
Understand the fundamental principles of drug actions
Organize and condense the drug information you must remember
Review key information, which is presented in boxes, illustrations, and tables
Identify the most important drugs in each drug class
Seven sections specifically designed to simplify the learning process and help you gain an understanding of the most important concepts:
Drugs That Affect the Autonomic Nervous System
Drugs That Affect the Cardiovascular System
Drugs That Act on the Central Nervous System
Drugs That Affect the Endocrine System
Miscellaneous Drugs (Includes Toxicology and Poisoning)