Pharmacology for Health Professionals

Pharmacology for Health Professionals 1

4th Edition

by Kathleen Knights and Bronwen Bryant

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 13/11/2014

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Pharmacology for Health Professionals 4th Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to fundamental pharmacology principles and concepts.

The fourth edition has been fully updated and revised to reflect the most up-to-date information on the clinical use of drugs, Australian and New Zealand scheduling, drug legislation and ethics.

Key Features

  • Anatomy and physiology integrated throughout
  • Discipline-specific information integrated throughout and additional resources provided via Evolve
  • Key drug information at your fingertips: Drug Monographs, Drug Interactions Tables, Clinical Interest Boxes and key terms and abbreviations 
  • End-of-chapter review exercises to test your understanding. 
  • Evolve resources for both lecturer and student.

New to this Edition

  • New and updated Drug Monographs describing important aspects of drugs and drug groups
  • Updated tables outlining detailed drug interactions occurring with major drug groups 
  • Recent changes in the pharmacological management of major conditions 
  • New Clinical Interest Boxes, including current New Zealand specific and pharmacological treatment of common diseases and conditions
  • Referencing most up-to-date reviews of drugs and major disease management 
  • Guidelines for clinical choice and use of drugs
  • Enhanced information on the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) modalities, with a focus on interactions between drugs and CAM therapies 
  • Improved internal design for ease of navigation.

Perfect for:

  •  Undergraduate Health science, Paramedic science, Nursing, Midwifery, Podiatry and Optometry students.
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
Elsevier Australia
Country of origin:
4th Edition
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Kathleen Knights

Kathleen Knights, BSc (Hons), PhD, Grad Cert Tertiary Education , Professor in Clinical Pharmacology, Flinders University, SA, Australia

Bronwen Bryant

By Bronwen Bryant, BPharm (Hons), MSc, PhD, Grad Dip Ed, Honorary Fellow, The University of Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

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