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Published: 10 November 2011

824 Pages | 100 line drawings


ISBN: 9780199562855

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Oxford Handbook of Practical Drug Therapy

Second Edition

Duncan Richards, Jeffrey Aronson, D. John Reynolds, and Jamie Coleman

Oxford Medical Handbooks

  • Covers everything medical students and junior doctors need to know about prescribing drugs safely and effectively
  • Pharmacological principles are expanded in teaching points at the end of topics to increase the reader's basic knowledge
  • Diagrams showing the pharmacology of the drug to promote the understanding of specific diseases and clinical problems

New to this Edition:

  • Includes additional material on practical matters such as writing a prescription and the use of placebos
  • Fully revised in line with current NICE guidelines, and new important safety information
  • Now features real clinical scenarios to illustrate practical prescribing issues

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