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Published: 25 March 2010

720 Pages | 130 colour line drawings


ISBN: 9780199559824

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Pharmacology for Pharmacy and the Health Sciences

a patient-centred approach

Michael Boarder, David Newby, and Phyllis Navti

  • Introduces pharmacology in a way that is tailored to the needs of pharmacy and health care students, in terms of depth, breadth, and approach
  • A unique patient-centred approach teaches the pharmacological basis of therapeutics in the context of individual patients and their experience of illness
  • Novel format couples the explanation of the scientific basis of pharmacology to extensive opportunities for clinically-oriented hands-on learning
  • Workbooks provide a powerful vehicle for integrating an understanding of the science of drug action at the cellular/molecular level directly with the therapeutic response in individual patients
  • Supported by an Online Resource Centre, which offers additional teaching and learning materials for both lecturers and students

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