Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Twelfth Edition by Laurence Brunton
(Goodman and Gilman"S the Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics)

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The landmark text in medical pharmacology is now in full color

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"This 12th edition of the most authoritative book in pharmacology is the best both in content and physical appearance....This edition of Goodman & Gilman's continues to be the most authoritative and widely used resource bridging the discipline of pharmacology with therapeutics. Moreover, readers will find this edition to be substantially improved from past editions in both content and physical appearance."--Doody's Review Service

The most universally respected and read medical text in all of pharmacology, Goodman & Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics represents the pinnacle of authority and accuracy in describing the actions and uses of therapeutic agents in relation to physiology and pathophysiology. Goodman & Gilman’s careful balance of basic science and clinical application has guided thousands of practitioners and students to a clear understanding of the drugs essential to preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease.

Enriched by a new full-color presentation and updated to reflect all critical new developments in drug action and drug-disease interaction, the twelfth edition includes more than 440 color illustrations depicting key principles and actions of specific pathways and therapeutic agents.

Goodman & Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 12e is divided into nine sections, covering:

General Principles
Modulation of Cardiovascular Function
Inflammation, Immunomodulation, and Hematopoiesis
Endocrine Pharmacology
Gastrointestinal Pharmacology
Chemotherapy of Infectious Disease
Chemotherapy of Neoplastic Diseases
Special Systems Pharmacology

More than a textbook, Goodman & Gilman's is a working template for the effective and rational prescribing of drugs in daily practice.

About Laurence Brunton

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Editor:Laurence L. Brunton, PhD Professor of Pharmacology and Medicine University of California San Diego School of Medicine La Jolla, CAAssociate Editors:Bruce A. Chabner, MD Clinical Director MDF Cancer Center Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School Boston, MABjorn Christian Knollmann, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology Oates Institute for Experimental Therapeutics Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Division of Clinical Pharmacology Nashville, TN
Published January 10, 2011 by McGraw-Hill Professional. 1808 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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