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  • A Text Book of Clinical Pharmacology 5th Edition by James Ritter, Lionel Lew…

    by James Ritter, Lionel Lewis, Timothy Mant, Albert Ferro
    If you understand how drugs work (pharmacodynamics), how they are handled by the body (pharmacokinetics), how they interact with each other, and how drug treatments are assessed, then you will become a better prescriber. A Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics gives you that understanding.
    Fully revised throughout and extensively illustrated, the fifth edition of this well-established textbook has been streamlined to focus on what medical students and junior doctors really need to know in order to understand the implications of prescribing one drug over, or in combination with, another. The text provides current information on all areas of drug prescribing with updated discussion and guidance on such topics as adverse drug reactions, ‘personalized medicine’, gene and cell-based therapy, advances in cancer therapy, and mechanisms of drug action and treatment guidelines in HIV and mycobacterial infections therapy. A new chapter on alternative medicines and nutraceuticals has been introduced and Further Reading lists have been updated to include key medical websites.
    All medical students and junior doctors who read this book will learn not only how to use drugs safely and effectively, but, importantly, the rationale behind effective prescribing decisions.


    Biomedical Research Methodology
    Including Biostatistical Applications
    Biomedical Research Methodology is designed to help all biomedical researchers. especially the beginners. II should be of greatest appeal to postgraduate students of all medical, dental, nursing and allied health specialties. The book has been written in a reader-friendly style to guide them comprehensively to plan and execute a research project and report their findings in the thesis. It facilitates an understanding and application of four diverse fields of specialization, namely, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Ethics, and some aspects of Sociology.

  • Biotechnology Demystified 1st Edition by Sharon Walker

    by Sharon Walker
    Encompassing everything from promising new drug therapies and experimental treatment of genetic disorders to potential pandemics and bioterrorist threats, biotechnology is one of the most talked-about and exciting branches of science. And there is no faster or more effective way to master all the essential subtopics within this emerging area.

    Biotechnology Demystified lets you learn at your own comfortable pace. Coverage advances logically and smoothly, from the basics of molecular and cellular biology to more complex topics. In this unique guide, learning is continually reinforced and achievement demonstrated. Multiple-choice quizzes at the ends of chapters and a final exam help guide you to topic mastery — without stress or anxiety.

    This one-of-a-kind self-teaching text helps you:

    Understand molecules and the cellular basis of life — how information flows within the cell… DNA replication and cell division… how cells interact with what’s “outside”
    Explore essential experimental techniques in biotechnology — the stuff of “CSI”
    Learn what’s involved in cancer and the cell cycle… infectious diseases… immunology… genetic disease
    Find out what the Human Genome Project is, and what it’s used for
    Understand the science and controversy surrounding reproductive cloning and genetically modified (GM) crops
    Keep up with the accelerating pace of new drug development
    Take a “final exam” and grade it yourself!

  • Bma A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia by DK

    by DK
    An A-Z BMA visual guide to over 7,000 medical terms including symptoms, diseases, drugs and treatments This new, revised sixth edition of the BMA’s bestselling and definitive medical reference guide brings authoritative and up-to-date medical knowledge into your home. Stay up-to-date with medical advances and advice; from new developments in travel immunizations to the most recent guidelines for antenatal screening and the latest recommendations for breast awareness. Includes 3,000 diseases, disorders, conditions and symptoms, information on diagnosis & treatment, a wide range of drugs & tests, new & established surgical procedures and explanations of medical terms. Using jargon-free language and an easy-to-use A-Z format, 7,000 entries and more than 800 illustrations, this fully revised and updated edition remains the definitive medical reference book for every family.

  • British National Formulary (BNF) 78 September 2019- March … by Joint Formulary Committee

    by Joint Formulary Committee
    Compiled with the advice of clinical experts and continually updated to reflect the latest evidence from credible sources worldwide, the new edition of the British National Formulary 78 (BNF) provides up-to-date guidance on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines. Access to the latest edition of the BNF is vital for healthcare professionals, as it reflects current best practice as well as legal and professional guidelines relating to the uses of medicines.

  • Case Studies in Immunology: A Clinical Companion by Raif S. Geha

    by Raif S. Geha
    The perfect clinical companion for your immunology course
    Case Studies in Immunology presents major topics of immunology through a selection of clinical cases that reinforce and extend the basic science. Each case history is preceded by essential scientific facts about the immunological mechanisms of that specific disorder. The cases themselves demonstrate how immunological problems are deconstructed in the clinic and each one is followed by a concise summary of the clinical finding with questions that serve as discussion points.

  • Clinical Pharmacy & Therapeutics 6th Edition (Elsevier) by Walker

    by Walker
    Now in its fifth edition, this best-selling, multidisciplinary textbook continues to draw on the skills of pharmacists and clinicians to present optimal drug regimens. The authors integrate an understanding of the disease processes with an appreciation of pathophysiological processes, clinical pharmacy and the evidence base.

  • Communication Skills in Pharmacy Practice 6E by Tindall

    by Tindall
    Communication Skills in Pharmacy Practice helps pharmacy and pharmacy technician students learn the principles, skills, and practices that are the foundation for clear communication and the essential development of trust with future patients. This text’s logical organization guides students from theory and basic principles to practical skills development to the application of those skills in everyday encounters. Sample dialogues show students how to effectively communicate, and practical exercises fine tune their communication skills in dealing with a variety of sensitive situations that arise in pharmacy practice.

  • Complete Phlebotomy Exam Review, 2nd Edition by Pamela Primrose

    by Pamela Primrose
    Complete Phlebotomy Exam Review contains1,000 questions and a wealth of content review to prepare you for the phlebotomy certification exams; a mock certification exam at the end of the book tests your knowledge of necessary information, while an Evolve website offers even more opportunity for practice. The text and Evolve site combine to provide the most comprehensive review available to succeed on the certification exams.
    Key Features
    100-question mock certification exam at the end of the book allows you to test your comprehension of the material and identify areas of strength and weakness to target study.
    Answers, rationales, and page-number references to the trusted companion test by Warekois and Robinson help you understand why your selected answer was right or wrong and strengthen your knowledge of key exam content areas.
    The Evolve site provides you with myriad opportunities for practice. With all the text questions plus an additional 500, you can take tests in exam or study mode and sort questions by category or chapter to tailor practice to your individual needs.
    Organized by chapters, each begins with a content review to break the subject of phlebotomy into manageable areas.
    Multiple-choice questions with answers and rationales in each chapter test your comprehension of the material.
    New to this Edition
    NEW! 1,500 questions provide you with even more opportunities for testing yourself and reinforcing the content.
    NEW! 100-question pretest at the beginning of the book lets you assess where you stand from the start so you can target your study accordingly.
    NEW! Photos and line drawings throughout the book illustrate what is being discussed and help you learn more about the equipment you will encounter on the job.

  • Concise Anatomy for Anaesthesia 1st Edition by Andreas G. Erdmann

    by Andreas G. Erdmann
    A knowledge of anatomy has always played a vital role in medicine, and is especially important in the everyday practice of anaesthesia. This 2002 text presents the core anatomical knowledge required for the Primary and Final FRCA examinations in a simple and straightforward manner. Adopting the philosophy of the examination itself, where candidates are often required to reproduce simple line drawings to illustrate the depth of their knowledge, the many illustrations in the book are clear and easy to understand at a glance. The illustrations are accompanied by explanatory text throughout and for each anatomical region, sample examination questions are included which follow the format of those asked in the examinations. This book will interest anaesthesia Primary and Final candidates, as well as providing a valuable quick reference for busy anaesthetists at all levels of experience.

  • Diagnostic Test Facts Made Incredibly Quick! by Springhouse

    by Springhouse
    Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.

    Diagnostic Test Facts Made Incredibly Quick! provides instant access to essential information on more than 400 diagnostic tests. The book fits comfortably into a pocket, and the wipeable page surface allows nurses to write notes and remove them easily.

    Distinctively colored tabs identify the major sections: Basics, Blood, Urine, Cultures, Imaging, and Other including ECG and EEG. Tests are listed alphabetically within each section. Each listing includes the purpose of the test; normal reference values for men, women, and children, including SI values; critical values; and nursing considerations. Scores of quick-reference charts and illustrations are included.

  • Dictionary of Biochemistry (Chand) by Jain S.Chand

    by Jain S.Chand
    1. Contains Life And Works Of Over 200 Biochemists2. Nearly 8000 Main Entries, Organized Alphabetically3. Illustrated Matter With Well-Labelled Multicoloured Diagrams4. Separate Sections For Biochemical TextSection-A: BiochemistsSection-BAppendix I: Selected BibliographyAppendix II: Greek AlphabetAppendix III: Exponential NotationAppendix IV: The International System Of UnitsAppendix V: Comparison Of metric and Other UnitsAppendix VI: Mathematical Sings and SymbolsAppendix VII: Relative Sizes of Structures, from Atoms to EggsAppendix VIII: List of Abbreviations and SymbolsAppendix IX: The Nobel PrizesAppendix X: A Chronology of BiochemistrySection-C:5. Includes Selected BiographiesInternational System Of UnitsA Chronology Of Biochemistry And Much More

  • Drugs & Pharmacology for Nurse

    A lucid, clearly written guide to the actions and clinical applications of a very wide range of drugs in common use. It includes appendices on drug reactions, weights and measures, abbreviations, approved and brand names of drugs and a detailed glossary.

  • Essential Guide to Blood Groups 3rd Edition by Geoff Daniels

    by Geoff Daniels
    A short, up-to-date text on blood groups, for peopleworking or training in the field of blood transfusion,transplantation, or human genetics, but who are not specialising inthe field of blood groups, the third edition of EssentialGuide to Blood Groups is a pocket-sized book, containing fullcolour text together with schematic figures and tables. The bookcomprises an introduction to blood groups, followed by chapters ontechniques, information on various blood groups, antibodies,quality assurance in immunohaematology, and it concludes withchapters on troubleshooting in the laboratory, and FAQs. It alsocovers the serology, inheritance, biochemistry and moleculargenetics of the most important blood group systems.

  • Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7ED (Academic) by K D Tripathi,Jaypee

    by K D Tripathi, Jaypee
    This new edition has been fully revised to bring pharmacologists and trainees fully up to date with the latest developments in the field of medical pharmacology. Beginning with an introduction to general pharmacological principles, the following sections discuss drugs for common and less common disorders found in different regions of the body. The seventh edition includes new drugs, as well as the latest therapeutic guidelines from authoritative sources such as the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the British National Formulary (BNF). Each topic includes key point summary boxes as well as illustrations, flowcharts and tables to enhance learning. A ‘problem-directed study’ question at the end of each chapter helps trainees test their knowledge. An extensive appendices section includes a list of essential medicines, drugs that should/shouldn’t be prescribed in pregnancy and lactation, and suggestions for further reading. Key points * Fully revised, new edition presenting latest developments in medical pharmacology * Includes therapeutic guidelines from WHO and BNF * Problem-directed study questions and key point summary boxes enhance learning * Previous edition published in 2008

  • Fasttrack Applied Pharmaceutical Practice by Langley

    by Langley
    This is a revision guide for students providing bullet points of basic information on dispensing. The FASTtrack series is a series of revision guides directly aimed at pharmacy students. Basic information will be provided on all main areas of study for the MPharm in small concise texts. Each title will provide a summary of all key information along with diagrams, cases and questions and answers for self assessment. The books will be practical, easy to read and well-priced and will complement textbooks and aid students with revision for examinations. This FASTtrack is a companion to the larger textbook Applied Pharmaceutical Practice (published September 2008) which was designed to guide the student pharmacist or pharmacy technician through the main stages involved in pharmaceutical dispensing. This title provides students with a core reference to accompany the compulsory dispensing courses found in all undergraduate pharmacy programmes. FASTtrack: Applied Pharmaceutical Practice is a condensed version with additional examples and questions. A FASTtrack website includes MCQs, sample online content and much more.

  • FASTtrack: Law and Ethics in Pharmacy Practice by Rodgers Ruth

    by Rodgers Ruth
    Are your exams coming up?; Are you drowning in textbooks and lecture notes and wondering where to begin? Take the FASTtrack route to successful revision for your examinations. FASTtrack provides the ultimate lecture notes and is a must-have for all pharmacy undergraduate students wanting to revise and test themselves for forthcoming exams. Law and Ethics focuses on what pharmacy students really need to know in order to pass exams providing concise, bulleted information, key points, and an all-important self-assessment section which includes MCQs. Pharmacy law and ethics, along with the knowledge of drugs and their uses, forms the foundation upon which professional pharmacy practice is built. This FASTtrack book aims to cover key legislation affecting pharmacy and the pharmacist practitioner, including how laws are made, how they come into effect and are enforced. It is an invaluable resource either as a study aid or as a companion to the established textbook, Dale and Appelbe’s Pharmacy Law and Ethics and Medicines, Ethics and Practice .

  • FASTtrack: Physical Pharmacy by Attwood David

    by Attwood David
    FASTtrack: Physical Pharmacy focuses on what you really need to know in order to pass exams. Concise, bulleted information, chapter overviews, key points, and an all-important self-assessment section which includes multiple choice questions (MCQs).

    This FASTtrack book is a revision guide for students giving bullet points of basic information on physical pharmacy. It is derived from the textbook Physicochemical Principles of Pharmacy and is designed to be used alongside it for those revision periods when time is short. It includes key points, tips, self assessment questions/answers and memory maps to aid with revision.

    For this second edition there is a new chapter added on pharmaceutical nanotechnology, and clinical notes are incorporated, in line with Physicochemical Principles of Pharmacy .
    Are your exams coming up? Are you drowning in textbooks and lecture notes and wondering where to begin? Take the FASTtrack route to study successfully for your examinations.

    FASTtrack provides the ultimate lecture notes and is a must-have for all pharmacy students wanting to study and test themselves for forthcoming exams.

  • Fluids and Electrolytes: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide … by Lippincott Williams & Wi…

    by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
    Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.
    Fluids and Electrolytes: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide, Second Edition provides just the essential facts in a streamlined, bulleted quick-reference format, using illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features to help nurses spot key points at a glance. The opening chapters review the basics of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance. Subsequent chapters address specific imbalances, providing vital information for safe and effective care. The last chapter covers such treatments as IV fluid replacement and total parenteral nutrition. This edition has been revised and updated and includes new entries on acute pancreatitis and heat syndrome.

  • Fundamentals of Operation Theatre Service by T.K. Dutta

    by T.K. Dutta
    Table of contents anatomy and physiology physics microbes and infection pharmacology anaesthesia fluid and electrolyte balance anaesthesia for emergency surgery maternal and child care paediatric anaesthesia orthopaedics anaesthesia for eye and ent surgery neurosurgical and cardiothoracic anaesthesia cardiopulmonary resuscitation (cpr) monitoring nursing care and first aid intensive care unit central sterile supply department index

  • Goodman and Gilman Manual of Pharmacology and Therapeutics by 9780071792882

    by 9780071792882
    Pub Date: 2014-02-01 Pages: 1206 Language: English Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical A full-color manual derived from Goodman & Gilmans The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics Goodman & Gilmans The Manual of Pharmacology and Therapeutics offers concise. authoritative coverage of class-specific and disease-specific drugs. organized primarily by organsystem. Derived from Goodman & Gilmans Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. Twelfth Edition and further updated. this streamlined text focuses on the principles of medical pharmacology and drug therapy and delivers coverage of all major drug . classes More than a pocket drug guide. this powerful resource covers: General Principles Neuropharmacology Modulation of Cardiovascular. Pulmonary. and Renal Function Inflammation. Immunomodulation. and Hematopoiesis Hormones and Hormone Antagonists Drugs Affecting Gastrointestinal Function.

  • Goodman and Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, … by Laurence Brunton

    by Laurence Brunton
    Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.
    The gold-standard of pharmacology texts – completely updated to reflect the latest research and developments
    Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Thirteenth Edition 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.

    The Thirteenth Edition includes more than 500 color illustrations, with many new figures emphasizing mechanisms of drug action.  More than 30 new contributors have added to this edition, while the focus on basic principles is undiminished.
    This edition is enhanced by timely new content:
    •NEW chapters including Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Immunity and Inflammation, Immunoglobulins and Vaccines, and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis
    •Expanded coverage of cardiovascular disease, with separate chapters on  myocardial ischemia, hypertension, and heart failure
    •Increased emphasis on cellular signaling pathways involved in drug action
    •Summary tables at the end of each chapter that organize drugs discussed in that chapter into relevant categories and detail therapeutic usage, clinical pharmacology, and tips
    •Chapter Content Outlines at the beginning of each chapter
    •Abbreviation boxes in every chapter to easily identify the abbreviations appearing in that chapter
    More than a textbook, Goodman & Gilman’s is a working template for the effective and rational prescribing of drugs in daily practice.

  • Hand Book Of Dermatology And Venereology by Hossain

    by Hossain
    It is not essential that every book must include a preface but this is the only opportunity an author avails of to express his/her sincerity and ambition and apologise for any pitfalls or shortcomings. Hence, this preface. Several standard textbooks of dermatology and venereology, either independently or conjointly, are available. All these books are no doubt technically very rich in both contents and lucid descriptions, for which they are also voluminous. Yet this volume, HANDBOOK OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY, has been presented with a humble ambition of making the specialities more easy and brief which may consume least time in going through. The volume therefore excludes detailed description and includes the essential facts of the disease processes in a concise form.

  • Hugo & Russell’s Pharmaceutical Micro 8ED by Gilmore Wiley

    by Gilmore Wiley
    Pharmaceutical microbiology has a bearing on all aspects of pharmacy, from the manufacture and quality control of pharmaceutical products through to an understanding of the mode of action of antibiotics.
    Fully revised and restructured, drawing on the contributions of subject experts, and including material relevant to the European curricula in pharmacy, the eighth edition covers:
    Hugo and Russell’s Pharmaceutical Microbiology, a standard text for Schools of Pharmacy for seven editions, continues to be a user-friendly and authoritative guide for both students and practitioners of pharmacy and pharmaceutical microbiology.

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