Pharmacology for Health Professionals, 4th Edition

by Bronwen Bryant (Author), Kathleen Knights (Author)


Perfect for:

  • Undergraduate Health science, Paramedic science, Nursing, Midwifery, Podiatry and Optometry students.

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.

  • • 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 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.