Excel on medical pharmacology course exams and the boards with the help of the world’s bestselling pharmacology review book! More than 800 Q&A From the authors of pharmacology’s most trusted textbook, Katzung & Trevor’s Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, this authoritative resource delivers a clear, concise review of fundamental concepts backed by more than 800 review questions and answers. The chapter-based approach facilitates use with course notes or larger texts. Valuable learning aids include: Short discussion of the major concepts that underlie basic principles or specific drug groups in every chapter Explanatory figures and tables (many in full color) • Review questions followed by answers and explanations Overview diagrams visually organize drug groups and concepts A list of high-yield terms and definitions you need to know Skill Keeper Questions prompt you to review previous material to understand links between related topics A checklist of tasks you should be able to perform upon completion of each chapter Summary tables that list the important drugs and include key information about their mechanisms of action and effects, clinical uses, pharmacokinetics, drug interactions, and toxicities Two comprehensive 100-question examinations followed by the answer keys and explanations for the correct answers An appendix describing test-taking strategies for improving your test performance
The bestselling USMLE study tool -- packed with everything you need to ace the exam on your first try 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is one of the better board review books in pharmacology and it closely follows the most widely used textbook for teaching pharmacology . . . This eighth edition is needed to keep pace with this rapidly growing discipline." -- Doody's Review Service From the authors of the leading pharmacology textbook comes the newest edition of the best pharmacology review in the field. Ideal for medical pharmacology course review and USMLE Step 1 preparation, this skill-building guide comes with more than 1000 USMLE-type questions with answers -- nearly 3 times as many as any other pharmacology review! Features: A concise yet thorough review of basic and clinical pharmacology, covering every must-know concept Organized to reflect course syllabi, focusing on the clinical use and pharmacology of drug categories rather than individual drugs Two USMLE-style Practice Exams with 120 questions each In each chapter, "Skill Keepers" sharpen your recall of key principles from earlier chapters A series of 15-20 USMLE-style questions in each chapter Key terms with definitions Strategies for improving test performance A detailed index and appendices allow you to look up drugs and side effects in an instant All chapters fully updated with the latest drug information Numerous figures and tables, such as those designed to delineate the differences between similar drugs
Katzung & Trevor's Pharmacology
Author: Anthony J. Trevor, Bertram G. Katzung, Susan B. Masters
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange
The best-selling review in pharmacology! This high-yield text continues to include the most up-to-date information on all current drugs and covers retrovirals, immunologic agents, and chemotherapies. Features two practice tests with questions and answers in USMLE format.
SCORE YOUR HIGHEST ON MEDICAL PHARMACOLOGY COURSE AND BOARD EXAMS WITH THE WORLD’S BESTSELLING PHARMACOLOGY REVIEW BOOK! From the authors of the field’s most trusted textbook, Katzung & Trevor’s Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, this full-color resource delivers a clear, concise review of fundamental concepts, backed by more than 800 questions and answers. The chapter-based approach facilitates use with course notes or larger texts. EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO EXCEL: •Concise discussion of the major concepts that underlie basic principles or specific drug groups in every chapter•Full-color tables and figures (many new to this edition)•Review questions followed by answers and explanations•Two comprehensive 100-question practice exams, followed by answer keys and explanations for correct answers•Diagrams that visually organize drug groups and concepts•A list of high-yield terms and definitions you must know•Skill Keeper Questions that prompt you to go back and review previous material to understand the link between topics•A checklist of tasks you should be able to perform upon completion of the chapter•Summary Tables that list the important drugs and include key information about their mechanism of action and effects, clinical uses, pharmacokinetics, drug interactions, and toxicities•An Appendix of test taking strategies for the highest score possible
Excel on medical pharmacology course exams and the boards with the help of the world's bestselling pharmacology review book! More than 800 Q&A From the authors of pharmacology's most trusted textbook, Katzung & Trevor's Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, this authoritative resource delivers a clear, concise review of fundamental concepts backed by more than 800 review questions and answers. The chapter-based approach facilitates use with course notes or larger texts. Valuable learning aids include: Short discussion of the major concepts that underlie basic principles or specific drug groups in every chapter Explanatory figures and tables (many in full color)* Review questions followed by answers and explanations Overview diagrams visually organize drug groups and concepts A list of high-yield terms and definitions you need to know Skill Keeper Questions prompt you to review previous material to understand links between related topics A checklist of tasks you should be able to perform upon completion of each chapter Summary tables that list the important drugs and include key information about their mechanisms of action and effects, clinical uses, pharmacokinetics, drug interactions, and toxicities Two comprehensive 100-question examinations followed by the answer keys and explanations for the correct answers An appendix describing test-taking strategies for improving your test performance
The most up-to-date, comprehensive, and authoritative pharmacology text in health medicine Enhanced by more than three hundred illustrations -- many in full color Organized to reflect the syllabi in many pharmacology courses and in integrated curricula, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 12e covers the important concepts students need to know about the science of pharmacology and its application to clinical practice. Selection of the subject matter and order of its presentation are based on the authors’ many years experience in teaching this material to thousands of medical, pharmacy, dental, podiatry, nursing, and other health science students. To be as clinically relevant as possible, the book includes sections that specifically address the clinical choice and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects, and case studies that introduce clinical problems in many chapters. Presented in full color and enhanced by more than three hundred illustrations, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology features numerous summary tables and diagrams that encapsulate important information. Coverage that spans every aspect of medical pharmacology: Basic principles Autonomic drugs Cardiovascular-renal drugs Drugs with important actions on smooth muscles Central nervous system drugs Drugs used to treat anemias, clotting disorders, hyperlipidemia, and inflammation and gout Endocrine drugs Chemotherapeutic and immunologic drugs Toxicology Special subjects (perinatal, geriatric, and dermatologic pharmacology) Botanical and "food supplements," and over-the-counter medications Prescribing Also in this edition: Drug Summary Tables conclude most chapters, providing a concise summary of the most important drugs General concepts relating to newly discovered receptors, receptor mechanisms, and drug transporters Descriptions of important new drugs, including monoclonal antibodies
Pharmacology Test Prep
Author: Mario Babbini, Mary L. Thomas
Pharmacology Test Prep is an outstanding collection of 1500 clinical multiple-choice questions written according to USMLE guidelines and classified by learning objective and difficulty. The questions and answers in this book cover all the areas that are included in topic-based and organ system-based courses in the first two years of medical school. This book provides medical students preparing to take the USMLE with a thorough review of pharmacology concepts and is an excellent review book for those needing to brush up on pharmacology for their rotations. Key Features: Questions require students to analyze information before choosing the best answer Full explanations are included with answers, giving students a comprehensive USMLE review tool Organized along clinical as well as pharmacological lines, making it suitable for both Step 1 and Step 2 exam preparation
A clearly structured, compact text on the behavioral sciences for medical and other students and trainees, including practical features such as annotated review questions and a practice exam.The brand new edition of this compact text presents succinct information about the wide variety of behavioral, social, and psychological sciences that comprise the behavioral sciences relevant to health and wellness.Based around but expanding on the Integrated Sciences Model, and integrating the Institute of Medicine¿s key themes for medical training, the new edition is organized in sections covering: ¿ Biological Mediators of Behavior ¿ Individual-Environment Interaction ¿ Development Through the Life Cycle ¿ Social and Cultural Determinants ¿ Societal and Behavioral Health Challenges ¿ The Health Care System, Policy, and Economics ¿ Physician-Patient Interaction ¿ PsychopathologyNew chapters deal with Stress, Adaptation, and Illness; Geriatric Health and Successful Aging; Palliative Care; Health Care Issues Facing Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals; Competency in Clinical Education; Health Literacy; and Changing Risk Behaviors. Clear appendices review principles of epidemiology and biostatistics.Each chapter begins with guidance questions and ends with current recommended readings and review questions. A complete 300+ question-and-answer USMLE-type review section not only allows readers to check how well they have learned the material, but also highlights important points and adds additional specific information to supplement the text.The authors of this text are experienced teachers and researchers drawn primarily from the membership of the Association for the Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education.
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
Learning Pharmacology through Clinical Cases by Mario Babbini and Sandeep Bansal uniquely integrates the preclinical disciplines, which is crucial for pharmacological problem solving and learning to think critically. Each case portrays a real-life scenario, promoting a bridge from foundational knowledge to its application. A series of USMLE-style questions with thorough explanations guide the reader through a comprehensive understanding of relevant basic science disciplines such as physiology, pathology, and microbiology, followed by a detailed analysis of the pharmacology. Key Features Nearly 50 case studies mirror situations seen in every-day practice In-depth coverage of drugs in the context of specific disease states and clinical situations Comprehensive cases encompass medical/family/drug history, physical examination, lab findings, diagnosis, pharmacotherapy, and follow-up One set of multiple choice questions addresses related basic science content. A second set covers topics related to the pharmacology, such as mechanism of action, adverse effects, and contraindications. This essential, highly practical resource will help medical students build problem-solving skills, assess pharmacology knowledge, and fully prepare for board examinations.
Designed to complement Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 9th Edition and Robbins Basic Pathology, 9th Edition, the full-color Robbins and Cotran Atlas of Pathology offers more than 1,500 outstanding illustrations that vividly depict the most common diseases covered in pathology courses and USMLE exams. It's a quick visual reference or review for students and professionals alike. Quickly compare gross, microscopic, and radiologic images with examples of normal organs and tissues. Review just the key information you need to know with help from extensive legends that provide convenient summarizations. Understand the correlation between pathology and clinical history, physical exam findings, and clinical laboratory tests. Visualize key pathologic findings with crystal clarity through over 400 new or updated images. Study effectively with this unique companion product! All chapters have been reviewed and revised to reflect the new content found in Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 9th Edition (ISBN: 978-1-4557-2613-4).
Lippincott's Illustrated Q&A Review of Pharmacology offers up-to-date, clinically relevant board-style questions—perfect for course review and board prep. 1,000 multiple-choice questions with detailed answer explanations cover frequently tested topics in pharmacology, including questions related to clinical topics and divided by body systems. The book features full-color illustrations and offers flexible study options with online access to the questions and answers on a companion website.
Intuitively organized by appearance rather than etiology, Lookingbill and Marks’ Principles of Dermatology, 6th Edition, by Drs. James G. Marks, Jr. and Jeffrey J. Miller, is a concise, abundantly illustrated everyday reference for dermatologic diagnosis and therapy. It offers expert guidance and overviews of essential information in dermatology, including key points, clinical pearls, differential diagnosis, and tables of first- and second-line treatments. Superb clinical photographs, full-color histopathology images, and corresponding cross-sectional line diagrams provide details on cause and condition. Features new and expanded evidence-based treatment tables to keep you up to date with fast-changing treatments in dermatology and guide you toward the best treatments for your patients. Offers new coverage of common drug eruptions, as well as the latest therapies for common, difficult-to-treat skin disorders, such as acne, psoriasis, and eczema. Includes a more diverse range of skin color patient images throughout.
Rev. ed. of: Clinical bacteriology, mycology, and parasitology / W. John Spicer. 2000.
USMLE Road Map: Pharmacology presents a concise and focused examination of the essential concepts in pharmacology. Through a streamlined and easy-to-follow hierarchical outline format, it guides students through the most important attributes of each drug class and reviews the mechanisms, actions, and side effects of each drug prototype. The outline is enhanced with an extensive and original illustration program that visually conveys the essential information and promotes retention of the material. Features such as clinical correlations and clinical problems are also included.