The gold-standard of pharmacology texts - updated to reflect the latest developments and breakthroughs
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.
Enhanced by a full-color presentation and updated to reflect all critical new developments in drug action and drug-disease interaction, the Thirteenth Edition includes more than 440 color illustrations depicting key principles and actions of specific pathways and therapeutic agents. This edition also includes new chapters on hypertension therapy, myocardial ischemia therapy, treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, immunostimulants and vaccines, and treatment of viral hepatitis, along with appendices on prescription order writing, patient compliance, and pharmacokinetics
Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Thirteenth Edition is divided into nine sections, covering:
* General Principles
* Modulation of Pulmonary, Renal, and Cardiovascular Function
* Inflammation, Immunomodulation, and Hematopoiesis
* Endocrine Pharmacology
* Gastrointestinal Pharmacology
* Chemotherapy of Infectious Disease
* Chemotherapy of Neoplastic Diseases
* Special Systems Pharmacology
Laurence L. Brunton, PhD Professor of Pharmacology and Medicine University of California, San DiegoLaurence Brunton trained under Alfred Goodman-Gilman and is nationally recognized for his expertise in cell signaling and cardivacular pharmacology. He has published more than 200 original research papers.