Essentials of Medical Pharmacology is a revised edition in the discipline of medical pharmacology. It is equally helpful for the interns and pharmacologists and keeps them updated with the most recent evolvement.
The book begins with the general guidelines and doctrine related to pharmacology and further extends to the discussion on the use of drugs, the frequency within which they should be consumed and their impact, less or more, on different parts of the human body.
This is the 7th edition and it comprises of some of information on some new drugs along with the most recent therapeutic guidelines from reliable sources such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the British National Formulary (BNF).
Every topic in the book contains relevant to-the-point summary boxes. Also the book is well presented in the form of illustrations, flowcharts and tables in order to further augment and improve the knowledge of the reader. Also given is a 'problem-directed study question at the end of each topic or chapter which helps the interns to examine their knowledge and understanding.
A widespread appendices section is given in the book which comprises of a list of vital medications and drugs that should or should not be prescribed during pregnancy and lactation. Further suggestions in this regard are also given.
It is a fully revised edition with the aforementioned distinct features.
As the pharmacology field is wide enough, this book adheres to the maximum requirements of the students preparing for their examinations.
The quality content of the book is quite good as a result of which it has become very popular amongst the medical students.
The book is written in simple easy-to-understand English language. It is available in Hardcover Binding type.