Clinical Pharmacology,
Edition 13
Edited by Fraz A. Mir, MA, FRCP, Lauren Walker, BSc (Hons) MBChB (Hons) PHD MRCP (UK), Morris J. Brown, MA MSc FRCP FAHA FBPharmacolS FMedSci and Pankaj Sharma, MD PhD FRCP

Publication Date: 25 Apr 2025
Awaiting publication
More than 60 years since its first publication, Clinical Pharmacology remains an invaluable textbook that no clinician or prescriber, medical or pharmacy student should be without.

This highly trusted guide to drug therapy covers the key elements of therapeutic pharmacology, including health technology assessment, drug regulation, dependence and toxicology, as well as polypharmacy. The essentials of clinical pharmacology are discussed by body system, balancing science with practice to support good prescribing.

The thirteenth edition of Clinical Pharmacology has been fully updated to suit today’s context and therapeutic settings.

Key Features

  • An ideal study guide for medical students sitting the PSA exams and pharmacy students sitting MPharm exams
  • Fully updated to encompass contemporary issues such as comorbidities and polypharmacy
  • Provides the evidence base for drug therapy and good prescribing in modern therapeutic settings
  • Easy to navigate - covers all major therapeutic topics by body system
  • Chapter synopses, definitions, tips and brief explanation boxes assist with learning and revision
  • Covers resource poor situations with a focus on practical prescribing and health technology assessment
  • Includes case studies, interesting histories, etymologies and provenances of terms throughout
  • An enhanced eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customise your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud

New Features

  • New editorial team members added
  • Additional content on practical prescribing
  • New section on polypharmacy
  • New section on the therapeutics of Covid-19
About the author
Edited by Fraz A. Mir, MA, FRCP, Consultant Clinical Pharmacologist, Division of Experimental Medicine and Immunotherapeutics, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK; Lauren Walker, BSc (Hons) MBChB (Hons) PHD MRCP (UK), NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Morris J. Brown, MA MSc FRCP FAHA FBPharmacolS FMedSci, Prof of Endocrine Hypertension, William Harvey Institute, Queen Mary University of London, Charterhouse Square, London; Pankaj Sharma, MD PhD FRCP, Professor of Neurology and Director, Institute of Cardiovascular Research, Royal Holloway College, University of London and and Consultant Neurologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK.
Book details
ISBN: 9780323883689
Page Count: 720
Retail Price : £53.99
Medical students (PSA exam) and Pharmacy students