Ross & Wilson Pharmacology,
Edition 1
By Allison Grant, BSc PhD RGN

Publication Date: 01 Oct 2024
Awaiting publication

Ross & Wilson texts are known for their clear, accessible explanations that provide comprehensive information without excessive detail - making them highly sought after by nurses, pharmacy students, students of allied health professions and paramedics.

This new title applies the same approach to the discussion of drugs and their use in medicine. Readers will develop a sound scientific understanding about the mechanism of action of drugs and be able to relate this to their clinical uses, as well as appreciate their effects on the body’s physiological systems.

Beautifully illustrated and written in a way that is easy to understand, Ross & Wilson Pharmacology is an ideal companion for practitioners, students and prescribers wanting a clear and practical understanding of the fast-changing field of clinical pharmacology.

Key Features

  • Follows the structure used in Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness
  • Clear and engaging writing style makes the concepts easy to grasp
  • Explains underlying physiological and biochemical processes
  • Links the science to clinical scenarios in order to relate learning to practice
  • Based on up-to-date research and grounded in evidence
  • Extensive illustrations support understanding
About the author
By Allison Grant, BSc PhD RGN, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
Table of Contents

1. The Story of Pharmacology
2. Pharmacokinetics: How the Body Affects the Drug
3. Pharmacodynamics: What the Drug Does to the Body
4. Drugs and Neurological Function
5. Drugs and Endocrine Function
6. Analgesics and Anti-inflammatory Drugs
7. Drugs and Cardiovascular Function
8. Drugs and the Respiratory System
9. Renal and Genitourinary Drugs
10. Drugs and the Gastrointestinal Tract
11. Antimicrobial Drugs
12. Cytotoxic Drugs

Book details
ISBN: 9780702080982
Page Count: 264
Illustrations : Illustrated
Retail Price : £24.99