Crash Course Pharmacology - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780702073441, 9780702081132

Crash Course Pharmacology

5th Edition

Author: Catrin Page
Editor: Clive Page
Series Editors: Shreelata Datta Philip Xiu
eBook ISBN: 9780702081132
eBook ISBN: 9780702073465
Paperback ISBN: 9780702073441
eBook ISBN: 9780702073458
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 6th November 2018
Page Count: 336

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to pharmacology

Chapter 2. Peripheral nervous system

Chapter 3. Respiratory system

Chapter 4. Cardiovascular system

Chapter 5. Kidney and urinary system

Chapter 6. Gastrointestinal system

Chapter 7. Endocrine and reproductive systems

Chapter 8. Central nervous system

Chapter 9. Drugs of abuse

Chapter 10. Pain and anaesthesia

Chapter 11. Inflammation, allergic diseases and immunosuppression

Chapter 12. Infectious diseases

Chapter 13. Cancer


Crash Course – your effective every-day study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have the essential information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.

A winning formula now for over 20 years, each series volume has been fine-tuned and fully updated – with an improved full-colour layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by senior students or junior doctors – those who understand what is essential for exam success – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisers, the result are books which exactly meet your needs and you know you can trust.

Each chapter guides you succinctly through the full range of curriculum topics, integrating clinical considerations with the relevant basic science and avoiding unnecessary or confusing detail. A range of text boxes help you get to the hints, tips and key points you need fast! A fully revised self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats is included to check your understanding and aid exam preparation. The accompanying enhanced, downloadable eBook completes this invaluable learning package.

Series volumes have been honed to meet the requirements of today’s medical students, although the range of other health students and professionals who need rapid access to the essentials of pharmacology will also love the unique approach of Crash Course. Whether you need to get out of a fix or aim for a distinction Crash Course is for you!

  • Provides the exam syllabus in one place - saves valuable revision time
  • Written by senior students and recent graduates - those closest to what is essential for exam success
  • Quality assured by leading Faculty Advisors - ensures complete accuracy of information
  • Features the ever popular 'Hints and Tips' boxes and other useful aide-mémoires - distilled wisdom from those in the know
  • Updated self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats – confirm your understanding and improve exam technique fast


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About the Author

Catrin Page

Affiliations and Expertise

Doctor, General Medicine,UK

About the Editor

Clive Page

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Sackler Institute of Pulmonary Pharmacology, Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, King's College London, UK

About the Series Editors

Shreelata Datta

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Clinical Dean and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at King's College Hospital, London, UK

Philip Xiu

Affiliations and Expertise

GP Registrar, Yorkshire Deanery, Leeds, UK.