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This book covers the rational scientific basis and practice of drug therapy. The book explores the psychological and medical areas that patients have a right to expect such as the maximum benefit with minimum risk. The range of general topics includes: benefits and risks, the public view of drugs and prescribers, complementary and conventional medicine. Also discussed is responsibility for drug-caused injury such as why drug therapy causes unavoidable risk. There are also discussions of the evaluation of medicines, ethics of drug research, the scientific basis of pharmacology, adverse drug reactions, and non-medical and social use of drugs.
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-...therapeutics is a field which rapidly and regularly changes...it is important to have an authoritative reference source handy. This could easily be it and with the added bonus of being highly readable, the ninth edition continues the lineage of its illustrious predecessors. An excellent addition to the bookshelf.- Dr Harry Brown, Medix-UK, May 2003to it for interesting description of drugs, their actions, interactions, side effects and anything else required in the clinical years of a medical degree.- 3rd Year Medical Student, September 2003
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