«…will be useful to all health care professionals in a clinical setting.» — Review of the previous edition from the Australian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy
*Comparison charts compare and contrast drugs within the therapeutic classes, enabling readers to decide which is the best drug to use and prescribe
*Written from primary literature, not compiled from drug manufacturers promotional material
*Provides a wealth of clinical information on the use and misuse of drugs not found in any other drug reference
This easy-to-read, highly illustrated text serves as a comprehensive introduction to the field of medical terminology. It provides a detailed examination of normal structure and function, diseases, diagnosis and treatment. With four-color illustrations in every chapter, this informative text covers normal anatomy, physiology and clinical material. Flashcards, study exercises and case studies make this an ideal study tool. This second edition includes more key words for disorders, diagnosis and treatment, 50 additional illustrations of clinical concepts, more clinical case studies and expanded coverage of medications. Also included are crossword puzzles for review, learning objectives, chapter outlines and an index. A set of three supplementary review tapes is available to instructors, containing over three hours of study exercises.