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December 1971

Medical Pharmacology, Principles and Concepts, ed 5.

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Honolulu

 

By Andres Goth, MD. Price, $16.50. Pp 665, with 108 illustrations. CV Mosby Co, 3207 Washington Blvd, St. Louis 63103,1970.

Arch Intern Med. 1971;128(6):996-997. doi:10.1001/archinte.1971.00310240150028

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Abstract

This is a well-written, well-organized introductory textbook. It places commendable emphasis on the pharmacological principles and concepts relevant to medicine. Despite its modest size, all of the more significant drugs appear to be included; it is well illustrated and referenced extensively. It provides the student with a means for conducting a quick, no frills review of the basic facts prior to a pharmacology test or a National Board exam.

This edition contains a useful appendix on drug interactions and an excellent chapter on contemporary drug abuse written by Gregory G. Dimijian. A few areas appear to require updating: for example, antibiotics, and there is no mention of proinsulin. The format is of high quality, and the book seems larger than it actually is because of its heavy glossy paper. It is not intended to be a reference work, but it is rather expensive compared to the widely used pharmacology reference

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