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The past four editions of Concepts in Clinical Pharmacokinetics have helped simplify a complex subject for thousands of pharmacy students and practitioners. The new, fifth edition of this popular teaching and self-instructional text makes it easier than ever to acquire a strong foundation in the basic principles of pharmacokinetics. The fundamental concepts along with mathematical equations are broken down to their simplest forms and a step-by-step approach is adopted to explain the “how to” of this discipline.
Completely reviewed and updated, the new edition includes all of the features that have made previous editions so effective and popular, plus many enhancements:
* 15 lessons ideal for a 15-week semester course and/or self-study, each designed to build comprehension and mastery step-by-step
* Self-assessment questions and practice calculations
* Additional case studies, plus expansion of existing cases to include sections on monitoring parameters and appropriate “order writing.”
* More clinical correlates, plus an expanded “cross-correlates” section for easy cross-referencing
* An extensive new section of assessments of renal function
* An expanded appendix summarizing the basic pharmacokinetic functions, and listing all equations needed to dose selected drugs
* More in-depth answers and detailed feedback for incorrect responses
* New graphics focus on relevant components of equations under discussion
The goal of this book remains the same - to provide the student or practitioner with the concepts and clinical applications needed for a better understanding of this complicated yet useful subject.