The Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines

The Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines : Over 5,000 Over-the-counter and Prescription Drugs

By (author)  , Edited by 

List price: US$15.81

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

Fully Updated Sixth Edition - Over 1,800,000 Copies Sold Over 5,000 Over-The-Counter And Prescription Medicines Extensive Information On Side-Effects; Medicines is a vital companion for all users of medicine, whether parents buying for babies and children, anyone wanting more information on a doctor's prescription, or those who need to find a remedy for an occasional illness. Brand names and generic terms are listed in an A-Z format with full cross-referencing. Each entry provides essential information on which ailments a medicine treats, how it works, possible side-effects and warnings for special groups such as the elderly, children, and pregnant women. Where relevant, natural sources of drugs are mentioned. A glossary of illnesses and medical terms is included at the end.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 40mm | 434g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0747559287
  • 9780747559283
  • 795,319

About Ian Morton

DR IAN MORTON is a former Lecturer in Pharmacology at University College London, and Senior Lecturer at King's College London. He is now a consultant editor and writer in pharmacology. DR JUDITH HALL has occupied various postdoctoral positions at King's College, London, and held a Wellcome Trust Medical Research Fellowship at the University of Surrey. She is a former Editor of the British Journal of Pharmacology.Both Dr Morton and Dr Hall have a keen interest in explaining about drugs and how they work to the non-specialist, and since 1988 have worked together both in writing and editing more than a dozen books, as well as numerous encyclopedia entries directed at the general public.show more