Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics

Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics Author(s): Laurence Brunton, Bruce A. Chabner, Bjorn Knollman

Difference between 12th and 11th editions
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Key differences between 12th and 11th editions

  • Period between previous and current publications: 6 years (2011 vs 2005).
  • Fifty new scientists have joined as contributors to the Twelfth Ed of Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics.
  • Figures are in full color.
  • New Chapter 1: "Drug Invention and the Pharmaceutical Industry" discusses source for drug discovery, targets of modern drug invention and development, clinical trials steps for drug and device development.
  • New Chapter 4 " Drug Toxicity and Poisoning" discusses evaluation of the dose-effect relationship; differences between drug pharmacokinetics and toxicokinetics; types of drug toxicity (pharmacological, pathological, genotoxicity); types of allergic reactions; drug interactions; descriptive toxicity tests and safety testing; and drug poisoning prevention.
  • Chapter 36: "Pulmonary Pharmacology" now covers Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  • New Chapter 48 "General Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy" covers classes and actions of antimicrobials, variability in drug response, how to choose proper dose and dosing schedule, susceptibility testing, types and goals of antimicrobial therapy, emergence of antibiotic resistance.
  • New Chapter 66: "Contraception and Pharmacotherapy of Obstetrical and Gynecological Disorders" covers combination oral contraceptives, emergency birth control, disorders of sex development, estrogen therapy in menopause, estrogen-dependent disorders, infertility, sexually transmitted gynecological infections, drug therapy of pregnant women.
  • Chapter 67: "Environmental Toxicology; Carcinogens and Heavy Metals" now covers important carcinogens and chemopreventive agents.
12th Edition of
Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics
Hardcover, 1808 pages
ISBN-10: 0071624422
ISBN-13: 9780071624428
Published by: McGraw-Hill Professional, January 10, 2011
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11th Edition of
Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics
Hardcover, 1984 pages
ISBN-10: 0071422803
ISBN-13: 9780071422802
Published by: McGraw-Hill Professional, October 28, 2005
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$38.75
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10th Edition of
Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics
Hardcover, 1825 pages
ISBN-10: 0071354697
ISBN-13: 9780071354691
Published by: McGraw-Hill Professional, August 13, 2001
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$26.00
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