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Medical Pharmacology By Padmaja Udaykumar (Paperback)

ISBN: 9788194708285
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The thoroughly revised, enlarged and updated edition of the textbook retains its hallmark features -- simplicity, lucidity and clarity of writing. It fully covers all the topics in sequence as detailed in the latest CBME Guidelines | Competency Based Undergraduate Curriculum for the Indian Medical Graduate. New features include fresh flowcharts, boxes and diagrams which have been added to explain the recent concepts; text and tables focus on clinical relevance; and Compare and Contrast gives an analytic edge.
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    Medical Pharmacology is the thoroughly revised, enlarged and updated edition of the popular textbook. The book retains its simplicity, lucidity and clarity of writing—the hallmark features well appreciated by the medical students as well as the teachers. The textbook covers all the topics as per the latest CBME Guidelines | Competency Based Undergraduate Curriculum for the Indian Medical Graduate prescribed by Medical Council of India (now structured as National Medical Commission). Besides being the ‘must read’ for undergraduate medical students, the text also caters to the needs of the candidates preparing for postgraduate entrance and other competitive examinations. Students and teachers of dental sciences, pharmacy, nursing and other paramedical courses will find it particularly useful just like the other editions.

    Highlights of the Seventh Edition

    1. New features, flowcharts and diagrams, added to explain the recent concepts
    2. Text completely revised, recast and enlarged to accommodate the latest curriculum prescribed by MCI
    3. New topics prescribed under the CBME guidelines have been added at relevant positions in the text
    4. Flowcharts explain every important mechanism of action
    5. Boxes made more functional and useful to the reader
    6. Text revision and enlargements based on reviews and comments by superspecialists and subject experts
    7. Student-friendly format followed
    8. Text and tables focus on clinical relevance
    9. Many mnemonics throughout the book help memorizing
    10. COMPARE AND CONTRAST series makes the textbook complete in giving an analytic edge.
Additional Information
    Publisher CBS Publishers & Distributors
    Binding Paperback
    Size 6.75”×9.5”
    Year 2022 2nd Reprint
    Edition 7th Edition (2nd Reprint)
    Pages 792
    Author Padmaja Udaykumar
    Subject Pharmacology
    About the Author

    Padmaja Udaykumar MD is Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology, and Former Vice Dean, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka. She has a keen interest in medical education with an experience in teaching of more than 30 years and has been on the boards of studies of many universities. She has published several titles and this is the 22nd book in the series of textbooks meant for medical, dental, nursing, physiotherapy and pharmacy students. Her other publications brought out by CBSPD are Pharmacology Companion and Pharmacology for Pharmacy Students. She also has several research papers to her credit. She has rich experience in clinical pharmacology; conducted and coordinated several clinical trials; and has been advising clinicians on the appropriate and rational use of drugs.

Product's Review
    1. One of the best books Review by Mohd Habeeb

      One of the best books to read pharmacology.
      The mechanism of action of every drug is very nicely depicted in flow chart manner.
      So good to the eyes and easy to understand in quick time.
      Go for it. (Posted on 9/28/2023)

    2. Best book for pharmacology …highly recommended Review by Hitesh

      Padmaja Udayakumar’s book “Medical Pharmacology” is a comprehensive guide to understanding the fundamentals of medical pharmacology. It provides readers with an in-depth exploration of the major pharmacological principles, as well as concrete examples and detailed explanations of drug actions and interactions. This book is an invaluable resource for students, healthcare professionals, and those wishing to gain a deeper understanding of pharmacology.

      Overall, this book provides readers with an excellent introduction to medical pharmacology. Udayakumar’s writing style is engaging and clear, making it easy to comprehend even complex topics. The chapters are well-organized and concisely written; covering everything from the basics of drug action to more advanced topics such as clinical trial design. Additionally, the illustrations provided throughout the text make it easier to visualize difficult concepts.

      In conclusion, Padmaja Udayakumar’s “Medical Pharmacology” is an excellent resource for anyone interested.
      (Posted on 2/7/2023)

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