Featuring the contributions of leading faculty, this new edition provides a succinct overview of the most important aspects of pharmacology necessary for a basic understanding of the subject. It reviews the concepts, clinical applications and side effects of pharmacology, placing an emphasis on practical applications of the material, whenever possible. More than 480 full-color illustrations explain important processes, while color-coded boxes for major drugs, therapeutic overviews, clinical problems, and trade names as well as USMLE-style self-assessment questions with answers and rationales reinforce your mastery of the information. A consistent style of writing and more focused, concise content provide for better learning of the essentials. Online access to Student Consult where you ll find the complete contents of the book, fully searchable...Integration Links to bonus content in other Student Consult titles...15 pharmacology animations...150 USMLE-style questions...and more further enhances your study and prepares you for exams.