Significant revisions in 13th edition include:
- Addition of a chapter on pharmacogenomics, an area of increasing importance in all aspects of pharmacology. The drug development and regulation material previously covered in Chapter 5 has been incorporated into Chapter 1.
- A generic name–trade name table appears at the conclusion of most chapters, providing a rapid reference for these names.
- Many revised illustrations in full color provide significantly more information about drug mechanisms and effects and help to clarify important concepts.
- Major revisions of the chapters on sympathomimetic, diuretic, antipsychotic, antidepressant, antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory, and antiviral drugs, prostaglandins, nitric oxide, hypothalamic and pituitary hormones, central nervous system neurotransmitters, immunopharmacology, and toxicology.
- Continued expansion of the coverage of general concepts relating to newly discovered receptors, receptor mechanisms, and drug transporters.
- Descriptions of important new drugs released through August 2014.
Bibliographical data of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, 13th Ed
Reference Type: Book
Record Number: 10
Author: Katzung, Bertram G. and Trevor, Anthony J.
Title: Basic and Clinical Pharmacology
Series Title: Lange
Place Published: San Francisco, USA
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
Number of Pages: 1216
Date: December 23
Short Title: Basic and Clinical Pharmacology
Citation in NLM style:
Katzung BG, Trevor AJ. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 13th ed. San Francisco, USA: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2014 December 23. 1216 p.