Pharmacology for Health Professionals + Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing for Pharmacology for Health Professionals: 5th Edition Value Pack

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Pharmacology for Health Professionals, 5th edition, introduces essential pharmacology principles and concepts required to understand the therapeutic effects and clinical uses of current drugs and medicines.

Written for health sciences and nursing students and underpinned by current evidence-based medicine, this substantially updated edition continues to cover topics vital to a holistic understanding of pharmacology. These topics include historical, legal and ethical considerations, pharmacokinetics, and the therapeutic applications and adverse effects of current Australian and New Zealand drugs.

This now includes Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing for Pharmacology for Health Professionals, 5th Edition. Corresponding chapter-by-chapter to the core text, EAQ prepares students for tutorials, lectures and exams, with access to thousands of exam-style questions at your fingertips.

Key Features

  • Drug Monographs, Clinical Interest Boxes, Drug Interactions tables, and lists of key terms and abbreviations throughout the text help readers to master difficult concepts
  • Icons highlight discipline-specific content with additional resources available on evolve
  • Anatomy and physiology integrated throughout
  • Contemporary figures, tables and illustrations help readers to understand the mechanisms of drug action
Includes Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing for Pharmacology for Health Professionals, 5th Edition
  • Over 1,950 self-quizzing localised questions and rationales that allows students to advance at their own pace — based on performance — through multiple mastery levels for each chapter
  • A comprehensive dashboard allows students to view their progress, and identify areas of strength and weakness
Evolve resources
  • eBook on VitalSource
Instructor resources:
  • Test bank
  • Solutions to end-of-chapter review questions
  • Image collection
  • Comparative 4e vs 4e table of contents
Student resources:
  • Animations, including drug interactions
  • Additional Clinical Interest Boxes
  • Student quizzes
Discipline-specific resources:
  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Paramedic science
  • Weblinks
New To This Edition
  • All content revised and updated with more succinct chapters reduced by approximately 15%
  • A suite of animations support readers’ understanding of common drug interactions
  • Key Points boxes provide a snapshot of important information to reinforce readers’ learning
  • Updated drug names to align with international harmonisation of medicines information and recommendations by the Therapeutic Goods Administration
  • National and international guidelines are referenced
  • Expanded ‘Mechanism of Action’ for some drugs and drug classes
  • Update of therapeutic areas with new drug classes, e.g. cancer chemotherapy, antivirals and cardiac drugs
  • New information on clinically relevant drug interactions

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