oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - Basic concepts in pharmacology, drug action and pharmacokinetics : part 1 : Introduction to drug science : what are drugs and how do they work? : basic pharmocology
|Article Title||Basic concepts in pharmacology, drug action and pharmacokinetics : part 1 : Introduction to drug science : what are drugs and how do they work? : basic pharmocology|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmacist's Assistant|
|Publication Date||Autumn 2011|
|Pages||4 - 8|
|Keyword(s)||Drug action, Drug science, Drugs, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacology|
This is the first in a series of articles on the basics of pharmacology, drug action and pharmacokinetics. The topic of drug science is introduced through interactive explanations of pharmacology and its two major subdivisions, as well as brief explanations of what drugs are, how they are named, and how they produce their pharmacological effects.
This series uses permitted excerpts and diagrams from the 2nd edition of Pharmacology in clinical practice: application made easy for nurses and allied health professionals, published by Juta and Company, and is compiled and expanded upon by the author.
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