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

Volume 11, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1608-9634
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1068



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 , published by Juta and Company, and is compiled and expanded upon by the author.

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