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Principles and Practice of Pharmaceutical Medicine 3e

Edited by Lionel D. Edwards, Anthony W. Fox and Peter D. Stonier


Praise for Previous Editions:

"The authors provide a one-stop international guide to the various aspects of drug development." from a review in The Pharmaceutical Journal

"…this text should serve as a useful instructional tool in the classroom for those entering this medical specialty and as a field guide to those already working in the industry." – from a review in Journal of the American Medical Association

"...This book was a joy to read and a joy to review. All pharmaceutical physicians should have a copy on their bookshelves, all pharmaceutical companies should have copies in their libraries." – from a review in British Association of Pharmaceutical Physicians Newsletter

Principles and Practice of Pharmaceutical Medicine is a comprehensive reference guide to all aspects of the increasingly diverse and international field of pharmaceutical medicine.

This third edition includes new chapters and coverage on approaches to drug discovery and development, international clinical trials, the regulatory importance of pharmacovigilance, personalized medicine and growth in biotechnology as a source of new experimental drugs, and international regulatory updates including emerging Asian markets. It also covers special population studies, medical services, business aspects and the legal and ethical aspects of pharmaceutical medicine.

Principles and Practice of Pharmaceutical Medicine is an up-to-date reference for anyone working in pharmaceutical medicine, including pharmaceutical physicians, regulatory physicians, clinical researchers and research nurses. It provides essential information for those studying for Diplomas in Pharmaceutical Medicine, related professional qualifications and for specialists fulfilling requirements for continuing medical education.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Nicole Sifontis, Clinical Associate Professor(Temple University School of Pharmacy)
Description: This is a comprehensive review of the specialty area of pharmaceutical medicine, which encompasses drug discovery, research, and development, as well as global regulatory aspects of practice.
Purpose: The purpose is to expand on the global aspects of pharmaceutical medicine and to provide a comprehensive resource to the various healthcare providers who are involved in the practice of pharmaceutical medicine.
Audience: Practitioners in the pharmaceutical industry and academicians involved in drug studies are the intended audience.
Features: The book provides a historical and current review of drug discovery and development, informed consent procedures, complementary/alternative medicine, regulations in the cosmetic industry, and research involving special populations such as minors, children, and pregnant women. Particularly well covered are statistical principles and business aspects, areas that are often overlooked in other books with similar objectives.
Assessment: Written at a high level, this comprehensive compilation of the many aspects of pharmaceutical medicine should be a must read for those involved in or contemplating a career in this specialty area.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405194723
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/4/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 800
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.70 (d)

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