How drugs work basic pharmacology for healthcare professionals by Hugh McGavock

Cover of: How drugs work | Hugh McGavock

Published by Radcliffe Pub. in Oxford, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Pharmaceutical Preparations,
  • Administration & dosage,
  • Prescribing,
  • Drug Therapy,
  • Pharmacology,
  • Drugs

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementHugh McGavock ; foreword by Hugh McKenna
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRM300 .M35 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 193 p. :
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25373570M
ISBN 101846194784
ISBN 109781846194788
LC Control Number2012405493
OCLC/WorldCa681043755

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