This dictionary spans the practice of pharmacology, and of allied sciences insofar as they are related to it, with particular emphasis on the development, regulation and use of human medicine. It is offered to students as well as to professionals in pharmacology and allied sciences for reference
and for browsing
, and as a bedside book and travelling companion. Its size (approximately 2000 entries) is appropriate for these uses.
Features of this dictionary:
. Provides definitions of terms in pharmacology, both basic and clinical
. Gives information on new medicine development and official regulations
. Covers allied topics, including statistics, ethics, scientific miscounduct, authorship, publication and law.