Pharmacology - Recommended Sources

Books

A variety of reference works, including dictionaries, which tutors may well prefer to Wikipedia, and it even tells you how to set out a reference to what you find. Try out the 'Mind Map' option to see how your keyword links to others - useful for essay planning and dissertation work (use the arrow next to Basic Search to get to it).

An online reference collection, featuring full-text content from subject-specific reference titles. Do a keyword search of the whole collection or browse for a reference work by subject. Get help planning your research by visualising your topic with a concept map.

A collection of key textbooks including:

  • Aulton's Pharmaceutics, Aulton ME.
  • Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Walker R.
  • Community Pharmacy 2nd Edition, Rutter P.
  • Fundamentals of pharmacognosy and phytotherapy, Heinrich M.
  • General and Systematic Pathology 5th Edition, Underwood J.
  • Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine 8th Edition, Kumar P
  • Mim's Medical Microbiology 5th Edition, Goering R.
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis 4th Edition, Watson DG.
  • Pharmaceutical Practice, Rees JA.
  • Rang & Dale's Pharmacology 7th Edition, Rang HP.
  • Textbook of Medical Physiology 12th Edition, Guyton AC.
  • The Top 100 Drugs

MedicinesComplete is an online platform which offers access to world-leading drug and healthcare resources. MedicinesComplete is a unique collection of clinically-proven, unbiased pharmaceutical information providing practical guidance and insight to pharmaceutical and clinical practitioners, researchers, and regulatory professionals

Includes:

  • British national formulary
  • British national formulary for Children
  • Pharmaceutical excipients
  • Stockley’s drug interactions

 

Additional Sources

This fantastic resource has captured UK terrestrial TV and radio programmes from 1998 onwards for anyone in UK universities to watch for free. You can create playlists and clips to embed in presentations, as well as putting in requests for recording. Look out for all the useful documentaries. (Not available to anyone outside the UK.)

• NHS - Behind the Headlines not in Discovery 

Your guide to the science that makes the news.

• Nice Evidence not in Discovery 

The NICE (National Institute for health and Care Excellence) platform offers a Google like search of accredited health information from a selection of sources.

Access the full text of books about quantitative and qualitative research methods and many more social science research topics.

SpringerProtocols is a database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the Life and Biomedical Sciences, giving researchers step-by-step protocols for immediate use in their lab. The database is compiled from protocols from Humana’s book series Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Biotechnology, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Neuromethods, as well as from Laboratory Handbooks. e.g. The Biomethods Handbook, The Proteomics Handbook, and the Springer Laboratory Manuals

SpringerProtocols is a database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the Life and Biomedical Sciences, giving researchers step-by-step protocols for immediate use in their lab.

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