Delamore, I.W; Liu Yin, J.A
- Publisher Balliere Tindall
- Edition 1st
- First published 1990
- ISBN 0702014087
- Course relevance Bibliographic
- ICOM Ref. 720 – DE
Immunology at a Glance provides a userfriendly overview of the bodys defence mechanisms. Ideal from day one of a medical, biomedical or life science course, the text begins with a basic overview of both adaptive and innate immunity, before progressing to applied immunological concepts, which look at what happens when things go wrong, and how, in clinical medicine, each body system can be affected by immunity. Each doublepage spread corresponds to a typical lecture and diagrammatically summarises core concepts in immunology, through accessible schematic diagrams on lefthand pages, with key points concisely summarised on the righthand page. There are also selfassessment essay questions so you can test your knowledge. New for this 10th edition: Thoroughly updated and reorganised chapters offer greater clarity and easier understanding for those new to the subject New chapters on cytokine receptors and Immunology in the Laboratory A completely rewritten section on autoimmunity A brand new companion website featuring selfassessment questions and PowerPoint slides of images from the book, ideal and revision at www.ataglanceseries.com/immunology Immunology at a Glance is the ideal companion for anyone about to start a new course in immunology and will appeal to medical and biomedical science students. Perfect for exam preparation, it provides the concepts and frameworks you need to succeed in your exam.
Widely recognised as the best starting point for pharmacology study, the internationally bestselling Medical Pharmacology at a Glance is an ideal companion for all students of the health sciences. Key principles are supported by coloured schematic diagrams invaluable as both an introduction to medical pharmacology, and revision in the runup to pharmacology exams.Revised and thoroughly updated throughout, and reflecting changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, Medical Pharmacology at a Glance: Introduces the basic principles of drug action, interaction, absorption and excretion, Bases chapters on diseases and syndromes, for clinicallyfocused learning, Includes references to the pathophysiology of disease, to aid understanding of drug choice and action, Indicates the therapeutics of choice for specific disorders and conditions, Features cross references between discussion of drug classes and diseases, Includes selfassessment cases studies with full answers, for revision and review, Features a new chapter on immunosuppressants and antirheumatoid drugs. Now includes a brand new companion website, with cases and fully downloadable flashcards.