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Pharmacology courses in many medical schools have been radically altered. Integrated "organ-oriented" curricula, increase in numbers of elective courses, and instruction in clinical pharmacology have cut into the time usually assigned for the teaching of pharmacology to second-year students. This textbook was written by members of the UCLA Pharmacology Department for use in the shortened curriculum adopted by that institution.
The authors attained the goal of writing a short textbook by eliminating much of the historical evolution, basic principles, and therapeutic rationalizations contained in the more complete textbooks of pharmacology. As such, then, it provides a skeleton of information upon
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Essentials of Pharmacology. A Textbook for Students.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;72:614. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-4-614
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;72(4):614.
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