There's no better way to achieve a quick overview of all areas of pharmacology than with this new PDQ edition. Filled with figures and illustrations selected to illustrate important principles of drug action, PDQ Pharmacology, Second Edition, will assist students to grasp the concepts that underlie groups of drugs. It will help students take a global view of complex topics and understand how individual drugs, or groups of drugs, fit into the big picture of drug therapy. The text outlines the dramatic changes in drug therapy and their impact on the treatment of such conditions as hypertension, depression and infectious diseases, among others. PDQ Pharmacology Second Edition, will prove to be a valuable learning aid in pharmacology education and an ideal resource for review before sitting for exams.