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Example: "katzung clinical pharmacology"
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|570||Biological and life sciences|
|615||Pharmacology and therapeutics|
|615.1||Drugs (Materia medica)|
|615.9||Toxicology and poisons|
Amino acids 547.75
Anatomy, Human 611
Bacteria, pathogenic 616.014
British pharmacopoeia 615.1142
Clinical trials 615.50724
Clinical drug trials 615.580724
Disease control 614.4
Drug development 615.19
Genetics, Human 599.935
Industrial toxicology 615.902
Law, Medical 347.1195
Medicinal chemistry 615.19
Medicinal plants 581.634
Microbiology, Medicinal 616.01
Narcotics and stimulants 613.8
Natural products 547.7
Nervous system, Drugs effecting 615.78
Nucleic acids chemistry 547.596
Pain management 616.0472
Pharmaceutical arithmetic 615.1401513
Pharmaceutical chemistry 615.19
Physiology, Human 612
Plants, Drugs from 615.321
Plants, medicinal 581.634
Statistics in biology 570.15195
Statistics in therapeutics 615.5072
Therapeutics research 615.5072
Therapeutic systems 615.53
Virology, Medical 579.2
Vitamins and health 612.399
Our Inter-Library Loans service can get books not held at Reading from other libraries (usually from the British Library).
For more information see our webpages: