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Description - Drugs and the Human Body by Ken Liska

For undergraduate courses in Chemistry, Biology, Sociology, Criminal Justice and Health and Drug Education. In this reliable reference, Liska addresses the effects of high-use, high-abuse drugs in America in a timely and straightforward fashion. Up-to-date research is reflected throughout, including coverage of street, over-the-counter, and prescriptive drugs. The Eighth Edition explores changing trends in personalized drug therapy and highlights the World Wide Web as a primary source of drug information. The presentation is accessible to the non-science major, yet comprehensive enough for the practicing professional.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780132447133
ISBN-10: 0132447134
Format: Paperback
(236mm x 178mm x 18mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Prentice Hall
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ken Liska

Ken Liska earned a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of Illinois and is a licensed pharmacist in that state. He taught college and university-level chemistry courses for 37 years. For 18 years his course, Drugs and the Human Body, drew hundreds of students at San Diego Mesa College. His scientific publications are in the areas of synthetic anti-cancer compounds and LSD analogs. Liska is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Drug Education and Awareness. He lives in San Diego with his wife, Paula Meta Hoenecke Liska.