Concepts in Clinical Pharmacokinetics

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Understanding the science of pharmacokinetics is a challenge for many pharmacy students and practitioners. Concepts in Clinical Pharmacokinetics, now in its 7th edition, has helped thousands by simplifying this essential, but complex, subject to reflect current practice. The 7th edition has been revised by Robin Southwood, PharmD, BC-ADM, CDE; Virginia H. Fleming, PharmD, BCPS; and Gary Huckaby, PharmD; all experts in clinical pharmacy education. Together, they have updated and expanded the text to include the latest information and insights on concepts through extensive use of correlates, figures, and review questions.

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Concepts in Clinical Pharmacokinetics, 7th edition, is the fundamental reference for learning the basic, foundational pharmacokinetics concepts and how to apply them to dosing of drugs in clinical practice. Content is broken into 15 easy-to-follow lessons, perfect for a semester.

  • Practice quizzes in 11 chapters to chart progress
  • Four chapters completely devoted to clinical cases
  • More information on hemodialysis
  • More on pharmacogenetics
  • More on plasma concentration versus time curve (AUC) calculations
  • A phenytoin “cheat sheet” to help you through the calculations maze
  • New vancomycin cases based on higher desired vancomycin levels and trough-only dose estimations
  • More on modified diet in renal disease (MDRD) formula versus Cockcroft-Gault (CG) formula methods
  • More theory and problems on extended interval aminoglycosides

Robin L. Southwood, PharmD, BC-ADM, CDE

Robin Southwood is Clinical Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Georgia, in Athens, Georgia.


Virginia H. Fleming, PharmD, BCPS

Virginia Fleming is Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Georgia, in Athens, Georgia.


Gary Huckaby, PharmD

Gary Huckaby is Clinical Director of Pharmacy Services, St. Mary’s Health Care System, in Athens, Georgia.