Pharmaceutical medicine is now a recognized medical specialty in many countries, and the second edition of Principles and practice of Pharmaceutical Medicine responds to this by offering a one-stop text across this rapidly expanding and increasingly diverse discipline. It retains its original aim, to provide an up-to-date international guide to all areas of drug development and the medical aspects of marketing and support of medicines. In addition, readers of the new edition will find a greater breadth of topics, including: European regulations Bioethics in pharmaceutical medicine pharmaceutical medicine and the law Licensing and due diligence Pharmacogenomics Drug withdrawals from the market - causes and consequences This book will appeal to all those working in pharmaceutical medicine, including pharmaceutical physicians, regulatory physicians, clinical researchers, research nurses and marketing executives. It provides essential information for those studying for exams through internationally-harmonized courses for Diplomas in pharmaceutical medicine or related professional qualifications and for specialists fulfilling requirements for continuing medical education. Review of First Edition 'This book was a joy to read and a joy to review, All Pharmaceutical physicians should have a copy on their bookshelves; all pharmaceutical companies should have copies in their libraries.' - British Association of Pharmaceutical Physicians NewsletterFletcher, Andrew J. is the author of 'Principles and Practice of Pharmaceutical Medicine ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780470093139 and ISBN 0470093137.