Pharmacotherapy Handbook, Eighth Edition

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Date

October 10, 2011

Format

Paperback, 1164 pages

ISBN

0071748342 / 9780071748346

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Your Price

60.00



Overview


Main description

Essential drug data in a concise, carry-anywhere reference

Pharmacotherapy Handbook, 8e provides practitioners and students with the critical information necessary to support drug therapy decision making for more than 140 diseases and disorders. Featuring a convenient alphabetized presentation, this handy guide utilizes tables, texts, figures, and treatment algorithms to make the information readily accessible and easily understood.

The consistent chapter organization includes:

  • Disease state definition
  • Review of relevant pathophysiology
  • Clinical presentation
  • Diagnosis
  • Desired outcome
  • Treatment
  • Monitoring

The Treatment section usually includes nonpharmacologic therapy, drug selection guidelines, dosing recommendations, adverse effects, pharmacokinetic considerations, and important drug interactions.


Table of contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
To the Reader
SECTION 1: BONE AND JOINT DISORDERS, Edited by Terry L. Schwinghammer
1. Gout and Hyperuricemia
2. Osteoarthritis
3. Osteoporosis
4. Rheumatoid Arthritis
SECTION 2: CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS, Edited by Terry L. Schwinghammer
5. Acute Coronary Syndromes
6. Arrhythmias
7. Cardiac Arrest
8. Dyslipdemia
9. Heart Failure
10. Hypertension
11. Ischemic Heart Disease
12. Shock
13. Stroke
14. Venous Thromboembolism
SECTION 3: DERMATOLOGIC DISORDERS, Edited by Terry L. Schwinghammer
15. Acne Vulgaris
16. Dermatologic Drug Reactions and Common Skin Problems
17. Psoriasis
SECTION 4: ENDOCRINOLOGIC DISORDERS, Edited by Terry L. Schwinghammer
18. Adrenal Gland Disorders
19. Diabetes Mellitus
20. Thyroid Disorders
SECTION 5: GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS, Edited by Joseph T. DiPiro and Terry L. Schwinghammer
21. Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension
22. Constipation
23. Diarrhea
24. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
25. Hepatitis, Viral
26. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
27. Nausea and Vomiting
28. Pancreatitis
29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
SECTION 6: GYNECOLOGIC AND OBSTETRIC DISORDERS, Edited by Barbara G. Wells
30. Contraception
31. Menopause & Perimenopausal & Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy
32. Pregnancy and Lactation: Therapeutic Considerations
SECTION 7: HEMATOLOGIC DISORDERS, Edited by Cecily V. DiPiro
33. Anemias
34. Sickle Cell Disease
SECTION 8: INFECTIOUS DISEASES, Edited by Joseph T. DiPiro
35. Antimicrobial Regimen Selection
36. Central Nervous System Infections
37. Endocarditis
38. Fungal Infections, Invasive
39. Gastrointestinal Infections
40. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
41. Influenza
42. Intraabdominal Infections
43. Respiratory Tract Infections, Lower
44. Respiratory Tract Infections, Upper
45. Sepsis and Septic Shock
46. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
47. Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections
48. Surgical Prophylaxis
49. Tuberculosis
50. Urinary Tract Infections and Prostatitis
51. Vaccines, Toxoids, and Other Immunobiologics
SECTION 9: NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS, Edited by Barbara G. Wells
52. Alzheimer's Disease
53. Epilepsy
54. Headache: Migraine and Tension-Type
55. Pain Management
56. Parkinson's Disease
57. Status Epilepticus
SECTION 10: NUTRITIONAL DISORDERS, Edited by Cecily V. DiPiro
58. Assessment of Nutrition Status and Nutrition Requirements
59. Enteral Nutrition
60. Obesity
61. Parenteral Nutrition
SECTION 11: ONCOLOGIC DISORDERS, Edited by Cecily V. DiPiro
62. Breast Cancer
63. Colorectal Cancer
64. Lung Cancer
65. Lymphomas
66. Prostate Cancer
67. Renal Cell Carcinoma
SECTION 12: OPHTHALMIC DISORDERS, Edited by Cecily V. DiPiro
68. Glaucoma
SECTION 13: PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS, Edited by Barbara G. Wells
69. Anxiety Disorders
70. Bipolar Disorder
71. Major Depressive Disorder
72. Schizophrenia
73. Sleep Disorders
74. Substance-Related Disorders
SECTION 14: RENAL DISORDERS, Edited by Cecily V. DiPiro
75. Acid-Base Disorders
76. Acute Kidney Injury
77. Chronic Kidney Disease
78. Drug Therapy Individualization for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
79. Electrolyte Homeostasis
SECTION 15: RESPIRATORY DISORDERS, Edited by Terry L. Schwinghammer
80. Allergic Rhinitis
81. Asthma
82. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
SECTION 16: UROLOGIC DISORDERS, Edited by Cecily V. DiPiro
83. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
84. Erectile Dysfunction
85. Urinary Incontinence
APPENDICES, Edited by Barbara G. Wells
Appendix 1: Allergic and Pseudoallergic Drug Reactions
Appendix 2: Geriatrics
Appendix 3: Drug-Induced Hematologic Disorders
Appendix 4: Drug-Induced Liver Disease
Appendix 5: Drug-Induced Pulmonary Disease
Appendix 6: Drug-Induced Kidney Disease
Index


Author comments

Barbara G. Wells, PharmD, FASHP, FCCP, BCPP
Dean and Professor
Executive Director, Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
School of Pharmacy, The University of Mississippi
Oxford, Mississippi
Joseph T. DiPiro, PharmD, FCCP
Professor and Executive Dean
South Carolina College of Pharmacy
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston
and University of South Carolina, Columbia
Terry L. Schwinghamamer, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP, FAPhA, BCPS
Professor and Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy
School of Pharmacy, West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia
Cecily V. DiPiro, PharmD
Consultant Pharmacist
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina





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