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    DescriptionNow in its fifth edition, this best-selling, multidisciplinary textbook continues to draw on the skills of pharmacists and clinicians to present optimal drug regimens. The authors integrate an understanding of the disease processes with an appreciation of pathophysiological processes, clinical pharmacy and the evidence base. This title places stronger emphasis on understanding both the prescribing process and the clinical pharmacy process. All chapters are completely revised and updated. It includes thirty-eight leading new authors. It features: key points boxes at the beginning of every chapter; case study tests at the end of every chapter; chapters co-authored by pharmacists and clinicians; organised by body system; and, consistent, clearly signposted chapter layout. "...a unique and valuable support for all those involved or interested in drug therapy. This is a textbook that no university or pharmacy department, particularly those with employees studying at any level, and no pharmacist trying to develop their knowledge base should be without." (Dr Chris Green and John Sexton, "The Pharmaceutical Journal").


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    Title
    Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Roger Walker, Edited by Cate Whittlesea
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 998
    Width: 221 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 2,472 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780702042935
    ISBN 10: 0702042935
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: MMG
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    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
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    DC22: 615.5/8
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    BISAC V2.8: MED012000
    DC22: 615.58
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 615.1
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    B&T Approval Code: A68400000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16990
    BISAC V2.8: MED068000, MED072000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: RM262 .C5 2012
    Thema V1.0: MFG, MKG, MKF
    Edition
    5, Revised
    Edition statement
    5th Revised edition
    Publisher
    Elsevier Health Sciences
    Imprint name
    CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
    Publication date
    13 December 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    '...a unique and valuable support for all those involved or interested in drug therapy. This is a textbook that no university or pharmacy department, particularly those with employees studying at any level, and no pharmacist trying to develop their knowledge base should be without." Dr Chris Green and John Sexton, The Pharmaceutical Journal From customer reviews of the previous edition: 'An essential textbook for final-year pharmacy students! . detailed chapters on all of the areas covered in the clinical modules. Topics range from chronic renal failure to ischaemic heart disease.' 'The chapters introduce the topic and they discuss symptoms, causes, epidemiology and available drug treatment. At the end of each chapter there are some well-written case studies, with questions and answers to illustrate the topic of the chapter. These put the learning into practice and are very good reading for exam revision.' '. very readable and contains many illustrations, tables and graphs which aid your learning. It will also be a useful tool for the Pre-Reg year, especially for those entering Hospital Pharmacy. ' 'It is a great book, every pharmacist or those aspiring to be should have it in their book shelf.' 'For any pharmacy or medical student, this text is incredible. It's got a wealth of material, is easy to use and understand (without being simplistic), and does an excellent job of integrating the principles of clinical pharmacy and pharmacology. This is one textbook I would strongly recommend for pharmacy undergrads, medical students and anyone looking for a book to provide a solid foundation to their study of applied clinical pharmacology.' 'As a clinical pharmacist I have found this text to be quite comprehensive in its approach to discussing patient pertinent therapeutic assessment and achieving desirable outcomes. .The case studies assist me to do my own assessment and reflect on my personal experiences. This would serve as a great tool both at the academic and practicing level.'
    Table of contents
    Section 1: General Clinical pharmacy process. Prescribing. Practical pharmacokinetics. Drug interactions. Adverse drug reactions. Laboratory data. Parenteral nutrition. Pharmacoeconomics. Section 2: Life stages Neonates. Paediatrics. Geriatrics. Section 3: Therapeutics Gastrointestinal disorders: Peptic ulcer disease. Inflammatory bowel disease. Constipation and diarrhoea. Hepatic disorders:Adverse effects of drugs on the liver. Liver disease. Renal disorders: Acute kidney injury. Chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal failure. Chronic kidney disease and end stage renal failure. Cardiovascular disorders: Hypertension. Coronary heart disease. Chronic heart failure. Arrhythmias. Thrombosis. Dyslipidaemia. Respiratory disorders: Asthma. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Neurological and psychological disorders: Insomnia. Anxiety disorders. Affective disorders. Schizophrenia. Epilepsy. Parkinson's disease. Pain. Nausea and vomiting. Infections: Respiratory infections. Urinary tract infections. Gastrointestinal infections. Infective meningitis. Surgical site infection and antimicrobial prophylaxis. Tuberculosis. HIV infection. Fungal infections. Endocrine disorders: Thyroid and parathyroid disorders. Diabetes mellitus. Obstetric and gynaecological disorders: Menstrual cycle disorders. Menopause. Drugs in pregnancy and lactation. Urological disorders: Prostate disease. Haemotopoietic disorders: Anaemia. Malignant disorders: Leukaemia. Lymphomas. Solid tumours. Rheumatic disorders: Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Gout and hyperuricaemia. Eye disorders: Glaucoma. Skin disorders: Drug-induced skin disorders. Eczema and psoriasis. Wounds. Section 4: Appendices. Medical abbreviations. Glossary. Index