Pharmacotherapy Handbook

Pharmacotherapy Handbook

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By (author) Barbara G. Wells, By (author) Joseph T. DiPiro, By (author) Terry L. Schwinghammer, By (author) Cecily V. DiPiro

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  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
  • Format: Paperback | 1164 pages
  • Dimensions: 119mm x 210mm x 43mm | 973g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0071748342
  • ISBN 13: 9780071748346
  • Edition: 8, Revised
  • Edition statement: 8th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: ill
  • Sales rank: 61,092

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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.

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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

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