This comprehensive resource provides a detailed analysis of how to identify, prevent, and manage drug-induced diseases. Edited by James E. Tisdale and Douglas A. Miller, with contributions from experts distinguished in their respective specialties, "Drug-Induced Diseases" is organized logically and is easy to use. Opening chapters discuss the epidemiology, public health impact and monitoring of drug-induced diseases, covering numerous diseases of every major organ system. Each chapter covers a particular disease state and explores links to medications that can cause the disease. This essential reference gives this vital subject - which is responsible for extensive mortality, morbidity, and economic costs within the healthcare system - the comprehensive coverage it deserves.
Section Headings and Chapters of this title include: Magnitude/Significance of Drug-Induced Diseases - Impact on the Health Care System - Chapter 1 - Epidemiology and Public Health Impact of Drug-Induced Diseases, Chapter 2 - Factors Contributing to Drug-Induced Diseases, and Chapter 3 - Postmarketing Surveillance of Medications for Drug-Induced Diseases; Drug-Induced Respiratory Diseases - Chapter 20 - Pulmonary Fibrosis/Interstitial Pneumonitis and Chapter 21 - Asthma/Bronchospasm; Drug-Induced Hematological Disorders - Chapter 44 - Thrombocytopenia, Chapter 45 - Thromboembolic Diseases, Chapter 46 - Neutropenia, and Chapter 47 - Anemias; and, Section 13 - Miscellaneous - Chapter 51 - Drug-Induced Neoplastic Diseases, Chapter 52 - Drug-Induced Auditory, Nose & Throat Diseases, and Chapter 53 - Teratogenicity.show more