9780071621809

Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice, Second Edition

  • ISBN 13:

    9780071621809

  • ISBN 10:

    0071621806

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 04/19/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Learn the Essential Principles of Pharmacotherapy and Understand Their Clinical Application Now in full color! Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practicesutilizes a solid, evidence-based approach that supports the optimal pharmacotherapy of disease. In order to be as clinically relevant as possible, the disease states and treatments discussed focus on disorders most often seen in practice. 98 diseaes-based chapters review etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation, followed by clear therapeutic recommendations for drug selection, dosing, and patient monitoring. All chapters have been written by content experts and reviewed by authorities in their fields. Features: NEW full-color format NEWchapters on pediatrics, geriatrics, and palliative care Valuable learning aids, including Structured learning objects Key concepts Patient care and monitoring guidelines Up-to-date literature citations Tables, figures, text boxes, and algorithms A glossary of terms An online learning center that includes self-assessment questions and answers Laboratory values expressed as both conventional units and SI units Appendices that include conversion factors and anthropometrics, common laboratory tests and their reference ranges, and common medical abbreviations Patient encounter vignettes to develop critical-thinking skills and make the text more applicable to everyday patient careContent that represents the insights of more than 160 authors and 140 reviewers: Condensed Table of Contents: Part 1: Basic Concepts in Pharmacotherapy Essentials; Part 2: Disorders of Organ Systems: Cardiovascular Disorders, Respiratory Disorders, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Renal Disorders, Neurologic Disorders, Psychiatric Disorders, Endocrinologic Disorders, Gynecologic and Obstetric Disorders, Urologic Disorders, Immunologic Disorders, Bone and Joint Disorders, Eye Disorders, Ear Disorders, Nose Disorders, Throat Disorders, Dermatologic Disorders, Hematologic Disorders, Oncologic Disorders, Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders.

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