The benchmark evidence-based pharmacotherapy text-now in full color!
When it comes to helping you develop a mastery of evidence-based medicine for optimal patient outcomes, no book can match Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach. Like the discipline it covers, the scope of this trusted resource goes beyond drug indications and dosages to include the initial selection, proper administration, and monitoring of drugs.
The book also delves into psychosocial issues that affect compliance … topics related to a patient's ability to understand and manage often-complex therapy… and lifestyle changes that may reduce the need for drug therapy or improve pharmacotherapeutic outcomes. Pharmacotherapy delivers everything you need to provide safe, efficacious drug therapy across the full range of therapeutic categories.
NEW! Expanded evidence-based recommendations
NEW! Extended coverage of the timely issue of palliative care and pain medicine
NEW! Important chapters on Pulmonary Hypertension, Disorders of Calcium and Phosphorus Homeostasis, and Multiple Myeloma,
Outstanding pedagogy, including:
“Key Concepts” highlighted in each chapter
“Clinical Presentation” boxes summarize the most common disease signs and symptoms covered in each chapter
“Clinical Controversies” boxes-presented in the Treatment sections of the disease-oriented chapters-examine the complicated issues faced by students and clinicians in providing drug therapy
Clear therapeutic recommendations in each disease-specific chapter
“Evaluation of Therapeutic Outcomes” boxes in each disease-specific chapter, containing key monitoring guidelines that facilitate the development of a pharmaceutical, nursing, or medical care plan.
Pharmacotherapy Handbook 7th Ed.
Essential Pharmacotherapy Data at Your Fingertips!
Pharmacotherapy Handbook delivers the essential information you need to quickly and confidently make drug therapy decisions for eighty-four diseases and disorders. Featuring a convenient alphabetized presentation, the book utilizes text, tables, figures, and treatment algorithms to make important drug data readily accessible and easily understandable.
Consistent chapter organization that includes:. Disease state definition,. Concise review of relevant pathophysiology,. Clinical presentation,. Diagnosis,. Desired outcome,. Treatment,. Monitoring
Six valuable appendices, including a new one on the management of pharmacotherapy in the elderly. NEW chapters on adrenal gland disorders and influenza. The ideal companion Pharmacology: A Pathophysiologic Approach, 7e by Joseph DiPiro et al.