English | 2010 | ISBN: 0071621806, 0071756302 | 1904 pages | epub | 78,1 MB
Learn the Essential Principles of Pharmacotherapy and Understand Their Clinical Application
Now in full color!
Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practices utilizes 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.
NEW full-color format
NEW chapters on pediatrics, geriatrics, and palliative care
Valuable learning aids, including
Structured learning objects
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 care
5 STAR DOODY’S REVIEW!
“This book covers more than 100 disease states using an easy-to-use format that includes structured learning objectives, key concepts, patient care and monitoring guidelines, up-to-date literature citations, tables, figures, text boxes, algorithms, a glossary of terms, and an online learning center….Although primarily for students, the book offers a concise review for general practitioners. There are more than 160 authors and 140 reviewers that contributed to this book and they represent the highest authority in the field.”–Doody’s Review Service
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