Pharmacotherapy Handbook: A Pathophysiologic Approach, Tenth Edition delivers the critical information need to make drug therapy decisions for more than 140 diseases and disorders commonly encountered in a clinical setting. Featuring a convenient alphabetized presentation, this handy guide utilizes text, tables, figure, and treatment algorithms to make important drug data readily accessible and easily understood. The consistent chapter organization includes disease state definitions, concise review of relevant pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, goals of treatment, treatment, and monitoring. Readers will also find six valuable appendices, including Allergic and Pseudoallergic Drug Reactions, Geriatrics, Drug-Induced Hematologic Disorders, Drug-Induced Liver Disease, Drug-Induced Pulmonary Disease, Drug-Induced Kidney Disease.
- Disease state definition
- Review of relevant pathophysiology
- Clinical presentation
- Desired outcome
- 4 calculators and 80 interactive flowcharts
- Nonpharmacologic therapy
- Drug selection guidelines
- Dosing recommendations
- Adverse effects
- Pharmacokinetic considerations
- Important drug interactions
This edition features a more condensed, streamlined presentation
The ideal companion to DiPiroís Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach, Tenth Edition.