Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics / Edition 4

Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics / Edition 4

by Roger Walker, Catherine Whittlesea
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443102856

ISBN-13: 9780443102851

Pub. Date: 10/12/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

For this major new edition, the presentation of the book has been enhanced by a new, larger page size and the addition of a second colour to make the text more readable and attractive. Colour photographs of clinical relevance have been added on eczema, psoriasis, pressure sores and leg ulcers. The text is referenced throughout, and each chapter includes an up-to-date…  See more details below

Overview

For this major new edition, the presentation of the book has been enhanced by a new, larger page size and the addition of a second colour to make the text more readable and attractive. Colour photographs of clinical relevance have been added on eczema, psoriasis, pressure sores and leg ulcers. The text is referenced throughout, and each chapter includes an up-to-date bibliography. Written in a readable and attractive style, it provides a key text and reference book, in both primary and secondary care, for students and practitioners of clinical pharmacy, junior doctors and nurses, and other health care workers involved in medicines management.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443102851
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/12/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
880
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1General
1Practical pharmacokinetics3
2Drug interactions21
3Adverse drug reactions33
4Laboratory data47
5Parenteral nutrition67
6Pharmacoeconomics91
Sect. 2Life stages
7Neonates101
8Paediatrics111
9Geriatrics127
Sect. 3Therapeutics
10Peptic ulcer disease143
11Inflammatory bowel disease163
12Constipation and diarrhoea179
13Adverse effects of drugs on the liver193
14Liver disease209
15Acute renal failure229
16Chronic renal failure247
17Hypertension265
18Coronary heart disease279
19Congestive heart failure299
20Cardiac arrhythmias321
21Thrombosis339
22Dyslipidaemia353
23Asthma375
24Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease397
25Drug-induced lung disease413
26Insomnia and anxiety423
27Affective disorders439
28Schizophrenia455
29Epilepsy465
30Parkinson's disease483
31Pain495
32Nausea and vomiting509
33Respiratory infections519
34Urinary tract infections533
35Gastrointestinal infections543
36Infective meningitis555
37Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis569
38Tuberculosis583
39HIV infection597
40Fungal infections623
41Thyroid and parathyroid disorders639
42Diabetes mellitus657
43Menstrual cycle disorders679
44Menopause and hormone replacement therapy695
45Drugs in pregnancy and lactation707
46Benign prostatic hyperplasia717
47Anaemia725
48Leukaemia743
49Lymphomas759
50Solid tumours775
51Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis791
52Gout and hyperuricaemia813
53Glaucoma825
54Drug-induced skin disorders843
55Eczema and psoriasis853
56Pressure sores and leg ulcers871
Sect. 4Appendices
App. 1: Medical abbreviations889
App. 2: Glossary897
App. 3Changes to the names of certain medical substances901
Index905

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