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Drugs in Use: Clinical Case Studies for Pharmacists / Edition 5
     

Drugs in Use: Clinical Case Studies for Pharmacists / Edition 5

by Linda J.
 

ISBN-10: 0857110918

ISBN-13: 9780857110916

Pub. Date: 07/13/2013

Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press

Drugs in Use is a popular textbook that addresses one of the key issues for pharmacy students - putting their learning into practice. The text presents a series of clinical case studies to illustrate how pharmacists can optimize drug therapy in response to the needs of individual patients.

Overview

Drugs in Use is a popular textbook that addresses one of the key issues for pharmacy students - putting their learning into practice. The text presents a series of clinical case studies to illustrate how pharmacists can optimize drug therapy in response to the needs of individual patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857110916
Publisher:
Pharmaceutical Press
Publication date:
07/13/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

About the editor xiii

Contributors xv

Notes on the use of this book xix

Abbreviations xxi

1 Hypertension Charles Morecroft John Sexton 1

2 Ischaemic heart disease Duncan McRobbie 19

3 Myocardial infarction Helen Williams 45

4 Cardiac failure John McAnaw Tobias Dreischulte 65

5 Stroke Derek Taylor 94

6 Type 1 diabetes in childhood Stephen Tomlin 107

7 Type 2 diabetes mellitus Rachel Hall 124

8 Acute kidney injury Caroline Ashley 142

9 Established renal failure managed by automated peritoneal dialysis Aileen Dunleavy 167

10 Renal transplantation Caroline Ashley 187

11 Asthma Toby Capstick Amy Vigor 212

12 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Anna Murphy 235

13 Peptic ulcer Andrew Clark 264

14 Crohn's disease Jackie Eastwood Simon Gabe 284

15 Alcoholic liver disease Sarah Knighton 298

16 Rheumatoid arthritis Tina Hawkins 320

17 Osteoporosis Jonathan Mason 344

18 Epilepsy Ben Dorward 366

19 Parkinson's disease Stuart Richardson Shelley Jones 381

20 Depression Caroline Parker 402

21 Schizophrenia Graham Newton 418

22 Dementia Denise Taylor 440

23 Substance misuse Rosemary Blackie 469

24 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease: opportunistic infections and antiretroviral therapy Dola Awoyemi Nadia Naous Sacha Pires 503

25 Oncology Nicola Stoner 520

26 Symptom control in palliative care Steven Simpson 546

27 Eczema Christine Clark 561

28 Psoriasis Christine Clark 576

29 Anticoagulant therapy Katherine Stirling Christopher Acomb 594

30 Colorectal surgery Stan Dobrzanski 611

31 Cholecystectomy Sharron Mitten Anne Cole 625

32 Medicines optimisation in primary care Kym Lowder 646

33 Managing medicine risk Gillian F Cavell 661

Index 675

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