Pharmacotherapy Handbook, 9/E / Edition 9

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The essential pharmacotherapy data you need for clinical practice and board preparation – in one carry-anywhere guide

Pharmacotherapy Handbook provides the critical information you 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, figures, and treatment algorithms to make important drug data readily accessible and easily understood.


  • Consistent chapter organization includes:
  • Disease state definition
  • Concise review of relevant pathophysiology
  • Clinical presentation
  • Diagnosis
  • Goals of treatment
  • Treatment
  • Monitoring
  • Six appendices, including "Allergic and Pseudoallergic Drug Reactions" and "Geriatrics"
  • The ideal companion to Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach, Ninth Edition by Joseph DiPiro, et al
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071821285
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/29/2014
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 1072
  • Sales rank: 338,017

Meet the Author

Barbara Wells (Oxford, MS) is dean and professor at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and executive director of the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Terry Schwinghammer (Oxford, MS) joined the faculty of the University of Mississippi in August 2005 as Professor and Chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy. In addition to authoring over 60 research papers and journal articles, he is editor of The Pharmacotherapy Casebook.

Joe DiPiro (Charleston, SC) is Professor and Executive Dean of the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, an integrated program of the Colleges of Pharmacy of the University of South Carolina and the Medical University of South Carolina.

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