Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice: A Practical Approach / Edition 1

Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice: A Practical Approach / Edition 1

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Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice: A Practical Approach / Edition 1

Written for nurse practitioners and physician's assistants, this advanced pharmacotherapeutics text focuses on aspects of applied therapeutics for primary care providers. The volume is organized according to body systems and explores drugs used to manage more than 56 common conditions, such as: hypertension, peptic ulcer disease, and asthma. Using algorithms to illustrate the process of drug selection, this book provides guidelines for:

  • Drug selection
  • Lifespan considerations
  • Therapeutic drug monitoring
  • Adverse reactions
  • Poor outcomes
  • Information about when to change therapy
  • Alternative therapy
Therapy is discussed using first-, second- and third-line drug choices. Comprehensive yet concise case studies, written for adult learners, help readers retain information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780781718769
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 03/28/2001
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 832
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

    Unit I: Principles of Therapeutics

  1. Issues for The Practitioner in Drug Therapy
  2. Pharmacokinetic Basis of Therapeutics and Pharmacodynamic Principles
  3. Impact of Drug Interactions and Adverse Events on Therapeutics
  4. Principles of Pharmacotherapy in Children
  5. Principles of Pharmacotherapy in Pregnancy and Lactation
  6. Principles of Pharmacotherapy in Elderly Patients
  7. Principles of Pharmacotherapy in Pain Management
  8. Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy
  9. Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Unit I I: Pharmacotherapy for Skin Disorders

  10. Contact Dermatitis
  11. Fungal Infections of the Skin
  12. Viral Infections of the Skin
  13. Bacterial Infections of the Skin
  14. Psoriasis
  15. Acne Vulgaris and Rosacea

    Unit I II: Pharmacotherapy for Eye and Ear Disorders

  16. Ophthalmic Infections
  17. Otitis Media and Otitis Externa

    Unit I V: Pharmacotherapy for Cardiovascular Disorders

  18. Hypertension
  19. Hyperlipidemia
  20. Angina
  21. Heart Failure
  22. Dysrhythmias

    Unit V: Pharmacotherapy for Respiratory Disorders

  23. Upper Respiratory Infections
  24. Asthma
  25. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  26. Bronchitis and Pneumonia
  27. Tuberculosis

    Unit V I: Pharmacotherapy for Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders

  28. Nausea and Vomiting
  29. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Peptic Ulcer Disease
  30. Constipation, Diarrhea and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  31. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  32. Parasitic Infections

    Unit V II: Pharmacotherapy for Genitourinary Tract Disorders

  33. Urinary Tract Infections
  34. Prostatic Disorders and Erectile Dysfunction
  35. Incontinence
  36. Sexually Transmitted Infections
  37. Vaginitis

    Unit V III: Pharmacotherapy for Musculoskeletal Disorders

  38. Ostoearthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
  39. Osteoporosis
  40. Fibromyalgia

    Unit I X: Pharmacotherapy for Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders

  41. Parkinson's Disease
  42. Headaches (formerly Migraines)
  43. Seizure Disorders
  44. Depressive Disorders
  45. Anxiety Disorders
  46. Insomnia and Sleep Disorders
  47. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  48. Alzheimer's Disease

    Unit X: Pharmacotherapy for Endocrine Disorders

  49. Diabetes Mellitus
  50. Thyroid Disorders

    Unit XI: Pharmacotherapy for Immune Disorders

  51. Allergies and Allergic Reactions
  52. Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  53. Opportunistic Infections in Immunocompromised Patients

    Unit XII: Pharmacotherapy for Hematologic and Oncologic Disorders

  54. Coagulation Disturbances
  55. Anemias
  56. Oncologic Disorder

    Unit XIII: Pharmacotherapy in Health Promotion

  57. Immunizations
  58. Smoking Cessations
  59. Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy
  60. Contraception
  61. Weight Loss

    Unit XIV: Integrative Approach to Patient Care

  62. The Economics of Pharmacotherapeutics
  63. Integrative Approaches to Pharmacotherapy - A look at Complex Cases

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