Pharmacotherapy Handbook, Eighth Edition

Pharmacotherapy Handbook, Eighth Edition

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Pharmacotherapy Handbook, Eighth Edition by Barbara G. Wells, Joseph T. DiPiro, Terry L. Schwinghammer, Cecily V. DiPiro

Essential drug data in a concise, carry-anywhere reference

Pharmacotherapy Handbook, 8e provides practitioners and students with the critical information necessary to support drug therapy decision making for more than 140 diseases and disorders. Featuring a convenient alphabetized presentation, this handy guide utilizes tables, texts, figures, and treatment algorithms to make the information readily accessible and easily understood.

The consistent chapter organization includes:

  • Disease state definition
  • Review of relevant pathophysiology
  • Clinical presentation
  • Diagnosis
  • Desired outcome
  • Treatment
  • Monitoring

The Treatment section usually includes nonpharmacologic therapy, drug selection guidelines, dosing recommendations, adverse effects, pharmacokinetic considerations, and important drug interactions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071788465
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 10/10/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 1164
File size: 85 MB
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About the Author

Barbara G. Wells, PharmD, FASHP, FCCP, BCPP

Dean and Professor

Executive Director, Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

School of Pharmacy, The University of Mississippi

Oxford, Mississippi

Joseph T. DiPiro, PharmD, FCCP

Professor and Executive Dean

South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston

and University of South Carolina, Columbia

Terry L. Schwinghamamer, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP, FAPhA, BCPS

Professor and Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy, West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia

Cecily V. DiPiro, PharmD

Consultant Pharmacist

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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