The critical drug information you need for clinical practice and board preparationâ€”in one, convenient portable guide
Pharmacotherapy Handbook delivers both the key points pharmacists needs to know in practice and the information students studying for the boards needs to pass. The Handbook delivers the essential information you need to confidently make drug therapy decisions for more than 140 diseases and disorders most commonly encountered in a clinical setting. Whether youâ€™re a student, pharmacist, or hospital administrator, youâ€™ll find answers quickly and easily in this reliable, carry-anywhere guide.
Featuring a convenient alphabetized presentation, the book utilizes text, tables, figures, and treatment algorithms to make important drug data readily accessible and easily understandable. This updated eleventh edition includes new chapters on the pharmacistsâ€™ patient care process, opioid use disorder, and superficial fungal infections.
Each chapter is organized in a consistent format:
Disease state definition Pathophysiology Clinical presentation Diagnosis Treatment Evaluation of therapeutic outcomes
Nine appendices include Pediatric Pharmacotherapy, Geriatric Assessment, Critical Care Patient Assessment, Drug Allergies, Drug-Induced Hematologic Disorders, Drug-Induced Liver Disease, Drug-Induced Pulmonary Disease, Drug-Induced Kidney Disease, and Drug-Induced Ophthalmic Disorders