Lifestyle Modifications in Pharmacotherapy

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 380 pages

This innovative text equips pharmacists and pharmacy students with the skills to assist patients in managing existing conditions and controlling the development of preventable disorders. The text demonstrates how important lifestyle modification strategies—including nutrition, physical activity, weight control, and smoking cessation—can be used in a pharmacy setting to improve patients' well-being.

Case studies show how lifestyle modifications can positively impact patients with chronic diseases. Chapters explain how lifestyle modification strategies might be different for children, adolescents, older adults, women, and minorities. The book includes detailed instructions for writing wellness plans for patients who have, or are at risk for, certain chronic diseases.

 

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Contents

SECTION Disease Prevention Through Lifestyle Modification
1
Physical Activity
29
Weight Control
57
Tobacco Cessation
85
Health Behavior Change
103
SECTION Chronic Diseases
117
Dyslipidemia
133
Coronary Heart Disease
145
Metabolic Syndrome
227
Cancer
239
Osteoporosis
251
Osteoarthritis
263
Chronic Lung Disease
273
Special Populations
285
Older Adults
295
Women and Minorities
301

Stroke
159
Peripheral Arterial Disease
173
Heart Failure
185
Diabetes Mellitus
197
Obesity
215
A Framingham 10Year Coronary Heart Disease Risk Assessment
311
Case Study Answers
317
Glossary
359
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