Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice, Third Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jan 23, 2013 - Medical - 1968 pages
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Learn the essential principles of pharmacotherapy and how they apply to today’s healthcare

Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice, Third Edition uses a solid evidence-based approach to teach you how to design, implement, monitor, and evaluate medication therapy. This trusted text provides everything you need to gain an in-depth understanding of the principles essential optimal pharmacotherapy of disease. In order to be as clinically relevant as possible, the disease states and treatments discussed focus on disorders most often seen in clinical practice. Chapters were written or reviewed by pharmacists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians who are authorities in their fields.

The book opens with an introductory chapter followed by chapters on pediatrics, geriatrics, and palliative care. The remainder of the text consists of ninety-eight disease-based chapters that review etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation, followed by therapeutic recommendations for drug selection, dosing, and patient monitoring.

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Disorders of Organ Systems
Conversion Factors and Anthropometrics
Common Laboratory Tests

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Marie A. Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, FCCP, FASHP, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
Tucson, AZ

Terry L. Schwinghammer, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP, BCPS
, Professor and Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy
West Virginia University
School of Pharmacy
Morgantown, WV

Barbara G. Wells, PharmD, FASHP, FCCP, BCPP
, Professor and Dean
Executive Director, Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
School of Pharmacy
The University of Mississippi
Oxford, MS

Patrick M. Malone, PharmD, FASHP Professor and Associate Dean, Internal Affairs
College of Pharmacy
The University of Findlay
Findlay, OH

Jill M. Kolesar, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP Professor, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy
Director, 3P
Analytical Instrumentation Laboratory
University of Wisconsin Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center
Madison, WI

Joseph T. DiPiro, PharmD, FCCP Professor and Executive Dean, South Carolina College of Pharmacy
University of South Carolina, Columbia
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

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