Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach: A Patient-Focused Approach

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McGraw Hill Professional, Aug 29, 2008 - Medical - 480 pages
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  • 50% all new cases in this edition
  • 50% of cases revised
  • Over 140 cases total
  • Organization by organ systems to coordinate with the textbook
  • Cases range from simple (a single disease state) to complex (multiple disease states and drug-related problems
  • Develops skills in problem analysis and decision making
  • Integrates the biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences with therapeutics
  • Demonstrates the relevance and importance of a sound scientific foundation for pharmacy practice
  

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Contents

Section 1 Principles of PatientFocused Therapy
1
Section 2 Cardiovascular Disorders
37
Section 3 Respiratory Disorders
77
Section 4 Gastrointestinal Disorders
89
Section 5 Renal Disorders
131
Section 6 Neurologic Disorders
151
Section 7 Psychiatric Disorders
173
Section 8 Endocrinologic Disorders
199
Section 14 Dermatologic Disorders
253
Section 15 Hematologic Disorders
261
Section 16 Infectious Diseases
271
Section 17 Oncologic Disorders
335
Section 18 Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders
363
Section 19 Emergency Preparedness and Response
371
Section 20 Complementary and Alternative Therapies Level III
377
Conversion Factors and Anthropometrics
381

Section 9 Gynecologic Disorders
215
Section 10 Urologic Disorders
223
Section 11 Immunologic Disorders
231
Section 12 Bone and Joint Disorders
237
Section 13 Disorders of the Eyes Ears Nose and Throat
247
Common Laboratory Tests
385
Part I Common Medical Abbreviations
391
Prevent Medical Errors By Avoiding These Dangerous Abbreviations or Dose Designations
398
Sample Responses to Case Questions
399
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Terry L. Schwinghammer, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP, BCPS is Professor in the Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. He is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and practices as a clinical specialist in ambulatory care at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

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