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Pharmacotherapy Handbook, Eighth Edition

© 2012
by Barbara Wells Joseph Dipiro Terry Schwinghammer Cecily Dipiro

8th Edition Active, In-Print 1164 Pages Softcover
9780071748346 0071748342

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$66.95

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.

Preface

Acknowledgments

To the Reader

SECTION 1: BONE AND JOINT DISORDERS, Edited by Terry L. Schwinghammer

1. Gout and Hyperuricemia

2. Osteoarthritis

3. Osteoporosis

4. Rheumatoid Arthritis

SECTION 2: CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS, Edited by Terry L. Schwinghammer

5. Acute Coronary Syndromes

6. Arrhythmias

7. Cardiac Arrest

8. Dyslipdemia

9. Heart Failure

10. Hypertension

11. Ischemic Heart Disease

12. Shock

13. Stroke

14. Venous Thromboembolism

SECTION 3: DERMATOLOGIC DISORDERS, Edited by Terry L. Schwinghammer

15. Acne Vulgaris

16. Dermatologic Drug Reactions and Common Skin Problems

17. Psoriasis

SECTION 4: ENDOCRINOLOGIC DISORDERS, Edited by Terry L. Schwinghammer

18. Adrenal Gland Disorders

19. Diabetes Mellitus

20. Thyroid Disorders

SECTION 5: GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS, Edited by Joseph T. DiPiro and Terry L. Schwinghammer

21. Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension

22. Constipation

23. Diarrhea

24. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

25. Hepatitis, Viral

26. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

27. Nausea and Vomiting

28. Pancreatitis

29. Peptic Ulcer Disease

SECTION 6: GYNECOLOGIC AND OBSTETRIC DISORDERS, Edited by Barbara G. Wells

30. Contraception

31. Menopause & Perimenopausal & Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy

32. Pregnancy and Lactation: Therapeutic Considerations

SECTION 7: HEMATOLOGIC DISORDERS, Edited by Cecily V. DiPiro

33. Anemias

34. Sickle Cell Disease

SECTION 8: INFECTIOUS DISEASES, Edited by Joseph T. DiPiro

35. Antimicrobial Regimen Selection

36. Central Nervous System Infections

37. Endocarditis

38. Fungal Infections, Invasive

39. Gastrointestinal Infections

40. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

41. Influenza

42. Intraabdominal Infections

43. Respiratory Tract Infections, Lower

44. Respiratory Tract Infections, Upper

45. Sepsis and Septic Shock

46. Sexually Transmitted Diseases

47. Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections

48. Surgical Prophylaxis

49. Tuberculosis

50. Urinary Tract Infections and Prostatitis

51. Vaccines, Toxoids, and Other Immunobiologics

SECTION 9: NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS, Edited by Barbara G. Wells

52. Alzheimer's Disease

53. Epilepsy

54. Headache: Migraine and Tension-Type

55. Pain Management

56. Parkinson's Disease

57. Status Epilepticus

SECTION 10: NUTRITIONAL DISORDERS, Edited by Cecily V. DiPiro

58. Assessment of Nutrition Status and Nutrition Requirements

59. Enteral Nutrition

60. Obesity

61. Parenteral Nutrition

SECTION 11: ONCOLOGIC DISORDERS, Edited by Cecily V. DiPiro

62. Breast Cancer

63. Colorectal Cancer

64. Lung Cancer

65. Lymphomas

66. Prostate Cancer

67. Renal Cell Carcinoma

SECTION 12: OPHTHALMIC DISORDERS, Edited by Cecily V. DiPiro

68. Glaucoma

SECTION 13: PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS, Edited by Barbara G. Wells

69. Anxiety Disorders

70. Bipolar Disorder

71. Major Depressive Disorder

72. Schizophrenia

73. Sleep Disorders

74. Substance-Related Disorders

SECTION 14: RENAL DISORDERS, Edited by Cecily V. DiPiro

75. Acid-Base Disorders

76. Acute Kidney Injury

77. Chronic Kidney Disease

78. Drug Therapy Individualization for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

79. Electrolyte Homeostasis

SECTION 15: RESPIRATORY DISORDERS, Edited by Terry L. Schwinghammer

80. Allergic Rhinitis

81. Asthma

82. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

SECTION 16: UROLOGIC DISORDERS, Edited by Cecily V. DiPiro

83. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

84. Erectile Dysfunction

85. Urinary Incontinence

APPENDICES, Edited by Barbara G. Wells

Appendix 1: Allergic and Pseudoallergic Drug Reactions

Appendix 2: Geriatrics

Appendix 3: Drug-Induced Hematologic Disorders

Appendix 4: Drug-Induced Liver Disease

Appendix 5: Drug-Induced Pulmonary Disease

Appendix 6: Drug-Induced Kidney Disease

Index

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