Applied Therapeutics: the Clinical Use of Drugs

ISBN-10: 0781748453
ISBN-13: 9780781748452
Edition: 8th 2005 (Revised)
List price: $169.95
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Description: This title teaches health care students the fundamentals of therapeutics while simultaneously teaching them problem solving techniques. To accomplish this goal, case studies are woven throughout each disease and disorder chapter to illustrate  More...

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Book details

List price: $169.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 6/23/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 3040
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 3.25" tall
Weight: 9.636
Language: English

This title teaches health care students the fundamentals of therapeutics while simultaneously teaching them problem solving techniques. To accomplish this goal, case studies are woven throughout each disease and disorder chapter to illustrate concepts and principles of therapeutics.

General principles
Assessment of therapy and pharmaceutical care
Interpretation of clinical laboratory tests
Herbs and nutritional supplements
Anaphylaxis and drug allergies
Managing acute drug toxicity
General care
Delivering culturally competent care
End-of-life care
Nausea and vomiting
Pain and its management
Perioperative care
Acid-base disorders
Fluid and electrolyte disorders
Cardiac and vascular disorders
Dyslipidemias, atherosclerosis, and coronary heart disease
Essential hypertension
Peripheral vascular disorders
Thrombosis
Ischemic heart disease : anginal syndromes
Myocardial infarction
Heart failure
Cardiac arrhythmias
Hypertensive emergencies
Shock
Pulmonary disorders
Asthma
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Acute and chronic rhinitis
Drug-induced pulmonary disorders
Gastrointestinal disorders
Upper gastrointestinal disorders
Lower gastrointestinal disorders
Alcoholic cirrhosis
Adverse effects of drugs on the liver
Renal disorders
Acute renal failure
Chronic kidney disease
Renal dialysis
Dosing of drugs in renal failure
Solid organ transplantation
Solid organ transplantation
Nutrition issues
Adult enteral nutrition
Adult parenteral nutrition
Dermatologic disorders
Dermatotherapy and drug induced skin disorders
Acne
Psoriasis
Photosensitivity and burns
Arthritic disorders
Gout and hyperuricemia
Rheumatic disorders
Connective tissue disorders : the clinical use of corticosteroids
Women's health
Contraception
Obstetric drug therapy
Teratogenicity and drugs in breast milk
Gynecologic and other disorders of women
Endocrine disorders
Thyroid disorders
Diabetes mellitus
Eye disorders
Eye disorders
Neurologic disorders
Headache
Parkinson's disease
Seizure disorders
Cerebrovascular disorders
Infectious disorders
Principles of infectious diseases
Antimicrobial prophylaxis for surgical procedures
Central nervous system infections
Endocarditis
Respiratory tract infections
Tuberculosis
Infectious diarrhea
Intra-abdominal infections
Urinary tract infections
Sexually transmitted diseases
Osteomyelitis and septic arthritis
Traumatic skin and soft tissue infections
Prevention and treatment of infections in neutropenic cancer patients
Pharmacotherapy of human immunodeficiency virus infection
Opportunistic infections in HIV-infected patients
Fungal infections
Viral infections
Viral hepatitis
Parasitic infections
Tick-borne diseases
Psychiatric disorders
Anxiety disorders
Sleep disorders
Schizophrenia
Mood disorders I : major depressive disorders
Mood disorders II : bipolar disorder
Psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents
Eating disorders
Substance abuse
Drug abuse
Alcohol abuse
Tobacco use and dependence
Hematopoietic disorders
Anemias
Drug-induced blood disorders
Neoplastic disorders
Neoplastic disorders and their treatment : general principles
Adverse effects of chemotherapy
Hematologic malignancies
Solid tumors
Hematopoietic cell transplantation
Pediatrics
Pediatric considerations
Neonatal therapy
Immunizations
Pediatric infectious diseases
Pediatric nutrition
Cystic fibrosis
Geriatric therapy
Geriatric drug use
Geriatric dementias
Geriatric urological disorders

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