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Clinical pharmacy and therapeutics /

Clinical pharmacy and therapeutics / edited by Roger Walker and Cate Whittlesea. - 5th ed. - Edinburgh : Churchill Livingston/Elsevier, c2012. - xiii, 983 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Section 1: General Clinical pharmacy process. Prescribing. Practical pharmacokinetics. Drug interactions. Adverse drug reactions. Laboratory data. Parenteral nutrition. Pharmacoeconomics. Section 2: Life stages Neonates. Paediatrics. Geriatrics. Section 3: Therapeutics Gastrointestinal disorders: Peptic ulcer disease. Inflammatory bowel disease. Constipation and diarrhoea. Hepatic disorders:Adverse effects of drugs on the liver. Liver disease. Renal disorders: Acute kidney injury. Chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal failure. Chronic kidney disease and end stage renal failure. Cardiovascular disorders: Hypertension. Coronary heart disease. Chronic heart failure. Arrhythmias. Thrombosis. Dyslipidaemia. Respiratory disorders: Asthma. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Neurological and psychological disorders: Insomnia. Anxiety disorders. Affective disorders. Schizophrenia. Epilepsy. Parkinson's disease. Pain. Nausea and vomiting. Infections: Respiratory infections. Urinary tract infections. Gastrointestinal infections. Infective meningitis. Surgical site infection and antimicrobial prophylaxis. Tuberculosis. HIV infection. Fungal infections. Endocrine disorders: Thyroid and parathyroid disorders. Diabetes mellitus. Obstetric and gynaecological disorders: Menstrual cycle disorders. Menopause. Drugs in pregnancy and lactation. Urological disorders: Prostate disease. Haemotopoietic disorders: Anaemia. Malignant disorders: Leukaemia. Lymphomas. Solid tumours. Rheumatic disorders: Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Gout and hyperuricaemia. Eye disorders: Glaucoma. Skin disorders: Drug-induced skin disorders. Eczema and psoriasis. Wounds. Section 4: Appendices. Medical abbreviations. Glossary. Index TOC

Draws on the skills of pharmacists and clinicians to present optimal drug regimens. This title integrates an understanding of the disease processes with an appreciation of pathophysiological processes, clinical pharmacy and the evidence base. It places emphasis on understanding both the prescribing process and the clinical pharmacy process.

9780702042935 9780702042942 (international) 0702042943 0702042935

Drug Therapy.
Pharmacology, Clinical.

RM262 / .C5 2012

615.58 / CLI 2012

WB 330

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