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Learn the Essential Principles of Pharmacotherapy and Understand Their Clinical Application Now in full color! 5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This book covers more than 100 disease states using an easy-to-use format that includes structured learning objectives, key concepts, patient care and monitoring guidelines, up-to-date literature citations, tables, figures, text boxes, algorithms, a glossary of terms, and an online learning center....Although primarily for students, the book offers a concise review for general practitioners. There are more than 160 authors and 140 reviewers that contributed to this book and they represent the highest authority in the field."--Doody's Review Service Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practices utilizes a solid, evidence-based approach that supports the 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 practice. 98 diseaes-based chapters review etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation, followed by clear therapeutic recommendations for drug selection, dosing, and patient monitoring. All chapters have been written by content experts and reviewed by authorities in their fields. Features: NEW full-color format NEW chapters on pediatrics, geriatrics, and palliative care Valuable learning aids, including Structured learning objects Key concepts Patient care and monitoring guidelines Up-to-date literature citations Tables, figures, text boxes, and algorithms A glossary of terms An online learning center that includes self-assessment questions and answers Laboratory values expressed as both conventional units and SI units Appendices that include conversion factors and anthropometrics, common laboratory tests and their reference ranges, and common medical abbreviations Patient encounter vignettes to develop critical-thinking skills and make the text more applicable to everyday patient care
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