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Pharmacotherapy casebook : a patient-focused approach

Terry L. Schwinghammer (Editor), Julia M. Koehler (Editor)
"155 cases show you how apply the principles of pharmacotherapy to real-world clinical practice The perfect study companion to DiPiro's Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach Pharmacotherapy Casebook sharpens the problem-solving and clinical decision-making skills you need to identify and resolve the most commonly encoutnererd drug problems. The eighth edition features 155 patients cases is organized by body system to correspond with the organization of DiPiro's Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach. Everything you need to develop expertise in pharmacotherapy decision making: realistic patient presentations include medical history, physical examination, and laboratory data, followed by a series of questions using a systematic, problem-solving approach ; and a wide range of cases -- from single disease states to multiple disease states and drug-related problems Appendix contains valuable information on pharmacy abbreviations, laboratory tests, and mathematical conversion factors, anthropometrics, and sample responses to case questions"--Publisher's description
Print Book, English, 2011
Eight edition View all formats and editions
McGraw-Hill Medical, New York, 2011
Case Reports
xxi, 450 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
9780071746267, 0071746269
Introduction : How to use this casebook
Active learning strategies
Case studies in patient communication
Pharmaceutical care planning : a component of the patient care process
Documentation of pharmacotherapy interventions
Palliative care
Clinical toxicology : acetaminophen toxicity
Emergency preparednsss : cyanide exposure
Chemical exposure
Cardiac arrest
Hypertensive crisis
Heart failure : systolic dysfunction
Heart failure : diastolic dysfunction
Ischemic heart disease : chronic stable angina
Acute coronary syndrome : ST-elevation myocardial infarction
Ventricular arrhythmia
Atrial fibrillation
Deep vein thrombosis
Pulmonary embolism
Chronic anticoagulation
Ischemic stroke
Peripheral arterial disease
Hypovolemic shock
Acute asthma
Chronic asthma
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Pulmonary arterial hyperrtension
Cystic fibrosis
Gastroesophageal reflux disease
Peptic ulcer disease
NSAID-induced ulcer disease
Stress ulcer prophylaxis/upper GI hemorrhage
Crohn's disease
Ulcerative colitis
Nausea and vomiting
Irritable bowel syndrome
Pediatric gastroenteritis
Ascites management in portal hypertension and cirrhosis
Esophageal varices
Hepatic encephalopathy
Acute pancreatitis
Chronic pancreatitis
Viral Hepatitis A vaccination
Viral Hepatitis B
Viral Hepatitis C
Drug-induced acute kidney injury
Acute kidney injury
Progressive renal disease
End-stage kidney disease
Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone release
Electrolyte abnormalities in chronic kidney disease
Hypercalcemia of malignancy
hypokalemia and Hypomagnesemia
Metabolic acidosis
Metabolic alkalosis
Alzheimer's disease
Multiple Sclerosis
Complex partial seizures
Generalized tonic-clonic seizures
Status Epilepticus
Acute management of the brain injury patient
Parkinson's disease
Chronic pain management
Acute pain management
Migraine headache
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Eating disorders : bulimia nervosa
Alcohol withdrawal
Nicotine dependence
Major depression
Bipolar disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder
Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and ketoacidosis
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus : new onset
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (existing disease)
Hyperthyroidism : Grave's disease
Cushing's syndrome
Addison's disease
Pregnancy and lactation
Emergency contraception
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
Managing menopausal symptoms Erectile dysfunction
Benign prostatic hyperplasia
Urinary incontinence
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Allergic drug reaction
Solid organ transplantation
Rheumatoid arthritis
Gout and Hyperuricemia
Allergic Rhinitis
Cutaneous reaction to drugs
Acne Vulgaris
Atopic Dermatitis
Iron deficiency anemia
Vitamin B12 deficiency
Folic acid deficiency
Sickle Cell Anemia
Using laboratory tests in infectious diseases
Bacterial Meningitis
Acute bronchitis
Community-acquired pneumonia
Hospital-acquired pneumonia
Otitis media
Acute pharyngitis
Diabetic foot infection
Infective Endocarditis
Clostridium difficile infection
Intra-abdominal Infection
Lower urinary tract infection
Pelvic inflammatory disease and other sexually-transmitted diseases
Genital Herpes, Gonococcal, and Chlamydial infections
Osteomyelitis and septic arthritis
Bacterial vaginosis
Candida vaginitis
Invasive fungal infections
Infections in immunocompromised patients
Antimicrobial prophylaxis for surgery
Pediatric immunization
Adult immunization
HIV infection
Breast cancer
Non-small cell lung cancer
Colon cancer
Prostate cancer
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
Hodgkin lymphoma
Ovarian cancer
Acute lymphocytic leukemia
Chronic myelogenous leukemia
Renal cell carcinoma
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Parenteral nutrition
Adult enteral nutrition
Complementary and alternative therapies (Level III)
Appendix A : Conversion factors and anthropometrics
Appendix B : common laboratory tests
Appendix C : Medical abbreviations
Appendix D : Sample responses to case questions
Revised edition of: Pharmacotherapy casebook : a patient-focused approach / edited by Terry L. Schwinghammer, Julia M. Koehler. 7th ed. ©2009
A companion workbook for: Pharmacotherapy: a pathophysiologic approach / editors, Joseph T. DiPiro [and others]. 8th ed. ©2011