Pharmacotherapeutics: A Primary Care Clinical Guide

Pharmacotherapeutics: A Primary Care Clinical Guide
  • 2nd Ed.
  • 2005
  • © Pearson Prentice Hall
  • Debra S. Israel, PharmD, BCPS; Ellis Quinn Youngkin, PhD, RNC, ARNP; Jeanette F. Kissinger, EdD, RN, CS, CANP; Kathleen J. Sawin, DNS, RN, FAAN
  • 0-13-049762-2

 

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Description

Written by professionals in the fields of nursing, pharmacology, pharmacy, and medicine, this resource provides a guide to pharmacotherapy for common healthcare conditions of adults and children in ambulatory settings. A template assists the advanced professional in considering patient history, drug therapy, short and long term goals, selecting appropriate agents, outcomes management, efficacy and toxicity. In addition, general issues such as safety, aging, herbal therapies, social factors and immunizations as well as specific patient population needs are addressed.

Features:

  • • New chapter on the treatment of cardiovascular disease
  • • Updated chapter on current issues related to hormone replacement therapy—With alternative therapies to manage menopause.
  • • Holistic view of pharmacotherapy
  • • Conditions commonly encountered in primary care
  • • Extensive tables of drugs
  • • A quick reference for dosing, adverse reactions and contraindications for both adults and children

 

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