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Book: Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach, Eighth Edition

  • Unparalleled guidance in the development of pharmaceutical care plans

  • Full-color presentation

  • Key Concepts in each chapter

  • Critical Presentation boxes summarize common disease signs and symptoms

  • Clinical Controversies boxes examine complicated issues you face when providing drug therapy

  • NEW material added to the online learning center

  • EXPANDED evidence-based recommendations

  • EXPANDED coverage of timely issues such as palliative care and pain medicine

  • Therapeutic recommendations in each disease-specific chapter

Published in April of 2009, many of its contributors are affiliated with leading Universities throughout the United States. The book is divided into eighteen different sections, with individual disease state chapters within each section. All sections have a section editor, who is a recognized content expert. Many chapters have additional content, learning objectives and other resources available on list at www.pharmacotherapyonline.com. Within the psychiatric disorders section, there are twelve chapters. Individual chapters include topics such as evaluation of psychiatric illness, childhood disorders, substance related disorders, axis II disorders and chapters for all major mental health diagnostic categories. Students will benefit from the variety of tables and text boxes that are filled with valuable, clinically relevant information. This is a resource that will be useful to both the experienced clinician and students alike.

“The most comprehensive, widely used, and evidence-based pharmacotherapy test available. Hailed by Doody's Review Service as “one of the best in pharmacy” Pharmacotherapy a Pathophysiologic Approach is unmatched in its ability to help students develop a mastery of evidence-based medicine for optimum patient outcomes. The eighth edition will feature the addition of SI units throughout and an increased number of global examples and clinical questions. Features unparalleled guidance in the development of pharmaceutical care plans. Full-color presentation. Key concepts in each Chapter, Critical Presentation boxes summarize common disease signs and symptoms. Clinical Controversy boxes examine complicated issues you face when providing drug therapy. New material added to the online learning center. EXPANDED evidence-based recommendations. EXPANDED coverage of timely issues such as palliative care and pain medicine. Therapeutic recommendations in each disease-specific chapter.”

Author notes

Book by: Joseph DiPiro , Robert L. Talbert , Gary Yee, Gary Matzke, Barbara Wells, L. Michael Posey