Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach, 9 E

Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach, 9/E by Terry Schwinghammer, Julia Koehler

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More than 150 cases help develop the skills you need to identify and resolve the most common drug therapy problems

The perfect study companion to DiPiro's Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach More than 40 all-new cases!

Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach delivers 157 patient cases designed to teach you how to apply the principles of pharmacotherapy to real-world clinical practice. The case chapters in this book are organized into organ system sections that correspond to those of the DiPiro textbook. By reading the relevant chapters in Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach you will be able to familiarize yourself with the pathophysiology and pharmacology of each disease state included in this casebook.

Each case teaches you how to:

Identify real or potential drug therapy problems

Determine the desired therapeutic outcome

Evaluate therapeutic alternatives

Design an optimal individualized pharmacotherapeutic plan

Develop methods to evaluate the therapeutic outcome

Provide patient education

Communicate and implement the pharmacotherapeutic plan

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

Compelling range of cases – from the uncomplicated (a single disease state) to the complex (multiple disease states and drug-related problems)

Diverse authorship from more than 190 clinicians from nearly 100 institutions Coverage that integrates the biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences with therapeutics

Appendices containing valuable information on pharmacy abbreviations, laboratory tests, mathematical conversion factors, anthropometrics, and complementary and alternative therapies
Publication Date:
28 / 04 / 2014

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