Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach, 10th Edition

by Terry L. Schwinghammer, Julia M. Koehler, Jill S. Borchert, Douglas Slain, Sharon K. Park
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More than 150 patient cases teach you how to apply the principles of pharmacotherapy to real-world clinical practice

The essential study companion to DiPiro’s Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach, Tenth Edition


Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach uses 157 patient cases to help you develop the skills necessary to identify and resolve the most common drug therapy problems encountered in daily clinical practice. The case chapters are organized into organ system sections that correspond to those of the companion textbook. This proven effective case-based approach makes the book perfect for PharmD, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, and other allied health courses


Sharpen your ability to:

• Identify actual 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 the implement the pharmacotherapeutic plan

Develop expertise in pharmacotherapy decision making with:

  • Realistic patient presentations that include medical history, physical examination, and laboratory data, followed by a series of questions using a systematic, problem-solving approach
  • A compelling range of cases – from a single disease state to multiple disease states and drug-related problems
  • Expert coverage that integrates the biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences with therapeutics
  • Appendices containing valuable information on medical abbreviations, laboratory tests, mathematical conversion factors, and anthropometrics



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ISBN: 9781260084139
Publisher: Mc Graw-Hill Medical
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2017
Cover: paperback
Pages: 480
Weight: 0.997 kg

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