Pharmacotherapy Handbook, 8th Editionby Barbara Wells, Joseph DiPiro, Terry Schwinghammer, Cecily DiPiro
Essential drug data in a concise, carry-anywhere reference
Pharmacotherapy Handbook, 8e provides practitioners and students with the critical information necessary to support drug therapy decision making for more than 140 diseases and disorders. Featuring a convenient alphabetized presentation, this handy guide utilizes tables, texts, figures, and treatment algorithms to make the information readily accessible and easily understood.
The consistent chapter organization includes:
•Disease state definition
•Review of relevant pathophysiology
The Treatment section usually includes nonpharmacologic therapy, drug selection guidelines, dosing recommendations, adverse effects, pharmacokinetic considerations, and important drug interactions.