Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice, 4th Edition

Book Description

Learn the essential principles of pharmacotherapy and how they apply to today’s healthcare.

  • Content derived from Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach, 8e, the field’s most respected reference
  • Chapters will be peer-reviewed by both nurse practitioners and pharmacy professors
  • Easy-to-follow disorder-based surveys the full range of organ system disorders treated in pharmacy practice
  • An online learning center includes self-assessment questions and answers

Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice, Fourth Edition uses a solid evidence-based approach to teach you how to , implement, monitor, and evaluate medication therapy. This trusted text provides everything you need to gain an in-depth understanding of the underlying principles of the pharmacotherapy of disease―and their practical application. In order to be as clinically relevant as possible, the disease states and treatments discussed focus on disorders most often seen in clinical practice, and laboratory are expressed as both conventional and SI . Importantly, all chapters were written or reviewed by pharmacists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians widely recognized as authorities in their fields.

Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice, Fourth Edition opens with an introductory chapter followed by chapters on pediatrics, geriatrics, and palliative care. The remainder of the text consists of ninety-eight disease-based chapters that review etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation, followed by therapeutic recommendations for drug selection, dosing, and patient monitoring. A strong pedagogy program includes structured learning objectives; key concepts indicated with numbered icons; patient care and monitoring guidelines; knowledge-building boxed features within chapters consisting of Clinical Presentation & Diagnosis, Patient Encounters, and Patient Care and Monitoring Guidelines; a standardized chapter format; a glossary of terms; and much more. 

Table of Contents

Part I: Basic Concepts of Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practices
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Geriatrics
Chapter 3. Pediatrics
Chapter 4. Palliative Care

Part II: Disorders of Organ
Section 1 Cardiovascular Disorders
Chapter 5. Hypertension
Chapter 6. Heart Failure
Chapter 7. Ischemic Heart Disease
Chapter 8. Acute Coronary Syndromes
Chapter 9. Arrhythmias
Chapter 10. Venous Thromboembolism
Chapter 11. Stroke
Chapter 12. Dyslipidemias
Chapter 13. Hypovolemic Shock

Section 2 Respiratory Disorders
Chapter 14. Asthma
Chapter 15. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Chapter 16. Cystic Fibrosis

Section 3 Gastrointestinal Disorders
Chapter 17. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Chapter 18. Peptic Ulcer Disease
Chapter 19. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Chapter 20. Nausea and Vomiting
Chapter 21. Constipation, Diarrhea, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Chapter 22. Portal Hypertension and Cirrhosis
Chapter 23. Pancreatitis
Chapter 24. Viral Hepatitis

Section 4 Renal Disorders
Chapter 25. Acute Kidney Injury
Chapter 26. Chronic and End-Stage Renal Disease
Chapter 27. Fluids and Electrolytes
Chapter 28. Acid–Base Disturbances

Section 5 Neurologic Disorders
Chapter 29. Alzheimer Disease
Chapter 30. Multiple Sclerosis
Chapter 31. Epilepsy
Chapter 32. Status Epilepticus
Chapter 33. Parkinson Disease
Chapter 34. Pain Management
Chapter 35. Headache

Section 6 Psychiatric Disorders
Chapter 36. Substance-Related Disorders
Chapter 37. Schizophrenia
Chapter 38. Major Depressive Disorder
Chapter 39. Bipolar Disorder
Chapter 40. Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, and Social Anxiety Disorder
Chapter 41. Sleep Disorders
Chapter 42. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Section 7 Endocrinologic Disorders
Chapter 43. Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter 44. Thyroid Disorders
Chapter 45. Adrenal Gland Disorders
Chapter 46. Pituitary Gland Disorders

Section 8 Gynecologic and Obstetric Disorders
Chapter 47. Pregnancy and Lactation: Therapeutic Considerations
Chapter 48. Contraception
Chapter 49. Menstruation-Related Disorders
Chapter 50. Hormone Therapy in Menopause

Section 9 Urologic Disorders
Chapter 51. Erectile Dysfunction
Chapter 52. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Chapter 53. Urinary Incontinence and Pediatric Enuresis

Section 10 Immunologic Disorders
Chapter 54. Allergic and Pseudoallergic Drug Reactions
Chapter 55. Solid Organ Transplantation

Section 11 Bone and Joint Disorders
Chapter 56. Osteoporosis
Chapter 57. Rheumatoid Arthritis
Chapter 58. Osteoarthritis
Chapter 59. Gout and Hyperuricemia
Chapter 60. Musculoskeletal Disorders

Section 12 Disorders of the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
Chapter 61. Glaucoma
Chapter 62. Ophthalmic Disorders
Chapter 63. Allergic Rhinitis

Section 13 Dermatologic Disorders
Chapter 64. Psoriasis
Chapter 65. Common Skin Disorders

Section 14 Hematologic Disorders
Chapter 66. Anemia
Chapter 67. Coagulation and Platelet Disorders
Chapter 68. Sickle Cell Disease

Section 15 Diseases of Infectious Origin
Chapter 69. Antimicrobial Regimen Selection
Chapter 70. Central Nervous System Infections
Chapter 71. Lower Respiratory Tract Infections
Chapter 72. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
Chapter 73. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
Chapter 74. Infective Endocarditis
Chapter 75. Tuberculosis
Chapter 76. Gastrointestinal Infections
Chapter 77. Intra-Abdominal Infections
Chapter 78. Parasitic Diseases
Chapter 79. Urinary Tract Infections
Chapter 80. Sexually Transmitted Infections
Chapter 81. Osteomyelitis
Chapter 82. Sepsis and Septic Shock
Chapter 83. Superficial Fungal Infections
Chapter 84. Invasive Fungal Infections
Chapter 85. Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Surgery
Chapter 86. Vaccines and Toxoids
Chapter 87. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

Section 16 Oncologic Disorders
Chapter 88. Cancer Chemotherapy and Treatment
Chapter 89. Breast Cancer
Chapter 90. Lung Cancer
Chapter 91. Colorectal Cancer
Chapter 92. Prostate Cancer
Chapter 93. Skin Cancer
Chapter 94. Ovarian Cancer
Chapter 95. Acute Leukemia
Chapter 96. Chronic Leukemias and Multiple Myeloma
Chapter 97. Malignant Lymphomas
Chapter 98. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Chapter 99. Supportive Care in Oncology

Section 17 Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders
Chapter 100. Parenteral Nutrition
Chapter 101. Enteral Nutrition
Chapter 102. Overweight and Obesity

Appendix A: Conversion Factors and Anthropometrics
Appendix B: Common Abbreviations
Appendix C: Glossary

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