Everything practicing physicians and pharmacists need to know about drug therapy for cardiovascular disease.
critically acclaimed classic reference now in its third edition,
Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapeutics provides current information
regarding the contemporary use of all available cardiovascular
medications for adults and children. Strongly emphasizing the scientific
rationale behind the use of such therapies in cardiac disease, it
discusses new drugs and novel compounds that are under development and
may emerge as the cardiac therapies of the future. This edition also
addresses special considerations for drug therapy use in the elderly,
during pregnancy, and in those with hepatic or renal disease. A generous
assortment of tables, figures, and appendices guides readers in their
investigations of each drug group and various disease states.
This new third edition presents an in-depth discussion of:
discussions of how to utilize specific drugs for treatment of various
cardiovascular disorders and for the prevention of disease
included are 8 appendices that provide practical, hands-on information
on using drugs in clinical settings, including relevant pharmacokinetic
information, and practical drug prescribing information.
All updated with an accompanying website, Advances in Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapeutics www.cvpct3.com
This massive update has numerous new drugs, diseases, vaccines, and syndromes. It also contains new tables, and changes to hundreds of existing drugs.
Written by a world-renown clinical pharmacologist, Dr. Thomas Hale, and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Dr. Hilary Rowe, this drug reference provides the most comprehensive review of the data available regarding the transfer of various medications into human milk.
This new and expanded reference has data on 1,115 drugs, vaccines, and herbals, with many other drugs and substances included in the appendices.
New to this Edition:Many new drugs, vaccines, herbals, and chemicals.Major updates to existing drug monographs.New tables to compare and contrast the suitability of psychiatric medications.New table to compare and contrast pain medications.Updated table and new monograph on hormonal contraception.
If you work with breastfeeding mothers, this book is an essential tool to use in your practice.
Scientific information is presented in a clear, simple manner designed for students and general readers alike. In addition to the A-Z descriptions, Miller provides an explanation of general drug types, such as stimulants and hallucinogens, as well as the aspects of drug abuse, including tolerance and withdrawal. A list of print and electronic sources is also included for readers seeking further information.