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Based on the classic Katzung's Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, this ground-breaking book illuminates the ever-expanding role of pharmacology in rehabilitation practice. In it you'll find unmatched insights on the full range of pharmacology topics, from drug receptor pharmacodynamics and general anesthetics, to cancer chemotherapy-all told from the vantage point of the authors' extensive first-hand experience.
Features:Complete, up-to-date descriptions of common adverse drug reactions relevant to physical therapy Explanations of how drugs can potentially disrupt functional and clinical outcomes, along with corresponding physical therapy-based solutions to overcome these issues “Problem-Oriented Patient Studies” (POPS), which feature the patient as the focal point of the case rather than drug therapy itself “Preparations Available” boxes that provide at-a-glance summaries of the drugs available to treat specific conditions and disorders Glossary of need-to-know terms
Presented in an easy-to-use format, this eighth edition builds on the clinical relevance for which the title has become well-known, and features an up-to-date review of drug use across all major clinical disciplines, together with an overview of contemporary medicines regulation and drug development.
Key features include:A section devoted to the practical aspects of prescribing Clinical scenarios and accompanying questions to contextualise information End-of-chapter summary boxes Numerous figures and tables which help distil the information for revision purposes
Whether you need to develop or refresh your knowledge of pharmacology, Lecture Notes: Clinical Pharmacology and Therpeutics presents 'need to know' information for those involved in prescribing drugs.
Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Therapeutics provides an introduction to the principles of pharmacogenomics before addressing the pharmacogenomic aspects of key therapeutic areas such as warfarin therapy, cancer chemotherapy, therapy with immunosuppressants, antiretroviral therapy, and psychoactive drugs. It also includes methods of pharmacogenomic testing and the pharmacogenomic aspects of drug–drug interactions.
From a team of expert contributors, Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Therapeutics is a comprehensive overview of the current state of pharmacogenomics in pharmacotherapy for all clinicians, pharmacologists and clinical laboratory professionals. It is also a guide for practicing clinicians and health care professionals to the basic principles of pharmacogenomics, laboratory tests currently available to aid clinicians, and the future promise of this developing field.
Conveniently listed alphabetically by generic drug name, each drug has its own face page featuring typical dosing ranges, alternative dosing adjustments by strata of renal function, specific dosing for dialysis and other dosing schemes.
This work will satisfy the dosing information needs of busy physicians involved in pharmacotherapy for patients with kidney disease, as well as pharmacists, nurses and students.
The fifth edition has been extensively revised and updated throughout. Key features include:Clear, disease-based approach. Presentation of how drugs are used in clinical practice. Succinct explanations of the major pathogenic mechanisms of each disease and consequent clinical signs and symptoms. Comprehensive reviews of major drug classes relevant to each disease. Structured approach to the principles of disease management – outlining core principles of drug choice and planning a therapeutic regimen for common diseases. Quick-reference drug compendia illustrating key similarities and differences among all BNF-listed drugs in each class. Comes with free e-book on StudentConsult. New sections on key and evolving topics, including prescribing safety and pharmacovigilance. Updated figures to further clarify complex areas. Revised multiple-choice and case-based questions for self-assessment.