Easy-to-follow disorder-based organization that surveys the full range of organ system disorders treated in pharmacy practice Pharmacotherapy Knowledge-building boxed features within chapters, consisting of Principles and Practice 2e Clinical Presentation & Diagnosis, Patient Encounters, and Patient Care By Chisholm-Burns, Marie; and Monitoring Guidelines Schwinghammer, Terry; Wells, Barbara; A standardized chapter format Malone, Patrick; Kolesar, Jill; DiPiro, Laboratory values expressed in both conventional units and Systems Joseph International (SI) units Key Concepts indicated in text with numbered icons ISBN: 9780071621809 Glossary Price: AUS$215.00/NZ$235.00 Pub Date: April 2010 Table of contents No of pages: 1712 PART 1. BASIC CONCEPTS OF PHARMACOTHERAPY ESSENTIALS Subject category: Basic Science, PART 2. DISORDERS OF ORGAN SYSTEMS pharmacy, pharmacology Section 1. Cardiovascular Disorders Market: pharmacy schools, physician Section 3. Gastrointestinal Disorders assistant students, physician assistants, Section 4. Renal Disorders nurse practitioners Section 5. Neurologic Disorders Section 6. Psychiatric Disorders Description Section 7. Endocrinologic Disorders Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice was created with input from Section 8. Gynecologic and Obstetric Disorders educational design specialists and includes features that enhance student Section 9. Urologic Disorders learning. It presents information and concepts in a readily accessible and Section 10. Immunologic Disorders “student-friendly” format. Section 11. Bone and Joint Disorders Section 12. Disorders of the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat Chapters are written in a concise fashion with liberal use of tables, figures, and Section 13. Dermatologic Disorders other features to facilitate learning. Thus, the textbook design is visually and Section 14. Hematologic Disorders intellectually appealing to students who are preparing to become patient care Section 15. Diseases of Infectious Origin providers in the 21st century. Section 16. Oncologic Disorders Section 17. Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders Key features Pares back the exhaustive coverage of Pharmacotherapy: A Author Information Pathophysiologic Approach, 6/e by over 1,000 pages to topics and a Marie A. Chisholm-Burns, Pharm.D., F.C.C.P. (Tucson, AZ) is Professor depth of coverage the editors have identified as essential to pharmacy and Head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the practice University of Arizona College of Pharmacy (previously at U. of Georgia) Represents the work of over 160 authors and 145 reviewers Barbara G. Wells, Pharm.D., F.A.S.H.P., F.C.C.P., B.C.P.P. (Jackson, Chapters are written or reviewed by pharmacists, nurse practitioners, MS) is Professor and Dean of the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy physician assistants, and physicians who are authorities in their fields Terry L. Schwinghammer, Pharm.D., F.C.C.P., F.A.S.H.P., B.C.P.S. The disease states covered and the drugs discussed in the text focus (Morgantown, WV) is Professor and Chair of Clinical Pharmacy at West on those disorders most often seen in actual practice Virginia University School of Pharmacy Each chapter reviews etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, and Patrick M. Malone, Pharm.D., F.A.S.H.P. ((Findlay, OH) is Assistant disease presentation, followed by clear therapeutic recommendations Dean and Professor at the University of Findlay, School of Pharmacy for drug selection, dosing, and patient monitoring Jill M. Kolesar, Pharm.D., B.S.P.S. (Madison, WI) is Assistant Professor Learning Objectives with associated content identified with a margin at the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy rule Joseph T. DiPiro. Pharm.D., F.C.C.P. (Columbia, SC) is Professor and Executive Dean at the South Carolina School of Pharmacy Clinical Drug Data 11e Table of contents By Smith, Kelly; Riche, Daniel M; Henyan, Part I: Drug Monographs. Nicole Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Antimigraine Drugs. Antomicrobial Drugs. ISBN: 9780071626880 Antineoplastics, Chemoprotectants-Immunosuppressants. Price: AUS$85.00/NZ$95.00 Cardiovascular Drugs. Pub Date: April 2010 Central Nervous System Drugs. No of pages: 1148 Gastrointestinal Drugs. Subject category: Basic Science, pharmacy, Hematologic Drugs. pharmacology Hormonal Drugs. Market: pharmacy schools, physician assistant Renal and Electrolytes. students, physician assistants Respiratory Drugs. Part II: Clinical Drug Information. Drug-Induced Diseases. Drug Use in Special Populations. Genetic and Ethnic Considerations in Pharmacotherapy. Description Immunization. Handbook of Clinical Drug Data continues a long tradition of providing Medical Emergencies. clinically relevant, well-referenced drug information compiled by expert Drug Interactions and Interferences. clinicians and presented in a compact format. Text is divided into three parts: Nutrition Support. Part 1-Drug Monographs Part III: Appendices. Part 2-Clinical Drug Information Part 3-Drug-Laboratory Test Interferences Author Information Drug monographs, covers 10 major drug categories, subdivided into Kelly Smith, Pharm.D., B.C.P.S., F.A.S.H.P., F.C.C.P ( is affiliated with the therapeutic groups for easy comparisons. Unique tables provide data for University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY choosing the optimal drug for specific patients. Nickole N. Henyan, Pharm.D. is a clinical pharmacist at University of This text offers everything healthcare professionals need to predict the Maryland Medical System in Baltimore, MD. likelihood of adverse and drug reactions and interactions in their patients. Selection of drug therapy for special patient populations is made easy by Daniel Riche, Pharm.D., B.C.P.S., CDE Univeristy of Mississippi Schools of several comprehensive chapters. Pharmacy and Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS Drug information gets dated quickly and five or six years between revisions makes this a dated text. Year-to-date this text has sold 9100 units, with 7,100 or 78% of edition sales occurring in the first three years. Editorial is therefore recommending a three year revision cycle in order to keep this text current. Key features The only referenced drug handbook -- 3,600 literature citations Comparison charts, adverse reaction tables, tabs, and extensive cross- referencing that includes Canadian and British drug names NEW to this edition: PDA download of the entire text and companion online learning centre Genitourinary Imaging 7. Urolithiasis, Obstruction Cases 8. Bladder By Casalino, David; Miller, Frank; 9. Urethra Nikolaidis, Paul; Hammond, Nancy 10. Urinary Tract Trauma 11. Normal Variants and Congenital Anomalies ISBN: 9780071479127 12. Prostate and Penis Price: AUS$260.00/NZ$286.00 13. Scrotum Pub Date: April 2010 14. Adrenal Gland No of pages: 1148 15. Retroperitoneum Subject category: Basic Science, 16. Female Pelvis pharmacy, pharmacology Index Market: pharmacy schools, physician assistant students, physician assistants Author Information David Casalino, M.D. (Chicago, IL), Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Description Frank Miller, M.D. (Chicago, IL), Professor and Director Body Imaging Focusing on classic case presentation by pathology (how patients present), Section and Fellowship Program and Chief, GI Radiology, Northwestern this book delivers more than 350 cases. Designed for workstation use, the University Feinberg School of Medicine. book's highly efficient format provides easy navigation through minimal text, abundant multi-modality images (more than 2000), and the use of icons. 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This is an important and unique attribute of the book. Author Information Key features Douglas F. Paulsen, PhD is Professor of Anatomy, Director of Graduate Ideal review for courses, exams, and the USMLE Studies Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Paulsen is an active member of the Expanded coverage of cell biology American Association of Anatomist, and sits on the Education Committee of Numerous study-enhancing tools the AAA, and is an active researcher in the areas of arthritis, osteoporosis, Integrative questions that forge need-to-know links among topics birth defects, and Vitamin A teratogenesis. PreTest Series Microbiology 13e James D. Kettering ISBN: 9780071623353 Pharmacology 13e Marshal Shlafer ISBN: 9780071623421 Anatomy, Histology & Cell Biology Rober M. Klein & George C. Enders ISBN: 9780071623438 Neuroscience 7e Allan Siegel ISBN: 9780071623476 Biochemistry and Genetics 4e Golder Wilson ISBN: 9780071623483 Pathology Earl J. Brown ISBN: 9780071623506 Physiology Patricia J. 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First Aid for the Neurology Real answers to frequently tested questions Boards Your “insider guide” for success on the in-service and board exams By Rafii, Michael; Cochrane, Thomas Table of contents ISBN: 9780071496223 Chapter 1: Guide to the ABPN Examination Price: AUS$110.00/NZ$122.00 Section I: Neurology Topics Pub Date: April 2010 Chapter 2: Neuroanatomy No of pages: 544 Chapter 3: Neuropharmacology Subject category: Test Preparation & Chapter 4: Neuroimmunology Review Chapter 5: Neurodegenerative Disorders Chapter 6: Headache and Pain Market: Neurology and Psychiatry Chapter 7: Neuro-oncology residents preparing for in-service exams Chapter 8: Neuro-ophthalomology and Neuro-otology and board certification; neurologists and Chapter 9: Vascular and Critical Care Neurology psychiatrists preparing for recertification Chapter 10: Neurological Infections Chapter 11: Neuromuscular Diseases Description Chapter 12: Pediatric Neurology and Neurogenetics Research shows that the majority of patients are aware of their physicians' Chapter 13: Seizures and Sleep Disorders board certification status, and therefore it is increasingly important that Section II: Psychiatry Topics neurologists be board certified and maintain certification. 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Professor of Neurosciences; Associate Medical Director, Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study; and Attending Neurologist, Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's The psychiatry board exam and the neurology board exam are administered Disease Research Center at The University of California, San Diego. jointly by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (www.abpn.com)-- each October/November. Recertification exams are administered twice yearly Thomas I. Cochrane, MD, MBA, is Assistant Professor of Neurology at in the spring and fall. Harvard Medical School's Brigham and Women's Hospital/Brigham and Women's Center for Bioethics. Dr. Cochrane is a staff neurologist, Key features neuromuscular specialist, and medical ethicist. He is active in teaching and Proven high-yield information, mnemonics, and visual aids for exam supervising medical students, residents, and neuromuscular fellows. His success research and academic work involves topics in medical ethics and neurology. 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