Pharmacotherapy Handbook

By: Barbara Wells
Joseph DiPiro
Terry Schwinghammer
Cecily DiPiro


Key Features

The consistent chapter organization includes:
  • Disease state definition

  • Review of relevant pathophysiology

  • Clinical presentation

  • Diagnosis

  • Desired outcome

  • Treatment

  • Monitoring
The Treatment section usually includes nonpharmacologic therapy, drug selection guidelines, dosing recommendations, adverse effects, pharmacokinetic considerations, and important drug interactions.