9780071165778: Melmon and Morrelli's Clinical Pharmacology

Comprehensive and current, this one-of-a-kind resource offers students and practitioners an ideal reference in therapeutic drug decision-making. "Melmon and Morrelli's Clinical Pharmacology" builds the necessary links among scientific principles, fact-based evidence, and clinical experience. Designed to aid physicians at all levels in improving the quality of treatment and providing optimal pharmotherapeutic plans for patients, this resource outlines a problem-based approach to drug therapy that emphasizes the rationale behind it. Fully updated to keep pace with advances in medicine, "Melmon and Morrelli's Clinical Pharmacology" is 75 per cent new and substantially revised, with new coverage of antimicrobials, drug kinetics and dynamics, drug interactions, and more.With chapters written by leading international experts in many therapeutic fields, this resource provides: in-depth discussions of the principles of therapeutic choice that apply across multiple types of treatment; chapters on drug treatments for pulmonary, infectious, cardiovascular, psychiatric, hematologic diseases, and other areas frequently encountered in internal medicine; coverage of special-case scenarios, such as stages of life and patients with various drug needs; and, easy-to-find practical information on evidence of effectiveness, toxicity, cost/benefit ratios, acute effects, and long-term outcomes.

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"This book is a must for any physician who cares about a rational approach to drug therapy and how to avoid unnecessary drug interactions, adverse affects, and drug failures. If every physician followed the principles outlined in this book the number of drug failures and unneeded adverse reactions would be dramatically reduced. The editors of this book go way beyond the presentations in normal pharmacology textbooks. The information is current, well organized, and well presented." "4 Stars" ( Doody's 2001-01-01)

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This edition is renamed to reflect the essential information required of the student, primary care practitioner and pharmacist who needs both basic and clinical information to apply therapeutics in the treatment of disease. A new emphasis on the disease-based approach brings it fully in step with ongoing changes in the medical curriculum as it continues its focus on the rationale behind therapeutic decision-making. New features include an overview chapter; Practical Steps Required for Optimal Therapeutic Decisions; newly emerging advances in therapeutics; cost/benefit analysis of therapy; increased coverage of drug interactions and much more.

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Carruthers, S. George; Hoffman, Brian B.; Melmon, Kenneth L.; Nierenberg, David F.
Published by McGraw-Hill Medical (1999)
ISBN 10: 0071165770 ISBN 13: 9780071165778
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Medical, 1999. Book Condition: Fair. This book has soft covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Bookseller Inventory # 3600918

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