Drug Induced Diseases Prevention Detection and Management 2nd Edition
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According to the authors, a drug-induced disease as an unintended effect of a drug, which results in mortality or morbidity with symptoms sufficient to prompt a patient to seek medical attention and/or require hospitalization.
Since the first edition of this book was published in 2005, numerous drugs have been withdrawn from the market in the United States as a result of morbidity and/or mortality associated with drug-induced diseases.
Despite best efforts to assure that all drugs are safe and effective, millions of patients each year develop drug-induced diseases.
Every time a patient presents with a new disease or an exacerbation of an existing condition, someone needs to ask, “Could this be drug-related?”
Now in its second edition, this popular and essential comprehensive resource provides a detailed analysis of how to identify, prevent, and manage drug-induced diseases. Edited by James E. Tisdale and Douglas A. Miller, with contributions from experts distinguished in their respective specialties, Drug-Induced Diseases is organized logically and is easy to use for pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and pharmacy students alike.
Inside you’ll find:
- Chapters dedicated to each disease state.
- In-depth tables throughout each chapter.
- A new section on Drug-Induced dermatologic diseases.
- New drugs implicated as the cause of specific disease(s).
- The inclusion of the Levels of Evidence classification scheme for identifying drug-induced diseases.
- And much more.
Drug Induced Diseases: Prevention, Detection, and Management is a well organised, easy to use reference source that fills a sizeable gap in the available literature. It gives American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 7272 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD 20814 this vital subject the comprehensive coverage that it deserves. The book will be a useful addition to the library of any healthcare practitioner involved in pharmacotherapy. –Laurence A Goldberg FRPharmS
- Series: Drug Induced Diseases
- Hardcover: 1132 pages
- Publisher: ASHP; 2 edition (February 11, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1585282057
- ISBN-13: 978-1585282050
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