Now fully revised and updated in its sixth edition, Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics combines the skills of an interdisciplinary team of clinicians, pharmacists and nurses to present an integrated understanding of disease processes, evidence-based clinical pharmacology and optimal drug regimes. Register your StudentConsult PIN for access to the e-book.
- Key points boxes at the beginning of each chapter
- Case-study boxes throughout the chapters
- Each chapter co-written by a pharmacist and a clinician
- In-depth treatment of therapeutics to support pharmaceutical prescribing
- Logical order and format: key points, epidemiology, aetiology, disease, clinical manifestations, investigations and treatment, drugs used in treatment.
- Dosage reference sources given where appropriate, along with useful websites and further reading for each chapter.
Organised by body system
Section 1: General
- Clinical pharmacy process
- Practical pharmacokinetics
- Drug interactions
- Adverse drug reactions
- Laboratory data
- Parenteral nutrition
- Peptic ulcer disease
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Constipation and diarrhoea
- Adverse effects of drugs on the liver
- Liver disease.
- Acute kidney injury
- Chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease
- Coronary heart disease
- Chronic heart failure
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Anxiety disorders
- Affective disorders
- Parkinson's disease
- Nausea and vomiting
- Respiratory infections
- Urinary tract infections
- Gastrointestinal infections
- Infective meningitis
- Surgical site infection and antimicrobial prophylaxis
- HIV infection.
- Fungal infections
- Thyroid and parathyroid disorders
- Diabetes mellitus
- Menstrual cycle disorders
- Drugs in pregnancy and lactation
- Prostate disease.
- Solid tumours.
- Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis
- Gout and hyperuricaemia
- Drug-induced skin disorders
- Eczema and psoriasis
Section 2: Life stages
Section 3: TherapeuticsGastrointestinal disorders
Section 4: Appendices.
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Professor Cate Whittlesea is a Professor of Pharmacy Practice at UCL School of Pharmacy. Cate has been on the book since the fourth edition. Cate's research has focused on medication safety and evaluation of the community pharmacists' role in public health. As part of her teaching she is leading the 5 year integrated MPharm course as well as supporting the Foundation School on their development of postgraduate courses to meet the emerging roles for pharmacists. Cate has extensive experience in curriculum design having developed the Independent Prescribing Course at King's College London and the clinical skills theme integrated into all fur years of the MPharm at Durham University. She has supported the accreditation of the Clinically Enhanced Pharmacist Independent Prescribing course at UCL. Cate has contributed to the development of competency frameworks for prescribers in the UK.
Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Associate Director Clinical Examination, UCL School of Pharmacy, University College London, London, UK
Dr Karen Hodson is a Senior Lecturer and Director MSc in Clinical Pharmacy and Director for Non-medical Prescribing at the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Cardiff University. Karen is the Director for the MSc in Clinical Pharmacy which is a programme to develop pharmacists for their role as a hospital pharmacist. Part of her role involves ensuring the strategic direction of the programme is in line with changes within the National Health Service. Karen is also the director for a sister course in the same topic for the School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies. Karen was also a co-author on the 6th edition.
Director MSc in Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacist Independent Prescribing Programmes, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK.
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