Pharmacotherapy Casebook : A Patient-Focused Approach

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  • Copyright: 2008-07-09
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Using a consistent, problem-solving approach, this new edition ofPharmacotherapy Casebookhelps you apply the principles of Pharmacotherapy to everyday, real-world clinical issues. This is an excellent learning tool for educational programs, and an outstanding resource for independent study and stuff development.

Author Biography

Terry L. Schwinghammer, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP, BCPS is Professor in the Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. He is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and practices as a clinical specialist in ambulatory care at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Table of Contents

Principles of Patient-Focused Therapy
Introduction: How to Use This Casebookp. 1
Active Learning Strategiesp. 7
Case Studies in Patient Communicationp. 11
Care Planning: A Component of the Patient Care Processp. 21
Documentation of Pharmacotherapy Interventionsp. 29
Cardiovascular Disorders
Cardiac Arrestp. 37
Hypertensionp. 39
Hypertensive Urgency/Emergencyp. 42
Heart Failure: Systolic Dysfunctionp. 44
Heart Failure: Diastolic Dysfunctionp. 47
Ischemic Heart Disease and Acute Coronary Syndromep. 49
Acute Coronary Syndrome: ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarctionp. 52
Drug-Induced Arrhythmiap. 54
Atrial Fibrillationp. 56
Deep Vein Thrombosisp. 58
Pulmonary Embolismp. 61
Chronic Anticoagulationp. 64
Ischemic Strokep. 66
Hyperlipidemia: Primary Preventionp. 68
Hyperlipidemia: Secondary Preventionp. 70
Peripheral Arterial Diseasep. 72
Hypovolemic Shockp. 74
Respiratory Disorders
Acute Asthmap. 77
Chronic Asthmap. 79
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseasep. 80
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertensionp. 83
Cystic Fibrosisp. 85
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Gastroesophageal Reflux Diseasep. 89
Peptic Ulcer Diseasep. 91
NSAID-Induced Ulcer Diseasep. 93
Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis/Upper GI Hemorrhagep. 95
Crohn's Diseasep. 98
Ulcerative Colitisp. 100
Nausea and Vomitingp. 102
Diarrheap. 104
Irritable Bowel Syndromep. 106
Pediatric Gastroenteritisp. 108
Constipationp. 110
Ascites Management in Portal Hypertension and Cirrhosisp. 112
Esophageal Varicesp. 114
Hepatic Encephalopathyp. 116
Drug-Induced Liver Disease: Acetaminophen Toxicityp. 118
Acute Pancreatitisp. 120
Chronic Pancreatitisp. 122
Viral Hepatitis A Vaccinationp. 124
Viral Hepatitis Bp. 125
Viral Hepatitis Cp. 128
Renal Disorders
Drug-Induced Acute Kidney Injuryp. 131
Acute Kidney Injuryp. 133
Progressive Renal Diseasep. 135
End-Stage Kidney Diseasep. 137
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Releasep. 138
Electrolyte Abnormalities in Chronic Kidney Diseasep. 140
Hypercalcemia of Malignancyp. 142
Hypokalemia and Hypomagnesemiap. 145
Metabolic Acidosisp. 147
Metabolic Alkalosisp. 148
Neurologic Disorders
Multiple Sclerosisp. 151
Complex Partial Seizuresp. 153
Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizuresp. 156
Status Epilepticusp. 158
Acute Management of the Brain Injury Patientp. 160
Parkinson's Diseasep. 162
Acute Painp. 164
Chronic Pain Managementp. 166
Headache Disordersp. 168
Psychiatric Disorders
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorderp. 173
Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosap. 175
Alzheimer's Diseasep. 177
Alcohol Withdrawalp. 179
Nicotine Dependencep. 181
Schizophreniap. 183
Major Depressionp. 185
Bipolar Disorderp. 188
Generalized Anxiety Disorderp. 190
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorderp. 194
Insomniap. 196
Endocrinologic Disorders
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Ketoacidosisp. 199
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: New Onsetp. 201
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Existing Diseasep. 203
Hyperthyroidism: Graves' Diseasep. 205
Hypothyroidismp. 207
Cushing's Syndromep. 209
Addison's Diseasep. 211
Hyperprolactinemiap. 213
Gynecologic Disorders
Contraceptionp. 215
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorderp. 217
Managing Menopausal Symptomsp. 219
Urologic Disorders
Erectile Dysfunctionp. 223
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasiap. 224
Urinary Incontinencep. 227
Immunologic Disorders
Systemic Lupus Erythematosusp. 231
Allergic Drug Reactionp. 233
Solid Organ Transplantationp. 235
Bone and Joint Disorders
Osteoporosisp. 237
Rheumatoid Arthritisp. 239
Osteoarthritisp. 241
Gout and Hyperuricemiap. 243
Disorders of the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
Glaucomap. 247
Allergic Rhinitisp. 249
Dermatologic Disorders
Cutaneous Reaction to Drugsp. 253
Acne Vulgarisp. 255
Psoriasisp. 256
Atopic Dermatitisp. 258
Hematologic Disorders
Iron Deficiency Anemiap. 261
Vitamin B[subscript 12] Deficiencyp. 263
Folic Acid Deficiencyp. 265
Sickle Cell Anemiap. 267
Infectious Diseases
Using Laboratory Tests in Infectious Diseasesp. 271
Bacterial Meningitisp. 273
Acute Bronchitisp. 275
Influenza: Prevention and Treatmentp. 277
Community-Acquired Pneumoniap. 279
Otitis Mediap. 281
Rhinosinusitisp. 282
Acute Pharyngitisp. 284
Cellulitisp. 286
Diabetic Foot Infectionp. 288
Infective Endocarditisp. 290
Tuberculosisp. 292
Clostridium difficile-Associated Diseasep. 295
Intra-Abdominal Infectionp. 297
Lower Urinary Tract Infectionp. 299
Acute Pyelonephritisp. 301
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseasesp. 304
Syphilisp. 307
Genital Herpes, Gonococcal, and Chlamydial Infectionsp. 309
Osteomyelitis and Septic Arthritisp. 311
Sepsisp. 313
Dermatophytosisp. 315
Bacterial Vaginosisp. 316
Candida Vaginitisp. 318
Invasive Fungal Infectionsp. 320
Infections in Immunocompromised Patientsp. 322
Antimierobial Prophylaxis for Surgeryp. 324
Pediatric Immunizationp. 326
Adult Immunizationp. 328
HIV Infectionp. 329
HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infectionp. 331
Oncologic Disorders
Breast Cancerp. 335
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancerp. 337
Colon Cancerp. 340
Prostate Cancerp. 342
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomap. 344
Hodgkin's Diseasep. 347
Ovarian Cancerp. 349
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemiap. 351
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemiap. 355
Melanomap. 357
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantationp. 359
Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders
Parenteral Nutritionp. 363
Adult Enteral Nutritionp. 365
Obesityp. 368
Emergency Preparedness and Response
Cyanide Exposurep. 371
Chemical Exposurep. 373
Complementary and Alternative Therapies (Level III)p. 377
Conversion Factors and Anthropometriesp. 381
Common Laboratory Testsp. 385
Part I: Common Medical Abbreviations; Part II: Prevent Medical Errors By Avoiding These Dangerous Abbreviations or Dose Designationsp. 391
Sample Responses to Case Questionsp. 399
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