Disease Management provides a comprehensive discussion on the management of diseases which are commonly encountered by pharmacists. Viewing the subject of pharmacology from a clinical perspective, the book takes an inclusive approach to patient care, covers lifestyle issues, and the treatment and use of alternative remedies and complementary medicine.
This new edition takes into account the latest changes in clinical guidelines and a new chapter on drug choice and prescribing, including considerations that need to be taken into account.
The textbook considers diseases by system, covering common therapeutic issues. Each section includes:
Pharmacology of therapeutics used to manage the condition
Counselling of the patient.
Boasting numerous case studies, self-assessment sections and practice points, Disease Management is an invaluable book for pharmacy undergraduates, pre-registration students, practising pharmacists as well as other healthcare professionals.