Drug-Induced Diseases: Prevention, Detection, and Management (Paperback)
  • Drug-Induced Diseases: Prevention, Detection, and Management (Paperback)

Drug-Induced Diseases: Prevention, Detection, and Management (Paperback)

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Paperback 1132 Pages / Published: 28/02/2010
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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 Since the first edition of this book was published in 2005, numerous drugs have been withdrawn from the market in the United States as a result of morbidity and/or mortality associated with drug-induced diseases.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.

Publisher: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
ISBN: 9781585282050
Number of pages: 1132
Weight: 2790 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 56 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition

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