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Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Approach
A Practical Approach
Second Edition
by Virginia Poole Arcangelo

Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice reveals the essentials of safe and effective drug-prescribing in the primary care setting.


  • Quick-acces format, organized by body system rather than drug class, helps you locate and identify the best drug for a range of common conditions
  • Selcting the Most Appropriate Agent section contains information on first-line, second-line, and third-line therapies, with rationales and an algorithm to help you choose the right agent
  • Practical case studies and review questions enhance your clinical judgement and promote safe and effective prescribing choices
  • Current national treatment protocols and other guidelines help you refine drug selection, treat patients across the lifespan, accurately monitor drug therapy, avoid adverse reactions, and know what to do when front-line therapy fails to produce results


Principles of Therapeutics

  • Issues for the Practitioner in Drug Therapy
  • Pharmacokinetic Basis of Therapeutics and Pharmacodynamic Principles
  • Impact of Drug Interactions and Adverse Events on Therapeutics
  • Principles of Pharmacotherapy in Pediatrics
  • Principles of Pharmacotherapy in Pregnancy and Lactation
  • Principles of Pharmacotherapy in Elderly Patients
  • Principles of Pharmacology in Pain Management
  • Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicines

Pharmacotherapy for Skin Disorders

  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Fungal Infections of the Skin
  • Viral Infections of the Skin
  • Bacterial Infections of the Skin
  • Psoriasis
  • Acne Vulgaris and Rosacea

Pharmacotherapy for Eye and Ear Disorders

  • Ophthalmic Disorders
  • Otitis Media and Otitis Externa

Pharmacotherapy for Cardiovascular Disorders

  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Angina
  • Heart Failure
  • Dysrhythmias

Pharmacotherapy for Respiratory Disorders

  • Upper Respiratory Infections
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Bronchitis and Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis

Pharmacotherapy for Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders

  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Constipation, Diarrhea and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Parasitic Infections

Pharmacotherapy for Genitourinary Tract Disorders

  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Prostatic Disorders and Erectile Dysfunction
  • Incontinence
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Vaginitis

Pharmacotherapy for Musculoskeletal Disorders

  • Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Fibromyalgia

Pharmacotherapy for Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders

  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Headaches
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Insomnia and Sleep Disorders
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Alzheimer's Disease

Pharmacotherapy for Endocrine Disorders

  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Thyroid Disorders

Pharmacotherapy for Immune Disorders

  • Allergies and Allergic Reactions
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • Opportunistic Infections in Immunocompromised Patients

Pharmacotherapy for Hematologic and Oncologic Disorders

  • Coagulation Disturbances
  • Anemias
  • Oncologic Disorders

Pharmacotherapy in Health Promotion

  • Immunization
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Contraception
  • Weight Loss

Integrative Approach to Patient Care

  • The Economics of Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Integrative Approaches to Pharmacotherapy - A Look at Complex Cases


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Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice
A Practical Approach
Second Edition
by Virginia Poole Arcangelo

2006 959 pages $89.95 + shipping
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