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Textbook of Therapeutics:
Drug and Disease Management

Seventh Edition
edited by Eric T. Herfindal
and Dick R. Gourley

The new Seventh Edition of Textbook of Therapeutics: Drug and Disease Management establishes the standard for other texts to follow and prepares you for your studies or career in pharmaceutical care.


  • The expertise of 7 consulting editors and 169 contributors
  • A greater emphasis on pathophysiology, demonstrating how therapeutic principles work in real-life treatment of disease
  • Two new chapter features: Treatment Goals within each chapter, highlighting the main therapeutic objectives, and Key Points at the end of each chapter, summarizing important information for quick review
  • A logical organization by body system and disease to help you in your clinical problem solving
  • New chapter headings adding consistency and convenience to the text, including Epidemiology; Pathophysiology; Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis; Psychosocial Aspects; Therapeutic Plan; Treatment; Alternative Therapies; Future Therapies; Improving Outcomes; Prognosis; Pharmacoeconomics
  • A new drug index to help you locate information in an instant—by either trade or generic drug name
  • More treatment algorithms to help you speed your clinical decision making, with information you can trust
  • Plus much more!

Textbook of Therapeutics: Drug and Disease Management is an indispensable reference guide for pharmaceutical healthcare providers.


  1. General
    1. Clinical Pharmacodynamics
    2. Adverse Drug Reactions and Drug-Induced Diseases
    3. Drug Interactions
    4. Clinical Toxicology
    5. Clinical Laboratory Tests and Interpretation
    6. Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Differences in Response to Drugs
    7. Biotechnology
    8. Patient Communication in Clinical Pharmacy Practice

  2. Fluid and Electrolytes and Nutrition
    1. Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy and Acid-Base Balance
    2. General Nutrition
    3. Vitamins and Minerals
    4. Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition in Adult Patients

  3. Diseases of the Blood
    1. Iron Deficiency and Megaloblastic Anemias
    2. Other Anemias
    3. Coagulation Disorders

  4. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
    1. Adrenocortical Dysfunction and Clinical Use of Steroids
    2. Thyroid Disorders
    3. Parathyroid Disorders
    4. Diabetes
    5. Hyperlipidemia

  5. Renal Diseases
    1. Acute Renal Disease
    2. Chronic Renal Disease
    3. Dialytic and Pharmacotherapy for End-Stage Renal Disease

  6. Gastrointestinal Diseases
    1. Peptic Ulcer Diseases
    2. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    3. Nausea and Vomiting
    4. Constipation and Diarrhea

  7. Hepatic and Pancreatic Disorders
    1. Hepatitis, Viral and Drug-Induced
    2. Cirrhosis
    3. Pancreatitis

  8. Rheumatic Diseases
    1. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2. Osteoarthritis
    3. Gout and Hyperuricemia
    4. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    5. Osteoporosis and Osteomalacia

  9. Respiratory Diseases
    1. Asthma
    2. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    3. Cystic Fibrosis

  10. Cardiovascular Disorders
    1. Hypertension
    2. Congestive Heart Failure
    3. Cardiac Arrhythmias
    4. Ischemic Heart Disease
    5. Acute Myocardial Infarction
    6. Thromboembolic Disease

  11. Skin Diseases
    1. Allergic and Drug-Induced Skin Disease
    2. Common Skin Disorders
    3. Burns

  12. Diseases of the Eye and Ear
    1. Common Eye Disorders
    2. Common Ear Diseases
    3. Glaucoma

  13. Neurologic Disorders
    1. Headache
    2. Seizure Disorders
    3. Parkinsonism
    4. Pain Management

  14. Psychiatric Disorders
    1. Anxiety Disorders
    2. Mood Disorders
    3. Schizophrenia
    4. Sleeep Disorders
    5. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    6. Obesity and Eating Disorders
    7. Alcoholism
    8. Substance Abuse
    9. Smoking Cessation

  15. Infectious Diseases
    1. Infectious Diseases: Introduction
    2. Immunization Therapy
    3. Upper Respiratory Infections
    4. Pneumonia
    5. Tuberculosis
    6. Urinary Tract Infections
    7. Intraabdominal Infections
    8. Gastrointestinal Infections
    9. Infective Endocarditis
    10. Central Nervous System Infections
    11. Bone and Joint Infections
    12. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    13. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection-Antiretroviral Therapy
    14. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection-Associated Opportunistic Infections
    15. Mycotic Infections
    16. Parasitic Infections
    17. Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis
    18. Infections in the Immunosuppressed Patient
    19. Bacteremia and Sepsis
    20. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

  16. Neoplastic Disorders
    1. Supportive Care Therapies for Patients with Cancer
    2. Chronic Leukemias
    3. Acute Leukemias
    4. Lymphomas
    5. Breast Cancer
    6. Liver Tumors
    7. Gastrointestinal Cancers
    8. Lung Cancer
    9. Prostate Cancer
    10. Pediatric Solid Tumors
    11. Gynecologic Cancers
    12. Skin Cancers and Melanomas

  17. Pediatric and Neonatal Therapy
    1. Pediatric and Neonatal Therapy
    2. Pediatric and Neonatal Nutrition

  18. OB-GYN Disorders
    1. Gynecologic Disorders
    2. Contraception
    3. Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation

  19. Gerontology
    1. Alzheimer's Disease
    2. Geriatric Drug Therapy

  20. Critical Care
    1. Critical Care Therapy
    2. Transplantation

General Index
Drug Index

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