Drug and Disease Management
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Textbook of Therapeutics
Drug and Disease Management
Eighth Edition
edited by Richard A. Helms

Textbook of Therapeutics Eighth Edition provides in depth inforamtion on the latest drug treatments and therapeutic approaches for a wide range of diseases and conditions.

Features of Textbook of Therapeutics Eighth Edition:

  • Case studies with related review questions and solutions
  • 32-page color insert containing more than 90 images displaying the signs and symptoms of diseases and conditions commonly encountered in practice
  • Greater emphasis on pathophysiology in disease and disorder chapters provides a better understanding of the structural and functional changes that occur in different body systems as a result of specific disease states
  • Treatment algorithms help guide through complex therapeutic decisions
  • Treatment goals sections highlight important therapeutic objectives
  • Key points sections at the end of each chapter summarize concepts that are important to remember



  1. Clinical Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics
  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

Skin Diseases

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

Diseases of the Eye and Ear

  1. Common Eye Disorders
  2. Glaucoma
  3. Common Ear Diseases

Pediatric and Neonatal Therapy

  1. Pediatric and Neonatal Therapy
  2. Pediatric Nutrition Support

OB-GYN Disorders

  1. Gynecologic Disorders
  2. Contraception
  3. Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation

Cardiovascular Disorders

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

Critical Care

  1. Critical Care Therapy
  2. Transplantation

Fluid and Electrolytes and Nutrition

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

Diseases of the Blood

  1. Iron Deficiency and Megaloblastic Anemias
  2. Other Anemias
  3. Coagulation Disorders

Respiratory Diseases

  1. Asthma
  2. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  3. Cystic Fibrosis

Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders

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

Renal Diseases

  1. Acute Renal Disease
  2. Chronic Kidney Disease
  3. Dialysis Options and Pharmacotherapy for End-Stage Renal Disease

Gastrointestinal Diseases

  1. Peptic Ulcer Disease and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  2. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  3. Nausea and Vomiting
  4. Constipation and Diarrhea

Hepatic and Pancreatic Disorders

  1. Hepatitis: Viral and Drug-Induced
  2. Cirrhosis
  3. Pancreatitis

Psychiatric Disorders

  1. Anxiety Disorders
  2. Mood Disorders
  3. Schizophrenia
  4. Sleep Disorders
  5. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  6. Obesity and Eating Disorders
  7. Alcoholism
  8. Drug Addiction
  9. Tobacco Use and Dependence

Neurologic Disorders

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

Rheumatic Diseases

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


  1. Alzheimer's Disease
  2. Geriatric Drug Therapy

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 Infection—Antiretroviral Therapy
  14. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection—Opportunistic Infections
  15. Sepsis
  16. Mycotic Infections
  17. Parasitic Infections
  18. Surgical Infections and Antibiotic Prophylaxis
  19. Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient
  20. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

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

General Index
Drug Index

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Textbook of Therapeutics
Drug and Disease Management
Eighth Edition
edited by Richard A. Helms

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