Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 5th Edition

Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics

5th Edition

Edited by Roger Walker, BPharm, PhD, FRPharmS, FFPH, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Welsh School of Pharmacy, Cardiff University; Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, Welsh Government, Cardiff UK. and Cate Whittlesea, BSc, MSc, PhD, MRPharmS, Senior Lecturer, Institute of Pharmaceutical Practice, Kings College London, London, UK.


Section 1: General

Clinical pharmacy process. Prescribing. Practical pharmacokinetics. Drug interactions. Adverse drug reactions. Laboratory data. Parenteral nutrition. Pharmacoeconomics.

Section 2: Life stages

Neonates. Paediatrics. Geriatrics.

Section 3: Therapeutics

Gastrointestinal disorders: Peptic ulcer disease. Inflammatory bowel disease. Constipation and diarrhoea.
Hepatic disorders:Adverse effects of drugs on the liver. Liver disease.
Renal disorders: Acute kidney injury. Chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal failure. Chronic kidney disease and end stage renal failure.
Cardiovascular disorders: Hypertension. Coronary heart disease. Chronic heart failure. Arrhythmias. Thrombosis. Dyslipidaemia.
Respiratory disorders: Asthma. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Neurological and psychological disorders: Insomnia. Anxiety disorders. Affective disorders. Schizophrenia. Epilepsy. Parkinson?s disease. Pain. Nausea and vomiting.
Infections: Respiratory infections. Urinary tract infections. Gastrointestinal infections. Infective meningitis. Surgical site infection and antimicrobial prophylaxis. Tuberculosis. HIV infection. Fungal infections.
Endocrine disorders: Thyroid and parathyroid disorders. Diabetes mellitus.
Obstetric and gynaecological disorders: Menstrual cycle disorders. Menopause. Drugs in pregnancy and lactation.
Urological disorders: Prostate disease.
Haemotopoietic disorders: Anaemia.
Malignant disorders: Leukaemia. Lymphomas. Solid tumours.
Rheumatic disorders: Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Gout and hyperuricaemia.
Eye disorders: Glaucoma.
Skin disorders: Drug-induced skin disorders. Eczema and psoriasis. Wounds.

Section 4: Appendices.

Medical abbreviations. Glossary. Index