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Quick Answers: Pharmacy provides concise, practical, expert information on the pharmacotherapy of common disorders. It is designed for quick and easy access to the drug therapy information you need for decision making in the clinical setting.

Content is derived from two leading pharmacy references used for both inpatient and ambulatory care settings:
• DiPiro JT, Talbert RL, Yee GC, Matzke GR, Wells, BG, Posey LM, eds. Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach. 8th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2011.
• Wells BG, DiPiro JT, Schwinghammer TL, DiPiro CV, eds. Pharmacotherapy Handbook. 8th ed. New York, NY: 2012.

Structured alphabetically, each disease state topic consists of just the right amount of information to give you key treatment features of more than 145 diseases. The bulleted format promotes rapid comprehension so you can immediately apply what you learn from this quick consult.

Key features for each disorder include:
• Disease definition, etiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, preventive measures, and risk factors
• Clinical presentation, including symptoms, signs, and laboratory abnormalities
• Diagnostic laboratory tests, imaging studies, and other procedures
• Desired treatment outcomes
• Pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment strategies
• Monitoring recommendations
• Prognosis
• Key medical literature citations

Easy-to-use tables, figures, and treatment algorithms provide specific pharmacotherapeutic options to help you individualize drugs and dosages.

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