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
• 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.
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
• Diagnostic laboratory tests, imaging studies, and
• Desired treatment outcomes
Pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment strategies
• Key medical
Easy-to-use tables, figures,
and treatment algorithms provide specific pharmacotherapeutic options to
help you individualize drugs and dosages.