Pharmacy Times

New Edition of Evidence-based Pharmacotherapy Textbook and Reference Now Available


The seventh edition of Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach (Joseph T. DiPiro, PharmD, FCCP; Robert L. Talpert, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS; Gary C. Yee, PharmD, FCCP; Gary R. Matzke, FCP, FCCP; Barbara G. Wells, PharmD, FASHP, FCCP, BCPP; L. Michael Posey, BSPharm) is now available. This textbook sets the standard in therapeutics courses in North American schools of pharmacy and is a trusted reference for those in practice. It not only offers evidence-based approaches to the medication treatment of diseases, but it goes beyond drug indications and dosages to include the initial selection, proper administration, and monitoring of drugs.

This new revision features bold color throughout the book for the first time, as well as expanded evidence-based recommendations and extended coverage of the timely issue of palliative care and pain medicine. Other new additions also include Web-based chapters and new chapters on drug therapy individualization; patients with hepatic disease; primary pulmonary hypertension; management of the developmentally disabled; substance abuse; drug therapy of influenza; and psychosomatic medicine.

Pedagogic features include: