* Number Of Pages: 248 * Publication Date: 2002-08-28
Product Description: This textbook stresses topics in pathophysiology that are most pertinent to students pursuing degrees in pharmacy. It is designed to provide students with a clear rationale for the use of a specific drug in selected disease states. The text is also supplemented with "Key Term" boxes that provide clear definitions of medical and physiologic terms. Drug boxes throughout the text provide a concise synopsis of selected drugs associated with the particular disease state, including generic and class names, routes of administration, major side effects and contradictions. Numerous tables and charts are also offered to expand upon and summarize key elements as are questions, study objectives, and diagnostic tools boxes are included.