About the Book
The First Edition of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacotherapeutics is a new book which covers many general and important topics in and colour style has increased the clarity of presentation and total information content.
The book describes wide range of contents and the authors have taken into consideration to enlighten and cover the all important topics useful for all students in the health sciences. All the topics are described in detail with salient features covering all modern clinical aspects. The key points of this book includes prevalence, Pathophysiology, Etiology, Clinical features, Diagnosis and Management of different disorders. This book interspersed with many tables, figures, images. This book will be an asset to all students since wide range of topics is covered.
Information is organized according to the sequence used in many clinical pharmacy courses and in integrated curricula: General topics, Drugs used in different life stages, GIT drugs, Drugs used for hepatic diseases, renal drugs, cardiovascular drugs, drugs used to treat Respiratory Disorders, Neurological and Psychological Disorders, Infections, Endocrine Disorders, Obstetric and Gynecological Disorders, Malignant Disorders, Rheumatic Disorders, Eye Disorders, Skin Disorders, Miscellaneous, Case Studies of Different Disorders, Problems related to Clinical Pharmacotherapeutics. Major features that make this book particularly useful in integrated curricula include sections that specifically address the clinical choice and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects is an integral part of this text.
Significance of this book includes
· Different Case Studies are discussed; explicit answers and discussions are provided in the text of IV section.
· Expanded coverage of general concepts relating to many topics in section 1.
· Many solved problems related to clinical Pharmacotherapeutics.
About the Authors
K.RAVISHANKAR obtained his Bachelor and Master's Degree in Pharmacology Specialization from University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Andhra University. He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy from Acharya Nagarjuna University under the guidance of Prof. B. Ganga Rao. He was enriched with (22 Years) Teaching & Professional Experience. He worked as Assistant Professor at JSS College of Pharmacy and Shri Vishnu College of Pharmacy. He also worked as senior pharmacist in Ministry of Health, Bahrain and Libya. He served as Associate Professor and Professor at Aditya Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research and presently working as Professor & Principal in Sri Sai Aditya Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research. He published 42 Research Papers in various reputed journals. Many candidates are carrying out their M.Pharm projects and Ph.D work under his guidance.