Drug-Induced Diseases

Drug-Induced Diseases

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According to the authors, a drug-induced disease as an unintended effect of a drug, which results in mortality or morbidity with symptoms sufficient to prompt a patient to seek medical attention and/or require hospitalization. Since the first edition of this book was published in 2005, numerous drugs have been withdrawn from the market in the United States as a result of morbidity and/or mortality associated with drug-induced diseases. Despite best efforts to assure that all drugs are safe and effective, millions of patients each year develop drug-induced diseases. Every time a patient presents with a new disease or an exacerbation of an existing condition, someone needs to ask, a€œCould this be drug-related?a€ Now in its second edition, this popular and essential comprehensive resource provides a detailed analysis of how to identify, prevent, and manage drug-induced diseases. Edited by James E. Tisdale and Douglas A. Miller, with contributions from experts distinguished in their respective specialties, Drug-Induced Diseases is organized logically and is easy to use for pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and pharmacy students alike. Inside youa€™ll find: Chapters dedicated to each disease state. In-depth tables throughout each chapter. A new section on Drug-Induced dermatologic diseases. New drugs implicated as the cause of specific disease(s). The inclusion of the Levels of Evidence classification scheme for identifying drug-induced diseases. And much more.... olanzapine, metoclopramide, promethazine) Nitroprusside (secondary to Mitochondrial toxicitya€”cells must switch to ... syndrome) Aminoglycosides76, 77 Arginine78 Cidofovir18, 79 Ifosfamide80 Streptozocin59 Tetracycline (expired)84, 87anbsp;...

Title:Drug-Induced Diseases
Author:James E. Tisdale, Douglas A, Miller
Publisher:ASHP - 2010-02-11


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