Section 1: Foundation Issues Updated! Chapter 1: The Patient Care Process Updated! Chapter e2: Health Literacy and Medication Use Chapter e3: Cultural Competency Updated! Chapter e4: Medication Safety Principles and Practices New! Chapter e5: Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics New! Chapter e26: Critical Care: Pain, Agitation, and Delirium New! Chapter e6: Pharmacogenetics New! Chapter e7: Clinical Toxicology Section 2: Common Health Problems Chapter e9: Pain and Headache Chapter e10: Minor Ophthalmic Disorders New! Chapter e11: Minor Otic Disorders Chapter e12: Cough and Other Nonspecific Respiratory Symptoms New! Chapter e13: Allergic Rhinitis Chapter e14: Oral Health and Systemic Conditions Chapter e15: Oral Hygiene and Minor Oral Disorders Chapter e16: Skin Care and Minor Dermatologic Conditions Chapter e17: Travel Health Chapter 18: Contraception Section 3: Special Populations New! Chapter e19: Pediatrics: General Topics in Pediatric Pharmacotherapy New! Chapter e20: Pediatrics: Oral Nutrition and Rehydration of Infants and Children Chapter e22: Geriatrics: The Aging Process in Humans and Its Effects on Physiology Chapter e23: Prescribing in the Older Adult Chapter e28: Palliative Care Section 4: Cardiovascular Disorders Chapter e29: Assessment of the Cardiovascular System Updated! Chapter 30: Hypertension Chapter 31: Dyslipidemia Updated! Chapter 32: Stable Ischemic Heart Disease Chapter 33: Acute Coronary Syndrome Chapter e34: Peripheral Arterial Disease Chapter 35: Chronic Heart Failure Chapter 36: Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Chapter 37: Venous Thromboembolism Chapter 38: Stroke Chapter 40: Cardiac Arrest Chapter 41: Shock Syndromes Section 5: Respiratory Disorders Updated! Chapter e42: Evaluation of Respiratory Function Chapter 45: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Chapter 46: Cystic Fibrosis Chapter e47: Drug-Induced Pulmonary Diseases Section 6: Gastrointestinal Disorders Chapter e48: Evaluation of the Gastrointestinal Tract Chapter 49: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Chapter 50: Peptic Ulcer Disease and Related Disorders Chapter 51: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Chapter 52: Nausea and Vomiting Chapter 53: Diarrhea, Constipation, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome Chapter 54: Portal Hypertension and Cirrhosis Chapter e55: Drug-Induced Liver Disease Chapter 56: Pancreatitis Chapter 57: Viral Hepatitis Chapter 58: Celiac Disease Section 7: Renal Disorders New! Chapter 60: Acute Kidney Injury New! Chapter 61: Chronic Kidney Disease Updated! Chapter 62: Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis Chapter 63: Drug-Induced Kidney Disease New! Chapter 64: Glomerular Diseases New! Chapter 65: Drug Therapy Individualization for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease New! Chapter 66: Disorders of Sodium and Water Homeostasis New! Chapter 67: Disorders of Calcium and Phosphorus Homeostasis New! Chapter 68: Disorders of Potassium and Magnesium Homeostasis Section 8: Neurological Disorders Chapter e70: Evaluation of Neurologic Illness Chapter 71: Alzheimer Disease Chapter 72: Multiple Sclerosis New! Chapter 73: Epilepsy Chapter 75: Acute Management of the Brain Injury Patient Chapter 76: Parkinson Disease Updated! Chapter 77: Pain Management Chapter 78: Headache Disorders Section 9: Psychiatric Disorders Updated! Chapter e79: Evaluation of Psychiatric Disorders Updated! Chapter 80: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Chapter 81: Eating Disorders Chapter 82: Substance-Use Disorders: Overview of Depressants, Stimulants, and Hallucinogens Chapter 83: Substance-Related Disorders II: Alcohol, Nicotine, and Caffeine Chapter 84: Schizophrenia New! Chapter 85: Major Depressive Disorder Chapter 86: Bipolar Disorder Chapter 87: Anxiety Disorders: Generalized Anxiety, Panic, and Social Anxiety Disorders Chapter 88: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Chapter 89: Sleep-Wake Disorders Chapter 90: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Down Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder Section 10: Endocrinologic Disorders Chapter 92: Thyroid Disorders Chapter 93: Adrenal Gland Disorders Chapter e94: Pituitary Gland Disorders Section 11: Gynecologic and Obsetric Disorders Chapter 95: Pregnancy and Lactation: Therapeutic Considerations Updated! Chapter 96: Menstruation-Related Disorders New! Chapter e102: Function and Evaluation of the Immune System Chapter 97: Endometriosis Chapter 98: Hormone Therapy in Women Section 12: Urological Disorders Chapter 99: Erectile Dysfunction New! Chapter 100: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Chapter 101: Urinary Incontinence Section 13: Immunologic Disorders Chapter 103: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus New! Chapter 105: Solid-Organ Transplantation Section 15: Ophthalmic Disorders Chapter 110: Glaucoma New! Chapter 111: Age-Related Macular Degeneration New! Chapter e112: Drug-Induced Ophthalmic Disorders Section 16: Dermatologic Disorders Chapter 113: Acne Vulgaris New! Chapter 115: Atopic Dermatitis New! Chapter 116: Alopecia Section 17: Hematologic Disorders Chapter 118: Anemias New! Chapter 119: Coagulation Disorders New! Chapter e121: Drug-Induced Hematologic Disorders Section 18: Infectious Diseases Chapter e122: Laboratory Tests to Direct Antimicrobial Pharmacotherapy Chapter 123: Antimicrobial Regimen Selection Chapter 124: Central Nervous System Infections Chapter 125: Lower Respiratory Tract Infections Chapter 126: Upper Respiratory Tract Infections Chapter 127: Influenza Chapter 128: Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections Chapter 129: Infective Endocarditis Chapter 130: Tuberculosis Chapter 131: Gastrointestinal Infections and Enterotoxigenic Poisonings Chapter 132: Intra-Abdominal Infections Chapter e133: Parasitic Diseases Chapter 134: Urinary Tract Infections and Prostatitis Chapter 135: Sexually Transmitted Infections Chapter 136: Bone and Joint Infections Chapter 137: Sepsis and Septic Shock Chapter 138: Superficial Fungal Infections Updated! Chapter 139: Invasive Fungal Infections Chapter 140: Infections in Immunocompromised Patients Chapter 141: Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Surgery Chapter 142: Vaccines and Immunoglobulins Chapter 143: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Section 19: Oncologic Disorders New! Chapter 144: Cancer Treatment and Chemotherapy New! Chapter 146: Lung Cancer New! Chapter 147: Colorectal Cancer New! Chapter 148: Prostate Cancer New! Chapter 149: Lymphomas New! Chapter 151: Acute Leukemias New! Chapter e154: Myelodysplastic Syndromes New! Chapter 157: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Section 20: Nutritional Disorders New! Chapter 158: Assessment of Nutrition Status and Nutrition Requirements New! Chapter 159: Parenteral Nutrition New! Chapter 160: Enteral Nutrition
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Michael Posey, RPh, is president of Pharmacy Editorial & News Services (PENS) in Athens, Georgia, and an editor for the APhA periodicals Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, Pharmacy Today, and APhA DrugInfoLine. He also assists with drug information content for APhAs cutting-edge Web site, www.pharmacist.com. During a career spanning two decades as a pharmacy communicator, Posey has served as editor of The Consultant Pharmacist and the American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, and is an editor of the textbook Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach.