ISBN-13: 978-1585282050

Drug-Induced Diseases: Prevention, Detection, and Management 2nd Edition

by Dr. James E. Tisdale PharmD BCPS FCCP (Editor), Douglas A Miller Pharm.D. (Editor)

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 Since the first edition of this book was published in 2005, numerous drugs have been withdrawn from the market in the United States as a result of morbidity and/or mortality associated with drug-induced diseases.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, “Could this be drug-related?”
                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 you’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.