Applied Clinical Pharmacokinetics

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* Chock full of problems and examples, bridges the gap between a basic pharmacokinetics text and a clinical therapeutics text
* Focuses on patient-specific drug dosing, with most of each chapter devoted to problem-solving

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Putting pharmacokinetics into practice, this timely and comprehensive text delivers the latest procedures and data on today's drugs and patient-specific dosing.
* The best guide to pharmacokinetics for real-life pharmacy practice
*Ideal for students, pharmacists, and other clinicians who want clear, useful, and up-to-date coverage of the latest standardized techniques and most recent pharmacokinetically monitored drugs
*Essential topics for pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, therapeutics, and clinical pharmacy courses or can be used in a self-directed manner to self-teach or review important concepts and techniques
*Inside: essential information on approaches to drug-dosing and monitoring in individual patients, including the latest data on serum concentrations, written by a nationally recognized leader in pharmacokinetics

The most up-to-date and practical text in the field, Applied Clinical Pharmacokinetics features--
*Clear, useful coverage of drug dosing and drug monitoring today
*Focus on the latest standardized techniques and approaches to patient-specific dosing
*Up-to-date information on more recently monitored drugs
*Essential information on drug dosing in special populations, including patients with renal and hepatic disease, obesity, and congestive heart failure
*All the information practitioners need on drug categories such as antibiotics, cardiovascular agents, anticonvulsants, and immunosuppressants
*Full coverage of drugs such as Aminoglycosides, Vancomycin, Digoxin, Phenytoin, Carbamazepine, Theophylline, Cyclosporine, Tacrolimus, and Lithium
*Clear and concise summary of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic concepts
*Practical help with calculations and equations
*50 useful charts and illustrations
*18 chapters that provide needed hands-on guidance in techniques, procedures, and approaches
*Tools that make learning and use easier, including a principle-clarifying introductory chapter, examples of calculations, and questions and answers to test your understanding

About the Author:

Larry A. Bauer, Pharm.D. is a Professor at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy and has been on the faculty since 1980. He also holds an adjunct appointment at the same rank in the Department of Laboratory Medicine where he is a toxicology consultant. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree (1977) from the University of Washington, and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree (1980) from the University of Kentucky. He also completed an ASHP-accredited hospital pharmacy residency (1980) specializing in clinical pharmacokinetics from A. B. Chandler Medical Center at the University of Kentucky under the preceptorship of Dr. Paul Parker. Dr. Bauer is a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Dr. Bauer's specialty area is in clinical pharmacokinetics, and he teaches courses and offers clinical clerkships in this area. He is the author of Applied Clinical Pharamcokinetics (McGraw-Hill, 2001) His research interests include the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drug interactions, the effects of liver disease and age on drug metabolism, and computer modeling of population pharmacokinetics. Dr. Bauer is a member of several clinical pharmacology and clinical pharmacy professional organizations. He is a reviewer for several scientific publications, was Consulting Editor of Clinical Pharmacy (1981 - 1990) and Field Editor of ASHP Signal (1981 - 1983), and is currently on the Editorial Boards of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics and Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Dr. Bauer has precepted post-doctoral fellows in clinical pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics who currently have faculty appointments in schools of pharmacy or are employed in pharmaceutical industry.

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