Drug-induced diseases are unintended effects of drugs that result in mortality or morbidity with symptoms sufficient to prompt a patient to seek medical attention and/or require hospitalization. Drug-Induced Diseases provides a detailed overview of diseases that result from drug therapy, arming healthcare professionals with critical knowledge to protect the health and welfare of their patients.
Now in its third edition, this important reference helps healthcare practitioners, residents, and students by expanding the understanding of disease state causes and effects, encouraging critical thinking, and raising awareness that many diseases can be caused or exacerbated by a medication the patient is taking.
The third edition has been revised and expanded, and includes:
• 58 peer-reviewed chapters authored by 99 contributors
• Detailed, comprehensive tables
• New chapters including Bleeding Disorders, Teratogenicity, and Oral Manifestations of Systemically Administered Drugs
• Comprehensive coverage of scores of drug-induced diseases
• Information pertaining to the contribution of genetic polymorphisms to specific drug-induced diseases
"Levels of evidence" classification for identifying the strength of evidence that links a listed drug to a specific drug-induced disease
• And much more