• Section 1: Foundation Issues Updated!
Chapter 1: The Patient Care Process Updated!
Chapter 2: Health Literacy and Medication Use
Chapter 3: Cultural Competency Updated!
Chapter 4: Medication Safety Principles and Practices New!
Chapter 5: Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics New!
Chapter 6: Critical Care: Pain, Agitation, and Delirium New!
Chapter 6: Pharmacogenetics New!
Chapter 7: 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 94: 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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