More Details about Concepts in Clinical Pharmacokinetics, 6th Edition

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Author(s)William J Spruill and William E Wade and Joseph T DiPiro and and 2 More
PublisherAmerican Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Publish YearMay 2014


This very popular sixth edition continues to simplify a complex subject using carefully designed conceptual approaches to make pharmacokinetics understandable for all students and pharmacists. The esteemed authors have thoroughly reviewed, revised, and redesigned Concepts in Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Sixth Edition, to enhance the reader's grasp of the material. This text offers a superior approach to understanding pharmacokinetics through extensive use of clinical correlates, figures, and questions and answers. Inside you will find: content broken into 15 easy-to-follow lessons, perfect for a semester; practice quizzes in 11 chapters to chart progress; four chapters completely devoted to clinical cases; more information on hemodialysis; more on pharmacogenetics; more on plasma concentration versus time curve (AUC) calculations; a phenytoin "cheat sheet" to help you through the calculations maze; new vancomycin cases based on higher desired vancomycin levels and trough-only dose estimations; more on modified diet in renal disease formula (MDRD) versus Cockcroft-Gault (CG) formula methods; and, more theory and problems on extended interval aminoglycosides.