100 Cases in Clinical Pharmacology Therapeutics and Prescribing PDF
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100 Cases in Clinical Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescribing explores scenarios commonly seen by medical students and junior doctors in the ward, emergency department, outpatient clinic or in general practice in which an understanding of pharmacology and sound prescribing practice is central to successful clinical management and safe patient care. A succinct summary of the patient’s history, examination and any initial investigations is followed by questions on the diagnosis and management of the case. The answer includes a detailed discussion on each topic, providing practical advice on how to deal with the challenges that occur when prescribing, including planning, drug calculations, prescription review and adverse drug reactions.
Making speedy and appropriate clinical decisions, and choosing the best course of action to take as a result, is one of the most important and challenging parts of training to become a doctor. These true-to-life cases will teach students and junior doctors to prescribe appropriately, and to hone their diagnostic and management skills.
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About the Author
Kerry Anne Layne is Specialist Registrar in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics / General Medicine, Guy’s and St Thomas ‘NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Albert Ferro is Professor of Cardiovascular Clinical Pharmacology at King’s College London and Honorary Consultant Physician, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.