This prescribing guide is conveniently organized by diagnosis and intersperses clinically useful information throughout, such as monitored laboratory values, patient teaching points, and safety information.
The 5-Minute Clinical Consult Standard 2016, 24th Edition, provides rapid-access in a quick-reference print format. It delivers diagnosis, treatment, medications, follow-up, and associated factors for a broad range of diseases and conditions.
The authors offer a basic introduction to pharmacological concepts, embedded in specific conditions, through case studies and self-assessment questions. By utilising a case study approach, they enable the reader to link pharmacological concepts with clinical practice.
What if, rather than acting only as dispensers of medication, mental health clinicians and primary care clinicians treating mental disorders were also collaborators with patients in the prescribing relationship? It's a simple but profound shift in how to think about approaching psychopharmacology, and in Prescribing Together, Warren Kinghorn and Abraham Nussbaum argue that this sort of human-to-human relationship-building is critical to prescribing more effectively and to achieving health equity.