Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs: An Interactive Approach to Self-Care 20th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-1582123172


Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs: An Interactive Approach to Self-Care 20th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-1582123172

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  • Publisher: ‎ American Pharmacists Association (APhA); 20th edition (December 1, 2020)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 1582123179
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1582123172

Written and peer reviewed by experts in practice and academia, the 20th edition of the Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs: An Interactive Approach to Self-Care is an authoritative resource for students and for health care providers who counsel and care for patients undertaking self-treatment—nonprescription drugs, nutritional supplements, medical foods, nondrug and preventive measures, and complementary therapies. Its goal is to develop the knowledge and problem-solving skills needed to assess a patient’s health status and current practice of self-treatment, to determine whether self-care is necessary or appropriate, and, if appropriate, to recommend safe and effective self-care measures.

 Key Features:

  • Enhanced content in all chapters from the previous edition with up-to-date information beneficial to all health care providers and students
  • Updates to the universal objectives to complement the content in the chapters focused on medical disorders
  • Abstracts for each online chapter providing concise introductory material focused on key features of each chapter.
  • Up-to-date content on nonprescription medications including indications, dosages, interactions, current evidence, medical conditions and prescription to nonprescription reclassifications
  • Quick-reference tools such as treatment algorithms (including exclusions for self-treatment), drug product tables, patient education sidebars, and product administration illustrations
  • Two new comprehensive patient cases for each disorder-related chapter
  • Concise Key Points section at the end of each disorder-related chapter, summarizing critical information

Table of Contents:

Front Matter
Contributors and Copyright
Part I: The Practitioner’s Role in Self-Care
Chapter 1: Self-Care and Nonprescription Pharmacotherapy
Jenelle L. Sobotka and Barbara A. Kochanowski
Chapter 2: Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process in Self-Care
Holly Divine and Tera McIntosh
Chapter 3: Exploring Cultural Aspects of Self-Care
Anita N. Jacobson and Jeri J. Sias
Chapter 4: Legal and Regulatory Issues in Self-Care Pharmacy Practice
Martha M. Rumore
Part II: Pain and Fever Disorders
Chapter 5: Headache
Julie J. Wilkinson and Katherine Tromp
Chapter 6: Fever
Virginia Lemay and Brett Feret
Chapter 7: Musculoskeletal Injuries and Disorders
Julie L. Olenak and Nicole C. Pezzino
Part III: Reproductive and Genital Disorders
Chapter 8: Vaginal and Vulvovaginal Disorders
Nicole M. Lodise
Chapter 9: Disorders Related to Menstruation
Nardine Nakhla
Chapter 10: Prevention of Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infections
Shareen Y. El-Ibiary and Erin C. Raney
Part IV: Respiratory Disorders
Chapter 11: Colds and Allergy
Kelly L. Scolaro
Chapter 12: Cough
Karen J. Tietze
Part V: Gastrointestinal Disorders
Chapter 13: Heartburn and Dyspepsia
Tara Whetsel and Gretchen Garofoli
Chapter 14: Intestinal Gas
Rebekah Jackowski and Traci M. Poole
Chapter 15: Constipation
Kristin Weitzel and Sharon Gatewood
Chapter 16: Diarrhea
Paul C. Walker and Richard H. Dang
Chapter 17: Anorectal Disorders
Juliana Chan
Chapter 18: Pinworm Infection
Connie Kang and Karl M. Hess
Chapter 19: Nausea and Vomiting
Adam C. Welch
Chapter 20: Prebiotics and Probiotics
Sheila Wilhelm and Pramodini Kale-Pradhan
Chapter 21: Poisoning
Barbara Insley Crouch and Wendy Klein-Schwartz
Chapter 22: Ostomy Care and Supplies
Sharon Wilson and Janice C. Colwell
Part VI: Nutrition and Nutritional Supplementation
Chapter 23: Essential and Conditionally Essential Nutrients
Mary M. Bridgeman and Carol J. Rollins
Chapter 24: Functional and Meal Replacement Foods
Caitlyn Pepe and Carol J. Rollins
Chapter 25: Sports Nutrition and Performance-Enhancing Nutrients and Supplements
Mark Newnham
Chapter 26: Infant Nutrition and Special Nutritional Needs of Children
M. Petrea Cober
Chapter 27: Overweight and Obesity
Sarah J. Miller and Sherrill Brown
Part VII: Ophthalmic, Otic, and Oral Disorders
Chapter 28: Ophthalmic Disorders
Richard Fiscella and Michael K. Jensen
Chapter 29: Prevention of Contact Lens-Related Disorders
Aleda M.H. Chen and Andrew Straw
Chapter 30: Otic Disorders
Deborah Zeitlin
Chapter 31: Prevention of Hygiene-Related Oral Disorders
Karlene Melody
Chapter 32: Orofacial Pain and Discomfort
Nicole Paolini Albanese and Mark Donaldson
Part VIII: Dermatologic Disorders
Chapter 33: Atopic Dermatitis and Dry Skin
Kim W. Benner
Chapter 34: Scaly Dermatoses
Rupal Patel Mansukhani and Lucio Volino
Chapter 35: Contact Dermatitis
Cortney M. Mospan
Chapter 36: Diaper Dermatitis and Prickly Heat
Miranda Wilhelm
Chapter 37: Insect Stings and Bites and Pediculosis
Patricia H. Fabel and Elizabeth W. Blake
Chapter 38: Acne
Jamie L. Woodyard and Chelsea M. Baker
Chapter 39: Prevention of Sun-Induced Skin Disorders
Kimberly M. Crosby
Chapter 40: Skin Hyperpigmentation and Photoaging
Katherine S. O’Neal
Chapter 41: Minor Burns, Wounds, and Sunburn
Nora Stelter
Chapter 42: Fungal Skin Infections
Megan G. Smith
Chapter 43: Warts
Donna M. Adkins
Chapter 44: Minor Foot Disorders
Sneha Baxi Srivastava
Chapter 45: Hair Loss
Tricia M. Berry
Part IX: Other Medical Disorders
Chapter 46: Insomnia, Drowsiness, and Fatigue
Christine Eisenhower
Chapter 47: Tobacco Cessation
Beth A. Martin and Maria C. Wopat
Part X: Home Medical Equipment
Chapter 48: Home Testing and Monitoring Devices
Daniel L. Krinsky
Chapter 49: Adult Urinary Incontinence and Supplies
Christine Karabin O’Neil
Part XI: Complementary Therapies
Chapter 50: Introduction to Dietary Supplements
Candy Tsourounis and Cathi Dennehy
Chapter 51: Natural Products
Cydney E. McQueen and Katherine Kelly Orr
Chapter 52: Common Complementary and Integrative Medicine Health Systems
Catherine Ulbricht and Maha B. Alharbi
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Editor in Chief: Daniel L. Krinsky, MS, RPh, Owner and President, EduCare4U, LLC, Co-Owner, PGx101, LLC

Associate Editors: Stefanie P. Ferreri, PharmD, CDE, University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill; Brian A. Hemstreet, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; Anne L. Hume, PharmD, FCCP, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Kingston; Carol J. Rollins, MS, RD, PharmD, BCNSP, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Tucson; Karen J. Tietze, PharmD, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

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