B> This book is an invaluable reference and clinical guide to pharmacotherapy for common healthcare conditions encountered in the ambulatory setting. Authored by leading professionals in the fields of nursing, pharmacology, pharmacy, and medicine, the book covers the choice of specific pharmacotherapy techniques, the outcomes of drug management, and monitoring for efficacy and toxicity in adults. This text embraces a holistic view of pharmocotherapy which spans all age groups. There is information on special needs populations, as well as safety and legal issues. Nurse practitioners, graduate nursing students, nurse midwives, nurse midwifery students, and other advanced practice nurses.