Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach

Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach Author(s): Joseph DiPiro, Robert L. Talbert, Gary Yee, Barbara Wells, L. Michael Posey

Difference between 9th and 8th editions
Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes.

Key differences between 9th and 8th editions

  • Time lapse between current and previous editions: 3 years (2014 vs 2011).
  • 24 chapters of Ninth Edition of Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach are published online: 12 foundational chapters, 7 chapters on major organ system function, and 5 chapters on medications adverse effects.
  • Single chapter 4 "Chronic Heart Failure" incorporated material from Eighth edition's two chapters 20 "Systolic Heart Failure" and 21 "Diastolic Heart Failure and the Cardiomyopathies"
  • Former chapter "Dyslipidemia" is now entitled as "Hyperlipidemia".
  • Chapter 29 "Chronic Kidney Disease" incorporates material from former chapters 52 "Chronic Kidney Disease: Progression-Modifying Therapies" and 53 "Chronic Kidney Disease: Management of Complications".
  • Drug Monitoring tables for:
    • Synthetic Prostacyclin and Prostacyclin Analogs, Endothelin Receptor Antagonists, and Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
    • Antacids, H2-Receptor Antagonists, and Proton Pump Inhibitors
    • Agents used to treat IBD
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Analgesics
    • Medications used to treat gout
    • Medications used to treat allergic rhinitis
    • Antibiotics
    • Antituberculosis drugs
    • Antifungal agents
    • Weight loss medications
  • Most chapters include a section on personalized pharmacotherapy.
9th Edition of
Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach
Hardcover, 2848 pages
ISBN-10: 0071800530
ISBN-13: 9780071800532
Published by: McGraw-Hill Medical, February 26, 2014
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8th Edition of
Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach
Hardcover, 2700 pages
ISBN-10: 0071703543
ISBN-13: 9780071703543
Published by: McGraw-Hill Medical, April 04, 2011
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7th Edition of
Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach
Hardcover, 2592 pages
ISBN-10: 007147899X
ISBN-13: 9780071478991
Published by: McGraw-Hill Medical, June 04, 2008
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From: $3.99

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  • Used 9th edition can save you $130.02 over the new one.
  • Used previous 8th edition costs $16.13 less than the used 9th.

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