Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Release Date : 07 June 2012
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Categories : Medical
  • Pages : 468 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780123854681
  • ISBN 10 : 0123854687
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Synopsis : Therapeutic Drug Monitoring written by Amitava Dasgupta, published by Academic Press which was released on 07 June 2012. Download Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring: Newer Drugs and Biomarkers features timely topics such as the monitoring of classical and newer drugs, pharmacogenomics and the application of biomarkers in therapeutic drug monitoring. This reference also discusses the limitations of current commercially available immunoassays for therapeutic monitoring. It presents new and sophisticated techniques used for proper determination of blood levels and the clinical utility of therapeutic drug monitoring of contemporary drugs. Written by leading international experts and geared toward clinical pathologists, toxicologists, clinical chemists, laboratory professionals and physicians, this book is an essential resource on the current practice of therapeutic drug monitoring in improving patient safety. Includes both the technical and clinical issues associated with therapeutic drug monitoring Discusses the utility of therapeutic drug monitoring of newer drugs such as antiretroviral agents, anticonvulsants, antidepressants etc. Provides up-to-date information on issues in pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine with emphasis on therapy with warfarin, certain anticancer drugs and antidepressants Covers important content on the limitations of commercially available immunoassays (chemical tests) for therapeutic drug monitoring and additional analytical techniques