This volume is the first and only physical assessment manual written specifically for pharmacy students. It teaches students the vital role physical examination plays in the effective management of drug therapy.The first two chapters introduce physical assessment and the patient interview. Subsequent chapters discuss assessment of individual organ systems. Clear text, explanatory tables and examples, and over 200 photographs and illustrations guide students through the physical assessment process.Each body system chapter includes a Pharmacotherapeutic Case Illustration focused on a description of a presenting patient. The physical examination, laboratory findings, diagnosis, disease, and treatment are discussed in detail to clarify the connection between physical assessment findings and drug therapy. Each chapter also includes Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Examples--examples of drug therapy for specific diseases with discussions of monitoring, laboratory studies, and adverse drug events.Longe, R. Leon is the author of 'Physical Assessment A Guide for Evaluating Drug Therapy' with ISBN 9780915486205 and ISBN 0915486202.