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Compendium of Therapeutic Choices Authors

The Compendium of Therapeutic Choices contains unparalleled Canadian-specific content available in both official languages written and reviewed by Canadian expert physicians and pharmacists and managed by CPhA editors

Psychiatric Disorders

Acute Agitation
Kurt Skakum, BSc (Hons), MD, FRCPC

Anxiety Disorders
Richard Swinson, MD, FRCPC, FRCPsych,

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Adil Virani, BSc(Pharm), Pharm D, FCSHP

Bipolar Disorder
Sagar V. Parikh, MD, FRCPC

Kenneth Rockwood, MD, FRCPC
Mark Bosma, MD, FRCPC

Sidney H. Kennedy, MD, FRCPC
Sagar V. Parikh, MD, FRCPC
Sophie Grigoriadis, MD, MA, PhD, FRCPC

Eating Disorders
Laird Birmingham, MD, BSc, MHSc, FRCPC, FACP, ABIM, FAED

Jonathan Fleming, MB, FRCPC, FABPN, FABSM

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Richard Swinson, MD, FRCPC, FRCPsych

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
Richard Swinson, MD, FRCPC, FRCPsych

Heather Milliken, MDCM, FRCPC, CSPQ

Substance-related Disorders

Drug Withdrawal Syndromes
James R. Kennedy, MD, FRCPC

Smoking Cessation
Peter Selby, MBBS, CCFP

Neurologic Disorders

Acute Pain
Benoit Bailey, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Bell's Palsy
William Pryse-Phillips, MD, FRCP, FRCPC, DPM

Chronic Spasticity
Virginia Devonshire, MD, FRCPC

Headache in Adults
R. Allan Purdy, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FAHS

Headache in Children
Sharon Whiting, MBBS, FRCPC

Multiple Sclerosis
Michael Namaka, BSc Pharm, MSc Pharm, PhD Med
Karen Ethans, MD, FRCPC, PM&R
Farid Esfahani, MD

Muscle Cramps
Virginia Devonshire, MD, FRCPC

Neuropathic Pain
C. Peter N. Watson, MD, FRCPC

Parkinson's Disease
David Grimes, MD, FRCPC

Persistent Hiccups
James Wright, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Restless Legs Syndrome
Anne-Louise Lafontaine, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Seizures and Epilepsy
Jeremy J. Moeller, MD, FRCPC
Mark Sadler, MD, FRCPC

Alterations in Body Temperature

Fever in Children
Joanne M. Langley, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Thermoregulatory Disorders in Adults
Mathieu Simon, MD, FRCPC, FCCM

Eye Disorders

Age-related Macular Degeneration
Michael J. Potter, MD, FRCSC

Cataract Surgery Postoperative Care
Stanley George, MD, FRCSC

Gisèle Li, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Red Eye
W. Bruce Jackson, MD, FRCSC

Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders

Diabetes Mellitus
Kerry Mansell, BSP, PharmD, CDE
Terra Arnason, MD, PhD, FRCP Adult Endocrinology

Arya M. Sharma, MD, FRCPC

Thyroid Disorders
Heather Lochnan, MD, FRCPC

Cardiovascular Disorders

Acute Coronary Syndromes
Michelle Graham, MD, FRCPC

Acute Stroke
Stephen J. Phillips, BSc, MBBS, FRCPC
Gord Gubitz, BSc, MD, FRCPC

Congestive Heart Failure
Michel White, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FESC

Ghislaine O. Roederer, MD, PhD

Heart Failure
Simon de Denus, B. Pharm, MSc, PhD

Norm R.C. Campbell, MD, FRCPC
Paul Gibson, MD, FRCPC
Ross T. Tsuyuki, BSc(Pharm), PharmD, MSc, FCSHP, FACC

Norm Campbell, MD, FRCPC
Paul Gibson, MD, FRCPC
Ross T. Tsuyuki, BSc(Pharm), PharmD, MSc, FCSHP, FACC

Intermittent Claudication
Richard Ogilvie, MD, FRCPC, FACP

Post-myocardial Infarction

Prevention of Ischemic Stroke
Robert Côté, MD, FRCPC, FAHA

Primary Prevention of Vascular Disease
Tania M. Mysak, BSP, PharmD

Raynaud's Phenomenon
André Roussin, MD, FRCPC

Stable Angina
Michael Froeschl, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACC

Supraventricular Tachycardia
David Birnie, MD
Pablo Nery, MD

Monica Solbiati, MD
Robert Sheldon, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FCAHS, FHRS

Venous Thromboembolism
Philip S. Wells, MD, FRCPC, MSc
Melissa Forgie, MD, FRCPC, MSc

Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias
Paul Dorian, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Respiratory Disorders

Allergic Rhinitis
Paul Keith, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Asthma in Infants and Children
Mary Noseworthy, MD, FRCPC
Mark Montgomery, MD, FRCPC

Chronic Cough in Adults
Pearce Wilcox, MD, FRCPC, FACP

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Andrew McIvor, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Candice Bjornson, MD, MSc, FRCPC
David W. Johnson, MD

Viral Rhinitis
Timothy Lynch, MD, FRCPC

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Chronic Liver Diseases
Mark Swain, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Constipation in Adults
Hugh Chaun, MA, BM, FRCP, FRCP(Ed), FACG, AGAF

Dina Kao, MD, FRCPC

Dyspepsia and Peptic Ulcer Disease
Laura Targownik, MD, MSHS, FRCPC

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Eldon A. Shaffer, MD, DipABIM, FACP, FRCPC

Inflammatory Bowel Disease
George Chami, MD, FRCPC

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Grant Thompson, MD, FRCPC, FACG

Nausea in Adults
Catherine MacLean, MD, FCFP

Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Alan Barkun, MD, CM, FRCPC, FACP, FACG, AGAF, MSc (Clinical Epidemiology)

Viral Hepatitis
Geri Hirsch, MSN, RN-NP

Genitourinary Disorders

Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Richard W. Norman, MD, FRCSC

Urinary Incontinence in Adults
Cheryl A. Sadowski, B.Sc.(Pharm), PharmD

Urinary Incontinence in Children
Fabian P. Gorodzinsky, MD, AAPD, FRCPC

Sexual Health Disorders

Gillian Graves, MD, FRCSC

Margaret Burnett, MD, FRCSC, FACOG

Barry Gilliland, MD, FRCSC, FACOG

Female Sexual Dysfunction
Rosemary Basson, MD, FRCP (UK)

Male Sexual Dysfunction
Rosemary Basson, MD, FRCP(UK)

Amie J. Cullimore, BEd, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Margaret Burnett, MD, FRCSC, FACOG

Musculoskeletal Disorders

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Kathleen Kerr, MD, Dip Env Health

Hillel M. Finestone, MDCM, FRCPC

Gout and Hyperuricemia
Suneil Kapur, MD, FRCPC
Gunnar Kraag, MD, FRCPC

Low Back Pain
Eldon Tunks, MD, FRCPC
Paul Stacey, MD, MSc

Neck Pain and Whiplash
Eldon Tunks, MD, FRCPC
Paul Stacey, MD, MSc

Walter F. Kean, MB ChB (Glas), MD (Glas), FRCP (Edin Glas C)
Colin A. Kean, BSc
Michael G. Hogan, MD, FRCSC

David A. Hanley, MD, FRCPC

Polymyalgia Rheumatica
John Hanly, MD, MRCPI, FRCPC

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Glen Hazlewood, MD, FRCPC, PhD(c)

Sports Injuries
Taryn-Lise Taylor, BKin, MSc, MD, CCFP, Dip Sport & Exercise Medicine

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Doug Smith, MD, FRCPC

Skin Disorders

Duane Lichtenwald, MD, FRCPC

Atopic Dermatitis
Miriam Weinstein, MD, FRCPC

Bacterial Skin Infections
Peter Green, MD, FRCPC

David Warren, MD, FRCPC

Fungal Nail Infections
Penny Miller, BSc(Pharm), MA(Ed)

Pressure Ulcers
Stephen R. Tan, MD, FRCPC

Jerry K.L. Tan, MD, FRCPC

Richard G. Langley, MD, FRCPC

W. Stuart Maddin, MD, FRCPC

Scabies and Lice
Sandra Knowles, BScPhm
Neil H. Shear, MD, FRCPC

Lyn Guenther, MD, FRCPC

Blood Disorders

Common Anemias
Wendy Lim, MD, FRCPC

Renal Disorders

Chronic Kidney Disease
Lori Wazny, BSc (Pharm), PharmD
Louise Moist, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCPC

Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders

Dehydration in Children
Gary I. Joubert, MD, FRCPC

Tammy M. Keough-Ryan, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Walter Watral, BScPharm, PharmD

Peter J. McLeod, MD, FRCPC, FACP

Potassium Disturbances
Jean Ethier, MD, FRCPC

Infectious Diseases

Acute Bronchitis
Cindy Marshall, MD, CCFP, FCFP

Acute Osteomyelitis
Simon Dobson, MD, FRCPC

Acute Otitis Media in Childhood
Joseph V. Vayalumkal, MD, FRCPC

Bacterial Meningitis
Alana Rosenthal, MD, FRCPC

Community-acquired Pneumonia
Mark Loeb, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Diabetic Foot Infections
John M. A. Embil, BSc(Hon), MD, FRCPC, FACP
Elly Trepman, MD

Herpesvirus Infections
Gerald A. Evans, MD, FRCPC

HIV Infection
Marianne Harris, MD, CCFP
Julio Montaner, MD,DSc(hon), FRCPC, FCCP, FACP, FRSC, OBC
Valentina Montessori, MD, FRCPC

Infections in the Cancer Patient
Coleman Rotstein, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FIDSA

Infective Endocarditis — Management and Prevention
Alfred Gin, PharmD, FCSHP

Susan K. Bowles, PharmD, MSc, FCCP
Robert Strang, MD, MHSc, FRCPC

Malaria Prevention
Courtney Thompson, MD
Jay Keystone, MSc (CTM), MD, FRCPC

Opportunistic Infections in HIV-positive Patients
Lise Bondy, BSc, MD, FRCPC
Sharon Walmsley, MSc, MD, FRCPC

Sepsis and Septic Shock
Steven Reynolds, MD, FRCPC
Harinderpal Brar, MD, FRCPC

Sexually Transmitted Infections
Richard Lester, MD, FRCPC

Susan R. Fryters, BScPharm, ACPR
Edith M. Blondel-Hill, MD, FRCPC

Streptococcal Sore Throat
Andrew C. Steer, MBBS, MMedSc, MPH, FRACP, PhD

Travellers' Diarrhea
Laurence Green, MD, FRCPC
Michael Libman, MDCM, FRCPC

Victoria Cook, MD, FRCPC
James C. Johnston, MD, FRCPC

Urinary Tract Infection
Lindsay Nicolle, MD, FRCPC

Viral Hepatitis
Kevork Peltekian, MD, FRCPC

Cancer Chemotherapy Toxicity

Chemotherapy-induced Nausea and Vomiting
Lynne Nakashima, BSc(Pharm), PharmD

Management of Side Effects of Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy
Mova Leung, BScPhm, PharmD, BCOP

Palliative Care

End-of-Life Care
David Duperé, MD, FRCPC


Dosage Adjustment in Renal Impairment
James McCormack, BSc(Pharm), PharmD
Bruce C. Carleton, BPharm, PharmD
Piera Calissi, BSc(Pharm), PharmD, FCSHP

Drug Use during Pregnancy
Orna Diav-Citrin, MD

Drug Use during Breastfeeding
Marie-Sophie Brochet, BPharm, MSc
Shinya Ito, MD, FRCPC

Nutritional Supplements
Maria Gutschi, BScPhm, PharmD