A Nurse's Survival Guide to Drugs in Practice - A Nurse's Survival Guide (Paperback)
  • A Nurse's Survival Guide to Drugs in Practice - A Nurse's Survival Guide (Paperback)

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Drugs in Practice - A Nurse's Survival Guide (Paperback)

Paperback 464 Pages / Published: 21/04/2009
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The 'Nurses' Survival Guide to Drugs in Practice' is a handy pocketbook designed to provide succinct information on a wide variety of drugs that nurses need to look up quickly. It provides an understandable and detailed account of common drugs and their actions. The level is suitable for all nurses in practice, including qualified and student nurses, as well as those taking Supplementary Prescribing Courses and will also be useful to other healthcare professionals . Pocket sized and easily transportable, it will become a constant companion both in ward and community environments. As well as the more routine use of drugs in clinical practice it covers emergency situations, such as cardiac arrest and anaphylaxis.. Comprehensive coverage of drugs in use to offer security in any clinical setting . Succinct and clear information in boxes, lists etc to facilitate assimilation of information 'on the spot' . Attractive page design and well signposted layout to enable quick access to the right information . Flexicover to maintain quality in a clinical setting and when frequently used . Covers basic pharmacology including drug absorption and metabolism as well as explaining how drugs actually work . Fully up to date with government guidelines e,g, from NICE, the Resuscitation Council and the British Thoracic Society etc. . Additional sections on the legal aspects of administering and prescribing drugs, drug calculations and paediatric doses Richards & Edwards: A Nurse's Survival Guide to the Ward 2E - 9780443068973 Edwards & Sabato: A Nurse's Survival Guide to Critical Care - 9780443104176 Fraser & Cooper: A Survival Guide to Midwifery - 9780443103889 Thomas: A Nurse's Survival Guide to Leadership and Management on the Ward - 9781437717471 Elcock & Sharples: A Nurse's Survival Guide to Mentoring - 9780702039461 Harrison & Daly: A Nurse's Survival Guide to Acute Medical Emergencies 3E - 9780702040443

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780443102172
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 522 g
Dimensions: 186 x 123 x 23 mm


"I wish this book had been available when I took the pharmacology/prescribing course...This handy, pocket-size book is well laid out and the terminology and language are clearly explained...It is suitable for novice and qualified independent nurse prescibers working in the community or hospital setting." Nursing Standard, 30 June 2010

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