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ISBN: 9780702077630
Page Count: 96
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $15.95

Nursing Essentials: Drugs

by Catrin Page, BSc, MB ChB

Spiral Bound

ISBN: 9780702077630
Page Count: 96
Imprint: Elsevier
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Are you a nurse dealing with drug administration? Do you prescribe drugs?

Whether you are a newly qualified nurse or a student on placement, this book makes understanding drugs simple.

Reduced to the essentials, clearly arranged with tables and schematics, each page concisely provides the required knowledge.

Key Features:

  • Pocket sized and portable – perfect for taking with you on placements, on to the ward, or in your bag for a quick refresher whilst at work
  • Spiral bound for ease of use and clearly laid out tables
  • Indications, contra-indications and side effects of the frequently used drugs within the UK
  • Organised by body system, and then by symptom for easy navigation
  • Pocket sized and portable – perfect for taking with you on placements, on to the ward, or in your bag for a quick refresher whilst at work

    Spiral bound for ease of use and clearly laid out tables

    Indications, contra-indications and side effects of the frequently used drugs within the UK

    Organised by body system, and then by symptom for easy navigation

  • 1 Cardiovascular system
    Antiarrhythmic drugs
    Cardiac glycosides
    Calcium channel blockers
    β-blockers
    Antihypertensives
    2 Blood/coagulation system
    Anticoagulants
    Antiplatelet drugs
    Lipid-lowering agents
    3 Hormonal system
    Oral antidiabetics
    Insulins
    Thyroid hormones
    Iodized salts
    4 Respiratory system
    Antitussive agents
    Expectorants
    5 Renal/urinary system
    Diuretics
    6 Gastrointestinal system
    Antiemetic agents
    Antiulcerants
    Antidiarrhoeal agents
    Laxatives
    Antispasmodic (spasmolytic) agents
    7 Immune system
    Antibiotics
    Antiviral agents
    Antimycotic (antifungal) agents
    Antiallergic agents
    8 Central nervous system
    Analgesics
    Hypnotic agents
    Antidepressants
    Parkinson’s disease
    Anxiolytic agents
    Neuroleptic agents
  • Catrin Page, BSc, MB ChB, Doctor, General Medicine,UK
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