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ISBN: 9780702078613
Page Count: 368
Imprint: Elsevier
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The Midwife's Pocket Formulary, 4th Edition

by Liz Davey, RGN RM DPSM BSc (Hons) Midwifery PGDipEd MA PhD and Debbee Houghton, RGN RM DPSN BSc (Hons) Midwifery Practice PGDipEd, MAHSCEd

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ISBN: 9780702078613
Page Count: 368
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Now in its 4th edition The Midwifes Pocket Fomulary is the essential guide to all the drugs midwives encounter in their sphere of practice. Written in a practical and easy to understand style the book provides information on how to manage and administer these drugs. Written by 2 leading experts in the field it covers everything you need to know.

    • Systematic revision and updated for each category of medication to reflect contemporary provision of maternity care
    • Underpinned by the new standards of proficiency for midwives (November 2019), the strengthened focus for all professionals on medicines optimisation, antimicrobial stewardship and professional guidance for medicines administration in health care settings published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
    • ‘Emergency Drugs’, and ‘Intravenous fluids’, comprehensively updated to reflect contemporary resuscitation pathways and advice for local anaesthetic systemic toxicity embedded in NICE, RCOG and UK Resuscitation Council guidance
    • Information and current advice for the use of antimicrobial agents– ‘Antibiotics’, ‘Antiseptics’ and ‘Antifungals’ to support up to date advice from NICE, the RCOG and MBBRACE for a range of circumstances in maternity care
    • Specific updated advice on the use of the specific medications; for example restricted use of anticonvulsant medication Sodium Valporate for childbearing women
  • Introduction. Abbreviations. Glossary of terms. 1. Anaesthesia. 2. Analgesics. 3. Antacids. 4. Antiobiotics. 5. Anticoagulants. 6. Antiepileptic Medication. 7. Antidepressants and Treatments for Mental Health Conditions. 8. Antiemetics. 9. Antifungals. 10. Antihistamines. 11. Antihypertensives. 12. Antiseptics. 13. Anxiolytics and Hypnotics. 14. Contraceptives. 15. Emergency Drugs. 16. Hypoglycaemics. 17. Immunoglobulins. 18. Intravenous Fluids. 19. Miscellaneous. 20. Myometrial Relaxants. 21. Oxytocics. 22. Prostaglandins (PGE2). 23. Rectal Preparations - Laxatives and Haemorrhoid Preparations. 24. Vaccines. 25. Vitamins and Iron Preparations. 26. Drug Calculations. Index

  • Liz Davey, RGN RM DPSM BSc (Hons) Midwifery PGDipEd MA PhD, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, Bournemouth University, Dorset, UK and Debbee Houghton, RGN RM DPSN BSc (Hons) Midwifery Practice PGDipEd, MAHSCEd, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, Bournemouth University, Dorset, UK
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