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Rapid Medicines Management for Nurses

Rapid Medicines Management for Nurses
 

Rapid Medicines Management for Healthcare Professionals is an accessible, easy-to-use reference guide to safe and effective use of medicines in clinical practice. Introducing readers to the key principles of pharmacology and medicines management, this book addresses the essential... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781119397724
Barcode 9781119397724
Release Date 15 November 2019 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Deslandes, Paul
By Young, Simon
By Pitcher, Ben
Series Rapid
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ISBN-13 9781119397724
ISBN-10 1119397723
Stock Release date is 15 November 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Imprint Wiley-Blackwell
Release Date 15 November 2019
International Release Date 4 October 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Deslandes, Paul
By Young, Simon
By Pitcher, Ben
Series Rapid
Category Nursing & Ancillary Services
Number of Pages 200
Dimensions Width: 138mm
Height: 216mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Drug Therapy - methods, Drug Therapy - nursing, Pharmacological Phenomena, Drug Prescriptions - nursing, Handbook
NBS Text Medical Nursing & Ancillary Services
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 615.1
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Rapid Medicines Management for Healthcare Professionals is an accessible, easy-to-use reference guide to safe and effective use of medicines in clinical practice. Introducing readers to the key principles of pharmacology and medicines management, this book addresses the essential elements encountered in nursing practice.
Clear, concise chapters explain the principles of clinical pharmacology, examine the formulation, administration, and monitoring of medicines, outline the characteristics of common drugs, and explore practical considerations such as vaccinations and evidence-based medicine. Blank templates allow readers to create customised drug information sheets, whilst a glossary enables easy access to explanations of key pharmacological concepts and terminology.

Offers quick reference to essential pharmacological knowledge
Covers both pharmacological theory and real-world applications of managing medicines
Includes practical information on commonly prescribed drugs
Complements standard reference sources such as the British National Formulary (BNF)

Helping readers make informed medicines management decisions and render the best possible care, Rapid Medicines Management for Healthcare Professionals is a valuable resource for student and qualified nurses, as well as other healthcare professionals with an interest in medicine management.

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Author's Bio

Dr Paul Deslandes is Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Life Sciences and Education, University of South Wales, UK. Dr Simon Young is Academic Subject Manager and Head of Post Registration Provision, Faculty of Life Sciences and Education, University of South Wales, UK. Ben Pitcher is Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Life Sciences and Education, University of South Wales, UK.

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