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Prescription drug guide for nurses [electronic resource]
Open University Press,
1 online resource (xv, 214 p.) :
1 copy available at Sugar Grove Campus --Todd Library.
Sugar Grove Campus --Todd Library
RM301.15 .J82 2008 EB
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0335235506 (electronic bk.)
9780335235506 (electronic bk.)
(ISBN invalid)9780335225460 (hb)
(ISBN invalid)0335225462 (hb)
(ISBN invalid)9780335225477 (pb)
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Prescription drug guide for nurses [electronic resource] / Sue Jordan.
Maidenhead, Berkshire, England ; New York : Open University Press, 2008.
1 online resource (xv, 214 p.) : ill.
Laxatives -- Controlling gastric acidity -- Diuretics -- Beta blockers -- ACE inhibitors -- Vasodilators (calcium channel blockers and nitrates) -- Anticoagulants -- Bronchodilators: selective beta* adreno-ceptor agonists -- Corticosteroids -- Antipsychotics -- Antidepressants: focus on SSRIs -- Anti-emetics -- Opioid analgesics -- Anti-epileptic drugs: focus on carbamazepine and valproate -- Antibacterial drugs -- Insulin -- Oral anti-diabetic drugs -- Thyroid and anti-thyroid drugs -- Cytotoxic drugs -- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) -- Idiosyncratic drug reactions.
'This book is exceedingly timely. I am certain it will be invaluable to both undergraduate and post graduate student nurses, and, also act as a continuing reference source. Thoroughly recommended' - Molly Courtenay, Reading University, UK. 'Sue Jordan has combined her deep understanding of her own discipline with her long experience of teaching nurses, to produce just the right type and level of information that nurses need, in a format that they will find relevant to their practice and easy to use. This book will be an essential reference resource for every ward bookshelf' - Professor Dame June Clark, Swansea University, UK.This popular "Nursing Standard" prescription drug series is now available for the first time in book format! Organised by drug type and presented in an easy-to-use reference format, this book outlines the implications for practice of 20 drug groups: ACE inhibitors; antibacterial drugs; anti-coagulants; antidepressants; anti-emetics; anti-epileptic drugs; antipsychotics; beta blockers; bronchodilators; controlling gastric acidity; corticosteroids; cytotoxic drugs; diuretics; insulin; laxatives; NSAIDs; opioids; oral anti-diabetic drugs; thyroid and anti-thyroid drugs; and, vasodilators (calcium channel blockers and nitrates). Each drug group is presented in handy quick check format, and covers: Drug actions; indications; administration; adverse effects; practice suggestions; cautions/contra-indications; and, interactions.
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Drugs--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pharmaceutical Preparations--administration and dosage--Handbooks.
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