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- DescriptionThis ideal starter text for student nurses makes pharmacology less intimidating by focusing on the kwledge needed at pre-registration level in order to practice as a newly qualified nurse. Noted for its clear layout and jargon-free language, this updated edition introduces pharmacology in a friendly, informative way. The book does t assume previous kwledge of pharmacology, or a level of confidence with maths and drugs calculations. This new edition has been carefully expanded to include a new chapter introducing drug calculations and measurements as well as more detail on drugs used in chronic conditions, as well as more on pharmacology for the older patient and for other specific groups such as children, pregnant women or those with mir illness. More case scenarios have been added to encourage nurses to apply kwledge to a range of different people with a range of needs. The book contains: 90 calculations and 100 multiple choice questions to help perfect your skills and assess learning Clinical tip boxes linking pharmacology to the role of the nurse 35 patient scenarios across a range of clinical settings References to key clinical tests and the latest NICE guidelinesThe book emphasises application of pharmacological principles to all areas of practice including drug action, interaction and side effects, and is useful to all students of pharmacology whether as part of a 3 year course, post-qualifying course, top-up course or standalone module.
- Author BiographyPaul Barber's current role is that of Senior Lecturer at the University of Chester. He has written and edited other books published by the Open University Press. He is co-author of Further Essentials of Pharmacology for Nurses (2012) and contributor and editor of Medicines Management for Nurses: Case Book (2013). Deborah Robertson is currently employed as a Senior Lecturer at the faculty of Health and Social Care at the University of Chester. She is also Consultant Editor of Nurse Prescribing journal and a regular seminar and lecture giver.
- Author(s)Deborah Robertson,Paul Barber
- PublisherOpen University Press
- Date of Publication01/09/2015
- SubjectMedical Nursing & Ancillary Services
- Place of PublicationMilton Keynes
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOpen University Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight1 g
- Width75 mm
- Height98 mm
- Spine6 mm
- Edition Statement3rd Revised edition
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