Nursing Essentials: Drugs
Nursing Essentials: Drugs,
Edition 1
By Catrin Page, BSc, MB ChB

Publication Date : 19 Feb 2019

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Description

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

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

About the author
By Catrin Page, BSc, MB ChB, Doctor, General Medicine,UK
Table of Contents
1 Cardiovascular system
Antiarrhythmic drugs
Cardiac glycosides
Calcium channel blockers
ß-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
Book details
ISBN: 9780702077630
Page Count: 88
Retail Price: €14.99