Drugs and Pharmacology for Nurses

Drugs and Pharmacology for Nurses Edition 13

Editors: S. J. Hopkins
ISBN: 9780443060083
Publication Date : Oct 13, 1999
Page Count: 392
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  • Description
  • About the Editor
  • Table of Contents
  • Book Reviews
A lucid, clearly written guide to the actions and clinical applications of a very wide range of drugs in common use. It includes appendices on drug reactions, weights and measures, abbreviations, approved and brand names of drugs and a detailed glossary.
About the Editor
By S.J. Hopkins, Consultant Pharmacologist, Honorary Consultant Pharmacist, Adenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK
Table of Contents
Note on Drug Dosages and Nurse Prescribing. Introduction. Sedatives, Hypnotics and Anaesthetics. Tranquillizers, Antidepressants, Anticonvulsants and Stimulants. Opioid (Narcotic) Analgesics and Antagonists, Non-Narcotic Analgesics, Antimigraine Drugs. Antibiotics and Other Chemotherapeutic Agents. Cardiovascular Drugs and Blood-Lipid Lowering Agents. Drugs Acting on the Autonomic Nervous System. Neuromuscular Blocking Agents and Other Muscle Relaxants. The Chemotherapyof Malignant Disease. Anticoagulants and Haemostatics. Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal Tract. Drugs Acting on the Urinary System. Hormones and the Endocrine System. Insulin and Other Hypoglycaemic Agents. Antirheumatic and Uricosuric Agents. AllergyAntihistamines and Associated Drugs. Wound Dressings
Book Reviews
"A brief but concise revision of related physiology leads to comprehensive pharmacological listing, effects and dosages. At whatever stage of learning a person might be, I would anticipate there will be something in this book for them.

" A. Jenkin, Accident and Emergency Nursing, Vol. 8, August 2000