Nursing Essentials: Drugs - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702077630, 9780702077654

Nursing Essentials: Drugs

1st Edition

Authors: Catrin Page
eBook ISBN: 9780702077654
eBook ISBN: 9780702077647
Paperback ISBN: 9780702077630
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 19th February 2019
Page Count: 96
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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

Table of Contents

1 Cardiovascular system
Antiarrhythmic drugs
Cardiac glycosides
Calcium channel blockers
β-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

Details

No. of pages:
96
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2020
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780702077654
eBook ISBN:
9780702077647
Paperback ISBN:
9780702077630

About the Author

Catrin Page

Affiliations and Expertise

Doctor, General Medicine,UK