Key Features

  • Introduces a simple, memorable and failsafe approach to prescribing (the 'PReSCRIBER' mnemonic)
  • Specifies the universal basic principles of prescribing for all sections.
  • Examines each section’s question structure and how to approach it.
  • Questions (structured identically to the exam) conclude each chapter.
  • Covers all scenarios suggested for questioning in the PSA blueprint.
  • Common traps highlighted throughout.
  • Two mock exams.

Table of Contents

1 Basic principles of prescribing

2 Prescription review: a foolproof plan

3 Data interpretation

4 Planning management

5 Prescribing

6 Calculation skills

7 Drug monitoring

8 Adverse drug reactions

9 Communicating information

10 Mock examinations

Details

No. of pages:
310
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702057205
eBook ISBN:
9780702055171
Print ISBN:
9780702055188

About the authors

Will Brown

Affiliations and Expertise

Academic Clinical Fellow Neurology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK

Kevin Loudon

Affiliations and Expertise

Renal Registrar, East of England and ST3 Renal Medicine, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK

James Fisher

Affiliations and Expertise

Core Psychiatry Trainee, Central & North West London NHS Trust, London, UK

Laura Marsland

Affiliations and Expertise

Previous Lead Pharmacist for Neuroscience, Stroke & Rehabilitation at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK