Description

In current midwifey practice, one of the competencies covered by midwives is medicines management. Midwives and students are required to have an understanding of the range of medicines used within their sphere of practice.The Midwife’s Pocket Formulary provides both practising midwives and students with key information on the administration and management of medications in midwifery practice.

Key Features

    • Essential information, at a glance
    • Convenient, pocket-sized format
    • Clear, worked examples of drug calculations

    Table of Contents

    Abbreviations and Glossary of terms

    Introduction

    1. Antacids 1

    2. Anaesthesia 

    3. Analgesics 

    4. Antibiotics 

    5. Anticoagulants 

    6. Anticonvulsants 

    7. Antidepressants and other mental health conditions 

    8. Antiemetics 

    9. Antihypertensives 

    10. Antiseptics 

    11. Contraceptives 

    12. Antihistamines 

    13. Hypoglycaemics 

    14. Intravenous fluids 

    15. Immunoglobulins 

    16. Oxytocics 

    17. Prostaglandins 

    18. Myometrial relaxants 

    19. Rectal preparations 

    20. Vaccines 

    21. Vitamins and iron preparations 

    22. Anxiolytics and hypnotics 

    23. Antifungals 

    24. Miscellaneous 

    25. Emergency drugs 

    Drug Calculations

    Index 

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2013
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    eBook ISBN:
    9780702058608
    eBook ISBN:
    9780702046902
    Print ISBN:
    9780702043475

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