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Prescription drug guide for nurses

Author: Sue Jordan
Publisher: Maidenhead, Berkshire, England ; New York : Open University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book is exceedingly timely. I am certain it will be invaluable to both undergraduate and post graduate student nurses, and, also act as a continuing reference source. Thoroughly recommended"--Molly Courtenay, Reading University, UK. 'Sue Jordan has combined her deep understanding of her own discipline with her long experience of teaching nurses, to produce just the right type and level of information that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Computer network resources
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Jordan
ISBN: 0335235506 9780335235506
OCLC Number: 568360519
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 214 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Laxatives --
Controlling gastric acidity --
Diuretics --
Beta blockers --
ACE inhibitors --
Vasodilators (calcium channel blockers and nitrates) --
Anticoagulants --
Bronchodilators: selective beta₂ adreno-ceptor agonists --
Corticosteroids --
Antipsychotics --
Antidepressants: focus on SSRIs --
Anti-emetics --
Opioid analgesics --
Anti-epileptic drugs: focus on carbamazepine and valproate --
Antibacterial drugs --
Insulin --
Oral anti-diabetic drugs --
Thyroid and anti-thyroid drugs --
Cytotoxic drugs --
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) --
Idiosyncratic drug reactions.
Responsibility: Sue Jordan.


Organised by drug type and presented in an easy-to-use reference format, this book outlines the implications for practice of 20 drug groups.  Read more...
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