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Prescription drug guide for nurses

Author: Sue Jordan
Publisher: Maidenhead, Berkshire, England ; New York : Open University Press, 2008.
Series: Nursing Standard prescription drug series
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Organised by drug type and presented in an easy-to-use reference format, this book outlines the implications for practice of 20 drug groups: ACE inhibitors; Antibacterial drugs; Anti-coagulants; Antidepressants; Anti-emetics; Anti-epileptic drugs; Antipsychotics; Beta blockers; Bronchodilators; Controlling gastric acidity; Corticosteroids; Cytotoxic drugs; Diuretics; Insulin; Laxatives; NSAIDs; Opioids; Oral  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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The prescription drug guide for nurses
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Jordan
ISBN: 9780335225460 0335225462 9780335225477 0335225470 9780335235506 0335235506
OCLC Number: 198758428
Description: 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.
Series Title: Nursing Standard prescription drug series
Responsibility: Sue Jordan.

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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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by clayton994 (WorldCat user on 2008-09-03)

Introduction -- 1. Laxatives -- 2. Controlling gastric acidity -- 3. Diuretics -- 4. Beta blockers -- 5. ACE inhibitors -- 6. Vasodilators (calcium channel blockers and nitrates) -- 7. Anticoagulants -- 8. Bronchodilators: selective beta2 adrenoreceptor agonists -- 9. Corticosteroids -- 10. Antipsychotics -- 11. Antidepressants: focus on SSRIs -- 12. Anti-emetics -- 13. Opioid analgesics -- 14. Anti-epileptic drugs: focus on carbamazepine and valproate -- 15. Antibacterial drugs -- 16. Insulin -- 17. Oral anti-diabetic drugs -- 18. Thyroid and anti-thyroid drugs -- 19. Cytotoxic drugs -- 20. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) -- 21. Idiosyncratic drug reactions -- Glossary.

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