This work is written for medical, nursing, dentistry and pharmacy students as well as junior doctors. It is a guide to the basics of clinical pharmacology and includes simple illustrations and summary boxes to aid rapid access to key facts.
Understanding Laboratory Investigations for nurses and health professionals (second edition) provides nurses with essential, easily digested information about the most frequently requested tests performed on patient samples in hospital laboratories, including the clinical relevance of test results.
* Provides helpful guidance to pharmacists who need to respond to symptoms and recommend over-the-counter medicines. * Systematically deals with common complaints, detailing what the pharmacist needs to know in order to assess a condition, when to refer the patient, and which management options are available.
Describes the mathematics of drug dosage and principles of pharmacology. This book offers information on each drug, such as generic and trade names, indications, common adverse effects, and typical adult and pediatric dosages.
Reviews what you learn in class and reinforce essential drug information. Using generic drug names, this title covers the actions, mechanisms of action, pharmacokinetic aspects, clinical uses and adverse effects of all important drugs. It features 320 cards that are divided into sets, each covering a different body system.
A concise textbook providing a clear description of drug absorption, distribution, action, metabolism and adverse effects, this title provides the information needed in a straightforward way to ensure informed, safe and cost-effective prescribing.
Aims to encourage good prescribing habits in doctors throughout the world, by describing the basic properties of antibiotics and other antimicrobial agents, and discussing the principles underlying the rational use of antimicrobial agents in the management of infection.
A critical care drug handbook that covers the drugs commonly administered in critical care settings, as well as those prescription, over-the-counter, and complementary and herbal preparations that have an impact on a patient's health while in the critical care setting. It includes content that helps to meet the needs of critical care providers.
Offers a collection of spiral-bound cards that brings together the difficult drugs and topics related to pharmacology. Using a variety of learning aids, humor, illustrations, and mnemonics, this title helps you master pharmacology in class, in clinicals, and in preparation for the NCLEX[registered] examination.
Covering general (internal) medicine, this title intends to promote self-directed learning with motivation coming from self-identification of strengths and weaknesses leading to an assessment of needs.
A handbook of clinical pharmacy that covers the role of the pharmacist in hospital and community and key areas of practice such as OTC (over-the-counter) prescribing and therapeutic drug level monitoring. This book also addresses the role of the pharmacist in the community, issues surrounding compliance, and management and communication skills.
With its clear, straightforward presentation, this text enables you to grasp all the fundamental concepts of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. This will allow you to understand the time course of drug response and dosing regimen design.
Explains a pharmacist's role in working with patients to develop drug therapy strategies that improve patients' quality of life by ensuring the best possible therapeutic outcomes. This book provides implementation strategies for patient assessment, care plan development, follow-up evaluations, documentation, and reimbursement.
Reflects the pace of change in the teaching and practice of pharmaceutical microbiology. This book covers biotechnology, including genomics and recombinant DNA technology; and information on antimicrobial agents and their mode of action. It is illustrated with structural formulas of organic compounds and flow diagrams of biochemical processes.
An evaluation of the experiences of nurse prescribing in practice, and the lessons, learned from the pilot sites. Starting with a history of the initiative, it moves through the key issues that govern its progress.
A guide to the differential diagnosis of symptoms commonly seen by community pharmacists. Organised by body system, it includes chapters that begin with a system overview and a brief guide to history-taking.
Pharmaceutics is one of the most diverse subject areas in pharmaceutical science. In brief, it is concerned with the scientific and technological aspects of the design and manufacture of dosage forms for medicines. This book provides pharmacy and pharmaceutical science students with the information on the various aspects of pharmaceutics.
Presents the book as well as the eBook - giving you the printed book, and access to the complete book content electronically. This title gives an account of the action and use of drugs in the treatment and prevention of disease, as well as exploring the principles underlying drug usage.
Presents the knowledge you need to get through your pharmacology course and beyond, moving from a molecular understanding of receptors and drug actions to the clinical uses of the most important groups of drugs.
An illustrated guide to the differential diagnosis of symptoms commonly seen by community pharmacists. It examines the symptoms or conditions according to background; prevalence; and, aetiology, arriving at a differential diagnosis, questions to ask the patient, and conditions to eliminate.
Provides a reference for undergraduate and pre-registration pharmacy trainees. This title features: sections on menstrual bleeding and weight loss; clearly structured by basic anatomy, history-taking and body system; illustrated throughout; boxes throughout: trigger points indicative of referral; and hints and tips.
Serves as a guide to the role of the clinical pharmacist, including basic skills and the choice and management of treatment in specific therapeutic problems. This title covers the basics of pharmaceutical care, and outlines the tools and techniques required to make the maximum contribution to patient care. Each chapter ends with 10-20 MCQs.
A revision guide for students giving bullet points of basic information on physical pharmacy followed by questions and answers. It provides the physicochemical background to the design and use of pharmaceutical dosage forms.
A revision guide for students giving bullet points of basic information on pharmacology. It includes mechanisms of action, adverse effects and clinical context for each drug group under each system. It is suitable for medical and pharmacy students alike.
This revised and expanded third edition, written by experienced pharmacy lecturers, has been updated to include a new chapter on calculations involving information retrieval, the latest changes to the BNF, and body surface area charts from the BNF for Children.
This tenth edition of Dale and Appelbe's Pharmacy and Medicines Law (previously "Dale and Appelbe's Pharmacy Law and Ethics") is your definitive guide to law relating to pharmacy and medicine practice in Great Britain. It covers law and professional regulation that all pharmacy and medicine professionals need to know.