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Rapid Medicines Management for Healthcare Professionals


Rapid Medicines Management for Healthcare Professionals


Rapid 1. Aufl.

von: Paul Deslandes, Simon Young, Ben Pitcher

27,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 30.08.2019
ISBN/EAN: 9781119397755
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 312

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RAPID Medicines Management for Healthcare Professionals Rapid Medicines Management for Healthcare Professionals is an accessible, easy-to-use reference guide to safe and effective use of medicines in clinical practice. Introducing readers to the key principles of pharmacology and medicines management, this book addresses the essential elements encountered in healthcare practice. Clear, concise chapters explain the principles of clinical pharmacology, examine the formulation, administration, and monitoring of medicines, outline the characteristics of common drugs, and explore practical considerations such as vaccinations and evidence-based medicine. Blank templates allow readers to create customised drug information sheets, whilst a glossary enables easy access to explanations of key pharmacological concepts and terminology. Offers quick reference to essential pharmacological knowledge Covers both pharmacological theory and real-world applications of managing medicines Includes practical information on commonly prescribed drugs Complements standard reference sources such as the British National Formulary (BNF) Helping readers make informed medicines management decisions and render the best possible care, Rapid Medicines Management for Healthcare Professionals is a valuable resource for students and qualified nurses, as well as other healthcare professionals with an interest in medicine management.
Introduction ix Section I Underpinning Theory 1 1 Introduction to Pharmacodynamics 3 2 Synaptic Transmission 5 3 Neurotransmitters I 9 4 Neurotransmitters II 13 5 Receptors 17 6 Agonists and Antagonists 21 7 Enzymes as Drug Targets 25 8 Transport Proteins and Channels 29 9 Hormones 31 10 Introduction to Pharmacokinetics 35 11 Absorption 39 12 Distribution 41 13 Metabolism 43 14 Cytochrome P450 Enzyme Inhibitors and Inducers 45 15 Elimination 47 Section II Applied Theory 49 16 Routes of Administration: Oral 51 17 Routes of Administration: Inhalation 55 18 Routes of Administration: Topical 59 19 Routes of Administration: Transdermal 61 20 Routes of Administration: Injection 63 21 Routes of Administration: Rectal 67 22 Drugs in Pregnancy 69 23 Drugs in Breast?feeding 71 24 Drugs in Children 73 25 Drugs in Hepatic Impairment 77 26 Drugs in Renal Impairment 79 27 Biologic Medicines 81 28 Pharmacogenetics 85 29 Adverse Drug Reactions 87 30 Drug Interactions 91 31 Drug Allergy and Anaphylaxis 95 Section III Therapeutics 97 32 Therapeutics Chapter Template 99 33 Anti?emetics 101 34 Antacids and Anti?Secretory Medicines 105 35 Laxatives 109 36 Drugs Acting on the Renin Angiotensin System 113 37 Beta?Blockers 117 38 Diuretics 121 39 Anticoagulants 125 40 Antiplatelets 129 41 Inotropes 133 42 Anti?anginals 137 43 Calcium Channel Blockers 141 44 Drugs for Hyperlipidaemia 145 45 Antihistamines 149 46 Bronchodilators 153 47 Oxygen 157 48 Antipsychotics 161 49 Clozapine 165 50 Antidepressants 169 51 Benzodiazepines and Z?Drugs 173 52 Dopamine?enhancing Drugs 177 53 Lithium 181 54 Drugs for Dementia 185 55 Anticonvulsants 189 56 Drugs for Alcohol Withdrawal 193 57 Nicotine Replacement Therapy 197 58 Paracetamol 201 59 Opioids 205 60 Antibacterials 209 61 Antifungals 213 62 Antivirals 217 63 Insulin 221 64 Blood Glucose Lowering Drugs 225 65 Steroids 229 66 Contraceptives 233 67 Drugs for Urinary Incontinence and Retention 237 68 Drugs for Osteoporosis 241 69 Vitamins 245 70 Drugs for Eczema, Psoriasis, and Skin Conditions 249 71 Non?steroidal Anti?inflammatory Drugs 253 72 Local Anaesthetics 257 73 Blank Therapeutics Chapter Template 261 Section IV Practice Considerations 263 74 Vaccinations 265 75 Antimicrobial Stewardship 269 76 Substance Misuse 271 77 Medicines Licensing and Classification 273 78 Who Can Prescribe and Who Can Administer Medicines? 275 79 Medicines Storage 277 80 The 5Rs 279 81 Covert Administration 283 82 Evidence?based Medicine 285 Glossary 287 Index 291
Paul Deslandes is Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Life Sciences and Education, University of South Wales, Pontypridd, UK. Simon Young is Academic Subject Manager and Head of Post Registration Provision, Faculty of Life Sciences and Education, University of South Wales, Pontypridd, UK. Ben Pitcher is Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Life Sciences and Education, University of South Wales, Pontypridd, UK.
RAPID Medicines Management for Healthcare Professionals Rapid Medicines Management for Healthcare Professionals is an accessible, easy-to-use reference guide to safe and effective use of medicines in clinical practice. Introducing readers to the key principles of pharmacology and medicines management, this book addresses the essential elements encountered in healthcare practice. Clear, concise chapters explain the principles of clinical pharmacology, examine the formulation, administration, and monitoring of medicines, outline the characteristics of common drugs, and explore practical considerations such as vaccinations and evidence-based medicine. Blank templates allow readers to create customised drug information sheets, whilst a glossary enables easy access to explanations of key pharmacological concepts and terminology. Offers quick reference to essential pharmacological knowledge Covers both pharmacological theory and real-world applications of managing medicines Includes practical information on commonly prescribed drugs Complements standard reference sources such as the British National Formulary (BNF) Helping readers make informed medicines management decisions and render the best possible care, Rapid Medicines Management for Healthcare Professionals is a valuable resource for students and qualified nurses, as well as other healthcare professionals with an interest in medicine management.

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