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Medicines management : a guide for nurses / edited by Philip Jevon [and others].

Contributor(s): Jevon, Philip.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Wiley Online Library.Essential clinical skills for nurses: Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., 2010Description: 1 online resource (x, 309 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781444319767; 1444319760; 9781444319750; 1444319752.Subject(s): Drugs -- Administration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Therapeutics -- Handbooks, manuals, etcAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Medicines management.DDC classification: 615/.1068 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction to medicines management -- Legal & professional issues -- Safety in medicines management -- Prescription of medicines -- Systems for medicines administration -- Principles of safe medicines administration -- Medication errors -- Basic pharmacology of common medications -- Administration of oral medication -- Administration of injections -- Administration of intravenous fluids and medicines -- Other routes of medication administration -- Medicines management in children -- Nurse prescribing.
Summary: Medicines Management provides a concise exploration of the nurse's role in medicines management. It explains what is meant by medicines management, discusses the current professional and legal context, gives insight into the reasons why mistakes are made, and focuses on the principles of safe drug administration. --From publisher's description.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction to medicines management -- Legal & professional issues -- Safety in medicines management -- Prescription of medicines -- Systems for medicines administration -- Principles of safe medicines administration -- Medication errors -- Basic pharmacology of common medications -- Administration of oral medication -- Administration of injections -- Administration of intravenous fluids and medicines -- Other routes of medication administration -- Medicines management in children -- Nurse prescribing.

Medicines Management provides a concise exploration of the nurse's role in medicines management. It explains what is meant by medicines management, discusses the current professional and legal context, gives insight into the reasons why mistakes are made, and focuses on the principles of safe drug administration. --From publisher's description.

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Author notes provided by Syndetics

Philip Jevon, RN BSc(Hons) PGCE, is Resuscitation Officer/Clinical Skills Lead, Manor Hospital, Walsall, UK; Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University of Birmingham, UK. <p> Elizabeth Payne, BSc(Hons) in Pharmacy, MSc in Clinical Pharmacy, MRPharmS, is Deputy Director of Pharmacy, Education, Training and Staff Performance, Manor Hospital, Walsall, UK.</p> <p> Dan Higgins, RGN, ENB 100, ENB 998, is Senior Charge Nurse Critical Care, University HospitalsBirmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Consultant/Honorary Lecturer Resuscitation Services UK and Visiting Clinical Lecturer at University of Birmingham, UK.</p> <p> Ruth Endacott is Professor of Clinical Nursing at the University of Plymouth, UK andLa Trobe University, Australia.</p>

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