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Medicine Management Skills for Nurses : Student Survival Skills

By: Boyd, Claire.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Student Survival Skills: Publisher: Somerset : Wiley, 2013Description: 1 online resource (280 p.).ISBN: 9781118448878.Subject(s): Medication errors -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etcGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Medicine Management Skills for Nurses : Student Survival SkillsDDC classification: 615.5/8 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
MEDICINE MANAGEMENT SKILLS FOR NURSES -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Acknowledgements -- The 24-Hour Clock -- Chapter 1 DRUG ADMINISTRATION: GENERAL PRINCIPLES -- PROFESSIONALISM -- TIME-AND-MOTION STUDIES -- LATIN ABBREVIATIONS -- DRUG WASTAGE -- PROFESSIONAL JUDGEMENT -- MEDICATION PROCESS -- COMPLEMENTARY MEDICATION -- MEDICATION ERRORS -- Drug Administration Routes -- Keeping Updated -- Drug Errors and Adverse Reactions -- Single-Nurse Administration -- PAEDIATRIC PATIENTS -- ADMINISTERING DRUGS SAFELY -- Drug Administration Competence -- Calculations Competence
The Prescription Chart -- Improving Medication Safety -- Worldwide Facts and Figures -- Reports and Safety Alerts -- Patient Self-Administration of Medication -- Focus on the Task in Hand: Do Not Get Distracted -- Bar-Coding Medications -- Vicarious Liability -- Procedure for Administering Medication -- Finally -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Chapter 2 PHARMACOKINETICS AND PHARMACODYNAMICS -- ABSORPTION -- Routes of Absorption -- Bioavailability -- DRUG DISTRIBUTION -- DRUG METABOLISM -- DRUG EXCRETION -- DRUG INTERACTIONS -- Synergy and Antagonism -- Drug Interaction: Underlying Factors
Drug-Food Beverage Interaction -- Drug-Medical Condition Interaction -- The Pharmacist -- Adverse Drug Reactions -- Reporting Adverse Drug Reactions -- The Patient Information Leafl et -- The BNF Side Effects Grading Scheme -- Examples of Some Adverse Effects -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Chapter 3 DRUGS AND MEDICINES -- WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A DRUG AND A MEDICINE? -- CATEGORIES OF MEDICINE -- Prescription Only Medications-Community -- MEDICATION DIRECTIONS -- More Labelling -- GENERIC PRESCRIBING -- TYPES OF MEDICINE -- MEDICINE STORAGE -- VACCINES -- LEGISLATION -- Medicines Act 1968
Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 -- Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1985, S.I. 1985/2066 -- Misuse of Drugs (Supply to Addicts) Regulations 1997 -- EC Directive 92/27/EEC -- Unlicensed Medicines -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Chapter 4 ORAL DRUG ADMINISTRATION -- THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT 1987 AND MEDICINES ACT 1968 -- ADMINISTRATION OF DRUGS TO PATIENTS WHO REFUSE TREATMENT -- THE PRESCRIPTION CHART -- ORAL ROUTES -- Modified-Release Medications -- Medications with an Enteric Coating -- How to Calculate Oral Drug Dosages -- SOLID ORAL MEDICINES -- Using a Tablet Cutter -- Crushing of Solid Oral Medicines
Swallowing Diffi culties -- LIQUID MEDICATIONS -- What's a meniscus? -- SERVICE USERS -- SELF-ADMINISTRATION OF DRUGS -- CONTROLLED DRUGS -- CHECKING MEDICATIONS FOR CHILDREN -- Children Who Refuse Their Medication -- Administration to Children by a Parent/Guardian -- ADMINISTRATION -- Procedure for Oral Drug Administration -- Procedure for Administering Medication to Children and Babies using an Oral Syringe -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Chapter 5 ADMINISTRATION OF INJECTIONS -- REASONS FOR ADMINISTERING MEDICATION BY INJECTION -- PARENTERAL DRUG ADMINISTRATION -- Routes
Disadvantages of Parental Drug Administration
Summary: Anxious about managing medicines? Worried you'll make a mistake? This handy book is an essential guide for all nursing students, enabling you to understand the theory and practice of drug administration and facilitate your confidence and competence. This essential guide explores the theory and practice of drug administration briefly and coherently, with 'test your knowledge' exercises and questions throughout to assess your learning. It also includes 'words of wisdom'- tips from real life students from their own experiences. Ideal for carrying to clinical placements, Medicine Management
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MEDICINE MANAGEMENT SKILLS FOR NURSES -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Acknowledgements -- The 24-Hour Clock -- Chapter 1 DRUG ADMINISTRATION: GENERAL PRINCIPLES -- PROFESSIONALISM -- TIME-AND-MOTION STUDIES -- LATIN ABBREVIATIONS -- DRUG WASTAGE -- PROFESSIONAL JUDGEMENT -- MEDICATION PROCESS -- COMPLEMENTARY MEDICATION -- MEDICATION ERRORS -- Drug Administration Routes -- Keeping Updated -- Drug Errors and Adverse Reactions -- Single-Nurse Administration -- PAEDIATRIC PATIENTS -- ADMINISTERING DRUGS SAFELY -- Drug Administration Competence -- Calculations Competence

The Prescription Chart -- Improving Medication Safety -- Worldwide Facts and Figures -- Reports and Safety Alerts -- Patient Self-Administration of Medication -- Focus on the Task in Hand: Do Not Get Distracted -- Bar-Coding Medications -- Vicarious Liability -- Procedure for Administering Medication -- Finally -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Chapter 2 PHARMACOKINETICS AND PHARMACODYNAMICS -- ABSORPTION -- Routes of Absorption -- Bioavailability -- DRUG DISTRIBUTION -- DRUG METABOLISM -- DRUG EXCRETION -- DRUG INTERACTIONS -- Synergy and Antagonism -- Drug Interaction: Underlying Factors

Drug-Food Beverage Interaction -- Drug-Medical Condition Interaction -- The Pharmacist -- Adverse Drug Reactions -- Reporting Adverse Drug Reactions -- The Patient Information Leafl et -- The BNF Side Effects Grading Scheme -- Examples of Some Adverse Effects -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Chapter 3 DRUGS AND MEDICINES -- WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A DRUG AND A MEDICINE? -- CATEGORIES OF MEDICINE -- Prescription Only Medications-Community -- MEDICATION DIRECTIONS -- More Labelling -- GENERIC PRESCRIBING -- TYPES OF MEDICINE -- MEDICINE STORAGE -- VACCINES -- LEGISLATION -- Medicines Act 1968

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 -- Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1985, S.I. 1985/2066 -- Misuse of Drugs (Supply to Addicts) Regulations 1997 -- EC Directive 92/27/EEC -- Unlicensed Medicines -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Chapter 4 ORAL DRUG ADMINISTRATION -- THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT 1987 AND MEDICINES ACT 1968 -- ADMINISTRATION OF DRUGS TO PATIENTS WHO REFUSE TREATMENT -- THE PRESCRIPTION CHART -- ORAL ROUTES -- Modified-Release Medications -- Medications with an Enteric Coating -- How to Calculate Oral Drug Dosages -- SOLID ORAL MEDICINES -- Using a Tablet Cutter -- Crushing of Solid Oral Medicines

Swallowing Diffi culties -- LIQUID MEDICATIONS -- What's a meniscus? -- SERVICE USERS -- SELF-ADMINISTRATION OF DRUGS -- CONTROLLED DRUGS -- CHECKING MEDICATIONS FOR CHILDREN -- Children Who Refuse Their Medication -- Administration to Children by a Parent/Guardian -- ADMINISTRATION -- Procedure for Oral Drug Administration -- Procedure for Administering Medication to Children and Babies using an Oral Syringe -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Chapter 5 ADMINISTRATION OF INJECTIONS -- REASONS FOR ADMINISTERING MEDICATION BY INJECTION -- PARENTERAL DRUG ADMINISTRATION -- Routes

Disadvantages of Parental Drug Administration

Anxious about managing medicines? Worried you'll make a mistake? This handy book is an essential guide for all nursing students, enabling you to understand the theory and practice of drug administration and facilitate your confidence and competence. This essential guide explores the theory and practice of drug administration briefly and coherently, with 'test your knowledge' exercises and questions throughout to assess your learning. It also includes 'words of wisdom'- tips from real life students from their own experiences. Ideal for carrying to clinical placements, Medicine Management

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR <br> Claire Boyd is a Practice Development Trainer at North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK.

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