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Ucl Hospitals Injectable Medicines Administration Guide

Author : The UCLH Pharmacy Department,
ISBN : 9781405148962
Genre : Medical
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The UCL Hospitals Injectable Medicines Administration Guide, second edition is a popular and accessible guide covering many important aspects of administrating medicines by injection. It is an essential resource for nurses and other health care professionals which provides key information and advice needed for the safe and effective administration of many injectable medicines. The UCL Hospitals Injectable Medicines Administration Guide covers intravenous, intramuscular and subcutaneous methods of administration and includes general advice on dealing with extravasation, osmolarity, pH, flushes and syringe pump compatibility. The alphabetically arranged tabulated monographs ensure quick access to information on key injectable medicines, including preparative details, stability, compatibility and acute bedside monitoring. The UCL Hospitals Injectable Medicines Administration Guide draws on the experience and expertise of a number of specialist pharmacists and other health professionals at UCL Hospitals and contains some information not readily accessible elsewhere.

Ucl Hospitals Injectable Medicines Administration Guide

Author : University College London Hospitals
ISBN : 9781118277393
Genre : Medical
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"I would definitely recommend this book to all staff with an interest and involvement in intravenous drug therapy." —The Pharmaceutical Journal "There is no doubt that nurses will find this small book useful. It should be available for consultation in any clinical area where drugs are administered to patients by the injectable routes." —Journal of Clinical Nursing The safe administration of injectable medicines is key to patient safety. The NPSA recognises the use of injectable medicines is a high risk activity and recommends written information about injectables to be available at the point of preparation. The UCL Hospitals Injectable Medicines Administration Guide is a practical, accessible guide covering many important aspects of administering medicines by injection. It provides clear, concise information on the preparation and administration of over 245 injectable medicines for adults, paediatrics and neonates. It is an essential resource for nurses and other healthcare professionals: it provides the key information and advice needed for the safe and effective administration of injectable medicines. The Guide’s introductory section provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of injectable therapy, including the risks and benefits of IV administration, infusion devices, and pharmaceutical aspects of injectable therapy. For each drug the alphabetically tabulated monographs provide: A practical method of preparation and administration via the IV, IM and SC routes, with risk reduction in mind at every step Expert advice from the team of specialist pharmacists at UCLH to ensure safe and pragmatic use of each medicine Monitoring advice for the management of reactions that may occur during administration Y-site and syringe driver compatibility data Minimum infusion volume data for fluid restricted patients Extravasation warnings, pH, sodium content, displacement values, stability and flush data New to this edition: 40 new monographs including recently marketed, unlicensed, rarely used and specialist medicines Detailed advice for the administration of high risk medicines such as heparin, with access to UCLH’s medicine related guidelines at www.wiley.com/go/UCLH A colour-coded NPSA risk assessment for every mode of administration for every medicine, to highlight the safest method of administration A user guide and tutorial to give new readers confidence in using and understanding the Guide Revised chapters on administration methods and devices, aseptic non-touch technique, and latex allergy Fully revised and expanded Y-site compatibility section Spiral binding to allow the book to be left open at the relevant page The Guide is also available electronically at www.uclhguide.com.

Ucl Hospitals Injectable Drug Administration Guide

Author : R. Shulman
ISBN : 0632050276
Genre : Medical
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This guide is an easy-to-use reference source of essential information and advice needed for administrating key drugs given by the injectable route (intravenously, intramuscularly or subcutaneously). This book contains information not readily accessible elsewhere, builds on local experience, and includes general advice on dealing with extravasation, osmolarity, pH, flushing lines and cannulae, and syringe pump compatibility. The alaphabetically arranged tabulated monographs ensure quick access to information on the drugs, including preparative details, stability, compatibility, acute bedside monitoring and so forth. The UCL Hospitals Injectable Drug Administration Guide is a team effort involving the experience and expertise of a number of specialist pharmacists and other health professionals.

Handbook Of Drug Administration Via Enteral Feeding Tubes 3rd Edition

Author : Rebecca White
ISBN : 9780857111623
Genre : Medical
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With over 400 drug monographs, this book covers the technical, practical and legal aspects that you should consider before prescribing or administering drugs via enteral feeding tubes.

The Renal Drug Handbook

Author : Caroline Ashley
ISBN : 9780429863639
Genre : Medical
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This invaluable guide, endorsed by the UKMi and reflecting the extensive experience of the UK Renal Pharmacy Group, features drug monographs guiding physicians in how to prescribe, prepare, and administer drugs to patients with different levels of kidney function and when undergoing renal replacement therapy. It has been fully updated for this fifth edition to include up to 100 additional drugs, while maintaining the clear structure and format that is easy to use and simple to follow in the busy clinical setting. It continues to offer support and guidance to health care professionals enabling them to prescribe medications to their renal patients appropriately and safely.

Handbook Of Drugs In Intensive Care

Author : Henry Paw
ISBN : 9781107484030
Genre : Medical
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The fifth edition of this compact, practical pocketbook provides easy access for the reader with an A-Z listing of each drug and accompanying advice on its correct administration and potential adverse effects. It is an invaluable resource for all healthcare professionals working in the intensive care setting.

Injectable Drugs Guide

Author : Alistair Gray
ISBN : 9780853697879
Genre : Medical
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The administration of drugs by injection is an essential activity that is performed daily in many healthcare settings. This guide provides a user-friendly, single point of reference for healthcare professionals in the safe and effective administration of injectable medicines. Injectable Drugs Guide is designed to support the NPSA risk assessment process and each drug has a risk rating. The book provides a holistic approach to injectable medicines to meet the needs of the many disciplines involved in the clinical use of injectables and also those providing advice about injectable drug use. The online version of this book is available on MedicinesComplete (www.medicinescomplete.com) where content will be regularly updated.

Acute Stroke Nursing

Author : Jane Williams
ISBN : 9781118699621
Genre : Medical
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Stroke is a medical emergency that requires immediate medical attention. With active and efficient nursing management in the initial hours after stroke onset and throughout subsequent care, effective recovery and rehabilitation is increased. Acute Stroke Nursing provides an evidence-based, practical text facilitating the provision of optimal stroke care during the primary prevention, acute and continuing care phases. This timely and comprehensive text is structured to follow the acute stroke pathway experienced by patients. It explores the causes, symptoms and effects of stroke, and provides guidance on issues such as nutrition, continence, positioning, mobility and carer support. The text also considers rehabilitation, discharge planning, palliative care and the role of the nurse within the multi-professional team. Acute Stroke Nursing is the definitive reference on acute stroke for all nurses and healthcare professionals wishing to extend their knowledge of stroke nursing. Evidence-based and practical in style, with case studies and practice examples throughout Edited and authored by recognised stroke nursing experts, clinicians and leaders in the field of nursing practice, research and education The first text to explore stroke management from UK and international perspectives, and with a nursing focus

The Syringe Driver

Author : Andrew Dickman
ISBN : 9780198733720
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The syringe driver is a simple and cost-effective method of delivering a continuous subcutaneous infusion (CSCI). A CSCI provides a safe and effective way of drug administration and can be used to maintain symptom control in patients who are no longer able to take oral medication. There have been several developments in this field since the third edition of this highly successful book. The text in this edition has been completely revised, incorporating new treatment options and an extensive list of new compatibility data. This book serves as a valuable reference source, providing comprehensive review of syringe driver use and administration of drugs by CSCI. The first chapter provides an overview of syringe drivers and CSCIs, including a useful array of frequently asked questions. The second chapter provides information about the chemistry of drug incompatibility and degradation. The third chapter comprises revised and referenced information relating to most drugs likely to be administered by CSCI using a syringe driver. The fourth chapter discusses the control of specific symptoms that are often encountered when CSCIs are required. The fifth and final chapter contains an extensive, referenced list of compatibility and stability data relating to drug combinations administered by CSCI.

Antibiotics Manual

Author : David L. Schlossberg
ISBN : 9781119220770
Genre : Medical
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A comprehensive compendium of all commonly used antibiotics, including indications, side effects, dosage information, and drug/food interactions Antibiotics Manual: A Guide to Commonly Used Antimicrobials, Second Edition is a unique, user-friendly guide made for all who prescribe antibiotics. It’s the only book available that takes a 100% drug-listed approach to 200 of the most common antibiotics prescribed to patients each day. Presented in full color, it’s also a convenient reference for every clinician to consult once the decision to use a particular antibiotic has been reached. This edition of Antibiotics Manual includes newer antibiotics that have been released since the publication of the First Edition and updates prescribing information for the older antibiotics. This all-new Second Edition: Has a color-coded interior design which provides quick and easy point of care access for the user Includes 200 of the most commonly prescribed antibiotics, listed by both brand and generic names Features important recently-released antibiotics such as ceftaroline, tedizolid, and bedaquiline Antibiotics Manual: A Guide to Commonly Used Antimicrobials, Second Edition is a welcome book for physicians in all specialties of medicine who prescribe antibiotics. It is also a handy tool for pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who want more information on the drugs they administer.

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