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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.

Drug Calculations For Nurses A Step By Step Approach 3rd Edition

Author : Robert Lapham
ISBN : 9780340987339
Genre : Medical
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This best-selling pocket-sized book helps you perform drug calculations with confidence and competence. The completely updated third edition includes community practice and primary care settings, and a whole new section on pharmacology and medicines to put drug calculations into context. Starting with the basic mathematical skills required for calculations, including tips on using calculators and estimating answers, Drug Calculations for Nurses progresses to give you an understanding of basic pharmacokinetics and therapeutics. It also covers how drugs work in specific groups such as children and the elderly. The book takes you through step-by-step drug calculations with units and drug strengths clearly explained. Pre-test and a revision questions allow you to test and be confident in the skills you have acquired.

Testing Pk123

Author : Pharmacy Department St Elsewhere
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Oxford Handbook Of Clinical Pharmacy

Author : Philip Wiffen
ISBN : 9780191054709
Genre : Medical
File Size : 55. 47 MB
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Complementing the guidelines in the British National Formulary, the third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy remains the indispensable guide to clinical pharmacy, providing all the information needed for practising and student pharmacists. It presents handy practical guidance in a quick-reference, bullet-point format to give the reader the knowledge and confidence needed to provide a clinical pharmacy service. Including key information on controlled drugs, adverse drug reactions, interactions, communication skills, and confidentiality, this extensively revised addition to the bestselling Oxford Handbook series is the fundamental pharmacy reference tool. It features chapters on adherence, anaphylaxis, clinical trials, herbal medicines, palliative care, patient management, pharmaceutical calculations, research, policy, and therapy related issues. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy includes brand new topics, including content on health coaching, residency and on-call, HIV and TB and mental health.

Injectable Drugs Guide

Author : Alistair Gray
ISBN : 9780853697879
Genre : Medical
File Size : 49. 40 MB
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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.

Handbook Of Drug Administration Via Enteral Feeding Tubes 3rd Edition

Author : Rebecca White
ISBN : 9780857111623
Genre : Medical
File Size : 31. 23 MB
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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.

Intravenous Therapy In Nursing Practice

Author : Lisa Dougherty
ISBN : 9781444309614
Genre : Medical
File Size : 75. 74 MB
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Intravenous Therapy in Nursing Practice provides a comprehensive guide to the management of intravenous therapy in nursing, and explores all aspects of intravenous therapy in both hospital and community settings. It addresses core clinical skills, including the preparation and administration of intravenous drugs, peripheral venous access, acute and long term central venous access, and paediatric intravenous therapy. The book also explores relevant anatomy and physiology, fluid and electrolyte balance, pharmacological aspects and legal and ethical issues, in order to equip nurses with the skills and knowledge needed in order to provide safe and effective care. • Addresses key specialist skills, including blood transfusion, parenteral nutrition and safe administration of cytotoxic drugs • A definitive text for nurses working in the hospital and the community • Contains contributions from leading nurse practitioners Intravenous Therapy in Nursing Practice is an essential resource for nurses and health professionals working in intravenous therapy.

Handbook Of Drugs In Intensive Care

Author : Henry Paw
ISBN : 9781107484030
Genre : Medical
File Size : 59. 77 MB
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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.

Routine Blood Results Explained 3 E

Author : Dr Andrew Blann
ISBN : 9781905539888
Genre : Blood
File Size : 35. 76 MB
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Now in its third edition, this essential handbook for nurses and allied health professionals gives clear, simple explanations of blood results, focusing on routinely requested investigations. There have been many changes since the second edition - from alterations in units (such as g/L for haemoglobin, rather than g/dL) to the merging of haematology with biochemistry, blood transfusion and immunology to form blood science. Accordingly, in this new edition there are more details of immunology, immunological diseases, and the blood tests involved.These changes reflect the new roles which nurses,

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