Introducing Pharmacology

For Nursing and Healthcare

Author: Roger McFadden

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317860209

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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This new edition of Introducing Pharmacology remains an accessible and relevant introduction for nursing and healthcare students who are new to pharmacology, as well anyone looking to refresh their knowledge of the subject. Focused and engaging, the text balances accessibility with depth. Coverage of anatomy and physiology as well as pathophysiology helps to relate the subject to practical realities and makes this text stand out. It includes: Concise explanations of how drugs work in the human body. Explains the underlying physiology and pathophysiology necessary for an understanding of the action of drugs. All of the common drug groups that practitioners are likely to encounter in clinical practice. New to this edition: Additional chapter on cancer and anti-cancer drugs. New sections, including general anaesthetics, hay-fever and prescribing for special groups such as children, pregnant women and the elderly. Updated to include the latest UK prescribing guidelines. New case-studies, relating pharmacological theory to clinical practice. Inclusion of a new glossary of key terms and definitions.
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Introducing Pharmacology

For Nursing and Healthcare

Author: Roger McFadden

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351001388

Category: Medical

Page: 404

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This third edition of Introducing Pharmacology provides an accessible and engaging introduction to the subject of pharmacology for nursing and healthcare students – and anyone needing to refresh their knowledge of this important area. The third edition recognises that many nursing and healthcare courses are now requiring students to engage with the subject of pharmacology at a higher level. Accordingly, this edition has been reinforced with more advanced pharmacology that will help these students, but without losing the clarity and accessibility of earlier editions. This popular text includes: • Clear explanations of how drugs work in the human body • The underlying physiology and pathophysiology necessary for an understanding of the action of drugs • Coverage of the common drug groups that nurses and other healthcare professionals are likely to encounter in practice • Case-studies, relating pharmacological theory to clinical practice • An extensive glossary of key terms and definitions New to this edition: A new ‘beyond the basics’ feature, providing a deeper explanation of the mechanism of action of key drugs, supporting students studying at a more advanced level A new section covering drugs for the treatment of nausea and labyrinthine disorders An expanded chapter on drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics Enhanced and more detailed illustrations Updated content that reflects latest guidelines and recently licensed drugs
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La trampa de la felicidad

Deja de sufrir, comienza a vivir

Author: Russ Harris

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788408093947

Category: Self-Help

Page: 400

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¿Te sientes solo, aburrido, desdichado, inseguro o insatisfecho y, a pesar de todo, pones cara de felicidad, fingiendo que todo va bien? Si tu respuesta es afirmativa, tranquilo, ¡no eres el único! Los últimos estudios científicos sugieren que vivimos prisioneros en una trampa invisible: un círculo vicioso en el que cuanto más luchamos por alcanzar la felicidad, más sufrimos a largo plazo. Por fortuna, escapar de «la trampa de la felicidad» es posible gracias a una nueva e innovadora psicoterapia conocida como Terapia de Compromiso y Aceptación (ACT). A través de seis poderosos principios, la ACT permite lidiar con el dolor, vencer los temores y construir una vida rica, plena y llena de sentido.
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Fundamentals of Midwifery

A Textbook for Students

Author: Louise Lewis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118528026

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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Fundamentals of Midwifery: A Textbook for Students makes the subject of midwifery accessible, informative and motivating, ensuring that it is an essential text for the aspiring midwife! This resource brings together knowledge from a collection of clinical experts and experienced academics to support your learning and prepare you for the challenges faced in contemporary midwifery healthcare. It presents you with the ‘must-have’ information that you need concerning both the theoretical and practical aspects of what it means to be a midwife. With extensive full colour illustrations throughout, as well as activities and scenarios, this user-friendly textbook will support you throughout your entire education programme. Fundamentals of Midwifery is essential reading for all pre-registration student midwives, as well as newly qualified midwives. KEY FEATURES: • Broad and comprehensive in scope, with chapters on: team working; antenatal care, intrapartum and postnatal care; infant feeding; public health and health promotion; perinatal mental health; complementary therapies; pharmacology and medicines management; and emergencies. • Interactive and student-friendly in approach, with activities throughout. • Brings together professional and clinical topics in one user-friendly book. • Ties in with the latest NMC Standards for pre-registration midwifery education. • Supported by an online resource centre featuring interactive multiple-choice questions, additional scenarios and activities, and links to further reading.
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Pharmacology in Nursing

Australian and New Zealand Edition with Student Resource Access 12 Months

Author: Bonita Broyles,Gayle McKenzie,Sussan Pleunik,Barry S. Reiss,Mary E. Evans,Rachel Page

Publisher: Cengage AU

ISBN: 0170362035

Category: Drugs

Page: 809

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Medical Spanish Made Incredibly Quick!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582556840

Category: Medical

Page: 153

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Translates into Spanish the questions commonly asked when examining the primary body systems, and provides educational phrases to teach patients about major clinical disorders, pain management, medications, and nutrition.
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Essentials of Pharmacology for Nurses

Author: Paul Barber,Deborah Robertson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335245668

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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This ideal starter text for student nurses aims to make pharmacology less intimidating and focuses on the knowledge needed at pre-registration level in order to practice as a newly qualified nurse, in a variety of different settings.
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Further Essentials of Pharmacology for Nurses

Author: Paul Barber,Joy Parkes,Diane Blundell

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335243983

Category: Medical

Page: 237

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This accessible book follows on from Essentials of Pharmacology for Nurses by looking at the next logical set of drugs that nurses need to know such as cancer drugs, cardiovascular drugs and vaccines.
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Basic Pharmacology for Nurses - E-Book

Author: Michelle Willihnganz,Bruce D. Clayton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323293093

Category: Medical

Page: 912

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Basic Pharmacology for Nurses is a modern classic. Known for its impeccably accurate drug content and practical applications of the nursing process, this trusted text consistently emphasizes health promotion through monitoring and patient education. Introductory units ground your knowledge in the basic principles of pharmacology and medication administration, while subsequent body-system units prepare you to apply the nursing process to every major disorder. UNIQUE! Two-tiered application of the nursing process provides the general principles of care, along with specific nursing implications for each drug class or individual drug. Meticulously accurate and updated drug content keeps the book in step with the latest FDA approvals, withdrawals, and changes in therapeutic uses. UNIQUE! Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome sets the stage for an understanding of the progression of cardiovascular disease and the pharmacologic treatment of that progression. UNIQUE! Patient Teaching boxes equip you for health teaching related to medications. LPN Threads design presents information in an easy to understand and visually engaging manner. NEW! Increased emphasis on medication safety prepares you for a clinical environment that is more focused than ever on reducing drug errors. NEW! Updated and added coverage keeps you up to date with the latest information on genetics, pharmacogenomics, and racial/gender factors in drug actions.
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Introductory Pathophysiology for Nursing and Healthcare Professionals

Author: Martin Steggall,Mark Zelman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780273723868

Category: Nursing

Page: 478

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Introduction to Pathophysiology for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals is the most comprehensive visual survey of pathophysiology affecting each body system. Using full colour illustrations, photographs and learning features, this book makes the potentially complex subject of pathophysiology interesting and accessible. Each chapter discusses the common pathologies for each body system, along with the prevalence of the disease in the UK. The text is aimed at students and healthcare professionals who are learning about applied pathophysiology and related pharmacology and is an ideal introduction to the subject, enabling care to be based on a sound foundation of what is going on in the body.
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