A Nurse's Survival Guide to Drugs in Practice, 2nd Edition

Authors :
Ann Richards & Sharon L. Edwards

Following the success of the previous edition, A Nurse’s Survival Guide to Drugs in Practice has been completely updated with revised content written by expert practitioners and educators in the field of drug administration and pharmacology. It ......view more

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Following the success of the previous edition, A Nurse’s Survival Guide to Drugs in Practice has been completely updated with revised content written by expert practitioners and educators in the field of drug administration and pharmacology. It continues to follow the popular systems approach and is now revised with new sections on the immune system added.


Key Features
  • The book provides the underpinning current knowledge required for professional judgement and safer medication management.
  • This will be an invaluable resource for those studying prescribing courses as well as being useful for paramedics, student nurses and all qualified staff.  

  • A more detailed account of medication management, including drug errors and strategies to mitigate against them occurring, is included.

  • The multidisciplinary nature of drug administration from the naming of drugs, through drug preparation, administration and outcome are taken into account.


Author Information
By Ann Richards, BA(Hons), MSc DipN(Lon), RGN,RNT, Associate Lecturer, The Open University, UK and Sharon L. Edwards, EdD SFHEA NTF MSc PGCEA DipN(Lon) RN, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Allied Health, Buckinghamshire New University, Uxbridge, UK