Pocket Prescriber Emergency Medicine Paperback / softback
Drug prescribing errors are a common cause of hospital admission, and adverse reactions can have devastating effects, some even fatal.
Pocket Prescriber Emergency Medicine is a concise, up-to-date prescribing guide containing all the "must have" information on a vast range of drugs that staff from junior doctors to emergency nurses, nurse prescribers, paramedics and other pre-hospital providers may encounter in the emergency setting. Key features:* A-Z list of over 500 of the most commonly prescribed drugs with each entry containing the key prescribing information* Safety issues, warnings, drug errors and adverse effects* Practical guidance on drug selection, plus protocols and resuscitation guidelines* Advice and reference information for complicated prescriptions* Concise management summaries for common medical and surgical emergencies* Essential advice for pain relief-from acute pain management to procedural sedation* Clinically useful reminders of key facts from basic pharmacology to acute poisoning syndromesPocket Prescriber Emergency Medicine supplies all your information needs concerning commonly prescribed drugs at a glance, enabling on-the-spot decision-making to provide the highest standard of care whilst mitigating prescribing errors.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 322 pages, 32 Tables, black and white; 10 Illustrations, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 12/09/2013
- Category: Pharmacology
- ISBN: 9781444176643