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Pocket Prescriber Emergency Medicine, Paperback / softback Book

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:
  • Category: Pharmacology
  • ISBN: 9781444176643