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Understanding Medicines Management for Nursing Students
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Understanding Medicines Management for Nursing Students



March 2022 | 200 pages | Learning Matters
Understanding medicines management is central to the nursing role. As a nurse, you will need to make informed decisions about medicine use and optimisation, tailored to each patient. This book equips you with the theoretical and practical foundation to do just that. It covers all key components of medicines management, using a scenario-based approach to illustrate how each topic relates to your practice.

Key features
·       Fully mapped to the NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses (2018)
·       Scenarios and activities help you to translate the theory into nursing practice
·       Acts as a stepping stone to support your readiness to undertake a prescribing qualification upon registration
 
Chapter 1: Commonly used medicines information resources
 
Chapter 2: What is a medicine?
 
Chapter 3: Legal and ethical considerations in medicines management
 
Chapter 4: Medicine formulation, routes of administration, and dosing
 
Chapter 5: Adverse effects of medicines and patient safety
 
Chapter 6: Medicines management considerations across the lifespan
 
Chapter 7: Societal implications of medicines use
 
Chapter 8: Evidence based medicines management

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ISBN: 9781529730814
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