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Oxford Handbook of Prescribing for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

Oxford Handbook of Prescribing for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

  • Author: Sue Beckwith,Penny Franklin
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199575819
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 528
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"1st ed. published as Oxford handbook of nurse prescribing, 2006"--t.p. verso.

Oxford Handbook of Nurse Prescribing

Oxford Handbook of Nurse Prescribing

  • Author: Sue Beckwith,Penny Franklin
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 0198570783
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 415
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Giving a picture of the role of the nurse prescriber, this handbook provides evidence-based advice for nurse prescribers. This handbook contains the practical principles required to enable the prescriber to practice safely, effectively and cost-consciously.

Oxford Handbook of Prescribing for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

Oxford Handbook of Prescribing for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

  • Author: Sue Beckwith,Penny Franklin
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199575819
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 528
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"1st ed. published as Oxford handbook of nurse prescribing, 2006"--t.p. verso.

Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing

  • Author: Kate Olson
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191039446
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 416
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Fully revised and updated for the second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing is the ultimate companion for all those caring for cardiac patients. Systematically covering all the main areas of cardiac nursing, it is packed full of clinical information and practical advice. This new edition now includes expanded information on prevention of cardiovascular disease and heart disease in pregnancy, as well as the latest resuscitation guidelines, protocols, and clinical information. The handbook covers assessment, investigation, treatment, rehabilitation, and pharmacological interventions, and new illustrations and diagrams have been added throughout to aid clarity of information. Although a large part of the handbook focuses on caring for patients with coronary heart disease, many other cardiovascular problems such as valvular heart disease, congenital heart disease, and cardiomyopathies are covered. Designed to be used on the ward, in the community, and for studying and revision, it contains expert guidance, written by experienced nurses and teachers. The book is specifically laid out to enable quick access to precise, targeted information, and covers the vast majority of clinical scenarios. Unique and indispensable, the Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing offers a wealth of information at your fingertips.

Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing

  • Author: Vari Drennan,Claire Goodman
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 0199653720
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 819
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Fully updated and revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing is the essential guide to caring for patients in primary care and the community. Concise, easy-to-use, and comprehensive, this handbook ensures that the reader has the skills and knowledge required by any nurse working in modern primary and community care which cuts across different speciality and care settings. Chapters range from common adult health problems to vulnerable groups with extra needs, medicine management, and nurse prescribing. The handbook includes information on how health and social care services are organised and funded, from common technical care procedures to complex situations requiring practical, concise guidance. This is the essential guide to all aspects of the nurse's role. For the new edition material on end of life care has been revised and expanded, with more focus on care of dying children. It also includes new clinical topics such as nursing technology, dependent children at home, and frailty. All chapters have been written and reviewed by primary care nurses and other experts directly engaged in current practice and research. Providing an accessible and instant resource for everyday nursing, and a benchmark of good practice, the Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing is a unique and invaluable companion for all health care professionals working in the primary care and community setting.

Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing

  • Author: Edward Alan Glasper,Gillian McEwing,Jim Richardson
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0191059315
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 872
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Enabling nurses to deliver safe and effective care and to achieve the best possible results for their patients, the Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing, 2nd edition is a concise and practical guide to all aspects of the nurse's role. Covering assessment and management, right through to advice for the family, the expert authors provide information on a wide range of topics, including normal growth and development, pain, palliative care, religion and culture, and professional issues. In addition there is also a separate section on paediatric emergencies and coverage of recognising deviations from the norm as well as interpreting clinical findings and investigations, and measures to promote successful care practice. Fully updated and revised for this new edition, it is now packed full of even more clinical information and practical advice, including a wealth of guidance and recommendations that have been gleaned from the authors' many years of experience. The most up-to- date legislation, policy and practice is now covered, including significant changes in child safeguarding, immunisation, medicines, resuscitation protocols and the common assessment framework. The chapter on neonatal care has also been expanded and now contains information on care and breastfeeding of the pre-term infant, as well as developmental and kangaroo care. Cochlea implants, intussusception and professional issues - such as working with diverse communities, and involving young people in health services have also been included. Written by practising nurses and subject experts, the Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing, 2nd edition continues to be a unique and invaluable companion to practising and student nurses, and to all who need to understand the special issues associated with children's and young people's nursing.

The Textbook of Non-Medical Prescribing

The Textbook of Non-Medical Prescribing

  • Author: Dilyse Nuttall,Jane Rutt-Howard
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118861868
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 352
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The Textbook of Non-Medical Prescribing is an easy-to-read, comprehensive overview of the essential knowledge, key issues and skills relevant to non-medical prescribing. Now fully updated and linked to the National Prescribing Centre Single Competency Framework for non-medical prescribers, with activities to help you link your continuing professional development within the competences required as a prescriber. This practical title remains an ideal resource for all qualified health professionals to practice safe and effective non-medical prescribing. The section edition is structured around four core themes – public health, social and cultural issues, prescribing principles, and continuing professional development – which are threaded throughout the text. It also includes additional material on the importance on continuing professional development in prescribing, as well as the history and context of non-medical prescribing; ethical, legal and professional issues; effective consultations; essential pharmacology; clinical skills; prescribing for specific groups; and the role of the multidisciplinary team. Key Features: Accessible and study-friendly Each chapter has learning objectives and activities to support a deeper understanding of the theoretical knowledge base and its application to practice Case studies linking the topics to real-life scenarios Companion website at www.wiley.com/go/nuttall with a range of self-assessment questions, quizzes, numeracy exercises, case studies and weblinks. The Textbook of Non-Medical Prescribing provides support to anyone studying for a prescribing qualification or looking for a refresher on the subject.

Essential Nurse Prescribing

Essential Nurse Prescribing

  • Author: Molly Courtenay,Michele Butler
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 9781841101088
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 216
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Information including product dosage, contraindications, side effects, drug interactions, and specific nursing points is presented in detail.

Oxford Handbook of Practical Drug Therapy

Oxford Handbook of Practical Drug Therapy

  • Author: Duncan Richards,Jeffrey Aronson,Jamie Coleman,D. John Reynolds
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199562857
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 795
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Rev. ed. of: Oxford handbook of practical drug therapy / Duncan Richards, Jeffrey K. Aronson. 2005.

Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Author: Joan Webster-Gandy,Angela Madden,Michelle Holdsworth
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199585822
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 818
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Fully updated, the Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics is a practical quick-reference to the vital and valued subject of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease and the maintenance of good health. This handbook will be an invaluable companion for all dieticians, nutritionists, and nurses, as well as doctors and students in a variety of specialities. Concise and bulleted, this handbook takes an integrated approach which facilitates the linksbetween all aspects of nutrition and dietetics. Including nutritional science and based on clinical evidence. Sections on obesity and a new chapter on international nutrition are timely and topical. Alsoincludes information on nutrition assessment, popular diets, nutrition in systems-based diseases, rarer conditions, as well as helpful lists of foods rich in or free from certain nutrients and normal range guides and handy reference values.

Oxford Handbook of Dialysis

Oxford Handbook of Dialysis

  • Author: Jeremy Levy,Edwina Brown,Anastasia Lawrence
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0191059277
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 688
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The Oxford Handbook of Dialysis is a comprehensive and practical guide to all aspects of dialysis, the management of patients with end stage kidney disease, and all its complications. The fourth edition has been completely updated, and covers all aspects of dialysis from haemodialysis techniques and haemodiafitration, to the medical, nursing and psychosocial aspects of managing patients with end stage kidney failure. Renal transplantation, plasma exchange, palliative care, and drug dosing are discussed, along with end of life care, and comnplications of chronic kdney disease. This handbook is packed with practical guidance and management, presented in a compact and easy to use format. The Oxford Handbook of Dialysis is aimed at all health care professionals dealing with dialysis patients from nephrologists to dieticians, as well as pharmacists, nurses, and surgeons. There are specific chapters on nursing patients on haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, and detailed nutrition and drug prescribing chapters. The fourth edition includes new sections on renal replacement therapies in acute kidney injury, home dialysis, new peritoneal dialysis fluids, new drugs including new epoietins and phosphate binders, updated sections on nocturnal dialysis, dialysis monitoring, encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis, sleep disorders, etc. The handbook is easy to read, very practical, and focussed, with individual topics covered on one or two pages. This book should have a home in every renal unit, dialysis centre, renal ward, and be close to hand for every nephrologist, renal trainee, or renal nurse.

Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

  • Author: Patrick Callaghan,Catherine Gamble
  • Publisher: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing
  • ISBN: 0198703856
  • Category: Psychiatric nursing
  • Page: 432
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Fully revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing is the indispensable resource for all those caring for patients with mental health problems. Practical, concise, and up-to-date with the latest guidelines, practice, and initiatives, this handbook is designed tobe quickly accessible to nurses in a busy clinical setting.Designed primarily for staff nurses and students this book will assist anyone working with people living with mental health problems, and their families and carers, including junior doctors, medical students, occupational therapists and social workers. It is envisaged that the more experiencedclinician will be able to use sections for reference and as a resource for key facts.The handbook enables readers to find relevant information quickly as the contents are arranged for quick and easy access so as to provide up-to-date information about the essentials of mental health nursing practice in a user-friendly manner. The revised mental health act is summarised in detail, aswell as the mental capacity act, mental health legislation in Scotland and other UK countries. New material for the second edition includes expanded and revised information on leadership, medications, physical interventions, basic life support, religion, spirituality and faith, and working witholder adults.Evidence-based and practical, this handbook incorporates the latest international and national mental health policy initiatives, includes revised visions for mental health nursing, and contains a brand new chapter on contemporary issues in mental health nursing.

Oxford Handbook of Midwifery 3e

Oxford Handbook of Midwifery 3e

  • Author: Janet Medforth,Linda Ball,Angela Walker,Sue Battersby,Sarah Stables
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0191070807
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 888
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Now in its third edition the Oxford Handbook of Midwifery continues to be the essential one-stop guide to the key principles of the care and management of pregnancy, birth and beyond. Concise yet comprehensive, with its recognisable and easy-to-use Oxford Handbook format, midwives will find this a treasure trove of clear, practical guidance. Whether you are a student needing a helping hand through the subject, or an experienced practitioner needing to refresh your knowledge in an emergency, you can be sure that this handbook will be there for you. Written by experienced midwives, and following the latest guidelines and key care protocols, this is handbook is up-to-date and authoritative, with sections on sexual health, contraception, neonatal care and infant feeding. Each chapter includes assessment, diagnosis and management of care with treatment interventions. Now including new information on initiation of breast feeding with biological nurturing as well as a highlighted section on how to manage obstetric emergencies. Important psychosocial care issues are also addressed. This edition provides concise, practical and accessible information in a logical sequence, as the layout follows the woman's journey through pregnancy, birth and early motherhood.

Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

  • Author: Max Watson,Caroline Lucas,Andrew Hoy,Jo Wells
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199234353
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1035
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This practical guide briefly covers the historical and epidemiological background of palliative care and the growth of palliative medicine as a specialty, before dealing with major physical, psychological, spiritual, and symptom management issues from diagnosis to bereavement care.

Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing

  • Author: Althea Mahon,Karen Jenkins,Lisa Burnapp
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199600538
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 640
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Written by educators and renal nurses with extensive experience of clinical practice the Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing is a concise, current and evidence-based guide to the care of patients with renal disease. This practical and thorough resource ensures that expert and relevant information is always accessible, whatever the circumstances. An indispensable clinical guide this handbook provides a wealth of useful information on the aetiology of kidney disease, and aids with decision-making from initial assessment and diagnosis, through to the available Treatments. Taking a multi professional approach to the care and management of patients with kidney disease, the Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing is an essential tool for all renal nurses, studying and practising, as well as a valuable resource for all those who work in renal care.

Clinical Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy!

Clinical Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy!

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9780781789387
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 436
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Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, this book provides complete and clear explanations of how drugs act and interact in the treatment of disease. Focusing on mechanisms of drug action, the book details specific drugs by pharmacologic class for all body systems as well as drugs for pain, psychiatric disorders, infection, fluid and electrolyte imbalances, and cancer. Potentially dangerous drug and drug-herb interactions are highlighted. This thoroughly updated edition covers the newest drugs in each pharmacologic class and includes information on obesity drugs, a new chapter on genitourinary system drugs, a new medication safety feature, and a new appendix on common herbal preparations and their drug interactions.

Oxford Handbook of General Practice

Oxford Handbook of General Practice

  • Author: Chantal Simon,Hazel Everitt,Francoise van Dorp,Matthew Burke
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199671036
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 1157
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The Oxford Handbook of General Practice is an essential lifeline for the busy GP. It includes hands-on advice to help with any day-to-day problems which might arise in general practice. Revised and updated throughout, this new edition includes several new chapters and expanded information on the new GP contract and training.

Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice

Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice

  • Author: Suzanne Hughes,Andy Mardell
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0192552309
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: N.A
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The Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice offers readers practical, easily accessible, concise and up-to-date evidence-based information on the essential elements of perioperative practice. It provides a thorough introduction to the principles and practice of anaesthetics, intraoperative care and recovery nursing, focussing on the patients' journey before, during and after surgery. Containing many helpful illustrations and diagrams to guide the reader, along with references to national and international guidelines, the Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice assists practitioners in meeting the individual needs of surgical patients while ensuring safe and efficient care delivery. It enables readers to easily locate information about essential skills, patients' medical conditions, and perioperative and surgical patient management. It covers all steps of the perioperative process, and also contains an extensive section on pharmacology, as well as a section on perioperative emergencies. The book is clearly laid out, and written in an easily readable note-based style. Blank pages are included for the reader, so that notes, observations, and local protocols can be included, thereby individualising the Handbook. Written by teaching staff and clinicians from the fields of nursing, operating department practice and pharmacy, the Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice offers an inter-disciplinary and inter-professional approach to perioperative practice for those studying the subject and those practising within the perioperative environment.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

  • Author: Philip Wiffen,Marc Mitchell,Melanie Snelling,Nicola Stoner
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0191054704
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 752
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Complementing the guidelines in the British National Formulary, the third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy remains the indispensable guide to clinical pharmacy, providing all the information needed for practising and student pharmacists. It presents handy practical guidance in a quick-reference, bullet-point format to give the reader the knowledge and confidence needed to provide a clinical pharmacy service. Including key information on controlled drugs, adverse drug reactions, interactions, communication skills, and confidentiality, this extensively revised addition to the bestselling Oxford Handbook series is the fundamental pharmacy reference tool. It features chapters on adherence, anaphylaxis, clinical trials, herbal medicines, palliative care, patient management, pharmaceutical calculations, research, policy, and therapy related issues. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy includes brand new topics, including content on health coaching, residency and on-call, HIV and TB and mental health.

Nurse Prescribing

Nurse Prescribing

Principles and Practice

  • Author: Molly Courtenay,Michele Butler
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 9781841100074
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 142
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9 chapters examining in detail each of the groups of products described in the Nurse Prescribing Formulary (NPF).