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Drug Therapy in Rheumatology Nursing

Drug Therapy in Rheumatology Nursing

Sarah Ryan

ISBN: 978-1-861-56114-5

Mar 2011

310 pages

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Non-adherence to drug therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis is quite high, and one reason for this may be an absence of understanding as to the purpose of the therapy.

This book is a comprehensive exploration of the drug treatments utilised in the management of rheumatalogical and related conditions and reflects a patient-focused approach which will enable the patient to become an active participant, rather than a passive recipient of care.

Preface .

Rheumatalogical Conditions.

Drug Therapy.

The Role of the Nurse in Drug Therapy.

Patient Education.

The Role of the Community Team in Drug Therapy