Chapter 1 Introduction to medicines management (Ruth Endacott).
Chapter 2 Legal issues of medicines management (Richard Griffith).
Chapter 3 Safety in medicines management (Elizabeth Payne).
Chapter 4 Prescription of medicines (Elizabeth Payne).
Chapter 5 Systems for medicines administration (Kate Roland and Ruth Endacott).
Chapter 6 Principles of safe administration of medicines (Dan Higgins).
Chapter 7 Medication errors (Ruth Endacott).
Chapter 8 Basic pharmacology of common medications (Gareth Walters).
Chapter 9 Administration of oral medication (Brian Gammon and Dan Higgins).
Chapter 10 Administration of injections (Janet Hunter).
Chapter 11 Administration of intravenous fluids and medicines (Dan Higgins).
Chapter 12 Miscellaneous routes of medication administration (Matthew Aldridge).
Chapter 13 Medicines management in children (Elizabeth Payne).
Chapter 14 Nurse prescribing (Elizabeth Payne).
|“This is an excellent guide on safe and effective medicines management. It is essential that all nurses be competent in the area of medication administration, and this handy resource is a user-friendly guide that will be valuable for a variety of healthcare providers.” (Doddy's, 20 April 2012) |
- In the Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses series
- Case studies and examples provided throughout
- Focuses on safe medicines management in day to day clinical practice
- Appendices with a glossary of terms, and a list of abbreviations (Latin and English) and units of measurement
- Includes a chapter on paediatric considerations