Pharmacology Case Studies for Nurse Prescribers
A useful and practical accompaniment for those studying nurse prescribing, this textbook is also a valuable resource for practitioners qualified in this extended role and those who prescribe and administer medications daily.
The clearly written text is easy to follow and understand, supported by illustrations and tables where appropriate. The content includes information on the concepts of pharmacology in relation to a range of conditions, including angina, diabetes, mental health, and gastrointestinal and neurological conditions. The chapters on how the body affects drugs, how drugs affect the body, and adverse reactions and interactions provide interesting reading.
Each chapter has case studies and self-assessment questions that link the theory of pharmacology to clinical practice, and a comprehensive glossary has a list of abbreviations to support the learning of technical terms. It is fully referenced, and links to further sources of learning are provided.
A recommended text that fully supports the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s standards for nurse prescribers, Pharmacology Case Studies for Nurse Prescribers highlights the importance of pharmacology in today’s complex healthcare system and helps to ensure that safe and effective practice is followed throughout the medication process.