Prescription drug guide for nurses by Jordan, Sue

By Jordan, Sue

"This ebook is incredibly well timed. i'm yes it will likely be precious to either undergraduate and submit graduate pupil nurses, and, additionally act as a continual reference resource. completely recommended"--Molly Courtenay, studying collage, united kingdom. 'Sue Jordan has mixed her deep knowing of her personal self-discipline together with her lengthy event of educating nurses, to provide simply the precise style and point of data that Read more...


Organised via drug kind and provided in an easy-to-use reference layout, this publication outlines the consequences for perform of 20 drug groups. Read more...

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During dehydration. at least annually. Refer to specialist if creatinine >150micromol/l. Following myocardial infarction, serum creatinine >177micromol/l and proteinuria >500mg/24 hours preclude therapy (ABPI 2007 Zestril data sheet). Obtain value for GFR (chapter 21). 86] at [07/18/16]. Copyright © McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC. Not to be redistributed or modified in any way without permission. THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG GUIDE FOR NURSES Electrolyte imbalance Hyperkalaemia Particular caution if renal function is poor Monitor potassium concentrations.

Copyright © McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC. Not to be redistributed or modified in any way without permission. 4 Indications: ◆ Angina. ◆ Myocardial infarction: both early reduction of workload and 2–3 years’ prophylaxis against recurrence. ◆ Cardiac dysrhythmias (specialist care). ◆ Stabilised heart failure with specialist advice. ◆ Migraine prophylaxis. ◆ Anxiety, tremor (reduce tremor, heart rate and palpitations). ◆ Hyperthyroidism: propranolol quickly alleviates symptoms. g. timolol).

Offer ice cubes or sips of water. 14 Abdominal pain, distension and vomiting (misoprostol and PPIs) Exclude serious cause, including liver or pancreatic damage. Bezoar (a fibrous mass formed in the stomach from ingested food or hair) formation and gastrointestinal obstruction Avoid administration of sucralfate or alginates within one hour of enteral feeds. Reduce dose or change acid suppressant. Cautious use of sucralfate in seriously ill patients or if gastric emptying is delayed. Loss of acidity Gastrointestinal infections: Salmonella Advice regarding food hygiene.

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