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Medicine Management Skills for Nurses : Student Survival Skills.

Author/Creator:
Boyd, Claire.
Publication:
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2013.
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Book
1 online resource (280 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Student Survival Skills Ser.
Student Survival Skills Ser.
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Subjects:
Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Medication errors -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
Anxious about managing medicines? Worried you'll make a mistake? This handy book is an essential guide for all nursing students, enabling you to understand the theory and practice of drug administration and facilitate your confidence and competence. This essential guide explores the theory and practice of drug administration briefly and coherently, with 'test your knowledge' exercises and questions throughout to assess your learning. It also includes 'words of wisdom'- tips from real life students from their own experiences. Ideal for carrying to clinical placements, Medicine Management Skills for Nurses is an essential guide to drugs and medicine administration. Special features: - Pocket sized for portability - Clear, straightforward, and jargon-free - Takes away the fear of drugs and medicines management, making it approachable, easy and fun - Features tips and advice from real life nursing students - Ties in with the NMC standards for pre-registration education and the Essential Skills Clusters - Examples and questions based on real life nursing and healthcare examples.
Contents:
Intro
MEDICINE MANAGEMENT SKILLS FOR NURSES
Contents
Preface
Introduction
Acknowledgements
The 24-Hour Clock
Chapter 1 DRUG ADMINISTRATION: GENERAL PRINCIPLES
PROFESSIONALISM
TIME-AND-MOTION STUDIES
LATIN ABBREVIATIONS
DRUG WASTAGE
PROFESSIONAL JUDGEMENT
MEDICATION PROCESS
COMPLEMENTARY MEDICATION
MEDICATION ERRORS
Drug Administration Routes
Keeping Updated
Drug Errors and Adverse Reactions
Single-Nurse Administration
PAEDIATRIC PATIENTS
ADMINISTERING DRUGS SAFELY
Drug Administration Competence
Calculations Competence
The Prescription Chart
Improving Medication Safety
Worldwide Facts and Figures
Reports and Safety Alerts
Patient Self-Administration of Medication
Focus on the Task in Hand: Do Not Get Distracted
Bar-Coding Medications
Vicarious Liability
Procedure for Administering Medication
Finally
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 2 PHARMACOKINETICS AND PHARMACODYNAMICS
ABSORPTION
Routes of Absorption
Bioavailability
DRUG DISTRIBUTION
DRUG METABOLISM
DRUG EXCRETION
DRUG INTERACTIONS
Synergy and Antagonism
Drug Interaction: Underlying Factors
Drug-Food Beverage Interaction
Drug-Medical Condition Interaction
The Pharmacist
Adverse Drug Reactions
Reporting Adverse Drug Reactions
The Patient Information Leafl et
The BNF Side Effects Grading Scheme
Examples of Some Adverse Effects
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 3 DRUGS AND MEDICINES
WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A DRUG AND A MEDICINE?
CATEGORIES OF MEDICINE
Prescription Only Medications-Community
MEDICATION DIRECTIONS
More Labelling
GENERIC PRESCRIBING
TYPES OF MEDICINE
MEDICINE STORAGE
VACCINES
LEGISLATION
Medicines Act 1968
Misuse of Drugs Act 1971
Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1985, S.I. 1985/2066.
Misuse of Drugs (Supply to Addicts) Regulations 1997
EC Directive 92/27/EEC
Unlicensed Medicines
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 4 ORAL DRUG ADMINISTRATION
THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT 1987 AND MEDICINES ACT 1968
ADMINISTRATION OF DRUGS TO PATIENTS WHO REFUSE TREATMENT
THE PRESCRIPTION CHART
ORAL ROUTES
Modified-Release Medications
Medications with an Enteric Coating
How to Calculate Oral Drug Dosages
SOLID ORAL MEDICINES
Using a Tablet Cutter
Crushing of Solid Oral Medicines
Swallowing Diffi culties
LIQUID MEDICATIONS
What's a meniscus?
SERVICE USERS
SELF-ADMINISTRATION OF DRUGS
CONTROLLED DRUGS
CHECKING MEDICATIONS FOR CHILDREN
Children Who Refuse Their Medication
Administration to Children by a Parent/Guardian
ADMINISTRATION
Procedure for Oral Drug Administration
Procedure for Administering Medication to Children and Babies using an Oral Syringe
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 5 ADMINISTRATION OF INJECTIONS
REASONS FOR ADMINISTERING MEDICATION BY INJECTION
PARENTERAL DRUG ADMINISTRATION
Routes
Disadvantages of Parental Drug Administration
DEPOT INJECTIONS
SYRINGES
The Syringe
Types of Syringe
Insulin
NEEDLES
Needles for Injection
INJECTIONS
Aseptic Technique
Sites on the Body for IM Injections
IM Injection Technique
Z-Track Technique
Sites on the Body for Subcutaneous Injections
SC Injection Technique
Preparation of a Patient Prior to the Injection
Disposal of Sharps
Intradermal Injections
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 6 CALCULATIONS FOR WORKING OUT DOSAGES
DRUG DOSAGES FOR TABLETS AND CAPSULES
DRUG DOSAGES FOR INJECTION (AND ANY LIQUID)
INFUSION DEVICES
SYRINGE DRIVERS
AMBULATORY SYRINGE DRIVERS
GRAVITY-FEED DRIP RATES (DROPS PER MINUTE)
DURATION OF INFUSION.
DRUGS ACCORDING TO BODY WEIGHT
SETTING PUMPS TO RUN AT MILLILITRES PER HOUR
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 7 ADMINISTRATION OF RECTAL AND VAGINAL PREPARATIONS
INSERTION OF VAGINAL PESSARIES
INSERTION OF RECTAL MEDICINES
Digital Rectal Examination
Administration of Enemas and Suppositories
Autonomic Dysrefl exia
Procedural Steps for DRE
Procedural Steps for Administration of Enemas and Suppositories
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 8 ADMINISTRATION OF TOPICAL PREPARATIONS
APPLYING CREAMS AND OINTMENTS
Fingertip Units
Skin Condition
Applying Creams and Ointments
TRANSDERMAL PATCHES
Applying a Transdermal Patch
EYE DROPS
Eye Conditions
Applying Eye Drops
EYE OINTMENT
Applying Eye Ointment
EAR DROPS
Ear Conditions
Applying Ear Drops
NOSE DROPS
Nose Conditions
Applying Nose Drops or Sprays
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 9 ADMINISTRATION OF INHALATION MEDICATIONS AND NEBULISERS
NEBULISATION
AEROSOLISATION
Exubera: Inhalable Insulin
Asthma and COPD
Inhaler Devices
Spacer Devices
Prescriptions
Common Mistakes in Inhaler Administration
How To Administer Medications with Inhaler Devices
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 10 ADMINISTRATION OF INTRAVENOUS FLUIDS
TYPES OF FLUID REPLACEMENT
Crystalloids
Blood Products are Hypertonic
Osmolarity
DEHYDRATION
RISK TO THE PATIENT
COMPLICATIONS OF IV THERAPY
ADDING MEDICATIONS TO BAGS OF FLUID
EQUIPMENT
BLOOD PRODUCTS
INFUSION DEVICES
Calculating the Drip Rate
PRESCRIPTIONS
PREPARATION OF INTRAVENOUS FLUIDS
PROCEDURE FOR DISCONNECTION OF INTRAVENOUS INFUSION
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 11 ADMINISTRATION OF INTRAVENOUS BOLUS MEDICATIONS
ADVANTAGES OF IV BOLUS INJECTIONS
SALINE FLUSHES
DISADVANTAGES OF IV BOLUS INJECTIONS.
AMOXICILLIN ADMINISTRATION IN NEONATES
DISPLACEMENT
SPEED SHOCK
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 12 ADMINISTRATION OF CONTINUOUS INTRAVENOUS INFUSIONS
ADVANTAGES OF CONTINUOUS INTRAVENOUS INFUSION
DISADVANTAGES OF CONTINUOUS INTRAVENOUS INFUSION
CALCULATING THE RATE
DIABETIC EMERGENCIES
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 13 ADMINISTRATION VIA PERCUTANEOUS ENDOSCOPIC GASTROSTOMY, PERCUTANEOUS ENDOSCOPIC JEJUNOSTOMY OR NASOGASTRIC TUBE
MEDICATION
ADVICE FROM THE NPSA
PLACEMENT OF TUBES
PARENTERAL NUTRITION
ENTERAL FEEDING REGIMES
Methods of Administering Enteral Feeds
Procedure for Nasogastric Intubation
Procedure for Securing the Tube
NASOGASTRIC CARE PLAN
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 14 DRUGS AND SPECIFIC MEDICAL CONDITIONS
ASPIRIN AND NSAIDs
How Does Aspirin Work to Prevent Blood Clots?
PARACETAMOL
MONOAMINE OXIDASE INHIBITORS
THE CO- DRUGS
DRUGS USED IN SPECIFIC MEDICAL CONDITIONS
Cerebrovascular Accident: Stroke
Myocardial Infarction
Acid Refl ux: H Blockers
Drugs Used in a Cardiac Arrest Response
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 15 PAIN MANAGEMENT
EFFECTS OF PAIN
NOW FOR THE SCIENCE BIT
PAIN GATE THEORY
CLASSIFICATIONS OF PAIN
ASSESSMENT OF PAIN
STRATEGIES TO MANAGE PAIN
ANALGESIC LADDER
MORPHINE
Correct Dilution for IV Morphine
Complications/Side Effects of Opiates
Observations
Antidote to Most Opiates
Predictors of Dose
BALANCED ANALGESIA
Why is Paracetamol Usually Prescribed with Morphine?
PALLIATIVE CARE
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Case Study
Chapter 16 KNOWLEDGE TEST
Answers to Activities, Questions and "Test Your Knowledge"
Appendix 1 SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES: MEDICINES MANAGEMENT
Appendix 2 A TYPICAL PRESCRIPTION CHART
Bibliography
WEBSITES
Index.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Boyd, Claire Medicine Management Skills for Nurses
ISBN:
9781118448878
9781118448854
OCLC:
829459889