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    Illustrated Pharmacology for Nurses (Hodder Arnold Publication) (Paperback) By (author) Terje Simonsen, By (author) Jarle Aarbakke, By (author) Dr. Roy Lysa, By (author) Ian Kay, By (author) Stella Evison, By (author) Paul Sinnott, By (author) Iain Coleman, Illustrated by Dr. Roy Lysa

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    DescriptionDrug therapy is an increasingly important element in the treatment of patients, and understanding how a drug works is essential for all nurses. Illustrated Pharmacology for Nurses is a fully comprehensive and beautifully illustrated textbook covering both the basic principles and the clinical aspects of pharmacology. The book provides clear and simple explanations of the way drugs act, looking at their effects and their use in a range of situations. Combining the basic and clinical aspects of pharmacology in one concise volume, it is an invaluable learning tool for nursing, biomedical and clinical science students.


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    Title
    Illustrated Pharmacology for Nurses
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Terje Simonsen, By (author) Jarle Aarbakke, By (author) Dr. Roy Lysa, By (author) Ian Kay, By (author) Stella Evison, By (author) Paul Sinnott, By (author) Iain Coleman, Illustrated by Dr. Roy Lysa
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 276 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 1,315 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780340809723
    ISBN 10: 0340809728
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16960
    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.6
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: MMG
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Abridged Dewey: 615
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 57
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: MQC
    BISAC V2.8: MED003000
    DC22: 615.1
    BISAC V2.8: MED058170
    DC22: 615.102461
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: RM301 .I58 2006
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: MQC, MKG
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    300 colour line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Hodder Arnold
    Publication date
    12 October 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Terje Simonsen MD, Specialist in Clinical Pharmacology & Chief Physician, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University Hospital of Troms, Norway Jarle Aarbakke MD, Professor of Pharmacology, University of Troms, Specialist in Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University Hospital of Troms, Norway. Currently Principal of the University of Troms, Norway Ian Kay PhD, Department of Biological Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK Iain Coleman PhD, Biomedical Sciences Division, School of Applied Sciences, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK Paul Sinnott RGN, BSc(Hons), Education and Development Practitioner, Division of Medicine (Acute Medicine), Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK Illustrated by Roy Lysaa DSc, Post Doc Pharmacology, Institute of Pharmacy, University of Troms, Norway
    Review quote
    "The book has extremely strong diagrams and illustrations and is well laid out in terms of sections and subheadings." The Journal of Advanced Nursing
    Table of contents
    Drugs and Their Use Drug Development Regulation and Management of Drug Therapy and Drug Errors Classification and Nomenclature Of Drugs Factors Affecting Drug Action Pharmacodynamics of Drugs Pharmacokinetics of Drugs Administration of Drugs and Drug Formulations Adverse Effects of Drugs Drug Interactions Individual Variations in Drug Responses Dosing of Drugs Pharmacology Of Organ Systems Structure and Function of the Nervous System Drugs Used in Neurological Disorders Drugs Used in Psychiatric Disorders Drugs With Central and Peripheral Analgesic Effect Drugs Used in Inflammatory and Autoimmune Joint Diseases Antimicrobial Drugs Drugs Used in the Treatment of Diseases of the Heart and Circulatory System Drugs Used in Diseases of the Pulmonary System Drugs Used in Gastrointestinal Diseases Drugs Used in Treating Diseases of the Blood Drugs Used in Endocrinological Disorders Drugs Used in Allergy, for Immune Suppression and in Cancer Treatment Drugs Used in Treating Diseases of the Urinary Tract Drugs Used in Treating Diseases of the Skin Drugs in Anaesthesia Drug Use on Special Situations The Use of Drugs During Pregnancy and the Breastfeeding Period Children and Drugs The Elderly and Drugs Drugs of Abuse Poisoning