Pharmacology for Student and Pupil Nurses and Students in Associated Professions, Second Edition reviews the progress made in the realm of therapy and the exploration of the drug trends already established. This book explains certain aspects of the International System of Units (SI) as they concern the nursing sphere.
Organized into 25 chapters, this edition begins with an overview of the main routes chosen for administering a drug that are influenced by various factors, such as the condition of patient, speed of action, and convenience. This text then examines the various types of laxatives that induce or aid in evacuation of the bowel. Other chapters consider the various drugs and procedures employed in kidney failure. This book discusses as well the types and uses of intravenous infusions. The final chapter deals with the calculations that need to be performed by the nursing staff.
This book is a valuable resource for nurses and student nurses.