Pocket Prescriber 2013

Pocket Prescriber 2013By

  • Timothy RJ Nicholson MBBS, BSc, MSc, MRCPsych, Honorary Specialist Registrar, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, Research Fellow, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
  • Donald RJ Singer BMedBiol, MD, FRCP, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, UK

Pocket Prescriber 2013 is a concise, up-to-date prescribing guide containing all the “must-have” information that junior doctors, nurse prescribers, and medical students need at their fingertips.

Key features:

  • A–Z list of the 500 most commonly prescribed drugs with each entry containing the key prescribing information
  • Safety issues, warnings, drug errors, and adverse effects
  • Practical guidance on drug selection, plus protocols and guidelines
  • Advice and reference information for complicated prescriptions
  • Concise management summaries for the common medical emergencies
  • The new European Resuscitation Council algorithms
  • Clinically useful reminders of basic pharmacology (e.g., receptor profiles)

Features

  • Focuses on safety issues, warnings, and common errors
  • Provides concise summaries of the management of medical emergencies
  • Gives up-to-the-minute national and, where possible, international protocols and guidelines concerning drug choice including ERC algorithms
  • Provides reference information on complex drugs to prescribe such as insulin, anticoagulants, and diamorphine pumps
  • Includes basic pharmacology

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