Fundamental and Applied Pharmacology for Nurses

by Meena Shrivastava

Pharmacology makes the ever-expanding and turbulent nature of drug information as one of the most vibrant, lively and exciting sciences. The book “Fundamental and Applied Pharmacology for Nurses” is divided into eleven chapters. Nurses play an important role in the drug management. They have been doing traditional job of indenting, storage and administration of drugs. They also act as an indispensable link between health services to provide drug information services to end users, i.e. patients. Every day there are new formulations that are coming up and nurses have to be familiar with them. This book not only highlights their roles and responsibilities in drug management and administration but also fundamental issues related to pharmacology. In this book, the basic aspects have been dealt with the suffix of nursing implications at the end of almost every chapter. Few chapters have been covered elaborately by keeping in mind the areas of interest to nursing fraternity such as drug formulations, drug administration and drug storage. Clinical pharmacology, pharmacovigilance and recent developments, wherever necessary, are also covered to keep them appraised about the future trends in the subject. This book can be used by both nursing students and also for all others who are interested in the discipline of pharmacology.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Shrivastava Meena Sri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute, Tiruporur, Guduvancherry Main Road, Ammapettai, Nellikuppam, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, India
ISBN 9789350251133
Speciality Pharmacology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11279
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2011
Pages 444
Book Type Textbook


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