This pocket-sized quick reference provides essential information on the most commonly-prescribed drugs, looking at the implications for use on both mother and child. Intended as a supplementary text to The British National Formulary and other pharmacology textbooks, The Midwife's Pharmacopoeia provides at-a-glance information on mode of action, side effects, contraindications and interactions of all main drug types. Emergency situations are also covered, and a glossary of terms and abbreviations plus guidelines for further reading makes this an essential companion for all midwives - whether in a hospital environment or in the community. Table of Contents: Introduction: includes drugs and the law; synopsis of the relevant drug schedules and classes.Calculations.Antacids. Anaesthetics; Analgesics - opioid and non-opioid. Antibiotics. Anticoagulants. Anticonvulsants. Antidepressants. Anti-emetics. Antihypertensives. Antiseptics. Contraceptives. Antihistamines. Hypoglycaemics. Intravenous fluids. Immunoglobulins. Oxytocics. Prostaglandins. Myometrial relaxants. Rectal preparations. Vaccines. Vitamins and iron preparations. Anxiolytics and hypnotics. Antifungals. Miscellaneous. Emergency drugs. Glossary of terms and abbreviations. Index.
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Titolo: The Midwife' s Pocket Formulary, Commonly prescribed drugs for mother and child, drugs and breastfeeding, contra indications and side effects
Editore: Elsevier - Churchill Livingstone
Edizione: IV 2013
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 12x18 cm
Peso: 0.3 kg