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Drugs Handbook 2012-2013

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Red Globe Press

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02 December 2011

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The Drugs Handbook 2012-2013 is a reader-friendly text perfect for nursing, health and prescribing courses. Fully updated, it is a concise guide to the mechanism of action, therapeutic indications and chief unwanted effects...

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The Drugs Handbook 2012-2013 is a reader-friendly text perfect for nursing, health and prescribing courses. Fully updated, it is a concise guide to the mechanism of action, therapeutic indications and chief unwanted effects of medicines available in the United Kingdom, including registered herbal medicines.

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Includes the most uptodate information on the various medicines prescribed or bought over the counter
Features a unique section on herbal medications
With nursing becoming an all graduate profession from 2013 accurate knowledge of medications is now essential
Drugs listed alphabetically under both generic and trade names, as well as slang terms for drugs of abuse 
Provides an ideal reference source for nurses, paramedical staff and other health professionals, both in practice and on placement

Introduction
Non-prescription Medicines
Innovations in Drug Development
Cost-effectiveness
Interactions
Drugs and Medicines
Names of Drugs
Drug Safety Monitoring
Drugs in Pregnancy
Drug Combinations
Other Reference Sources
Abbreviations
Definitions of Drug Group Names and Medical Terms
PART I: APPROVED NAMES
PART II: TRADE NAMES
Part III: HERBAL MEDICINES
Appendix: Common Slang Names for Misused Drugs.

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GLYN VOLANS, MD, BSc, FRCP, is Consultant Clinical Pharmacologist at King's College London School of Medicine, UK.
HEATHER WISEMAN, BSc, MSc, is an information scientist with a long-standing interest in drug safety.

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GLYN VOLANS, MD, BSc, FRCP, is Consultant Clinical Pharmacologist at King's College London School of Medicine, UK.
HEATHER WISEMAN, BSc, MSc, is an information scientist with a long-standing interest in drug safety.

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