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Institution: Wodonga TAFE - 2014 2nd Semester
Course Code: HLT51612
Subject: Diploma of Nursing 2014
NURS5086 AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY, SEMESTER 2 2011
The new edition of this landmark text continues to be the 'one stop reference' to pharmacology for Australian and New Zealand health science students. Chapters have been thoroughly updated and revised to include the latest information on the clinical use of drugs and their application to specific disciplines within the health professions is highlighted. Organised by body system, it retains the features that have proved popular with students and lecturers, such as Clinical Interest Boxes, Drug Monographs, chapter summaries and review exercises.
The text gives a comprehensive introduction to important pharmacology principles and concepts and has a strong focus on therapeutics. Written specifically for the Australasian region, it reflects local generic drug names, availability and clinical uses, along with local aspects of scheduling, drug legislation and ethical issues.
New to this Edition
. Anatomy and Physiology integrated throughout.
. Extensively updated -
- Over the counter drugs and complementary therapies - expanded drug list especially with regards to Complementary Therapies
- Legal and Ethical Foundations of Pharmacotherapy - Changes to regulations including extended prescribing rights in other professions eg. nursing, podiatry etc
- Overview of Neoplasia and Cancer Chemotherapy - significantly changed to reflect new research.
. New Drug Monographs - describe prototypes of key drug groups or commonly prescribed drugs and include recommended dosage and administration information.
. New layout and design to ensure chapters are easy to read.
. Paramedic specific drug table on evolve.