Provides clinical pharmacology information with emphasis on what junior doctors need in practice on the wards. This book includes information on reference details of drugs such as doses, when a drug is indicated and when not, with special attention to contraindications/ dangers and common side effects to look out for, and others.
The 'Pocket Prescriber' fills the as-yet vacant niche for a true pocketbook providing essential clinical pharmacology information with heavy emphasis on what junior doctors most need in practice on the wards. This information includes reference details of drugs such as doses, when a drug is indicated and when not, with special attention to contraindications/ dangers and common side effects to look out for, and warn the patient of, before starting the drug. A significant section of the book is given over to dealing with common problems that arise with prescribing, for example drugs that are complicated to prescribe (e.g. insulin, anticoagulants, inotropes, controlled drugs) or where choice is difficult (e.g. antihypertensives, antibiotics). Targeted primarily at junior doctors, it will also provide basic pharmacology information and facts about each drug in order to ensure it remains accessible and a useful learning tool for students.
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A pocket book that is truly pocketable, every medical student and junior doctor should carry this book. Pocket Prescriber takes everything you would need from the BNF and puts it into an easy-to-read and usable format. I really cannot recommend Pocket Prescriber highly enough. Oxford Medical School Gazette
This pocket reference is concise, easy to read and contains much of the information routinely used by house officers, medical students and other practitioners in the impatient setting. Doody's Review Service
About Timothy R. J. Nicholson
Timothy R.J. Nicholson MBBS (London), BSc (London), MSc (Oxon), MRCP Psychiatry SHO, South London & Maudsley Hospital Training Rotation, London, UK The author has a background as an SHO in General Medicine (St George's hospital), Endocrinology and Cardiology (Hammersmith Hospital training scheme) & Neurology (National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen sq). He is currently a psychiatry SHO at the Maudsley Hospital, King's College where he aims to combine psychiatry with neurology in an academic and clinical career. Editorial Advisor: Donald RJ Singer BMedBiol, MD, FRCP Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology Department, Leicester-Warwick Medical Schools, University of Warwick, Coventry
Table of Contents
ALS guidelines 1. How to use this book Intro / Disclaimer / Standard layout of drugs / Key 2. Common/ useful drugs 3. Special sections i) Drug selection for: Antibiotics/ Hypertension/ Asthma/ Antiemetics/ Analgesics/ Antiarrhythmics ii) How to prescribe: Insulin/ Warfarin/ Heparin/ GTN/ Thrombolysis/ Diamorphine pumps/ Inotropes/ iii) Miscellaneous: Controlled drugs/levels/alcohol detox/ Fluid balance/ Steroids/sleeping tablets/sedation/ Side effect profiles/ Special prescribing conditions iv) Medical emergencies: Myocardial Infarction/ LVF/ Anaphylaxis/ Acute Asthma/ Exaccerbation of COPD/ Pulmonary Embolism/ Epilepsy/ DKA / HONK/ Electrolyte disturbance/ overdoses/ ARF/head injury/malignant HTN 4. Common lab reference values
Pocket Prescriber by Timothy R. J. Nicholson
Timothy R. J. Nicholson
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