UCL Hospitals Injectable Medicines Administration Guide: Pharmacy Department
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 18, 2010 - Medical - 348 pages
"I would definitely recommend this book to all staff with an interest and involvement in intravenous drug therapy."
—The Pharmaceutical Journal
"There is no doubt that nurses will find this small book useful. It should be available for consultation in any clinical area where drugs are administered to patients by the injectable routes."
—Journal of Clinical Nursing
The safe administration of injectable medicines is key to patient safety. The NPSA recognises the use of injectable medicines is a high risk activity and recommends written information about injectables to be available at the point of preparation.
The UCL Hospitals Injectable Medicines Administration Guide, third edition is a practical, accessible guide covering many important aspects of administering medicines by injection. It provides clear, concise information on the preparation and administration of over 245 injectable medicines for adults, paediatrics and neonates. The Guide is an essential resource for nurses and other health care professionals: it provides the key information and advice needed for the safe and effective administration of injectable medicines.
The Guide’s introductory section provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of injectable therapy, including the risks and benefits of IV administration, infusion devices, and pharmaceutical aspects of injectable therapy.
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The UCLHGuide is also available electronically at www.uclhguide.com