A book written by nurses for nurses providing a simple guide to the most common medicines.
Spanning 8 concise and highly readable chapters, the book explains the pharmacology of different drug types in simple terms while also considering the practical aspects of working with people requiring mental health medicines.
- A detailed 'Medicines List' contained in each chapter providing the key information on dosages, brand names and possible adverse reactions
- Takes a life course approach highlighting specific considerations for children, pregnancy and older people
- Cuts through the complex terminology with clear and simple language supported by real world case studies