Category list : Drug calculations
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Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs - 3rd editionSubscription
’This is an excellent tool to enable staff to undertake risk assessments – although written for nursing staff working in the US this is equally relevant for oncology nurses in the UK.’
Why Mothers’ Medication MattersSubscription
’The author raises some valuable points regarding how breastfeeding is viewed by both the greater medical field and society.’
A college in Lancashire is offering a free course to help nurses and other health professionals brush up on their maths skills.
Miscalculating doses is a common source of drug errors. This article explains how to calculate drug doses and highlights common errors. After reading it, you can undertake the Nursing Times learning unit Drug Calculations in Practice, which includes clinical scenarios to test your knowledge
’It is a comprehensive reference book for students on all the most popular drugs used.’
“Women who take paracetamol or ibuprofen just twice a week could be damaging their hearing permanently,” the Daily Mail reports.
Last week’s revelations about the proposed scope of practice for nursing associates should put more pressure on the government to announce its intentions for the role – and fast.
’This is an excellent resource for students and in fact any registrant who would like to brush up and refresh their skills in the area of drug calculations. ’
The Invisible Work of NursesSubscription
’The book is readable for all healthcare professionals and it might be useful for non exec directors as well to enable them to understand the complexities of nursing.’
'Patients need properly trained nursing staff'Subscription
Ever since we broke the story on the nursing associate role, people have asked what Nursing Times’ position is on the issue.