Containing the practical principles nurses and other n-medical prescribers need to practice safely, effectively and cost-consciously whatever the situation, it provides evidence-based advice on a wide selection of subjects to give a complete picture of the role of the prescriber. The bladder may not empty completely and a residual volume greater than 100 ml is common. Each reading excursion yielded more nuggets and of course I now view this little handbook as a bit of a goldmine. All this is available at your fingertips, in a pocket-sized handbook with hard-wearing plastic covers. Patient-specific directions These are written instructions from a doctor or dentist which are set out in the patient¿s notes in primary care and on the drug chart in secondary care to specified health-care professionals, instructing them to supply or administer medicines or appliances to a named patient.
Potential and unwanted effects 6. Nursing Older People Read more. Symptoms include, voiding small amounts of urine, hesitancy, poor flow, or post-micturition dribble. However, the handbook overall is packed with much valuable information, with added notes on complemenatry and homeopathic medication. Journal of Advanced Nursing A very useful resource to all nurses and pharmacists undergoing their non-medical prescribing courses. The individual nurse still carries responsibility and, as such, is accountable for his or her actions. Penny is a Nurse Independent and Supplementary Prescriber.
Complementary and alternative medicines and over-the-counter drugs 14. In addition to control of pain and other symptoms, it involves an holistic approach, embracing social, psychological, and spiritual dimensions. Good practice indicates that the dispenser acts as a second checker for the prescriber. Public health Public health is defined by Acheson as ¿the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts of society'. Key sections include assessment, writing a prescription, the extremes of life, recording prescribing information and reviewing the patient. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding. All this is available at your fingertips, in a pocket-sized handbook with hard-wearing plastic covers.
Clinical supervision This is a term used to describe a formal process of professional support and learning which enables practitioners to develop knowledge and competence, assume responsibility for their own practice and enhance consumer protection and safety of care in complex situations. Penny has a Masters degree in Complementary Health Studies and her research for this was an enquiry into the effects of lack of sleep on the couple relationship for parents with toddlers who are poor sleepers. The topics covered range from basic pharmacology, to the legal aspects and processes of prescribing practice, as well as prescribing for specific conditions and special groups, such as the older person and the very young. Whatever situation you are in, the Oxford Handbook of Nurse Prescribing will give you the information you need. The Oxford Handbook of Prescribing for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals, second edition gives concise, practical and expert advice on all aspects of prescribing for nurses, as well as other non-medical prescribers. Stress incontinence An involuntary urine leak when abdominal pressure increases during physical activity, e. Prescribing is a relatively recent extension of the nursing role, and there are few resources to support the prescriber through this complex and expanding initiative.
Written by practising nurses and checked by subject experts and pharmacologists, the Oxford Handbook of Prescribing for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals, second edition continues to be an essential companion for all nurse prescribers. The book would have been beneficial during my nurse prescribing course and would be useful for individual practitioners. Penny has published in peer-reviewed journals on the subject of assessment for nurse prescribing. How do I set a reading intention To set a reading intention, click through to any list item, and look for the panel on the left hand side: Welcome to London South Bank University's online reading list system. Whatever situation you are in, the Oxford Handbook of Nurse Prescribing will give you the information you need.
The handbook contains the practical principles required to enable the prescriber to practice safely, effectively and cost-consciously. If the sample size is large enough this design avoids bias and confounding variables. The Oxford Handbook of Prescribing for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals, second edition gives concise, practical and expert advice on all aspects of prescribing for nurses, as well as other non-medical prescribers. The cause is unknown but it may be due to obstruction or neurological disease. Setting up reading intentions help you organise your course reading.
It is usually caused by muscular damage to the bladder outlet because of weakness of the pelvic floor musculature. Penny is a representative for her professional body on the National Race Equality Committee. Penny Franklin is Senior Lecturer for Prescribing at The University of Plymouth. The authors should be congratulated - it is excellent value for money - a little gem. This new edition has been fully revised to include new legislation and changes to prescribing standards. Helping you achieve the best possible results for your patients, the authors offer a wealth of recommendations, guidance and information from their years of experience. Blank pages for writing notes, observations and local protocols allow your handbook to be customised to meet your specific needs.
Drugs -- Prescribing -- Great Britain. Underlying ethics, principles and a historical overview of development are also covered. Key sections include assessment, writing a prescription, the extremes of life, recording prescribing information and reviewing the patient. Social determinants of health A person¿s ability to attain a standard of health and well-being is influenced by their genetic make up and their lifestyle choices. More lists will be added over the coming months.
Consideration of product choice 8. Your reading intentions are private to you and will not be shown to other users. All this is available at your fingertips, in an accessible and pocket-sized handbook. Competent standard of care Bolam Principle 1957 : the nurse is required to act within her or his competency at all times and to exercise ¿the ordinary skill of an ordinary ¿man¿ exercising that particular art¿, i. The handbook is compact and light enough to have handy as a refresher or reference for nurses already seasoned practitioners in this art and skill.