Pathophysiology and Pharmacology in Nursing (Transforming Nursing Practice Series) Paperback – 29 May 2019
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Pathophysiology and Pharmacology in Nursing has been carefully designed to provide an integrated introduction to both the biology of disease and the therapeutic agents that are used to manage them. It covers the basics of pharmacology, the core pathological concepts of inflammation, infection and cancer, as well as a systems based consideration of the pathophysiology and relevant pharmacology of common disorders.
New to the second edition:
- All content updated and mapped to the 2018 NMC standards
- Two new chapters on Mental health conditions and Renal conditions.
The ideal starting point for student nurses to develop a robust, integrated knowledge of human disease and pharmacology, enabling them to provide care that is based on up-to-date knowledge of this important subject.
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The Transforming Nursing Practice series is tailor-made for pre-registration student nurses, with each book in the series addressing a core topic from the nursing degree.
Mapped to the 2018 NMC standards, the books are simple to use, quick to read and packed full of active learning features to help you apply theory to practice, like activities and case studies.
From the Back Cover
About the Author
Dr Sarah Ashelford has been a lecturer in biological sciences within the School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Studies, University of Bradford since 2005. Prior to this, Sarah was a science teacher at high schools in Leeds and Wakefield. Sarah has a BSc in Genetics and a PhD from the Centre for HIV Research, Division of Biological Science, University of Edinburgh.
Sarah leads the pre-registration Pathophysiology theme for all nursing fields. Sarah is co-module leader for the post-registration Cancer- Understanding Treatment, Management & Care, Haematology and Stem-Cell Transplant, and Symptom Management in Life-limiting Illnesses modules. Sarah leads the Genetics and Health, and co-leads Applied Pathophysiology and Pharmacology in Acute and Long term conditions modules. A member of the Biosciences in Nursing Education Group, she undertakes research to enhance teaching, learning and assessment of the biosciences.
Justine Raynsford has worked as a hospital pharmacist since 1991. She currently works as a specialist clinical pharmacist and non-medical prescriber in mental health for Leeds Foundation Trust. She also works as a lecturer in the school of Nursing at Bradford, teaching pharmacology to nurses. She is joint Programme leader for the non-medical prescribing course and also co-leads the Applied Pathophysiology and Pharmacology in Acute and Long term conditions modules.
Dr Vanessa Taylor is Associate Professor of Nursing at Northumbria University
- Publisher : Learning Matters; Second edition (29 May 2019)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 440 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1526432110
- ISBN-13 : 978-1526432117
- Dimensions : 17.1 x 2.54 x 24.6 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: 11,242 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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