Essential Aussie Drugs: A little pocket book of common Aussie drug facts.
(Pocket book) 2nd Edition
This 2nd edition book is great for drug rounds or as a reference to drug mechanisms within a drug class.
Full Colour! And includes National Tall Man Formatting & International Harmonisation drug name changes where necessary.
There are more than 1400 more drug names than the first edition and these are organised alphabetically.
The book is sorted by trade and generic names so it makes it easy to find the generic name of a drug.
There is brief information such as the drug class and common indications for almost any drug you will administer.
At the back of the book you will find over 1000 medical abbreviations..
There are also commonly used drug suffixes, and a quick and easy full colour summary of the Mechanism of Action for 49 common drug classes.
New easy to find cross reference indices makes tracking down class mechanisms even easier.
Terrific Resource… especially for novice health care professionals new to drug administration.
Excellent resource for those who have already checked the drug’s profile and critical information such as contraindications and adverse reactions, but were unfamiliar with the new trade name.
Safety and drug competence.
Remember, this resource is not designed to take the place of a MIMS or Drug advice resources provided by your institution.
This book is just an aide memoir to improve your drug knowledge and safety.