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Midwife’s Pocket Formulary – 4th ed

Debbee Houghton Liz Davey

$46.95

Now in its 4th edition The Midwifes Pocket Formulary is the essential guide to all the drugs midwives encounter in their sphere of practice. Written in a practical and easy to understand style the book provides information on how to manage and administer these drugs. Written by 2 leading experts in the field.

UK 4th edition 2020

SKU: MI4072 Author: ,

Now in its 4th edition The Midwifes Pocket Formulary is the essential guide to all the drugs midwives encounter in their sphere of practice. Written in a practical and easy to understand style the book provides information on how to manage and administer these drugs. Written by 2 leading experts in the field it covers everything you need to know.

Key Features
  • Essential information, at a glance
  • Convenient, pocket-sized format
  • Clear, worked examples of drug calculations
New to this Edition
  • Systematic revision and updated for each category of medication to reflect contemporary provision of maternity care
  • Underpinned by the new standards of proficiency for midwives (November 2019), the strengthened focus for all professionals on medicines optimisation, antimicrobial stewardship and professional guidance for medicines administration in health care settings published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • ‘Emergency Drugs’, and ‘Intravenous fluids’, comprehensively updated to reflect contemporary resuscitation pathways and advice for local anaesthetic systemic toxicity embedded in NICE, RCOG and UK Resuscitation Council guidance
  • Information and current advice for the use of antimicrobial agents- ‘Antibiotics’, ‘Antiseptics’ and ‘Antifungals’ to support up to date advice from NICE, the RCOG and MBBRACE for a range of circumstances in maternity care
  • Specific updated advice on the use of the specific medications; for example restricted use of anticonvulsant medication Sodium Valporate for childbearing women

UK 4th edition 2020

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