Retaining the concise format and clear writing style of the first edition, the text explores a wide range of topics related to current practice and provides access to a variety of perspectives on nurse prescribing. The contributors draw on a wealth of experience to provide a critical exploration of the development and implications of nurse prescribing. Topics covered include:
accountability assessment and evaluation responsibilities management compliance.
New for this edition are separate chapters covering legal issues and ethical principles, as well as a whole chapter of case study scenarios that give the reader real-life examples of nurse prescribing in practice.
Whether you are already a nurse prescriber, about to become one, or a health care professional interested in prescribing issues or the developing and expanding role of the nurse, this book is for you.
|Publisher:||Macmillan Education UK|
|Edition description:||2nd ed. 2002|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Table of Contents
Foreword; Baroness Cumberlege.- Preface.- Development of the Nurse Prescribing Initiative; J.Green.- Nurse Prescribing: Ethical Principles and Accountability; E.Groves.- Nurse Prescribing: Accountability and Legal Issues; S.Preece.- Assessment and Evaluation in Nurse Prescribing; J.Humphries.- Responsibilities of Prescribing; R.Anderson.- The Management of Prescribing; M.Campbell.- Keep Taking Your Medication or You Will Not Get Better: Who is the Non-Compliant Patient?; J.Richman.- Nurse Prescribing: The Reality; L.Lowe & R.Hurst.- Will You Walk a Little Faster...?; D.Skidmore.- Nurse Prescribing Case Studies; J.Humphries.- The Future of Nurse Prescribing; J.Humphries & J.Green.- Appendix 1: The Nurse Prescriber's Formulary.- Appendix 2: Proposed List of Prescription Only Medicines for Prescribing by Independent Nurse Prescribers.- Index.
What People are Saying About This
...invaluable and eminently readable...explores fundamental professional issues around responsibility, accountability, management, assessment, ethics and the law.' - Fiona Winstanley, Senior Lecturer, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Nursing Times
'This is an excellent as a 'must have' book for anyone considering nurse prescribing...The editors have done an excellent job.' - Jill Peters, Primary Health Care