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Module Reading List

Pharmacology - Applied to Practice, 2017/18, Semester 1
Dr Claire Easthall
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential Reading

O’Brien M, Spires A, and K Andrews. 2011. Introduction to medicines management in nursing. 1st Edition. Learning Matters Limited.

Crouch S, Chapellow C and Crouch M. 2015. Medicines management : a nursing perspective, 2nd Edition Pearson Education Limited.

Lawson E and Hennefer D L. 2010. Medicines management in adult nursing. 1st Edition, Learning Matters Limited.

Joint Formulary Committee. 2015. British national formulary.. 69th Edition. London: BMJ Group and Pharmaceutical Press

Paediatric Formulary Committee. 2014-2015. BNF for children 2017-2018 ISBN: 9780857113221 (e-book). London: BMJ Group, Pharmaceutical Press, and RCPCH Publications   

The British national formulary. ISSN: 0260-535x is an essential reference, that will be used frequently in most sessions. Some copies will be made available but if you could get your own copy it would be helpful. It is also available online at https://www.medicinescomplete.com/about/. You will need your Athens login details to access. There is also a smartphone application available.

You should ensure that you have access to a pharmacology textbook that goes into sufficient depth on each drug.

Edmunds, M W. 2013. Introduction to clinical pharmacology. 7th edition. Mosby

Kazung B.G and Trevor A J. 2015. Basic & clinical pharmacology. 13th edition. McGraw-Hill Education.   

Rang H P, Ritter J M, Flower R J and Henderson G. 2016. Rang & Dale's pharmacology 8th Edition. Churchill Livingstone.

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Lee A. 2006. Adverse drug reactions. 2nd edition, Pharmaceutical Press

Neal, M J. 2009. Medical Pharmacology at a Glance. 6th edition. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing

Walker, R, and Whittlesea C. 2012. Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics. 5th Edition, London Churchill Livingstone

Stockley, I, Baxter K and Preston C L. 2013. Stockley’s Drug Interactions . 10th Edition, London: The Pharmaceutical Press

This is the first port of call for anyone researching a drug interaction. Again it is available in the reference section of the library or in your pharmacy department.

Costello I. 2007. Paediatric drug handling. 1st Edition. London: Pharmaceutical Press

Briggs G G, Freeman R K and Yaffee S J. 2008. Drugs in pregnancy and lactation: a reference guide to fetal and neonatal risk. 8th edition . London: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins   

This is a comprehensive reference about the safety of medicines in pregnancy and lactation. It is good to refer to if you are searching about the suitability of medicines use in these groups and want detailed answers.

Mutsatsa S. 2011, Medicines management in mental health nursing. 1st Edition. Learning Matters Limited.   

This list was last updated on 16/10/2017