The Top 100 Drugs

The Top 100 Drugs

Clinical Pharmacology and Practical Prescribing

Prescribing for the first time is a nerve-wracking experience. Of all the tasks performed by new doctors, it is probably the one with greatest direct impact on the wellbeing of patients. Safe and effective practice rests on a good understanding of both clinical pharmacology and practical prescribing. Acquiring this is not easy, particularly when faced with reams of information about hundreds of unfamiliar drugs, often presented in a way that appears detached from clinical reality.

This book is your starting point. It is a direct response to requests from students for a compendium of the 100 most important drugs in the NHS. Key information about the clinical pharmacology and practical prescribing of each drug is presented side-by-side, allowing you to direct your attention as appropriate for your stage of training. Drugs can be accessed alphabetically when you need quick information on the wards and by organ system or clinical indication when you are at your desk.

Research led by Professor Emma Baker has identified the ‘top 100 drugs’ by their importance and prescribing frequency. She has shown that the list changes little over time, making it a stable resource upon which to base learning.

"A great practical resource for those new to prescribing the text is aimed at those new to independent prescribing, and for that group I would consider. The Top 100 Drugs to be an excellent publication." Reviewed by Emma Watts, GP in Surrey on behalf of (journal) Pulse April 2015

"This handy, pocket-sized book is a great practical resource for those new to prescribing." Reviewed by Pulse, Apr 2015

Price: £13.59 (USD$17.28)

RRP: £15.99 save 15%
ISBN 139780702055164
Reward Points 13
more products supplied by:
Elsevier
Author / Editor: Andrew Hitchings / Dagan Lonsdale / Daniel Burrage / Emma Baker
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 02 May 2014
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Print Book ISBN: 9780702055164
Pages: 274
Dimensions: 186 mm X 123 mm

Product rating

Sign in to rate

Customer Reviews

There have been no reviews for this product.

Your orders are sent directly to Elsevier and are actioned usually within 48hrs during the working week. Re-stocking due to popularity however is replenished on a weekly basis. If any one item in your purchase is delayed Elsevier will typically send you what they have in stock and will send on the remainder as soon as it arrives. This is at no additional shipping costs to you. Sending and arriving can be different timings. Elsevier send as soon as they can. The courier services can take anything from 48hrs to 3 weeks to arrive depending where in the world you are. We ship from the UK warehouse so UK deliveries are the fastest.

Shipping Costs

We currently maintain a flat fee structure for shipping products from Elsevier. Buy as many Elsevier titles as you like the we will still charge you the same single book shipping fee. Perhaps club together with friends if you are after the same title to save even more on shipping!. 

Overview Delivery Methods

Books are delivered in the UK via DHL and will require a signature upon delivery. In the Rest of Europe, Middle East and Africa book deliveries are via UPS.