Coke Dreams (Coke Dreams, Book 1)

By Arabia

Sy, Nik, Shani and Monica have been most sensible associates for so long as they can be mindful. They have been all born and raised in Washington D.C. The younger ladies crammed their days with completing their senior yr of highschool; whereas at evening they have been the celebrities of the hood. all of the girls hated them and all of the males sought after them. They controlled to stick as far-off from all of the drama that went on within the hood as attainable. With university of their close to destiny, lifestyles for the foursome couldn’t get any larger. that's till love without warning reveals them and knocks them down. With every thing going so correct they're all floating on cloud 9. convinced their lives have been headed at the correct direction, they felt like not anything might get it wrong or convey them down. yet real to the legislations of Gravity: What is going up needs to come down. while tragedy moves and love comes among them it creates a downward spiral that not anyone may have observed coming. A warfare is at the upward thrust they usually locate themselves stuck in the midst of it. they're now combating one another and combating for romance. yet, while it’s all stated and performed who could be left status to reside the lifetime of their goals.

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The Drug Book: From Arsenic to Xanax, 250 Milestones in the History of Drugs (Sterling Milestones)

By Michael C. Gerald

Throughout historical past, people all over the place have hunted for treatments to heal bodies and minds. masking every thing from old herbs to state-of-the-art chemical substances, this booklet within the highly well known Milestones sequence seems to be at 250 of crucial moments within the improvement of life-altering, life-saving, and infrequently life-endangering prescription drugs. Illustrated entries characteristic historical medicines like alcohol, opium, and hemlock; the smallpox and the polio vaccines; homeopathic remedies; and arguable scientific remedies like ether, amphetamines, and Xanax—while shining a gentle at the scientists, medical professionals, and corporations who introduced them to us.

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Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses


Davis’s Drug advisor for Nurses®, 15th Edition delivers all the info you want to administer medicinal drugs appropriately around the lifespan—well-organized monographs for enormous quantities of normal and millions of trade-name drugs.


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  • 5,000-drug database and appendices
  • Cross-referencing of drugs
  • FDA drug news


LIFE-SAVING suggestions ... AT A GLANCE

  • Red tab for top alert drugs, plus in-depth excessive alert and sufferer safeguard coverage
  • Red, capitalized letters for life-threatening aspect effects
  • NEW! REP heading to be used of gear in ladies and men of reproductive age
  • Drug-drug, drug-food, drug-natural product interactions
  • Pedi, Geri, OB, and Lactation cautions
  • IV management subheads
  • REMS (Risk review and Mitigation ideas) icon
  • Pharmacogenomic content material and icon
  • Canadian-specific content 
  • Much more!


Online at DavisPlus (Redeem the Plus Code at the inside of entrance conceal of a brand new, revealed textual content to entry your DavisPlus resources.)

  • Audio library for 1,200+ drug names
  • Three tutorials, every one with a self-test
  • Calculators for physique mass index (BMI), metric conversions, IV drip premiums, dosage/kg, and Fahrenheit/Celsius
  • Interactive case reviews, short, real-life eventualities which are by means of a chain of question
  • Med-Deck-style cards
  • Video clips illustrating the secure management of medications
  • Animations demonstrating the management and absorption of oral drugs
  • Schematic mind illustrations depicting the effect of definite DSM issues and the impact of psychotropic medicinal drugs on patients 


Reviews for Davis's Drug advisor for Nurses, 14th Edition:

I'm a BSN scholar, and this ebook has been a superb resource.  while my teachers inquire from me questions on medicines, i do know i will resolution any questions they've got with this book... This was once the booklet my hardest medical teacher advised to me, and my classmates who've different drug manuals want they'd this one.”

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As a scholar nurse, I spend extra time with this ebook than I do with my kinfolk. effortless to learn, solid format, informative, to the purpose. It was once required through my software and i've chanced on it to be a superb resource.”

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I am capable of write nursing plans, comprehend affliction strategy, and correct management of substances all due to this one book.

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Mosby's 2014 Nursing Drug Reference, 27e (SKIDMORE NURSING DRUG REFERENCE)

There is a distinction in drug handbooks. From the best identify in nursing, Mosby’s 2014 Nursing Drug Reference makes it effortless to discover the most recent and most crucial info at the medicines you administer most often. greater than 5,000 medicinal drugs are profiled ― together with 70 new entries on present medicinal drugs and medicine lately licensed via the FDA. And no different drug guide locations a better emphasis on sufferer security. With a full-color layout and an A to Z association, this moveable reference supplies the main entire details for every drug, together with dosing, unwanted effects, interactions, and management. up to date by means of nursing pharmacology specialist Linda Skidmore-Roth, Mosby’s Nursing Drug Reference is a bestseller that has been relied upon through nurses for over 25 years.

  • More than 5,000 normal and trade-name drugs
  • are profiled, overlaying virtually each drug you'll administer in perform or in clinicals.

  • Attractive full-color design highlights very important details for speedy and simple access.
  • Black field Warnings offer signals to harmful or life-threatening antagonistic reactions.
  • Safety Alert icon identifies occasions that require particular attention.
  • Common and life-threatening part effects are geared up through physique approach, displaying indicators to monitor for in the course of assessments.
  • Nursing strategy steps are used because the framework for organizing all nursing care information.
  • Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV management directions, together with exact issues and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities.
  • Comprehensive drug monographs comprise commonplace names, Rx or OTC availability, pronunciations, U.S. and Canadian alternate names, sensible and chemical category, controlled-substance time table, do-not-confuse medicines, motion, makes use of, unlabeled makes use of, dosages and routes, on hand types, uncomfortable side effects, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug lab test), nursing issues, and therapy of overdose.
  • Complete pharmacokinetic information contains the mechanism and absorption of the drug in addition to its motion, length, and excretion.
  • Flexible, waterproof cover presents sturdiness within the medical setting.
  • A spouse website contains updates with from time to time used or lately licensed medicinal drugs, a full-color capsule atlas, directions to secure dealing with of chemotherapeutic brokers, mixture items, medicines metabolized through recognized P450s, medicines to be carefully for geriatric sufferers, natural items, a list of high-alert Canadian medicines and immunization schedules, sufferer educating publications in English and Spanish, and more.
  • 70 NEW monographs supply up to date content material on extra or newly published drugs.

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Senor Nice: Straight Life from Wales to South America

By Howard Marks

Howard Marks used to be published from Terre Haute detention center, Indiana in April 1995 after serving seven years of a twenty-five 12 months sentence for marijuana smuggling. It was once time for a metamorphosis of profession.

So he wrote best-selling books, grew to become a activities author and go back and forth author, stood as a parliamentary candidate in Norwich North, Norwich South, Southampton attempt and Neath, utilized to develop into the country's Drug Czar, and launched into a long-running sell-out sequence of 1 guy exhibits.

While appearing in his domestic city of Kenfig Hill, he fell between previous associates who made remarkable claims for Welsh tradition (Was Elvis particularly Welsh? used to be there relatively a tribe of Welsh-speaking local Americans?) while his aged aunt advised him of his outlaw ancestry: William Owen, the mythical Welsh smuggler (who had operated for it slow in South the US) and his great-great-grandfather Patrick McCarty, the part brother of Billy the child, who had joined Butch Cassidy and the Sundance child in Patagonia. He made up our minds to discover South the United States.

His travels took him to Jamaica and Panama within the footsteps of the Welsh buccaneer Henry Morgan; he went to Brazil trying to find teams of Welsh settlers so imprecise he by no means chanced on them (although he did achieve discovering his musical idol Jimmy Page); and he searched one of the thriving Welsh neighborhood in Patagonia for indicators of Billy the Kid's part brother. Richly comedian and charged with the feel of experience that will result in an Oxford graduate to develop into the world's so much infamous marijuana smuggler, Señor great is the highly exciting sequel to Mr great.

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Understanding Drugs and Behaviour

Why are a few medicinal drugs hugely addictive? What precisely are the consequences of other forms of psychoactive medications? How can they produce such dramatic results on temper, cognition, sensation, understanding, future health and well-being?

Understanding medications and Behaviour describes intimately how the most psychoactive medicinal drugs can regulate mind chemistry and regulate behaviour. Written by way of skilled teachers with a excessive point of analysis services, the entire major medications utilized in today’s society are incorporated, resembling alcohol, nicotine, hashish, LSD and Ecstacy, opiates, CNS stimulants, in addition to medical medications.

 Teaching and studying good points include:

  • Chapter overviews     
  • In-depth center material   
  • End of bankruptcy questions   
  • Key references
  • Extensive glossary     
  • Journals and internet sites of interest

 This introductory textual content may be of use to scholars of psychology, behavioural sciences, wellbeing and fitness sciences, nursing, body structure and pharmacology.

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The Thirteenth Step: Addiction in the Age of Brain Science

By Markus Heilig

The prior thirty years have witnessed a revolution within the technology of habit, but we nonetheless depend upon outmoded equipment of therapy. pricey new courses for handling habit also are flourishing, yet on account that they don't seem to be dependent in technology, they provide little profit to those that can't manage to pay for to lose funds or religion of their recovery.

Clarifying the state of the art technological know-how of habit for either practitioners and normal readers, The 13th Step pairs tales of genuine sufferers with factors of key options when it comes to their sickness. A police leader who disappears at the activity illustrates the method in which a drug can set off the mind circuits mediating relapse. One person's attempt to discover a burrito shack in a overseas urban illuminates the present prediction errors signaled through the mind chemical dopamine. With those examples and extra, this quantity paints a vibrant, readable portrait of drug looking, escalation, and different features of dependancy and indicates science-based remedies that promise to enhance troubling relapse charges. Merging technological know-how and human adventure, The 13th Step deals compassionate, beneficial solutions to a person who hopes for a greater deal with on a confounding disease.

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Rx: A Tale of Electronegativity

By Robert Brockway

Pink is a chemical beta tester. it is a great manner of claiming 'professional drug addict.' yet that’s no longer an issue: each person within the 4 Posts is nursing an habit to anything. in truth, the city's complete economic climate is predicated on Presence -- a chemical hallucinogen that we could the consumer peek into background. Red’s expertise for blending new and fascinating narcotic concoctions is mostly strong for a fast dollar and an inexpensive chuckle, yet this time something's long past improper. After huffing a brand new prototype pressure of Presence from Hockner Industries, he is awoken to discover himself in violation of a Non-Disclosure contract. against the law punishable through dying. Red's purely desire for salvation lies in a mysterious touch with all of the solutions and doubtless countless assets. yet to get to him, pink needs to first navigate the claustrophobic theater of the 'Wells, the place not anyone is what they appear, break out the clutches of a mad, phallus-obsessed ghetto king, and search safety from the murderous gray boatmen, all whereas his scary and more and more genuine hallucinations tear him except the interior out. With assistance from quality controls, a strolling nanotech manufacturing facility, and Byron, an upper-class slacker actually hooked on the previous, pink needs to realize what the unusual experimental drug is doing to his brain. And he higher be speedy approximately it, ahead of the pair of sinister, faceless restoration brokers seize as much as him…and burn him alive.

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Drugged: The Science and Culture Behind Psychotropic Drugs

By Richard J. Miller

"Morphine," writes Richard J. Miller, "is the main major chemical substance mankind has ever encountered." So historical that continues to be of poppies were present in Neolithic tombs, it's the most appropriate drug ever came upon for treating ache. "Whatever advances are made in medicine," Miller provides, "nothing may fairly be extra vital than that." And but, by way of mind-altering components, morphine is barely a cc or in an unlimited river that flows via human civilization, ranging LSD to a morning cup of tea.

In DRUGGED, Miller takes readers on an eye-opening travel of psychotropic medicinal drugs, describing a number of the forms, how they have been stumbled on and built, and the way they've got performed a number of roles in nearly each tradition. The huge scope of chemical compounds that go the blood-brain barrier boggle the very mind they achieve: hashish and cocaine, antipsychotics and antidepressants, alcohol, amphetamines, and Ecstasy-and even more. Literate and wide-ranging, Miller weaves jointly technology and background, telling the tale of the undercover robbery of 20,000 tea vegetation from China through a British undercover agent, for instance, the ecu discovery of espresso and chocolate, and the way James Wolfgang von Goethe, the recognized guy of letters, first remoted the alkaloid we now understand as caffeine. Miller explains what scientists know-and don't-about the impression of every drug at the mind, all the way down to the main points of neurotransmitters and their receptors. He clarifies the diversities among morphine and heroin, mescaline and LSD, and different comparable elements. Drugged brims with surprises, revealing the truth that antidepressant medicines developed from the rocket gas that shot V2 rockets into London in the course of global warfare II, highlighting the function of hallucinogens within the historical past of faith, and asking even if Prozac might help depressed cats.

Entertaining and authoritative, Drugged is a really interesting e-book.

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Opium (Drugs: The Straight Facts)

By Thomas Santella

Tracing the lengthy and sometimes risky tale of this historic drug, Opium interweaves strands of technology, historical past, and pop culture, revealing what opium is, the way it works, the way it is used, and the way it impacts the physique. From mechanical cultivators that extract the milky juice of the opium poppy, to the numerous criminal opium-derived pharmaceutical items used worldwide, to the lethal results of heroin use, the various points of the Papaver somniferum spread. writer Thomas M. Santella additionally examines present teenage traits and attitudes towards the drug, in addition to the felony ramifications of its use. choked with full-color images, illustrations, fact-filled sidebars, a valuable word list, and extra, Opium is a well-grounded creation to the robust drug that has either aided and bothered humanity in view that prior to recorded historical past.

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