Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Eileen Groves
    Pages 16-30
  3. Jennifer Humphries
    Pages 31-48
  4. Rosalyn Anderson
    Pages 49-66
  5. Mark Campbell
    Pages 67-76
  6. Lorraine Berry, Rita Hurst
    Pages 90-106
  7. David Skidmore
    Pages 107-116
  8. Jennifer Humphries, Joyce Green
    Pages 117-125
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 126-137

About this book


This book provides a critical examination of the development and implications of nurse prescribing in relation to patients and clients, to nurses themselves, and to the nursing profession in general. The professional issues relevant to nurse prescribing are discussed and examined within the current framework of community nursing and practical guidelines are given.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Jennifer L. Humphries
    • 1
  • Joyce Green
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Primary and Community NursingUniversity of Central LancashireUK
  2. 2.Department of Health Care StudiesManchester Metropolitan UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1999
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-72611-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-14722-9
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals