This handy pocket sized book equips the student with the essential information that they will need whilst on placement. It has a clinical/practical focus and is easily accessible. The book contains important and common terminology such as standard abbreviations, basic drug calculations and standard CPR procedures. The book also has wipe-down laminated pages making it ideal for use on a ward. This text is recommended for nursing students starting their placements at year 1 and is also extremely useful for nursing students at year 2 and 3 as well as for practicing nurses may also want a copy to refer to during their work.