Addiction for Nurses by G. Hussein Rassool

By G. Hussein Rassool

Habit for Nurses is a finished textbook for college kids, explaining the position of the nurse at every one level of intervention. Early chapters procedure the topic from sociological, old, and cultural views, protecting major themes corresponding to the character of habit, its social context, and habit conception. The publication then provides important information regarding all the major parts of habit (nicotine, alcohol, opiates, hashish, psychostimulants, and hallucinogens), with scientific and sensible assistance on acceptance, review, and therapy intervention thoughts.

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In 1874, English pharmacist C. R. Alder Wright boiled morphine and acetic acid to produce diacetylmorphine. Diacetylmorphine was synthesised and marketed commercially by the German pharmaceutical giant, Bayer. ) Tobacco Tobacco is a plant that grows natively in North and South America. It is in the same family as the potato, pepper and poisonous nightshade. Tobacco was believed to be a cure-all, and was used to dress wounds, as well as a painkiller for toothache. In South and Central America, a complex system of religious and political rites was developed around tobacco use (Imperial Tobacco Canada 2007).

During the last four decades, cannabis has remained the most frequently used illicit drug in the UK. Cocaine The use of the coca leaf dates back to the Inca civilisations and their descendants and it was used for medicinal purposes, religious significance, and in rituals, burials and other special occasions. The Spanish conquistadores encouraged the Inca to use the coca leaf in the belief that it helped the Inca to work longer and harder. In fact, because of its social importance, the Spanish eventually took over coca production and distribution and used coca as a tool to control the conquered population (Petersen 1977).

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