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Dementia Care at a Glance

Dementia Care at a Glance Author Catharine Jenkins
ISBN-10 9781118859988
Release 2016-01-26
Pages 176
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Dementia Care at a Glance is the perfect companion for health and social care professionals, nurses, students as well as family members and voluntary workers needing information and guidance about dementia care. Taking a person-centred and interpersonal approach, each chapter outlines an aspect of the experience of living with dementia and the steps that the nurse or healthcare professional can take to support them. This comprehensive book will assist readers to respond effectively, sensitively and with compassion to people living with dementia in acute settings, as well as in care environments and at home. It acknowledges the challenges that arise for people with dementia, family members and professionals and offers practical solutions based on current thinking and best practice. Presented in the bestselling at a Glance format, with superb illustrations and a concise approach Covers the common forms and manifestations of dementia, their causes, and how to address them Addresses a wide range of topics including, interventions, communication, care planning, medication, therapy, leadership as well as ethical and legal issues Takes a positive holistic approach, including not only physical and mental health issues but social and spiritual implications and a person-centred focus throughout Suitable for students on a range of healthcare courses Supported by a companion website with multiple-choice questions and reflective questions



Nursing Older People at a Glance

Nursing Older People at a Glance Author Nigel Cox
ISBN-10 9781119043867
Release 2018-04-02
Pages 120
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The market-leading at a Glance series is popular among healthcare students and newly qualified practitioners, for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations. Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with clear, easy-to-follow diagrams, supported by succinct explanatory text. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory texts for teaching, learning and revision, and are useful throughout university and beyond. Everything you need to know about Nursing Older People… at a Glance! As the environment of care continues to evolve to promote person-centredness, dignity, health and wellbeing, for nurses working with older people, this can be challenging. Nursing Older People at a Glance is a timely publication, which provides an overview of key concepts that nurses need to know in order to care for older people in a wide range of settings. Divided into six sections, it explores a wide range of themes such as person-centred care, health and wellbeing, health promotion, and the complexity of older people's care, encompassing mental wellbeing, diverse communities and learning disability. With a strong focus on dignity in care throughout, Nursing Older People at a Glance will readily equip undergraduate and post-qualification nurses with the knowledge and skills required to care for older people in a competent and compassionate manner.



Palliative Care Nursing at a Glance

Palliative Care Nursing at a Glance Author C. Ingleton
ISBN-10 9781118759196
Release 2015-11-23
Pages 152
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Palliative Care Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for nursing students, health and social care practitioners, and all those involved in palliative care delivery, both in the clinical and home setting. Written by an expert team of academics, nurses, educators and researchers it provides a concise and easy-to-read overview of all the concepts and clinical decision-making skills necessary for the provision of good-quality palliative and end-of-life care. Divided into six sections, the book includes coverage of all key clinical applications, principles of symptom management, palliative care approaches for a range of conditions and patient groups, exploration of the roles of the multi-professional team, as well as ethical challenges. Superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrations throughout Provides information on delivery of care in a range of settings Broad coverage makes it ideal reading for anyone involved in palliative care delivery User-friendly and accessible resource for those working in both specialist and non-specialist adult settings



Emergency Nursing at a Glance

Emergency Nursing at a Glance Author Natalie Holbery
ISBN-10 9781118867679
Release 2016-03-21
Pages 184
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From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series comes a wide-ranging and succinct overview of the key concepts of emergency care. Emergency Nursing at a Glance uses the unique and highly visual at a Glance format to convey vital information quickly and efficiently, ensuring that nursing students have access to all the important topics they need for an emergency care placement. This highly visual, easy-to-read guide is the ideal companion for anyone entering fields involving urgent or unscheduled care. •Includes all aspects of emergency care, including trauma, minor injury, triage processes, patient assessment, common emergency presentations, as well as legal, ethical and professional issues. •Covers care of adults, children, and those with learning disabilities and mental health conditions •Presented in the bestselling at a Glance format, with superb illustrations and a concise approach Emergency Nursing at a Glance is an invaluable resource for nursing students, newly qualified nurses and other healthcare professionals working in emergency departments, urgent care centres, minor injury units and walk-in centres.



Mental Health Nursing at a Glance

Mental Health Nursing at a Glance Author Grahame Smith
ISBN-10 9781118465837
Release 2014-10-28
Pages 112
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Everything you need to know about Mental Health Nursing…at a Glance! From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series comes the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration mental health nursing students. This brand new nursing title is the perfect accompaniment for pre-registration nursing courses, and is the revision aid that you have been waiting for! Divided into three sections, this book first explores the essential clinical skills needed by nurses, using the NMC Essential Skills Clusters as an organising framework. The second section goes on to look at common disorders and approaches. The third section then discusses the leadership and organisational skills required by nurses, again derived from the NMC standards. Key features: Breaks down complex aspects of mental health care in an accessible and un-intimidating way The perfect revision and consolidation textbook Linked closely with the NMC standards for pre-registration nursing education, and the essential skills clusters framework Explores a broad range of mental health disorders, from care of children right up to care of older people Looks at mental health nursing in all settings, including acute, forensic and community Highly visual colour presentation Includes boxes, summary boxes, reflective opportunities and case studies to improve the learning experience



Adult Nursing at a Glance

Adult Nursing at a Glance Author Andrée le May
ISBN-10 9781118474556
Release 2015-02-23
Pages 232
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Everything you need to know about Adult Nursing...at a Glance! Adult Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for Adult Nursing students from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. This title blends up-to-date evidence and essential knowledge from expert experience of nursing practice, research and teaching, in an easy-to-follow guide for student and newly qualified nurses. Adult Nursing at a Glance covers the essential components of excellent nursing, highlighting the skills that all students need to develop from the outset of their studies, and encompassing organisational and leadership skills. With an emphasis on patient care and dignity, this title is the perfect guide to healthcare delivery, management and professional development. ? Follows a simple structure based around systems of the body for quick access to information, with the most common disorders of these systems ? Is accompanied by a comprehensive companion website with self-testing features ? Ward and Primary Care covered throughout the text ? Contains all the information you need to provide the best patient care, including care planning, symptom control, communication and health promotion.



Learning Disability Nursing at a Glance

Learning Disability Nursing at a Glance Author Bob Gates
ISBN-10 9781118506134
Release 2015-02-23
Pages 184
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The market-leading at a Glance series is popular among healthcare students, residents, and newly qualified practitioners for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations. Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with clear, easy-to-follow diagrams, supported by succinct explanatory text. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory texts for teaching, learning and revision, and are useful throughout university and beyond. Everything you need to know about Learning Disability Nursing...at a Glance! Learning Disability Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. This visual, dynamic and user-friendly resource addresses the key principles underpinning contemporary learning disability nursing practice, relates them to key clinical practice issues, and explores them in the context of maintaining health and well-being. Exploring the full spectrum of care, this textbook addresses the needs of people with learning disabilities across the lifespan, from children through to adolescents, and on to adults and older people. Aimed at nursing, health and social care students, as well as registered nurses, this is an invaluable resource for all those looking to consolidate and expand their knowledge, in order to provide safe, effective and compassionate care to people with learning disabilities. • The perfect revision and consolidation textbook • Highly visual presentation, with full-colour illustrations throughout • Includes expert contributions from learning disability academic staff as well as clinicians • Embraces both primary and secondary care perspectives • Available in a range of digital formats – perfect for ‘on the go’ study and revision



Nursing and Healthcare Research at a Glance

Nursing and Healthcare Research at a Glance Author Alan Glasper
ISBN-10 9781118778753
Release 2016-06-21
Pages 224
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Nursing and Healthcare Research at a Glance is perfect for nursing and healthcare students, as well as newly qualified practitioners and anyone looking for a refresher or introduction to research. Covering a broad range of topics gathered under key sections, this essential book combines informative diagrams and images to provide memorable information for students on one page, and accessible, clearly written text on the facing page. It includes information on a range of quantitative and qualitative research methods, the process of gaining ethical permission, conducting research with special groups including children, and successfully conducting reviews of the literature. Key features include: Clear and informative full colour illustrations throughout An emphasis on need-to-know research information for busy students and healthcare staff A wide range of research methods, currently used in modern healthcare research An impressive line-up of specialist and well-known experts in the field of health and nursing research This book provides quick access to the principles and reality of research and its implementation within the education and practice environment. It is essential reading for anyone in health service education and service settings with limited time who need to draw on research evidence.



Nursing Care of Older People

Nursing Care of Older People Author Andrew Hindle
ISBN-10 9780199563111
Release 2011-02-10
Pages 266
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Nursing care of older people provides a contemporary, evidence based and practical guide to meeting the holistic health needs of older patients in all settings. With a clear and engaging style the authors outline best nursing practice. This is useful for pre and post reg student nurses and qualified staff.



Geriatric Medicine at a Glance

Geriatric Medicine at a Glance Author Adrian Blundell
ISBN-10 9781118597613
Release 2015-04-15
Pages 96
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Geriatric Medicine at a Glance logically presents the core principles of geriatric medicine, including mechanisms of ageing, changes in physiology commonly seen in older adults, and the clinical management and treatment of the key medical presentations affecting older patients. It provides a thorough overview of the essential required core knowledge, mapped to the British Geriatrics Society undergraduate curriculum on ageing. Geriatric Medicine at a Glance: - Is fully aligned with the newly developed British Geriatric Society curriculum on ageing for undergraduate medical students - Explains the relevant concepts associated with ageing in addition to the common medical presentations seen in older adults - Includes the perspective of nurses and other allied health professionals - Features 'best of five' MCQ self-assessment questions Geriatric Medicine at a Glance will help address the uncertainty often experienced by medical students and junior doctors when dealing with older patients.



Palliative Care in Nursing and Healthcare

Palliative Care in Nursing and Healthcare Author Michelle Brown
ISBN-10 9781473969377
Release 2015-11-09
Pages 192
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This book helps nursing and healthcare students to prepare for the challenges of working with the increasing number of patients requiring palliative care, so that they can work in partnership with patients and their carers, providing care that is compassionate, practical and backed up by the latest evidence. Delivering palliative care can be emotionally challenging and the book focuses on supporting healthcare staff, allowing them to provide the care that is needed. Key features include: * case studies in every chapter, helping students to practically work through difficult scenarios * reflective activities that assist readers in thinking critically about their care and how to improve it * a holistic approach to palliative care that includes family, carers and interprofessional work * up to date theory and policy. Palliative Care in Nursing and Healthcare is suitable for undergraduate nursing students and allied health students and practitioners. Michelle Brown is Senior Lecturer at the University of Derby.



General Practice at a Glance

General Practice at a Glance Author Paul Booton
ISBN-10 9781118518465
Release 2012-10-24
Pages 160
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Awarded First Prize, in the Primary health care category, at the 2013 BMA Medical Book Awards. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, this brand new title provides a highly illustrated introduction to the full range of essential primary care presentations, grouped by system, so you’ll know exactly where to find the information you need, and be perfectly equipped to make the most of your GP attachment. General Practice at a Glance: Is comprehensively illustrated throughout with over 60 full-page colour illustrations Takes a symptoms-based approach which mirrors the general practice curriculum Offers ‘one-stop’ coverage of musculoskeletal, circulatory, respiratory, nervous, reproductive, urinary, endocrine and digestive presentations Highlights the interrelations between primary and secondary care Includes sample questions to ask during history taking and examination Features ‘red flags’ to highlight symptoms or signs which must not be missed This accessible introduction and revision aid will help all medical students and junior doctors develop an understanding of the nature and structure of primary care, and hit the ground running on the general practice attachment.



Person centred Dementia Care

Person centred Dementia Care Author Dawn Brooker
ISBN-10 9781843103370
Release 2007
Pages 160
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Explaining the four key areas of person-centred care for people with dementia, Dawn Brooker provides a fresh definition to the important ideas that underpin the implementation and practice of dealing with this issue.



Learning Disability Nursing at a Glance

Learning Disability Nursing at a Glance Author Bob Gates
ISBN-10 9781118506134
Release 2015-02-23
Pages 184
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The market-leading at a Glance series is popular among healthcare students, residents, and newly qualified practitioners for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations. Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with clear, easy-to-follow diagrams, supported by succinct explanatory text. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory texts for teaching, learning and revision, and are useful throughout university and beyond. Everything you need to know about Learning Disability Nursing...at a Glance! Learning Disability Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. This visual, dynamic and user-friendly resource addresses the key principles underpinning contemporary learning disability nursing practice, relates them to key clinical practice issues, and explores them in the context of maintaining health and well-being. Exploring the full spectrum of care, this textbook addresses the needs of people with learning disabilities across the lifespan, from children through to adolescents, and on to adults and older people. Aimed at nursing, health and social care students, as well as registered nurses, this is an invaluable resource for all those looking to consolidate and expand their knowledge, in order to provide safe, effective and compassionate care to people with learning disabilities. • The perfect revision and consolidation textbook • Highly visual presentation, with full-colour illustrations throughout • Includes expert contributions from learning disability academic staff as well as clinicians • Embraces both primary and secondary care perspectives • Available in a range of digital formats – perfect for ‘on the go’ study and revision



Moving and Handling Patients at a Glance

Moving and Handling Patients at a Glance Author Hamish MacGregor
ISBN-10 9781118853436
Release 2016-02-23
Pages 144
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"Moving and Handling Patients at a Glance provides an accessible introduction to the key theoretical underpinnings of moving and handling, including the legal aspects, biomechanics, risk assessment and safe principles of handling"--Provided by publisher.



Call the Nurse

Call the Nurse Author Mary J MacLeod
ISBN-10 9781611459173
Release 2013-04-04
Pages 320
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Tired of the pace and noise of life near London and longing for a better place to raise their young children, Mary J. MacLeod and her husband encountered their dream while vacationing on a remote island in the Scottish Hebrides. Enthralled by its windswept beauty, they soon were the proud owners of a near-derelict croft house—a farmer’s stone cottage—on “a small acre” of land. Mary assumed duties as the island’s district nurse. Call the Nurse is her account of the enchanted years she and her family spent there, coming to know its folk as both patients and friends. In anecdotes that are by turns funny, sad, moving, and tragic, she recalls them all, the crofters and their laird, the boatmen and tradesmen, young lovers and forbidding churchmen. Against the old-fashioned island culture and the grandeur of mountain and sea unfold indelible stories: a young woman carried through snow for airlift to the hospital; a rescue by boat; the marriage of a gentle giant and the island beauty; a ghostly encounter; the shocking discovery of a woman in chains; the flames of a heather fire at night; an unexploded bomb from World War II; and the joyful, tipsy celebration of a ceilidh. Gaelic fortitude meets a nurse’s compassion in these wonderful true stories from rural Scotland.



Medicine at a Glance

Medicine at a Glance Author Patrick Davey
ISBN-10 9781119232292
Release 2015-10-02
Pages 568
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This fourth edition of Medicine at a Glance, the leading title in the best-selling at a Glance series, provides an unparalleled overview of the study of medicine, closely following the core medical curriculum. Ideal for medical students, Foundation programme doctors and those training in the allied health professions, Medicine at a Glance presents vital information on clinical presentations, diseases, and treatments in every major medical specialty, from cardiology to dermatology. Medicine at a Glance: • Has been fully revised to reflect essential clinical and curriculum updates. • Contains brand new material in key areas such as imaging, women’s health, communication and data interpretation. • Features a brand new, clearer text design, in the trusted at a Glance double-page spread style, in full-colour throughout. • Is the ideal, practical companion to clinical attachments, available in a range of digital formats for on-the-go study and revision. • Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/medicine featuring interactive Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), interactive flashcards with show/hide labels, and tables of normal values This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.