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Nursing Practice and Health Care 5E

Nursing Practice and Health Care 5E Author Susan Hinchliff
ISBN-10 9780340928882
Release 2008-10-31
Pages 576
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Nursing Practice and Health Care is an essential companion to pre-registration nursing education programmes, for those studying at degree and diploma level, and for students on post-registration courses. This fifth edition has been completely revised to reflect the current professional and educational requirements for those preparing for registration as a nurse, while maintaining a strong focus on practice and reflecting the needs of those requiring nursing and health care. Additionally, it uses the 2008 NMC Code as the cornerstone for many of its chapters. Building on the changes in the fourth edition, the requirements of pre-registration nursing programmes, the fitness for practice initiative and other developments in health policy within the four countries of the UK, the book provides an invaluable support for students as they learn the skills in critical thinking that will enable the development of an accountable, professional practitioner. Both student- and patient-centred, the book is divided into five parts: Perspectives on nursing, Learning nursing, Practisting nursing, Key aspects of care and Professional support and development. Key features: Completely revised and updated to reflect the new NMC Code Both student- and patient-centred Tackles key issues for today's student nurse, including health promotion, quality and the patient experience, informatics, diversity of care settings, accountable practice and ethics and the law Incorporates a wide range of helpful text features including learning objectives, section and chapter summaries, patient scenarios and reflective points, useful websites and further reading Reflects the governmental reports, policies, frameworks and targets of all four UK countries



Reflective Practice in Nursing

Reflective Practice in Nursing Author Lioba Howatson-Jones
ISBN-10 9781473967700
Release 2016-02-01
Pages 200
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Would you like to develop some strategies to manage knowledge deficits, near misses and mistakes in practice? Are you looking to improve your reflective writing for your portfolio, essays or assignments? Reflective practice enables us to make sense of, and learn from, the experiences we have each day and if nurtured properly can provide skills that will you come to rely on throughout your nursing career. Using clear language and insightful examples, scenarios and case studies the third edition of this popular and bestselling book shows you what reflection is, why it is so important and how you can use it to improve your nursing practice. Key features: · Clear and straightforward introduction to reflection directly written for nursing students and new nurses · Full of activities designed to build confidence when using reflective practice · Each chapter is linked to relevant NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters



The Nursing Companion

The Nursing Companion Author Peter Birchenall
ISBN-10 9780230366930
Release 2011-01-07
Pages 448
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Are you thinking about studying nursing? Do you have an upcoming interview? Or have you just been accepted on a course? Do you need a guide? Then this book is for you. The number of students applying for nursing is increasing every year, making each place more competitive and more precious. This book will give you the edge in your application, knowledge for your interview, and support throughout your course. This trusty companion will answer your queries and settle your concerns, giving you an insight into the world of nursing. The experienced team of authors: ■ introduce the different branches of nursing ■ define the key concepts you will study on your course ■ give you an insight into specialist study skills ■ help you to understand research ■ offer advice on professional development and life after university. Using case studies, activities and incorporating four end-of-part glossaries, this one-stop resource will prepare you for the experience of being a student nurse and equip you for the challenges of the profession.



Common Foundation Studies in Nursing

Common Foundation Studies in Nursing Author Neil Kenworthy
ISBN-10 OCLC:1026437395
Release 2001
Pages 526
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Common Foundation Studies in Nursing has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Common Foundation Studies in Nursing also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Common Foundation Studies in Nursing book for free.



Fundamentals of Nursing Models Theories and Practice with Wiley E Text

Fundamentals of Nursing Models  Theories and Practice  with Wiley E Text Author Hugh McKenna
ISBN-10 9780470657768
Release 2014-06-23
Pages 248
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A concise, accessible introduction to the development, application and evaluation of nursing theories, this new edition of Fundamentals of Nursing Models, Theories & Practice provides a thorough overview of the body of knowledge on the topic, and a clear outline of their relevance to everyday nursing practice. Linking the development of theory to practice, this full-updated text features learning outcomes, key concept summaries and reflective exercises to aid the study of this key element of all modern nursing courses. Special Features Clearly examines the relationship between nursing theory, clinical practice and nursing roles Accessible and user-friendly with a range of features to help study, including key concepts, learning objectives and reflective exercises Useful for all pre-registration nursing students, as well as newly qualified nurses Accompanied by an online resource centre featuring case studies, multiple choice questions, exercises and activities



Essential Skills Clusters for Nurses

Essential Skills Clusters for Nurses Author Lesley Coles
ISBN-10 9781405183413
Release 2009-05-11
Pages 256
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This is a comprehensive, practical resource for students providing them with the core theory and knowledge underpinning nursing skills. Divided into five sections that discuss a particular area of the 'Essential Skills Clusters', the text explores care, organisational aspects of care, and much more.



Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Author Phil Barker
ISBN-10 9780340947630
Release 2008-12-26
Pages 760
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Supported by relevant theory, research, policy, and philosophy, this second edition of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing: The craft of caring provides a comprehensive overview of the practice of psychiatric and mental health nursing. The concept of "the craft of caring" dictates that the basis of good nursing practice is a combination of both art and science, encouraging nurses to take a holistic approach to the practice of psychiatric and mental health nursing. Reflecting current developments in nursing practice and the understanding of mental health disorders, this edition includes twelve additional chapters, placing more emphasis on specific groups such as children and young people, women, older people, asylum seekers, and refugees. Case studies include patients with anxiety, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder as well as victims of sexual abuse, those with an eating disorder, homeless patients, and those with dementia and autism. The book also examines specialist services such as psychiatric liaison and spiritual care and includes discussion on psychiatric diagnosis and mental health legislation in relation to human rights. This is an essential text for all psychiatric and mental health nurses at the diploma and degree level, as well as qualified mental health nurses seeking to update their knowledge. It will also be a useful reference for professionals in other disciplines such as social work, medicine, and psychology.



Short Textbook of Public Health Medicine for the Tropics

Short Textbook of Public Health Medicine for the Tropics Author Adetokunbo O. Lucas
ISBN-10 9780340807385
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 389
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Short Textbook of Public Health Medicine for the Tropics has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Short Textbook of Public Health Medicine for the Tropics also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Short Textbook of Public Health Medicine for the Tropics book for free.



Browse s Introduction to the Symptoms Signs of Surgical Disease 4th Edition

Browse s Introduction to the Symptoms   Signs of Surgical Disease 4th Edition Author Norman L. Browse
ISBN-10 034081571X
Release 2005-07-29
Pages 496
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The fourth edition of this essential textbook continues to meet the needs of all those learning the principles of surgical examination. Together with Sir Norman Browse, the three additional authors bring their specialized knowledge and experience to complement the book's clear, didactic approach and broad insight into the general principles of surgery. The fourth edition includes revised content on muscles, tendons, bones, and joints and further updates in the breast chapter describe benign breast disease and the classification of cancer staging. This edition includes numerous illustrations, with additional photographs showing the more subtle surgical signs and demonstrating new approaches to surgical examination. The authors also place a greater emphasis on the doctor-patient relationship and patient confidentiality.



Nursing Practice

Nursing Practice Author Ian Peate
ISBN-10 9781119237488
Release 2017-11-20
Pages 984
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The second edition of the successful and definitive nursing textbook, Nursing Practice is designed to support the student throughout the entire nursing degree. Structured around the latest Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct, it explores a range of clinical and professional issues that the student will need to know, in one complete and accessible volume. Thoroughly updated and with full-colour, high quality illustrations throughout, this new edition features an additional chapter on the principles of supporting families and carers in practice, advice on revalidation, as well as a number of learning features and activities to help consolidate learning. Nursing Practice provides invaluable information to enable not just student nurses, but also those who are qualified and members of the extended nursing family, to develop a deeper understanding of their patients’ needs and to ensure that they are practicing safely and effectively.



Developing Practical Nursing Skills Fourth Edition

Developing Practical Nursing Skills  Fourth Edition Author Lesley Baillie
ISBN-10 9781444175950
Release 2014-01-27
Pages 642
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Developing Practical Nursing Skills, Fourth Edition helps you learn and perfect the practical skills required to become a qualified nurse. Patient-focussed and adopting a caring approach, this essential text will also help you to integrate nursing values alongside physical skills in your daily practice. Key features include: Full colour text design with clear illustrations and clinical photographs to aid visual learning Evidence-based and clearly mapped to key guidelines to ensure best practice Reader-friendly style with learning outcomes, activities and reflection points to help you link theory to practice Scenarios from a range of settings, including community, mental health and learning disabilities nursing A focus on adults and young people, and with "pointers" on caring for children to promote a lifespan approach Free companion website providing image library, videos of key skills, and MCQs as well as additional resources for lecturers to download This is a complete clinical skills resource for all pre-registration nursing students.



Health Care Administration

Health Care Administration Author Lawrence F. Wolper
ISBN-10 0763731447
Release 2004
Pages 953
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Health Care Administration: Planning, Implementing, and Managing Organized Delivery Systems, Fourth Edition continues to be the definitive guide to contemporary health administration. it provides comprehensive coverage of detailed functional, technical, and organizational matters that pertain to organized delivery systems. it also extensively covers matters that relate to hospitals and functions that occur at the hospital level. With revisions that reflect the emerging issues in health care, this classic text is a must-have for both health administration students and professionals.



A Guide to Infection Control in the Hospital

A Guide to Infection Control in the Hospital Author Richard Putnam Wenzel
ISBN-10 1550092308
Release 2002-01
Pages 184
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Infections, especially those occuring postoperatively, remain a major problem in hospitals. This international team of infection control experts has developed a handy pocket-sized manual that provides updates guidelines and protocols for preventing infections, and managing them if they occur. The information covers all types of infection and is presented in a rapid-access format. All members of infection control teams will benefit from the material presented.



Essential ENT Second Edition

Essential ENT Second Edition Author Rogan J. Corbridge
ISBN-10 9781444149951
Release 2011-09-30
Pages 208
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This innovative and accessible guide to ear, nose and throat medicine delivers everything you need to know to develop a thorough grounding in the subject, acting as an essential course companion and an ideal revision aid. Written in a lively and accessible manner reflecting the author's popular lecturing style, the content has been carefully matched to meet the demands of both the undergraduate curriculum and the core competencies for foundation study. Topics are approached in a problem-oriented manner, with basic science and clinical information integrated throughout in line with current teaching practice. Essential ENT, praised in the first edition for its brevity, style and illustrations, remains an essential text for undergraduate medical students and foundation doctors, an excellent aide memoire for those embarking upon a career in ENT and studying for the Diploma in Laryngology and Otology, and a reliable companion in clinical practice for general practitioners and staff in the emergency department.



A Textbook of General Practice 3E

A Textbook of General Practice 3E Author Patrick White
ISBN-10 9781444172713
Release 2011-12-30
Pages 336
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An essential guide to general practice and being a general practitioner, A Textbook of General Practice is written specifically with the medical student and foundation doctor in mind. Reflecting current practice, the book does not seek to reiterate the content of a general medical textbook, but instead teaches the fundamental principles of general practice. The coverage is comprehensive, with everything the undergraduate student or foundation doctor will encounter in a general practice module or rotation. The skills and knowledge presented can usefully be applied to all areas of clinical practice. With practical exercises throughout the book, readers are encouraged to learn through doing. Quotes from students and tutors offer insights into personal experience, while thinking and discussion points encourage reflection. New features in this edition include improved organization, "red flag" pointers to serious illnesses, and SBA-style self assessment questions. With content entirely updated to reflect the latest recommendations from Tomorrow's Doctors, the third edition of A Textbook of General Practice is the number one choice for undergraduates seeking a narrative introduction to this important discipline.



Introduction to Psychopathology

Introduction to Psychopathology Author Alessandra Lemma
ISBN-10 9781849206587
Release 1996-05-24
Pages 240
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I was most impressed by the author's thoroughness in writing this book. She seems to leave no stone uncovered... [this is] a work which should become a necessity for all counsellors, counselling psychologists, psychiatric nurses and psychotherapists... This is a book to which I will make reference time and time again, and one which will occupy a prominent place in my library' - Counselling, The Journal of the British Association for Counselling `An invaluable handbook for students of psychotherapy and a good reference for established therapists... I recommend that all therapists have a copy of this book on their shelf' - Psychology, Health & Medicine Assessment and referral skills are essential for counsellors and psychotherapists. Practitioners need to have an understanding of the clinical manifestations of severe emotional distress. They must, for example, be able to recognize when clients are a suicide risk or when they are suffering from a psychotic episode. This lively textbook provides a clear overview of the issues involved in our understanding of psychopathology and offers guidelines on appropriate interventions. Alessandra Lemma explores a range of key topics, covering how psychiatric diagnoses and classifications are arrived at, and the issues that can arise when working in conjunction with other mental health practitioners, such as psychiatrists. She addresses the needs of practitioners in relation to some of the more common forms of mental distress - depression, anxiety and eating problems - as well as some of the more controversial diagnoses, such as schizophrenia and `borderline personality disorder'. The book concludes with a discussion of alternatives to mainstream approaches, including those which seek to deconstruct the concept of psychopathology. Introduction to Psychopathology offers a framework for assessing clients which incorporates a broad range of models and approaches, and which takes into account psychological, social and biological factors. It will be an invaluable resource for students of counselling, counselling psychology, psychotherapy and clinical psychology.



A Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 5Ed

A Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics  5Ed Author James Ritter
ISBN-10 9781444113006
Release 2008-04-25
Pages 480
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If you understand how drugs work (pharmacodynamics), how they are handled by the body (pharmacokinetics), how they interact with each other, and how drug treatments are assessed, then you will become a better prescriber. A Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics gives you that understanding. Fully revised throughout and extensively illustrated, the fifth edition of this well-established textbook has been streamlined to focus on what medical students and junior doctors really need to know in order to understand the implications of prescribing one drug over, or in combination with, another. The text provides current information on all areas of drug prescribing with updated discussion and guidance on such topics as adverse drug reactions, 'personalized medicine', gene and cell-based therapy, advances in cancer therapy, and mechanisms of drug action and treatment guidelines in HIV and mycobacterial infections therapy. A new chapter on alternative medicines and nutraceuticals has been introduced and Further Reading lists have been updated to include key medical websites. All medical students and junior doctors who read this book will learn not only how to use drugs safely and effectively, but, importantly, the rationale behind effective prescribing decisions.