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The Student Nurse Handbook3

The Student Nurse Handbook3 Author Bethann Siviter
ISBN-10 9780702045790
Release 2013
Pages 249
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This convenient Handbook will be invaluable to students starting out on a pre-registration nursing course. Covering a broad range of topics, from helping understand what tutors and mentors expect, how to plan work, and coping with stress, it will support undergraduates across all aspects of student life. This book will help students to: Write assignments Cope with stress Make the most of clinical placements Reflect on practice Understand nursing models, theories and philosophies Understand medical terminology and nursing jargon Deal with legal and ethical issues.

The Newly Qualified Nurse s Handbook

The Newly Qualified Nurse s Handbook Author Bethann Siviter
ISBN-10 9780702047985
Release 2008-02-14
Pages 256
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This book has been prepared by professionals working in the UK. It is not a primer on clinical skills but an indispensable handbook and resource for the new nurses who are about to embark on their first job and need to develop nursing judgment and the ability to organise and deliver care. It is about learning how to think like a nurse - developing the judgment and behaviour that is essential in competent practice. With an immensely readable style this book uses a friendly, conversational manner, with realistic hints, tips, and examples from real life, to encourage nurses in the early days of their careers. Issues such as assertiveness, delegation, CVs and interviews, leadership, developing “nursing intuition , are covered as well as discussion about evidence based and reflective practice, direct entry into the community, and developing confidence in practice. This book will help nurses and students develop into competent and confident practitioners.

A Nurse s Survival Guide to Mentoring

A Nurse s Survival Guide to Mentoring Author Karen Elcock
ISBN-10 9780702047725
Release 2011-02-01
Pages 320
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Are you mentoring students or other staff? This is an indispensable handbook for: both new and experienced mentors seeking practical advice academic staff who deliver mentorship programmes link lecturers who support mentors in practice. Guidance and tips on supporting and assessing Understanding accountability – mapping to NMC standards Skills focus, using case studies Hints, tips, insights and humour Supporting the student with a disability Using simulated learning The role of the sign-off mentor

The Clinical Placement

The Clinical Placement Author Tracy Levett-Jones
ISBN-10 9780729579582
Release 2011-08-17
Pages 256
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A unique, fundamental resource for nursing students in a clinical environment The Clinical Placement, 2nd Edition: An essential guide for nursing students is an interactive textbook designed to guide nursing students through their clinical placement journey. The first edition of this nursing reference proved extremely valuable in helping nursing students use their clinical placements as opportunities to develop the skills, knowledge, attitude and understanding that underpin quality practice. The Clinical Placement, 2nd Edition is fully revised with a fresh new appeal. It builds upon the success of the first edition, while incorporating a wealth of new, topical content written in easy-to-understand language. Designed to challenge and inspire students, The Clinical Placement, 2nd Edition: An essential guide for nursing students introduces foundational knowledge in early chapters before addressing more complex issues. This indispensable nursing resource will motivate students to think deeply and critically about important professional and clinical issues. • stories and scenarios to help students relate theory to the reality of practice • 'something to think about' boxes offering valuable advice • 'student experience' sections • reflective thinking activities to encourage self-assessment and experiential learning • new sections to address contemporary issues such as Indigenous health, patient safety, clinical reasoning, therapeutic communication, interprofessional communication, clinical handover, emotional intelligence, information and communication technology and social networking • issues of relevance to the New Zealand health care context • discussion of topical issues such as national registration • enhanced attention to cultural safety • refers to the most recent professional standards and codes of practice • new clinical specialties profiled, including drug and alcohol nursing, emergency nursing and international nursing

Mosby s Tour Guide to Nursing School

Mosby s Tour Guide to Nursing School Author Melodie Chenevert
ISBN-10 9780323067393
Release 2010-02-01
Pages 240
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Encouraging, user-friendly, and altogether unique, Mosby’s Tour Guide to Nursing School encourages you to not only survive nursing school, but excel in whichever program you select. Throughout the book, Dr. Chenevert compares your journey through nursing school to a road trip, and she offers advice to increase your understanding, help you successfully navigate obstacles, and make your journey more enjoyable. You’ll learn how to prepare for the NCLEX® and your nursing career, how to get good grades, how to deal with failure, how to improve oral and written reports, and much more. A must-have for every nursing student! Endorsed by the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA). Written by a nationally known motivational speaker and nurse, the book’s down-to-earth approach uses humor and clever analogies to clearly teach the information you need to know. Uses the analogy of a cross-country road trip to help you see the relationships between different aspects of nursing school, as well as give you a finite view of its duration and end result. Inspirational quotes throughout offer wisdom and encouragement from fellow nursing students and graduates. The appendix lists numerous diverse resources you’ll find useful before, during, and after nursing school. Electronic Age Information covers distance learning, online courses, and podcasts, facilitating your success both in today’s electronic classroom and with the advancing technology in nursing. A special NCLEX® chapter (Chapter 29: Are We There Yet? Almost.) provides you with the tools you need to prepare for and pass the NCLEX®. Updated statistics and information on the emerging trends of the workforce keep you current with what’s happening in the world outside nursing and help you make educated choices during nursing school. Three chapters are devoted to diversity in today’s workforce and the non-traditional student. Thorough coverage of ADN, BSN, and RN-BSN programs (program prerequisites, differences, and more) helps you make informed decisions about your choice of nursing programs. An appendix of Online Resources provides quick and easy access to web sites that will assist both students and graduates with continued study and real-world advice.

A Nurse s Survival Guide to the Ward

A Nurse s Survival Guide to the Ward Author Ann Richards
ISBN-10 9780702051715
Release 2012-07-24
Pages 500
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The new edition of this highly popular book is an indispensable guide to daily procedures and problems for nurses starting work on the ward or returning to practice. It provides guidance in a variety of areas including: how to organise your job and yourself; how to assess patients; clinical information on a wide range of conditions; important principles, procedures and investigations; how to administer drugs safely; and what to do in an emergency. As well as information on how to do the job, the importance of communication and nursing care issues is emphasised. Background information is also given on underlying legal, health and safety issues. This book will help you with Organising your job and yourself Assessing patients Getting clinical information on a wide range of conditions Important principles, procedures and investigations Administering drugs safely What to do in an emergency Communication, legal health and safety issues A new section on professional practice relates current issues to nursing practice Updated drug section provides essential understanding of common drug classes New resuscitation guidelines

Pocket Guide to the Operating Room

Pocket Guide to the Operating Room Author Maxine A Goldman
ISBN-10 9780803620513
Release 2007-12-05
Pages 1252
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This pocket guide presents more than 500 surgical procedures! State-of-the-art revisions familiarize the reader with new standards of excellence for care of the surgical patient in the perioperative environment. For each procedure, you’ll find a definition • discussion • description of the surgery • preparation of the patient • skin preparation • draping technique • instrumentation • supplies • and special notes pertinent to that surgery.

The Student Nurse Handbook

The Student Nurse Handbook Author Bethann Siviter
ISBN-10 9780702054310
Release 2013-03-19
Pages 320
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This convenient Handbook will be invaluable when starting out on your pre-registration nursing course. Covering a broad range of topics, from helping you to understand what tutors and mentors expect from you, how to plan your work, and coping with stress, it will support you across all aspects of student life. This book will help students to: Write assignments Cope with stress Make the most of clinical placements Reflect on practice Understand nursing models, theories and philosophies Understand medical terminology and nursing jargon Deal with legal and ethical issues. Fully updated in line with changes in nursing practice e.g. the revised NMC Code of Professional Conduct, the Disability Discrimination Act, Agenda for Change and the Knowledge and Skills Framework, Essence of Care. Expanded section on nursing models More help with drug dosage calculations to assist students in developing their numeric skills. More on help on writing assignments and how to use research, including applications to practice Expanded appendices on children’s nursing and mental health branches. Template forms to assist with course applications, planning assignments and a check list for placements

A Nurse s Survival Guide to Acute Medical Emergencies

A Nurse s Survival Guide to Acute Medical Emergencies Author Richard N. Harrison
ISBN-10 9780702049002
Release 2011-05-31
Pages 452
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Are you working in an acute or emergency unit? This is an indispensable pocket guide to caring for patients with acute medical conditions. This book will help you to: Care for patients within the critical first 24 hours of admission Manage patients using the most up-to-date, evidence-based approach Understand the most-common emergency medical conditions and their underlying disease mechanisms Handle the patient’s assessment, understand the observations and manage their disease Easily obtain practical advice in a clear style Explains ‘what to tell the patient and relatives’ in jargon-free language Access information on SARS, avian influenza and bio-terrorism Improved sections on Acute Coronary Syndromes, non-invasive ventilation, acute stroke care, acute kidney injury and emergency oxygen treatment.

Paediatric Clinical Examination Made Easy

Paediatric Clinical Examination Made Easy Author Denis Gill
ISBN-10 9780702072901
Release 2017-03-09
Pages 312
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Fully revised, this is an updated new edition of a much-loved book which has built a reputation for pithy, entertaining good sense over the course of six editions. ‘Children are different. Paediatrics is much more than medicine miniaturised.’ From reviews of the previous edition: ‘All in all a very handy book for the student, the resident or other professionals working with children. I had a lot of fun reading it.’ ‘The book is full of wonderful illustrations, and funny and profound advice with quotations, like the words of Sir Dominic Corrigan (1853): "The trouble with many doctors is not that they do not know enough but that they do not see enough", or the advice to teach thy tongue to say" "I do not know" (Rabbi Moses Maimonides or Rambam, 1135-1204). I have used this book for my final medical year paediatrics exams, the DCH and the MRCP and it has been a great help. It reminds us of the most important and basic things - history and examination, and of course a friendly demeanour.’ Short, manageable chapters Clinical examples of examination techniques Very helpful tips and topics section Clinical checklists Simply illustrated Updated throughout New section of ‘questions of fives’ questions Short glossary of Latin terms

The Nurse Mentor S Handbook Supporting Students In Clinical Practice

The Nurse Mentor S Handbook  Supporting Students In Clinical Practice Author Walsh, Danny
ISBN-10 9780335263189
Release 2014-09-01
Pages 280
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This popular book is the ideal companion text for all new and trainee nurse mentors, to help devise and enhance learning opportunities for their students.

The Cardiac Care Unit Survival Guide

The Cardiac Care Unit Survival Guide Author Eyal Herzog
ISBN-10 9781451177466
Release 2012-10-18
Pages 448
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This book is geared toward cardiologists, trainees, and housestaff --anyone who rotates or practices in the CCU--who must grasp the subtleties when treating patients in a cardiac care unit. It is organized in a way to help you understand the simplified pathophysiology of the disease, the diagnosis modalities, the initial critical care management in the CCU, the clinical care in a step down unit and plan for discharge therapy. Dr. Herzog has developed unified pathways for the management of patients presenting with acute chest pain or its equivalent, acute heart failure, atrial fibrillation and flutter, syncope, cardiac arrest, hypertension and hyperglycemia. Algorithms and pathways for management are provided in each chapter for easy implementation in any health care system. In addition, because specialized units are frightening to the patients and their families, there is a section in each chapter on what the patient and family need to know, that encompasses a capsulated explanation of the condition and treatment management. A companion website accompanies the text that includes fully searchable text and patient information.

The Nurse Manager s Survival Guide

The Nurse Manager s Survival Guide Author T. M. Marrelli
ISBN-10 0815156723
Release 1997-01-01
Pages 314
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A concise, realistic guide to useful, practical tips and techniques to ease the transition from staff nurse to staff manager. The book includes stress generated by the reorganizing and restructuring occurring in healthcare facilities, and examines major healthcare issues, as well as concerns related to managed care.

Interventional Radiology

Interventional Radiology Author David Kessel
ISBN-10 0443100446
Release 2005
Pages 333
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Here's the resource Radiology calls "an ideal introduction to interventional radiology"-back in a thoroughly updated New Edition! Readers will achieve successful outcomes for the most common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with its clear, step-by-step guidance. More than 200 line diagrams and clinical photographs make complex information easy to understand and apply. Focuses on the skills essential to performing safe and effective interventional radiologic procedures. Examines general principles as well as vascular and non-vascular interventions. Helps readers resolve problems with a troubleshooting guide for each procedure. Includes discussions of clinical indications, consent issues, and post-procedural care. Highlights key facts and technical recommendations with tip boxes and warning boxes throughout. Includes selected references at the end of each procedure. New chapters on Haemostasis and Fibroid Embolism as well as Non-Invasive Vascular Imaging, which examines topics such as Doppler color flow, the new generation of duplex equipment, CT angiography, and MR angiography. Expanded coverage of non-vascular procedures and techniques, esophageal stent insertion, biliary biopsy, respiratory intervention, angioplasty and stenting, percutaneous closure devices, catheter design, and more.

A Handbook for Student Nurses 2016 17 Edition

A Handbook for Student Nurses  2016 17 Edition Author Wendy Benbow
ISBN-10 1908625376
Release 2016-08-15
Pages 264
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The 2016–17 edition of A Handbook for Student Nurseshas been brought completely up to date to incorporate the latest developments in the health service, such as: • the new NHS whistleblowing policy • Leading Change, Adding Value, the framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff • the revalidation process for qualified nurses. References have also been comprehensively updated. The book provides an introduction to the essential background knowledge that pre-registration nursing students need as a foundation for their training. It covers the core of first-year nursing studies: • Legal and professional issues • Communication • Values and health care ethics • Reflection and personal development • Evidence-based practice • Study skills • Medicine, IV fluid and drug administration. Case studies and examples, activities and reflection points all aid learning, while references to legislation, key documents and reports, and website links to relevant organisations provide easy access to core information. A Handbook for Student Nursesis widely recommended in institutions across the UK and is essential reading for new students.

Clinical Skills

Clinical Skills Author Kerry Reid-Searl
ISBN-10 0273763733
Release 2012
Pages 54
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Do you need accurate information fast? The ward is a busy place with little time to check facts and figures. With this pocket-sized reference book you can quickly and accurately check everything from nursing terminology to CPR procedures. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

The Survival Medicine Handbook

The Survival Medicine Handbook Author Joseph D. Alton M D
ISBN-10 0988872536
Release 2013-06-13
Pages 588
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"If modern medical care is not available, you may be the end of the line when it comes to keeping your family healthy. Do you have the knowledge and training to take on this responsibility? This second edition of the book will give you the ability to deal with 90% of the issues you might face in any survival situation. The goal of the Survival Medicine Handbook is to help you do what you can, with what you have, where you are. With this guide, you will become a medial asset to your family in uncertain times"--Page 4 of cover.