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Patient Assessment and Care Planning in Nursing 2ed

Author: Roberts, Susan
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Pub Date: 17/04/2015
ISBN: 9781473902275
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Quick overview Introduces student nurses and novice practitioners to the assessment process enabling them to identify patient problems in order for solutions to be planned and implemented.
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Nurses of the future need to accurately assess people of all ages, with varying mental and physical problems, across different settings and with changing health needs. This book introduces student nurses and novice practitioners to the assessment process enabling them to identify patient problems in order for solutions to be planned and implemented. The book introduces the different stages of the assessment process and takes a holistic approach and person centred approach throughout. It encourages critical thinking and urges students to consider the social, cultural, psychological and environmental factors as well as the physical symptoms that may be present when making assessments. Key features * A new chapter on person-centred assessment and practice * Detailed case studies and scenarios demonstrating practical application of key theory * Introduces clinical decision-making within assessment * Activities help build critical thinking, independent learning and other transferable graduate skills * Linked to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters for degree-level education

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