Adult Nursing Practice: Using evidence in care enables today's students and newly qualified nurses develop the knowledge and skills they need to deliver, and lead care tomorrow. Reflecting the principles of evidence-based care, this textbook helps students learn to manage patients with common conditions and fundamental health needs so they can provide the best possible evidence-based care every day.
Nurses need a wide range of knowledge and skills to be able to think critically and reflect on their experience in order to develop professionally. This book offers information that you need to give sensitive and knowledgeable nursing care to adult patients and clients and their families. It focuses on the issues that are important to nurses.
This book introduces the principles, themes and issues that define what it means to be a nurse today. It explains the theory and knowledge required to develop person-centred skills and explores the diverse settings and patient groups that students will encounter on their placements.
A comprehensive overview of the science of pathophysiology, presented in a clear and detailed way to help nursing students understand the basic principles that underpin health and illness, and the main causes of disease.
Focuses on the relevant essential knowledge and skills, including the impact of long term conditions across the lifespan, the therapeutic relationship, health promotion and empowerment, self-management, symptom management, case management and advance care planning.
Using clear language and insightful examples, scenarios and case studies the third edition of this popular and bestselling book shows students what reflection is, why it is so important and how it can be used to improve nursing practice.
This one-stop-shop will enable students to understand the core aspects of care, learn the essential nursing skills and knowledge that underpin practice, deal with the complexities of the role and apply their learning to common conditions and patient groups.
With a brand new author team of experienced nurses, this second edition has been completely rewritten to reflect the latest nursing competencies and professional knowledge. It ensures readers have everything they need to deliver the best nursing care.
Introduces an innovative approach to nursing practice. Solution-focused nursing is a practical philosophy which emphasizes change at three levels: the client, nursing and society. It teaches three principles: to be cautious of dominant paradigms, to focus not only on problems but solutions too, and to work with and for clients rather than on them.
Long Term Conditions is a comprehensive textbook for all nursing and healthcare students and practitioners that explores the key issues surrounding caring for patients with chronic diseases or long-term conditions. Divided into three sections, this book explores living with a long-term condition, empowerment, and care management.
'Fundamentals of Nursing', unlike other texts, is not limited to just one specialism, but considers nursing across all fields from adult, to child, mental health and learning disabilities as well as both within the acute and community settings.
Suitable for those providing short or long-term care for a sick or elderly person at home, this title offers practical advice and solutions for everyday concerns such as adapting living space and safe movement and handling.
This essential adult nursing text is based on the applied principles, policies and structures of contemporary nursing practice, and takes a holistic and practical approach in guiding students through the realities of becoming a qualified practitioner.
Tackling the tricky questions which arise in trying to meet a patient's spiritual needs, this book presents a new approach to spiritual care for nurses. With vivid practice vignettes which demonstrate how to translate spiritual awareness into everyday practice, it encourages nurses to see the personhood behind the 'patient' label.
Cirrhosis: a practical guide to management provides gastroenterologists and hepatologists with an up-to-date clinical guide presenting the very best evidence-based practice in the diagnosis, treatment and management of liver cirrhosis and its many complications.
Timely and practical book, addressing a core topic in Adult Nursing where there are few textbooks available. Chapters include practice scenarios, case studies and activities to equip students with the skills they need to challenge poor practice and implement strategies to improve the care of older people.