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.
This handbook provides a practical and evidence-based guide to the essential elements of clinical skills for nursing practice. Taking a systems-based approach to the care of patients, it is an invaluable guide to the majority of clinical scenarios, helping nurses and other health care workers to perform clinical skills safely and competently.
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.
Covering the issues, themes and principles that explain what it means to be a nurse today, this book provides the theory students need to know and applies it to the diverse patient groups and settings that students will encounter on their placements.
By exploring the key topics and common challenges this book will provide your students with a perfect source of practical information that will lay the foundation for high quality, person-centred care.
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.
This unique book gives expert and practical advice on all aspects of the nurse's role. It provides a complete picture of the care of adults with chronic and acute illness, and covers the role of the nurse as manager and co-ordinator of care. It is written by practising nurses and is an invaluable companion.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
This book allows nurses to identify which clinical problems are true emergencies, which require urgent attention and those that can wait. Differential diagnoses for each clinical presentation are identified along with the actions required to ensure effective treatment is provided. Information is presented concisely, utilising bullet lists and icons