Suitable for nurses in the emergency department or critical care unit, this pocket-sized book of clinical tools provides access to essential information ICU/ER nurses need. It covers: abnormal assessment findings; laboratory values, including critical values; complications of diseases and procedures; and, IV infusion rates.
This handbook continues to provide the core knowledge needed in clinical practice for the diagnosis and management of patients with disorders of the blood. Major advances in the specialty have been reflected in this thoroughly revised new edition. Differential diagnoses, relevant investigations and management guidelines are covered.
The Handbook is a concise and handy reference on women's health for nurses and other health professionals working in primary care, community, health promotion or acute settings. It focuses on practical care pathways for common gynaecological conditions. The book is user-friendly, clearly indexed and pocket sized.
This handbook provides practical information on the prevention and treatment of medical problems in extreme environments. An essential reference book for expeditions and travellers to remote areas, it offers guidance on maintaining the physical and psychological health of team members under the stresses and challenges of an expedition.
Meant for trainees in psychiatry, this book deals with the psychiatric and neuropsychiatric examination and interviewing of adults and children. It also covers special interview situations, referral to experts, and early treatment interventions, and examines important legal and service organization issues.
This handbook provides accessible information on specific genetic diseases, and possible genetic components of major diseases, for the primary health care team and junior doctor in training. It assists with why, when, and where to refer patients, and affected families, to get the best advice about genetic disease.
This practical guide to clinical consultation in oncology has been extensively revised and updated. It reflects recent advances in oncology with particular emphasis on new therapies. Covering the scientific basis as well as diagnosis, it includes updates on drugs, childhood cancers in adults, and the psychosocial aspects of cancer.
Twelve books in one, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties is the ultimate companion to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine. This new edition has been fully updated to provide all the relevant knowledge needed in modern clinical practice, and maintains its unique patient-centred outlook on medicine.
Read it and weep.' SUSIE ORBACH'Haunting, beautiful and urgent.' JOHANN HARI'At the heart of this book is the problem of how emotional resilience can be identified in prospective doctors and strengthened in practising doctors.
'Heartfelt, honest, illuminating and wise - a wonderful book that I would urge everyone to read' Julia Samuel, author of GRIEF WORKSGrief. Told through seven emotions, Seven Signs of Life is about what it means to be alive and how it feels to care for a living.
Nutrition and hydration is a fundamental part of patient care and something nurses encounter on a daily basis. This user-friendly reference guide will help you quickly and accurately access your patient's nutritional and hydration needs and confidently care for them.
Universal reference tool keeping the student/NQN abreast of key clinical data they need to have on hand on the ward. Supports a holistic patient-centred problem solving approach. Provides a practical guide to assessment and management of the adult patient. Portable, up to date aide-memoire for the practitioner.
Do you need assess patients' lifestyle behaviours and provide guidance on how to change them? This survival guide gives you the tools, questions, guides and figures to do this using psychological theory within a nursing framework.
Starting with the nursing process, this book provides the foundations for writing practical care plans, walks students through the care planning process, builds the critical thinking skills needed to individualize care, and offers tips on incorporating evidence-based standards and rationales into nursing interventions.
Study Skills for Nursing and Midwifery Students has been carefully structured to be used throughout a nursing career. It is key reading for all fields and levels of nursing, as well as qualified staff who aim to enhance their professional development.
This practical medical dictionary contains over 12,400 entries, fully revised and updated to include the very latest developments in this fast-changing field. Informative and accessible, with a clear two-colour text design, this bestselling title is essential for medical students and professionals, and for anyone seeking a home medical guide.
A pocket-sized reference tool for use in any community or antenatal setting, ideal for students and practitioners who need information quickly. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.
An astonishingly candid insight into the life and work of a modern neurosurgeon - its triumphs and disasters. A SUNDAY TIMES bestseller, and shortlisted for the GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD and the COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD, as well as longlisted for the SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION.
Reflective practice is a requirement for all healthcare professionals. This essential guide will help you develop the skills to be effective as a reflective practitioner within any clinical environment.
This handbook is for nurses needing practical guidance in clinical situations, either as an aide memoire for the specialist nurse, or an essential reference source for newly qualified nurses caring for people with neurological problems for the first time.
The Oxford Handbook of Musculoskeletal Nursing is a practical, informative and up-to-date quick reference guide for nurses and practitioners who require guidance on the care of patients with musculoskeletal conditions, either from an inpatient management or chronic disease management community care perspective.
Understanding how drugs work is made simple in this easy to use pocket-sized guide. Drugs in common use are described under each body system and will form an aid to your confident administration of drugs to fit your patients' needs.
Ideal for quick reference in any community or birth environment, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.
This bestselling handbook continues to provide state-of-the-art information on anaesthetic practice. Concise, practical, and easy-to-use, this fourth edition now includes a brand new chapter on obesity surgery.
Suitable for all those who want to understand the various ways in which patient and public engagement can contribute to better health outcomes, this book provides the comprehensive overview of patient engagement and participation in healthcare.
Compassion, caring and communication are all fundamental parts of patient care and something all health and social care workers encounter on a daily basis. This user-friendly reference guide will help you care for your patients in a person centred way.
Serious pathology accounts for only 1 per cent of back pain in the general population, however, if you work within musculoskeletal medicine, at some stage, you can see a patient with serious pathology. This guide identifies and acts on warning signs when a therapist becomes suspicious of serious pathology in a patient presenting with back pain.
Respiratory ailments are the most common reason for emergency admission to hospital, the most common reason to visit the GP, and cost the NHS more than any other disease area. This pocket-sized handbook allows instant access to a wealth of information needed in the day-to-day practice of respiratory medicine.
The new edition of this hugely successful book has been revised and new sections added, whilst retaining its unique systematic format. If you are learning how to examine patients, or preparing for an OSCE, then you need Essential Examination!