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 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.
Do you need to conduct or understand research to support your studies or evidence-based practice in healthcare? Ensure that you have all the research tools at your finger tips with this quick reference guide covering both quantitative and qualitative research.
'During open-chest resuscitations, I've held a non-beating, recently stilled human heart in my hands. And, should you ever get to hold one, you will find the human heart to be rubbery and shockingly light.'What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Great writers, artists, entertainers and thinkers talk about their experiences of the NHS and explore what it means to them in this unique collection curated and edited by Adam Kay, with all profits going to NHS Charities Together and The Lullaby Trust.
This updated edition of the Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology builds on the strengths of the previous editions, providing detailed information on rheumatological diseases and conditions, including a new and improved section on paediatric rheumatology.
This new edition of the Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics provides doctors and medical students with a clear and concise explanation of statistical methods. It is an accessible and thorough account of a complex subject, and the previous edition has been described by readers as a 'statistical Bible'.
This comprehensive yet concise Handbook covers all aspects of sexual health, contraception and HIV medicine. All content has been updated from the second edition, with some additional chapters to reflect changes in the socio-political climate, clinical practice, and evidence-based medicine.
This handbook offers a systematic summary of ophthalmic disease directed towards diagnosis, interim assessment and ongoing management. Now including an extensive online image bank the fourth edition provides rapid access to the information when it is needed, whether in the clinic, theatre or on the ward.
Complementing the guidelines in the British National Formulary, this new edition remains the indispensable guide to clinical pharmacy providing all the information needed for practising and student pharmacists.
This book explores sociology and psychology relevant to nursing and explains why it is so important to understand these disciplines in order to provide holistic, person-centred care. This third edition has been updated according to the latest NMC standards and requirements.
It is vital that nurses providing person-centred care understand how culture and diversity affect patients' experience of health care. This book provides the knowledge, awareness and skills, ensuring that nursing students are able to communicate effectively with people from across the social spectrum.
Covering all the skills, theory and knowledge that students will need to know in order to succeed, this book is packed full of information relating to the core modules and key topics taught in the first year of a nursing degree.
Covering the what, why and how in easily accessible language, this book explores the common challenges faced by nursing students on placement and gives practical advice on how to overcome them. Updated to the latest NMC standards and written by a team of experienced lecturers and nurses.
Ethics can impact the decisions nurses make in their day-to-day work, so it's important that students develop their understanding of ethical frameworks as preparation for future practice. In this book, the author explains ethical ideas, theories and concepts in simple to understand terms, focussing on real-life nursing situations that makes it easy to apply these principles to your practice.
Covers all the key aspects of anatomy and physiology that nursing students need to know in short, concise and easily accessible chapters. Whilst using case study scenarios commonly encountered by nurses in clinical practice, to help students to apply this anatomy and physiology knowledge to their everyday working life.
It is essential that students develop sound decision-making skills in order to deal with the challenges they will encounter as registered nurses. This book enables pre-registration nursing students to understand, develop and apply these skills in order to practise safely and effectively.
With all content mapped the new NMC standards (2018) this book helps students to understand the underlying theory behind health promotion and the different considerations for working with individuals, families and diverse communities. It also shows the practical skills students will need in order to promote health and well-being effectively in their daily practice.
Written with a focus on multi-disciplinary integrated care systems and a greater emphasis on prevention and patient autonomy, this title incorporates the most recent evidence-based guidelines and developments in nursing roles and contraceptive methods. An invaluable guide to women's health nursing.
Written for students in health and social care, this book offers material on contexts, knowledge bases, skills and practices across the care spectrum. It deals with work carried out by those involved in treatment and therapy as well as advocacy and management, and employs an integrated approach to developing care that is grounded in research.