Suitable for nursing students, the planner's strategies for time management and stress-reduction, planning sections, this book features a wealth of organizational tools, clinical information, and helpful nursing school guidance all within one compact and versatile resource.
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.
Serving as a reference for anaesthetists, this edition provides information on the anaesthetic drugs commonly used. It is aimed at the trainee and consultant anaesthetists, and describes the pharmacokinetics and pharmodynamics of these drugs, with information on the properties and characteristics of almost 200 drugs.
This book is a practical, accessible guide to emergency situations encountered in critical care. The format allows the reader to gain vital clinical information in an easy-to-follow format without spending much time scanning through superfluous detail. Topics are covered in 2 parts: compromised systems and specific conditions.
This handbook provides clear guidance on all aspects of history taking, physical examination, communication, practical procedures, and interpretation of medical data. In line with current teaching methods, the book takes a systems-based approach to medicine and is an ideal revision guide and primer for junior doctors going out on the wards.
A comprehensive guide to the care of patients in the mental health setting. Giving a picture of the role of the mental health nurse, this handbook gives a summary of the prevalence, features and nursing management of the major mental disorders.
Gives advice on various aspects of the nurse's role. This is a comprehensive guide to the care of children and young people in a family context. Giving a picture of the role of the CYP nurse, the contents are arranged to mirror the key concepts of CYP nursing.
Cardiovascular disease is a common cause of premature death. This book provides an account of the main areas of cardiac nursing including assessment, investigation, treatment, rehabilitation, and pharmacological interventions. It also covers many other cardiovascular problems such as valvular heart disease and congenital heart disease.
The Oxford Handbook of Emergency nursing provides an essential resource when time is short and the need for practical clinical guidence is paramount. This handbook provides clear, focussed information that will aid all areas of patient assessment and management in emergency care.
Heart failure is a common and potentially lethal condition. It is the only cardiovascular disease that is increasing in both incidence and prevalence, and is extremely expensive to the health care system. This book is a practical and comprehensive manual aimed at the team of professionals caring for patients with heart failure.
Provides practical guidelines on a range of situations that present to the emergency department. This edition includes the 2006 Resuscitation Council guidelines, as well as guidelines from NICE, SIGN, BTS, and ATLS. It is useful for junior doctors, specialist nurses, paramedics, general practitioners and other allied health professionals.
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.
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.
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.
The Oxford Handbook of Diabetes Nursing provides a comprehensive overview of diabetes care. It compiles evidence, information and guidance on the area making it an essential tool for practice nurses with a special interest in diabetes, as well as a useful resource for those working in community and acute settings.
This handbook offers a systematic summary of ophthalmic disease directed towards diagnosis, interim assessment and ongoing management. The second edition is an invaluable companion to the practice of ophthalmology, providing rapid access to the information when it is needed, whether in the clinic, theatre or on the ward.
This best-selling medical dictionary, containing over 12,500 entries, has been 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, it is essential for medical students, medical professionals, and for anyone seeking a home medical guide.
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.
This unique pack 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 allows nurses to identify which clinical problems are true emergencies, which require urgent attention and those that can wait. Information is presented concisely.
The bestselling Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia continues to provide state-of-the-art information on anaesthetic practice. This third edition includes new topics on regional anaesthesia, minimally invasive procedures, breast surgery, blood salvage, interventional radiology, complementary medicines and anaesthesia, and more.
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.
This best-selling dictionary provides comprehensive coverage of the ever-expanding vocabulary of the nursing professions in an authoritative and accessible way. A must-have for all nurses, students of nursing, medical practitioners and professionals including midwives and health visitors.
A pocket handbook on the management and treatment of cancer, written in a style and at a level suitable for junior doctors and trainees (SHOs, Registrars), medical students and allied health professions.
Written in the style and format of the "Pocket Essentials" series, this handbook of paediatrics aims to provide a practical and quick review of clinical paediatrics for medical students and junior doctors.
Provides concise practical information to answer common and less frequent queries quickly. This guide contains over 130 A-Z entries of varying length, from the management of alcohol withdrawal to zinc deficiency. It includes guidance on therapeutic drug monitoring, managing electrolyte disturbances, per-operative drug management, and more.
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.
Includes entries that address the changing world of nursing and healthcare services. This title focuses on the needs of nurses and healthcare practitioners. Packed with useful information, it provides the essential pocket reference resource for everyone involved in nursing and healthcare.
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.
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.
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.
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.