Explains how and why sensitive, safe, evidence-based holistic nursing care is carried out, including topics common to all fields of practice. This title covers core nursing skills that are emphasised to reflect the importance of clinical skills as well as the underpinning theory.
This book uses real student experiences and stories from patients to help students develop their communication skills throughout the three years of training, with a focus on how to develop person-centredness and compassionate and collaborative care.
At seven months pregnant, doctor Rana Awdish suffered a catastrophic medical event, haemorrhaging nearly all of her blood and losing her unborn first child. She spent months fighting for her life, enduring multiple major surgeries and a series of organ failures. In this book, she gives an account of her journey from doctor to patient.
A unique guide to coping and thriving in the NHS today, with practical, practice-focused and evidence-based advice to support students and qualified nurses to build their resilience and manage stress and conflict, as well as nurture their wellbeing.
For those undertaking a nursing degree within higher education, this book provides study support and skills development for both oral and written communication in the context of nursing and healthcare in HE.
For those undertaking an education or teaching degree within higher education, this book provides study support and skills development for both oral and written communication in the context of education and teaching.
This new edition introduces the underpinning theory and concepts required for the development of first class communication and interpersonal skills in nursing. By providing a simple to read overview of the central topics students are able to quickly gain a solid, evidence-based grounding in the subject.
Through the use of varied case studies, this book explains and demonstrates how nurses can transform the ideals of person-centred care into reality for patients throughout their healthcare journey, in a variety of settings.
Ethics is integral to good nursing practice, and has been a mandatory part of the professional nursing curriculum for some time. This book aims to unpack the necessary theory, to stimulate reflection in and around practice and, crucially, to increase nurses' confidence in promoting and sustaining ethical practice in health and social care services.
Rather than describing abstract ideas and applying them to situations, this authoritative new book uses the everyday situations that occur in health and care as its starting point to examine how we can use our understanding of the moral implications of these to improve practice, relationships and decisions making.
Essential knowledge resource for students needing to implement new clinical skills, and an update for practitioners and NQNs. Follows the patient pathway from assessment to delivery of nursing care. Meets the new NMC practice and proficiency standards 2018/19, including enhanced guidance on sepsis, mental health, and palliative care.
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.
This practical and authoritative 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, this bestselling title is essential for medical students and professionals, and for anyone seeking a home medical guide.
This handbook provides a systematic account of the main areas of cardiac nursing including assessment, investigation, treatment, rehabilitation, and pharmacological interventions. Cardiac nurses in all settings will find this a practical and evidence-based summary of the relevant issues related to the appropriate care of their patients.
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!
A fully updated edition of a successful text, which enables nurses and health professionals to use core communication skills in a patient-centred way. With new content on diversity, electronic communication and telephone skills, it remains a key text for any health professional seeking to apply communication theory to their daily practice.
Written by members of the Association of Advanced Nursing Practice Educators, this authorative text offers a comprehensive review of the current clinical, strategic, educational and research developments in advanced practice.