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.
A thorough knowledge of medical terminology is essential for all health care roles whether clinical or administrative in nature. The new edition of this attractive and easy to use self-directed learning manual provides a simple, interactive and comprehensive guide to the language of medicine.
Contains the medical terminology used in more than 30 of today's fastest growing health profession areas and an inclusion of entries suited for the nursing field. This book includes 1,000 enriched color images and photographs, a glossy insert with detailed images by Anatomical Chart Company, more than 65 appendices.
As a nursing student you will have learnt lots of nursing theory and research - but how do you translate this into practice and apply it to the skills you need? Where do you start? What steps should be carried out and in what order? What should you do afterwards? This book answers these questions for over 120 clinical skills.
This handbook provides practical information on the prevention and treatment of medical problems in extreme environments. An essential resource 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.
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.
A step-by-step and practical guide of how to compile a professional portfolio for use throughout nursing programmes and in initial nursing roles, where portfolios are an essential tool for interviews and employee appraisals.
Written specifically for nursing students, the book explores the sociology and psychology relevant to nursing. Chapters move from individual and personal issues onto wider society as a whole and explore the psychological and sociological basis of all aspects of nursing practice.
Offers information on more than 400 diagnostic tests. This book features such sections as: Basics, Blood, Urine, Cultures, Imaging, and Other including ECG and EEG. It lists the tests alphabetically including the purpose of the test; normal reference values for men, women, and children; critical values; and, nursing considerations.
A pocket-sized book that provides instant access to information nurses need quickly every day. It includes: weight and temperature conversion charts; infection control measures; assessment, illustrations of key landmarks; quick-scan charts of laboratory test results; geriatric care; fall precautions; and treatment for biological weapons exposure.