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Nursing Practice And Health Care 5e

Author : Susan Hinchliff
ISBN : 9781444113037
Genre : Medical
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Nursing Practice and Health Care is an essential companion to pre-registration nursing education programmes, for those studying at degree and diploma level, and for students on post-registration courses. This fifth edition has been completely revised to reflect the current professional and educational requirements for those preparing for registration as a nurse, while maintaining a strong focus on practice and reflecting the needs of those requiring nursing and health care. Additionally, it uses the 2008 NMC Code as the cornerstone for many of its chapters. Building on the changes in the fourth edition, the requirements of pre-registration nursing programmes, the fitness for practice initiative and other developments in health policy within the four countries of the UK, the book provides an invaluable support for students as they learn the skills in critical thinking that will enable the development of an accountable, professional practitioner. Both student- and patient-centred, the book is divided into five parts: Perspectives on nursing, Learning nursing, Practisting nursing, Key aspects of care and Professional support and development. Key features: Completely revised and updated to reflect the new NMC Code Both student- and patient-centred Tackles key issues for today's student nurse, including health promotion, quality and the patient experience, informatics, diversity of care settings, accountable practice and ethics and the law Incorporates a wide range of helpful text features including learning objectives, section and chapter summaries, patient scenarios and reflective points, useful websites and further reading Reflects the governmental reports, policies, frameworks and targets of all four UK countries

Physical Assessment For Nurses And Healthcare Professionals

Author : Carol Lynn Cox
ISBN : 9781119108986
Genre : Medical
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Physical Assessment for Health Care Professionals offers a practical and comprehensive guide to best clinical practice when taking patient history and physical examination. This accessible text is structured in accordance with the competencies for advanced practice in assessment, diagnosis and treatment as published by the RCN. Following a systematic, systems-based approach to patient assessment, it includes a summary of the key clinical skills needed to develop and improve clinical examination in order to confidently assess, diagnose, plan and provide outstanding care. In this revised edition, colour photographs and case studies have been included to assist health care practitioners in their assessment of the patient. This important guide: Includes a highly visual colour presentation with photographs and illustrations. Features a wide range of key learning points to help guide practice. Offers illustrative examples, applications to practice and case studies. Is available in a range of digital formats – perfect for ‘on the go’ study and reference. Written for health care students, newly qualified and advanced nurse practitioners, and those in the allied health professions, Physical Assessment for Health Care Professionals is the essential guide for developing the skills needed to accurately access patient history and physical examination.

Tabbner S Nursing Care

Author : Rita Funnell
ISBN : 9780729538572
Genre : Medical
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An updated new edition of the must-have textbook for Diploma of Nursing students in Australia and New Zealand. Now in its sixth edition, Tabbner's Nursing Care: Theory and Practice continues to meet the needs of Diploma of Nursing students. Featuring a fresh approach and significantly revised content, this new edition of the popular nursing textbook reflects the current issues and scope of practice for all enrolled nurses, including recent regulations changes under National Registration. Procedural Guidelines are highlighted throughout this sixth edition of Tabbner's Nursing Care: Theory and Practice. The text incorporates a 'lifespan approach' and features four new chapters highlighting contemporary nursing issues - Leadership and Management; Older Adulthood; Acute Care and Rural and Remote Care. The Australian and New Zealand team of editors and contributors have ensured a holistic, person-centred approach to client care, allowing students to appreciate the skill and scope required to be a competent enrolled nurse. They have also strengthened the text's critical thinking and problem solving elements for students, with review questions, clinical interest boxes and case studies for reflection and deeper learning. This thousand-page nursing bible also features new full-colour design, which highlights the pedagogy and provides ease of navigation and a visual aid to learning. Lived experience - vignettes taken from actual clinical situations to help students understand a range of health experiences from the point of view of clients, families, nurses or other health professionals Clinical Interest boxes - information on current research, cultural aspects of care, nursing care plans, nursing diagnosis and developmental considerations Procedural guidelines -provide a step-by-step approach to nursing procedures, including rationales for each step Review questions - for consolidation and reinforcement of chapter content Critical thinking exercises - stimulate students to think critically and solve problems References and further reading - chapter references and additional resource material

Lab Manual For Health Assessment In Nursing

Author : Janet Weber
ISBN : 1451142811
Genre : Medical
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"Health Assessment in Nursing, 5e provides all of the background needed for interviewing the client and performing assessment making this the perfect text for students learning Assessment. The unique 3-column format used for teaching students assessment techniques (Assessment Procedures/Normal Findings/Abnormal Findings) breaks the process down into easy-to-understand units. The COLDSPA mnemonic (Character, Onset, Location, Duration, Severity, Pattern, and Associated factors) provides logical structure for the patient interview helping students to remember the most essential questions to ask a client. A new chapter "Psychosocial, Cognitive, and Moral Development" focuses on those areas of development for young adults, middle-age adults, and older adults ensuring that the nurse will perform a holistic nursing assessment. New integrated case study guides students through the assessment process helping them to develop the diagnostic reasoning skills every nurse needs. New Evidence-Based Practice Health Promotion and Disease Prevention boxes include Healthy People 2020 goals ensuring best practice. The new art program and interior design enhance readability allowing students to develop the necessary skills needed to perform accurate and timely health assessments"--Provided by publisher.

Progress Report

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ISBN : NWU:35558000499257
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Maternal Child Nursing Care

Author : Shannon E. Perry
ISBN : 9780323096102
Genre : Medical
File Size : 57. 1 MB
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Written by the foremost experts in maternity and pediatric nursing, Maternal Child Nursing Care, 5th Edition offers the accurate, practical information you need to succeed in the classroom, the clinical setting, and on the NCLEX® examination. This new edition offers numerous content updates throughout the text to keep you up-to-date on the latest topics and best practices. Plus hundreds of illustrations, alert boxes, and tables clarify key content and help you quickly find essential information. Atraumatic Care boxes in the pediatric unit teach you how to provide competent and effective care to pediatric patients with the least amount of physical or psychological stress. Community Focus boxes emphasize community issues, supply resources and guidance, and illustrate nursing care in a variety of settings. Critical thinking case studies offer opportunities to test and develop your analytical skills and apply knowledge in various settings. Emergency boxes in the maternity unit guide you through step-by-step emergency procedures. Expert authors of the market-leading maternity and pediatric nursing textbooks combine to ensure delivery of the most accurate, up-to-date content. Family-Centered Care boxes highlight the needs or concerns of families that you should consider to provide family-centered care. NEW! Content updates throughout the text give you the latest information on topics such as the late preterm infant, fetal heart rate pattern identification, obesity in the pregnant woman, shaken baby syndrome/traumatic brain injury, Healthy People 2020, car restraints, immunizations, and childhood obesity. NEW! Updated Evidence-Based Practice boxes including QSEN KSAs (knowledge, skills, attitudes) provide the most current practice guidelines to promote quality care. NEW! Medication Alerts stress medication safety concerns for better therapeutic management. NEW! Safety Alerts highlighted and integrated within the content draw attention to developing competencies related to safe nursing practice.

Transcultural Concepts In Nursing Care

Author : Margaret M. Andrews
ISBN : 0781790379
Genre : Medical
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Conveys the importance of diverse cultural knowledge for evaluation of patient outcomes, understanding persons in clinical settings, and appropriate responses during the nurse/client interaction.

Medical Surgical Nursing

Author : Sharon Mantik Lewis
ISBN : UOM:39015045583005
Genre : Medical
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This book contains solid, research-based content presented in a concise, readable, and consistent format. Special features highlight the content that is most relevant and challenging for today's nursing students, including patient teaching, community and home care, gerontology, cultural and ethnic considerations, collaborative care, nutrition, and critical thinking. Nursing management content is discussed in a unique levels-of-care approach, with separate headings for Health Promotion, Acute Intervention, and Ambulatory and Home Care. More than just a textbook, it is a comprehensive resource with the essential information that students need to prepare for lectures, classroom activities, examinations, clinical assignments, and comprehensive care of patients. All content is written and reviewed by leading experts in the field to ensure that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. Extensive gerontologic content identifies age-related changes for each body system and alerts the nurse to differences often encountered in older patients. Attractive four-color design and over 1,300 full-color illustrations enhance learning by presenting disease processes and related anatomy and physiology more clearly. More than 70 comprehensive nursing care plans are thoroughly updated to incorporate current NANDA diagnoses, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems. Ethical Dilemmas boxes promote critical thinking for timely and sensitive issues that nursing students will face in practicetopics such as informed consent, patient adherence, guardianship, confidentiality, and sterilization. More than 70 Patient and Family Teaching Guides provide students with critical information to include in teaching patients about care of conditions and stress points for educating family members when they will be helping to care for the patient. Critical Thinking Exercises at the end of each nursing management chapter include Case Studies with Critical Thinking Questions to help students apply information presented and promote critical thinking. Also included are Nursing Research Issues questions to highlight current topics for research and encourage further study. Collaborative Management headings and Collaborative Care tables emphasize the importance of total patient care in todays health care settings and provide a clear understanding of each providers role in managing disorders. Multiple-choice Review Questions at the end of each chapter test students mastery of the content and correspond with learning objectives in the chapter openers. Nutritional Therapy tables summarize nutritional interventions and promote healthy lifestyles in patients with various conditions. Gerontologic Differences in Assessment and Effects of Aging tables present information about older adults special needs for nursing care. Nursing Research boxes apply research to clinical practice and cover such timely topics such as pain medication adherence, ethnic influences on cancer screening, family-centered focus in lung transplant care, health promotion for women with multiple sclerosis, and caring for battered women in the emergency department. Emergency Management tables outline the treatment of health problems most likely to create medical emergencies. Common Assessment Abnormalities tables alert the nurse to typically encountered abnormalities. Nursing Assessment tables summarize the subjective and objective data for which the nursing student assesses. Health History tables present key assessment questions to summarize important assessment parameters. Diagnostic Studies tables highlight important information relevant to diagnostic studies. Drug Therapy tables pull out medication information in a format that provides easy student reference Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter help students identify key content New chapter on Culturally Competent Care discusses cultural variations affecting health care and key nursing implications to help prepare nurses to interact with the increasingly diverse patient populations entrusted to nursing care. New chapter on End-of-Life Care discusses the physical and psychosocial manifestations at the end of life, related legal and ethical issues, palliative care, and the special needs of caregivers. New chapter on Nursing Management: Alzheimers Disease and Dementia covers Alzheimers disease and other causes of dementia. Evidence-Based Practice boxes discuss non-nursing or interdisciplinary research topics. Genetics in Clinical Practice boxes cover timely topics such as genetic testing, Alzheimers disease, sickle cell anemia, and genetics-related ethics issues. Complementary and Alternative Therapies boxes summarize what nurses need to know about topics such as various herbal remedies, acupuncture, and biofeedback. The accompanying CD-ROM has been expanded and includes: case studies, disorder overviews, interactive learning activities, NCLEX-style review questions, and a comprehensive glossary. Selected nursing care plans incorporating NIC (Nursing Interventions Classification) and NOC (Nursing Outcomes Classification) show how NIC and NOC are used in clinical practice. Included on the Evolve website are the concept map creator program and sample concept maps to familiarize students these clinical tools which are used by increasing numbers of nursing instructors. Chapter 9: Pain has been completely updated and rewritten. New chapter on Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery covers sprains, strains, fractures, joint surgery, and other related conditions. The Genetics and Altered Immune Responses chapter includes expanded content on genetics and immunosuppressant therapy for transplant patients. Key Terms are listed in chapter openers (with page numbers) and bolded where defined in the text narrative. The Addictive Behaviors chapter features a more holistic approach and contains expanded content on tobacco abuse and smoking cessation. New color photos throughout feature ethnic and cultural diversity.

Scope And Standards Of Addictions Nursing Practice

Author : International Nurses Society on Addictions
ISBN : 1558102183
Genre : Medical
File Size : 76. 82 MB
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Scope And Standards Of Vascular Nursing Practice

Author : Society for Vascular Nursing
ISBN : UOM:39015059181266
Genre : Medical
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