Models and Critical Pathways in Clinical Nursing

Conceptual Frameworks for Care Planning

Author: Mike Walsh,Joy Duxbury,Miriam Rowswell

Publisher: Bailliere Tindall Limited

ISBN: 9780702021886

Category: Medical

Page: 300

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The 2nd Edition of this essential text builds on the clarity and user-friendliness of the first edition while emphasizing developing shared care involving the patient. Addresses multi-disciplinary teamwork and reflects new developments including patient-focused hospitals and critical pathways. The well-respected and well-known author encourages a creative response to the use of models in nursing care.
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Care Planning in Children and Young People's Nursing

Author: Doris Corkin,Sonya Clarke,Lorna Liggett

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444346040

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Care Planning in Children and Young People's Nursing addresses a selection of the most common concerns that arise when planning care for infants, children and young people within the hospital and community setting. Clear and detailed, this text reflects both the uniqueness and diversity of contemporary children's nursing and utilizes images and case studies to provide a holistic insight into the practice of care planning through the reporting of best available evidence and current research, policy and education. Divided into sections for ease of reference, Care Planning in Children and Young People’s Nursing explores both the theory and practice of care planning. Chapters on the principles of care planning include issues such as managing risk, safeguarding children, ethical and legal implications, integrated care pathways, interprofessional assessment, and invaluable parent perspectives. Additional chapters on the application of planning care examine the practical aspects of a wide range of specific conditions including cystic fibrosis, obesity, cardiac/renal failure and HIV/AIDS. Each chapter is interactive, with questions, learning activities and points for discussion creating an engaging and enquiry-based learning approach. Care Planning in Children and Young People’s Nursing is a definitive resource, reflecting innovative practice which is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate nurse education.
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Vital Notes for Nurses

Principles of Care

Author: Hilary Lloyd,Helen Hancock,Steven Campbell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118305949

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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Vital Notes for Nurses: Principles of Care is an essentialguide for nursing students and newly qualified nurses. It providesa concise introduction to the essential principles of nursing care.It encourages nurses to examine the principles and evidenceunderlying nursing practice and equips them with a thoroughunderstanding of the complexities of patient care in differentenvironments of care. Principles of Care explores concepts of health andillness, conceptual frameworks for practice, principles of healthcare delivery, and professional standards. Key themes includeassessment and planning, implementation and evaluation, patienteducation and health promotion, decision making and riskmanagement, benchmarking, clinical effectiveness and practicedevelopment. * Examines assessment, planning and evaluation of care * Covers risk management and prioritisation of care * Addresses the use of NICE guidance and National serviceframeworks * Explores clinical effectiveness, practice development and qualityassurance * Includes learning objectives, scenarios and case studies
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Nursing Practice and Health Care 5E

A Foundation Text

Author: Susan Hinchliff,Sue Norman,Jane Schober

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444113038

Category: Medical

Page: 576

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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
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Student Nurses' Guide to Professional Practice and Development

Author: Clare Christian

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444114808

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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Student Nurses Guide to Professional Practice and Development is an essential guide for those considering or already embarked on a career in nursing. This new handbook provides a professional perspective of all the branches of nursing and gives comprehensive advice on how to gain entry to nursing courses and on all the key aspects of preparing for the role of registered nurse. Career opportunities and professional development requirements are clearly described within the context of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Professional Conduct (2002). The text also provides professional portfolio and current educational requirements, detailed information about support networks for student nurses, career opportunities and current professional requirements for registered nurses. With information and guidance about all aspects of a nursing career, from entering adult nursing, children's nursing, mental health and learning disability nursing, to the professional requirements necessary for qualification as a registered nurse, this is an essential career guide for all student and registered nurses in the UK.
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Foundations of Nursing Practice E-Book

Fundamentals of Holistic Care

Author: Chris Brooker,Anne Waugh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723435340

Category: Medical

Page: 748

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is written specifically to meet the needs of nursing students undertaking the common foundation programme. It aims to explain how and why sensitive, holistic and evidence-based nursing care is carried out. Therefore it is relevant to students who will enter all branches of nursing and includes material that is both common to all and specific to each branch. The book aims to provide all students on foundation nursing and health care programmes with material of sufficient depth/breadth to achieve the NMC outcomes required for entry into the branch programmes. There is an emphasis not only on the theory that underpins nursing practice in the common foundation programme but also on nursing skills which form an increasingly emphasized part of the programme. The chapters have been reviewed by experts from each branch and also clinical skills to ensure the content reflects each branch accurately and appropriately. Emphasis on clinical skills & lifelong learning Realistic scenarios reinforce the need for patient/client-centred care with a holistic approach Activity boxes for all branches and age groups in each chapter ensure relevance to nurses in diverse settings An integrated approach to health promotion with activity boxes emphasises that health maintenance and promotion are central to contemporary nursing practice Reflection, critical thinking and research/appraisal skills are encouraged with a problem centred approach that will help to develop the skills needed to provide sensitive and effective, high quality care and to integrate theory with practice The emphasis on nursing/clinical skills underlines the importance of core skills - an integral part of the patient/client experience Cultural diversity is a core theme throughout The importance of evidence-based practice is highlighted and the text helps readers are assisted to acquire the skills to provide evidence-based care A wide range of general and branch-specific interactive boxes help to develop an understanding of some issues in other branches as well as the core issues that affect all nurses. Self- test questions and answers provide an opportunity for readers to take responsibility for and check their learning. Valuable learning tools are included: glossary of key terms, useful websites and references
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Multiple Sclerosis

Theory and Practice for Nurses

Author: Megan Burgess

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9781861562975

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 240

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This comprehensive resource examines all aspects of the care of the patient with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). It focuses on the themes of: The importance of patient-centred nursing Comprehensive assessment of the person with MS The wide variation in the course of MS The role of the nurse The early part of this book examines the theory of MS i.e. the pathophysiology, the epidemiology, the types of MS and the various diagnostic tests. Practical aspects are included particularly in caring for someone who is going through the process of being diagnosed as having MS. There follows an exploration of the theory and practice of interferon therapies and a review of symptom management using case studies and vignettes. The later chapters discuss the complications of severe MS and the implications for the family and nurse in caring for someone who is severely disabled. Megan Burgess, a Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Hope Hospital, Salford has used her years of practical experience to produce an authoritative, single-volume library that will be essential reading for nurses in hospital and in the community who come in contact with people with MS.
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Contemporary issues in mental health nursing

Author: Jonathon E. Lynch,Steve Trenoweth

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780470060551

Category: Medical

Page: 328

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This title addresses some of the most prominent issues currently being faced in mental health nursing and provides a series of essays which critique and commentate on the current standing of the profession within a contemporary context.
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Subject Guide to Books in Print

An Index to the Publishers' Trade List Annual

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Das Ziel

Ein Roman über Prozessoptimierung

Author: Eliyahu M. Goldratt,Jeff Cox

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593423596

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 406

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Ein Roman über Prozessoptimierung? Geht das? Das geht nicht nur – das liest sich auch spannend von der ersten bis zur letzten Seite. Eliyahu M. Goldratts "Das Ziel" ist die Geschichte des Managers Alex Rogo, der mit ungewöhnlichen und schlagkräftigen neuen Methoden in seinem Unternehmen für Aufsehen sorgt. Der Klassiker unter den Wirtschaftsbüchern, der das Managementdenken weltweit umkrempelt, wurde jetzt erweitert um den wichtigsten Aufsatz des Autors, "Standing on the Shoulders of Giants": Pflichtlektüre für Manager – und fesselnder Lesestoff.
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Nursing, the Finest Art

An Illustrated History

Author: M. Patricia Donahue

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 535

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This is a beautifully illustrated coverage of the social, political and economic history of nursing from its origins to contemporary practice. New material includes nurses' involvement in recent events throughout the world and increased coverage of developments in international nursing. 500 illus., 229 in color.
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Advanced Nursing Practice

An Integrative Approach

Author: Ann B. Hamric

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780721686325

Category: Medical

Page: 853

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ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE presents a comprehensive and scholarly presentation of the roles and issues related to advanced practice nursing. This unique text synthesizes concepts, practical strategies, and knowledge of current environmental forces with the goal of helping advanced practice nurses improve patient care and legitimize their roles in a changing health care system. The authors both define and describe all the competencies that make up advanced nursing practice including direct clinical practice, consultation, coaching, guidance, research, leadership, collaboration, and ethical decision-making.
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Managing Client Care

Author: Elizabeth F. Wywialowski

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323024822

Category: Medical

Page: 415

View: 9474

Providing a focus on the knowledge and skills needed to become a successful first-line manager, this unique text emphasizes successful client care by addressing the role of nurses in managing quality and the available resources needed. It also discusses each of the essential components of the manager of care role, as well as the basic or core competencies required of staff nurses inherent in the direct care of clients. Thoroughly revised and updated, this 3rd edition reflects the numerous changes related to evolving management concepts - including understanding the health care system, using personal strengths most effectively, and nurturing professional integrity. Content focuses on client care management, rather than staff management, to go beyond basic management concepts and help those whose role will be managing quality client care. Essential theoretical information is covered with an emphasis on practical application. Application Exercises at the end of each chapter challenge readers to apply what they've just learned. A brief clinical situation is followed by questions or commands to describe the solution, based on what was learned in the chapter. Critical Thinking Scenarios at the end of each chapter give readers a short case study to consider and questions to test their application of knowledge. A competency-based format is applied throughout and is based on a research study that identifies clinical management skills needed by beginning staff nurses. Objectives and Key Concepts at the beginning of each chapter provide readers with a glimpse at important information contained within. Key concepts are also shown in boldface upon first mention in that chapter. Cartoons are provided throughout to keep readers more actively interested in the text content. Terrorism readiness and disaster management content has been added to prepare readers for today's most relevant issues. The chapter on Understanding the Context of Health has been thoroughly revised to offer readers a glimpse into the heart of the business of health care. New content in this chapter includes economic and political ties to seamless health care, nursing informatics, and technology in practice. The latest issues facing staff nursing are covered - including content on staff shortages, mandatory overtime, agency nurses/temps, self-preservation, and continuing education. Revised and updated instructor's resources are now located online for added flexibility.
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Books in Print

Author: R.R. Bowker Company

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.
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