Foundations of Nursing Practice E-Book

Fundamentals of Holistic Care

Author: Chris Brooker,Anne Waugh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702053333

Category: Medical

Page: 676

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This second edition of Foundations of Nursing Practice has been revised and updated specifically to meet the needs of nursing students in all fields of practice The book explains how and why sensitive, safe, evidence-based holistic nursing care is carried out, including topics common to all fields of practice. Core nursing skills are emphasised to reflect the importance of clinical skills as well as the underpinning theory. Aids to learning in each chapter: Learning outcomes Interactive boxes for all age groups and fields of nursing practice Key words and phrases for literature searching Useful websites, references and further reading. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to nursing that will meet the needs of students, nurses returning to practice, mentors and other registered nurses. Relevant to all branches of nursing settings: infants, children, adults, pregnant women, older people and people with a learning disability or mental health problems Themes relevant to all stages and fields of nursing practice include safety, infection prevention and control, managing stress, communication, managing wounds and pressure ulcers, and dealing with loss Scenarios develop the skills of evidence-based practice, critical thinking, reflection and health promotion, and encourage further learning The areas of psychology, sociology, physiology and pathology are clearly related to nursing practice Key principles of health promotion, the law and ethics, the human lifespan and development are explained in earlier chapters, then applied in later chapters Cultural diversity information helps with understanding the needs of people from different backgrounds Person-centred approach encourages problem solving and application to practice Evidence-based practice is explicit throughout, and best-practice guidelines underpin exploration/explanation of nursing care. Easy-reference Glossary at the back of the book. Meets the requirements of the new pre-registration nursing curriculum including the NMC (2010) competencies and Essential Skills Clusters Greater emphasis on safeguarding vulnerable people, maternal health and first aid Self-test questions with answers available on accompanying website.
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Fundamentals of Assessment and Care Planning for Nurses

Author: Professor Ian Peate, OBE

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119491762

Category: Medical

Page: 408

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Fundamentals of Assessment and Care Planning for Nurses is designed to help nursing and healthcare students understand the essentials associated with assessment and care planning of adult patients. It will help you to recognise and respond compassionately to the needs of those you offer care to, work in partnership with those receiving care, assisting you to seek and access relevant health and social care and to provide information and support to others when required. Key learning features: Includes a range of interactive activities to encourage the reader to take stock and carry out activities pertinent to the chapter The key pedagogical feature will centre around a fictitious family; The use of the family will be to provide a basis to the various chapters and assessment will focus on the family or individual needs of a family member Each chapter begins with an aim and learning outcomes to enable the reader to contextualise and focus on the chapter content and the relevance to NMC proficiencies. Chapters end with an explicit conclusion, in the form of “putting it all together” Resource links are provided using electronic links or reference to appropriate literature that will help the reader seek further support and access additional information should this be required.
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Delivering Person-Centred Care in Nursing

Author: Bob Price

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1526480298

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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Delivering effective and responsive person-centred care is a key requirement of nurses’ professional practice and a core skill nurses must develop throughout their degree. 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. Through the use of varied case studies, this book applies this practice to all fields of nursing, allowing students on any course, at any point in their degree to find useful guidance within its pages.
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Foundations of Basic Nursing

Author: Lois White

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781401826963

Category: Medical

Page: 830

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Begins with student nurse skills for success which has been expanded to include information on transition from student to employee, applying for a job and resume writing with examples. Important changes in health care are covered. HIPPA has been included as have west Nile virus, SARS and bio-terrorism.
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Fundamentals of Nursing

The Art and Science of Nursing Care

Author: Carol Taylor,Carol Lillis,Priscilla LeMone

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780397546596

Category: Nursing

Page: 1356

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Designed to maximize visual learning, this Sixth Edition features a new art program and an integrated, cohesive, student-focused suite of multimedia products. Brand-new icons direct students to free video clips and online activities. New concept maps walk students through the nursing process for selected case-study patients. Unexpected outcomes are now included in skills descriptions. Like previous editions, the text maintains its unique holistic "blended skills" approach to nursing care and focuses on case-based learning and critical thinking. A back-of-book CD-ROM includes video clips and a Spanish-English audio glossary. A companion online course is available free with purchase of the text.
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Mental Health-psychiatric Nursing

A Holistic Life-cycle Approach

Author: Ruth Parmelee Rawlins,Sophronia R. Williams,Cornelia Kelly Beck

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 960

View: 7172

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This edition of MENTAL HEALTH-PSYCHIATRIC NURSING continues to utilize a conceptual model of holistic nursing care, graphically represented and consistently applied throughout. Its unique behavioral approach focuses on treating patient behavior, not medical disorders. Users have consistently praised this text for its organization, nursing process approach, lifespan coverage, pedagogical aids, and research highlights.
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Palliative Care Nursing

Quality Care to the End of Life, 2nd Edition

Author: Marianne LaPorte Matzo,Deborah Witt Sherman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 476

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Fundamentals of Nursing

Concepts, Process, and Practice

Author: Barbara Kozier

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 1516

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For years, Kozier and Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing: Concepts, Process, and Practice has been the leading textbook that helps students embark on their careers in nursing. The seventh edition retains many of the features that have made this textbook the number one choice of nursing students and faculty for so long. Book jacket.
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Fundamentals of Nursing

Author: Patricia Ann Potter

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323011419

Category: Medical

Page: 1785

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A nursing fundamentals text with a focus on Australian practice.
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