Introductory Pathophysiology for Nursing and Healthcare Professionals

Author: Martin Steggall,Mark Zelman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780273723868

Category: Nursing

Page: 478

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Introduction to Pathophysiology for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals is the most comprehensive visual survey of pathophysiology affecting each body system. Using full colour illustrations, photographs and learning features, this book makes the potentially complex subject of pathophysiology interesting and accessible. Each chapter discusses the common pathologies for each body system, along with the prevalence of the disease in the UK. The text is aimed at students and healthcare professionals who are learning about applied pathophysiology and related pharmacology and is an ideal introduction to the subject, enabling care to be based on a sound foundation of what is going on in the body.
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Learning to Care E-Book

The Nurse Associate

Author: Ian Peate

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070207795X

Category: Medical

Page: 632

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Richly illustrated throughout, this comprehensive resource is designed to fully equip Trainee Nursing Associates for their future role as professional healthcare providers with chapters ranging from ‘how to learn’ and essay writing to communication skills, reflective practice, and the role of evidence-based clinical decision making. Basic anatomy and physiology, together with the care and treatment of common disorders, form the second part of the volume. The book includes a wide range of learning features and comes with a downloadable image bank to assist trainee nursing associates with their assignments. Clear, no nonsense writing style helps make learning easy Provides helpful advice on study skills and essay writing Incorporates the 15 Standards of the Care Certificate Learning objectives at the start of each chapter enable readers to monitor their progress Key Words feature encourage familiarisation with a new vocabulary ‘Self Test’ questions at the start of each chapter allow readers to establish their baseline knowledge Reflection and Critical Awareness features encourage critical thinking and recall of essential information Medicine Trolley feature outlines common drugs, their usage, routes of administration and side effects Case Studies give practical context to core information Care in the Home Setting, At the GP Surgery and Communities of Care boxes illustrate healthcare provision outside the hospital environment Includes anatomy and physiology and pathophysiology of important diseases and disorders OSCEs help trainee nursing associates prepare for examinations Helpful glossary provides definitions of new terms
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Acute Nursing Care

Recognising and Responding to Medical Emergencies

Author: Ian Peate,Helen Dutton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317902777

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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Delays in recognising deterioration or inappropriate management of people in acute care settings can result in late treatment, avoidable admissions to intensive care units and in some instances unnecessary deaths. As the role of the nurse in healthcare settings continues to change and evolve, today’s student nurses need to be equipped with the fundamental skills to recognise and manage deterioration in the patient in a competent and confident manner, as you learn to become practitioners of the future. Using a body systems approach and emphasising the central role and function of the nurse throughout, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the essential issues in this important subject. Topics covered include: recognition and identification of physiological deterioration in adults; identification of disordered physiology that may lead to a medical emergency linked to deterioration of normal function; relevant anatomy and physiology; pathophysiological changes and actions that need to be taken; immediate recognition and response; investigations, diagnosis and management issues; and teaching and preventative strategies.
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Practices in Children's Nursing E-Book

Author: Ethel Trigg,Toby Mohammed,Louise Ford,Hermione Montgomery,Vicky Vidler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702044458

Category: Medical

Page: 520

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The skills required by children’s nurses are many and varied, and are undertaken in a variety of settings. This book provides a clinical manual of common practices. Each practice is research-based and presented in a common format which covers: Objectives, Rationale, Factors to note, Guidelines, Positioning, Equipment, Method, Special observations and possible complications, and References and further reading. The guidelines have been written specifically for children’s nursing by contributors from well-known children’s units. They are not simply adaptations from adult practices and therefore recognise the unique differences between adult and children’s nursing. The introductory section covers common concepts and infection control. There are also appendices on the use of play as a distraction, and on complementary therapies. The common format of each practice makes the book easy to use and refer to in a clinical setting. Each practice is based on the latest research to ensure it is evidence-based and up to date Introductory chapters cover issues common to all practices to make the book easier to use. The appendix on play reinforces its common usage as a distraction technique A chapter on complementary therapies explains these as they are becoming more widespread All practices have been reviewed by regional centres to avoid parochialism Content reorganised to reflect the Essential Skills Clusters from the NMC New chapter on communicating with children All chapters updated to reflect the current evidence base
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Pathophysiology for the Health Professions

Author: Barbara E. Gould

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 668

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Pathophysiology for the Health Professions is a fundamental pathophysiology text designed specifically for students in any health professions field. It emphasizes the basic principles of disease processes in a clinical context, supported by concrete examples. The first two sections cover basic concepts of pathophysiologic processes such as inflammation and infections, as well as conditions that may alter a patient's health status by mimicking pathophysiological processes or affecting the process of disease. The last section on disorders of the body systems highlights commonly occurring problems and selected topics relevant to each system. Chapters in this section follow a consistent format, including a review of anatomy and physiology, concepts of disease, and specific disorders.
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Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology

An Essential Guide for Nursing and Healthcare Students

Author: Muralitharan Nair,Ian Peate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118311078

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology is designedspecifically for nursing and healthcare students, providing astraightforward, jargon-free, accessible introduction topathophysiology. Highly visual and written specifically forstudents, the second edition of this best-selling textbook providesclear explanations of the anatomy of the human body, and theeffects of disease or illness on normal physiology. To make studyeasier, the book includes learning outcomes, a range of activitiesto test learning, key words, end-of-chapter glossaries, andclinical case scenarios, and is supported by an online resourcecentre with further activities and exercises. Key Features: Superb full colour illustrations, bringing this subject tolife Full of extra features to help improve the learning process,including key words, test-your-knowledge, exercises, furtherreading and learning outcomes New case studies throughout to help you understand how to applythe knowledge in clinical practice Supported by an online resource centre at ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/fundamentalsofappliedpathophysiology"www.wiley.com/go/fundamentalsofappliedpathophysiology/awith fantastic extras for both lecturers and students, including animage bank, interactive multiple choice questions, true/falseexercises, word-searches, glossary flash-cards, label-the diagramactivities, and more!
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Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for Nursing Students

Author: Sarah Ashelford,Vanessa Taylor,Justine Raynsford

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473943736

Category: Medical

Page: 344

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Carefully designed to provide an integrated introduction to both the biology of disease and the therapeutic agents that are used to manage them, this book considers the underlying pathology of many common illnesses and diseases but by focusing on those conditions which have a pharmacological intervention is able to provide nurses with a broader understanding of bioscience that reflects care given in practice. It covers the basics of pharmacology, the core pathological concepts of inflammation, infection and cancer as well as a systems-based consideration of the pathophysiology and relevant pharmacology of common disorders. Providing the ideal starting point for student nurses to develop a robust, integrated knowledge of human disease and pharmacology, this book will enable them to provide care based on up-to-date knowledge of this important subject.
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Introducing Pharmacology

For Nursing and Healthcare

Author: Roger McFadden

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351001388

Category: Medical

Page: 404

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This third edition of Introducing Pharmacology provides an accessible and engaging introduction to the subject of pharmacology for nursing and healthcare students – and anyone needing to refresh their knowledge of this important area. The third edition recognises that many nursing and healthcare courses are now requiring students to engage with the subject of pharmacology at a higher level. Accordingly, this edition has been reinforced with more advanced pharmacology that will help these students, but without losing the clarity and accessibility of earlier editions. This popular text includes: • Clear explanations of how drugs work in the human body • The underlying physiology and pathophysiology necessary for an understanding of the action of drugs • Coverage of the common drug groups that nurses and other healthcare professionals are likely to encounter in practice • Case-studies, relating pharmacological theory to clinical practice • An extensive glossary of key terms and definitions New to this edition: A new ‘beyond the basics’ feature, providing a deeper explanation of the mechanism of action of key drugs, supporting students studying at a more advanced level A new section covering drugs for the treatment of nausea and labyrinthine disorders An expanded chapter on drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics Enhanced and more detailed illustrations Updated content that reflects latest guidelines and recently licensed drugs
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