Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance

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Author: Ian Peate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118902750

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for nursing and healthcare students from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. This easy-to-read, accessible guide brings together all the key principles of caring for patients with medical and surgical needs. Highly visual, each topic is covered in one two-page spread, making it easy to quickly read up on key information and grasp the essentials of the key aspects of caring for the adult patient. A clear and accessible foundation of the need to know aspects of medicine and surgery for nurses Takes a systems approach exploring nursing care of key medical and surgical conditions and disorders Covers assessment, nutrition, pain, infection control Supported by a companion website with over 300 interactive multiple choice questions Provides need-to-know information in a quick-reference format Written from a UK perspective, with application to clinical practice A companion website is available at www.ataglanceseries.com/nursing/medsurg featuring interactive multiple choice questions Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance is ideal for nursing students looking for a clear and visual summary of care of the adult patient.

Respiratory Nursing at a Glance

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Author: Wendy Preston

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119048303

Category: Medical

Page: 152

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From the publishers of the market leading at a Glance series, and in collaboration with the Association of Respiratory Nurses (ARNS), comes this easy-to-read, highly visual guide bringing together key principles of Respiratory Nursing. Highly visual, each topic is covered in a two-page spread, making it easy to quickly read up on key information and grasp the essentials of respiratory care, as well as a focus on preventative measures to prevent, minimise and control respiratory disease. Covers a wide range of topics, including assessment and diagnosis, respiratory health, medication, communication, models and management of care, acute and chronic care, and common respiratory diseases Takes a unique, holistic approach to care across the life course – from childhood to end of life care. Provides need-to-know information in a highly visual, evidence-based, quick-reference format. Respiratory Nursing at a Glance is ideal for nurses and health care students and practitioners at all levels involved in respiratory care.

Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance

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Author: Muralitharan Nair,Ian Peate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118746066

Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

Page: 208

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"Exploring a range of key diseases and conditions, each chapter in this book provides an overview of the related anatomy and physiology, signs and symptoms, investigations, management, and treatment."--From back cover.

Perioperative Practice at a Glance

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Author: Paul Wicker

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118842162

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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From the publishers of the market-leading at aGlance series comes this new title on all aspects ofcaring for patients in the perioperative environment. Frompre-operative care, through the anaesthetic and surgical phases topost-operation and recovery, this easy-to-read, quick-referenceresource uses the unique at a Glance format toquickly convey need-to-know information in both images and text,allowing vital knowledge to be revised promptly andefficiently. Brings together all aspects of perioperative practice in oneeasy-to-read book Moves through the patient journey, providing support toperioperative practitioners in all aspects of their role Covers key information on perioperative emergencies Includes material on advanced skills to support AdvancedPractitioners Each topic is covered in two pages, allowing for easy revisionand reference This is a must-have resource for operating departmentpractitioners and students, theatre nurses and nursing students,and trainee surgeons and anaesthetists.

Acute and Critical Care Nursing at a Glance

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Author: Helen Dutton,Jacqui Finch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118815173

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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37 Acute circulatory failure 5: heart failure -- 38 Principles of cardiac surgery -- 39 Physiology of the gastrointestinal system -- 40 Acute medical and surgical gastrointestinal problems -- 41 Physiology of the renal system -- 42 Acute kidney injury -- 43 Burns: immediate care -- 44 Major trauma -- 45 Resuscitation -- Part 5 Disability: patients with neurological impairment -- 46 Physiology of the brain -- 47 Neurological assessment -- 48 Neurological impairment -- 49 Drug overdose and poisoning -- 50 Acute endocrine problems -- Part 6 Exposure -- 51 Skin integrity -- 52 Nutritional assessment and support -- Part 7 Decision making in acute and critical care -- 53 Summary of decision making -- 54 Professional, legal and ethical considerations -- 55 Mental health concerns -- 56 Last days of life -- Appendix -- References and further reading -- Glossary -- Index -- EULA

Wound Care at a Glance

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Author: Ian Peate,Wyn Glencross

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118684672

Category: Medical

Page: 128

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Wound Care at a Glance combines superb illustrations with accessible and informative text to make the key concepts of wound care easy to understand. Providing practical guidance for all healthcare professionals who care for people with wounds, or who have an interest in this complex area of healthcare, it succinctly addresses a wide range of issues including relevant anatomy and physiology, psychological issues, physical care considerations, patient safety issues, legal and ethical issues, and various treatment and management options.

Infection Prevention and Control at a Glance

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Author: Debbie Weston,Alison Burgess,Sue Roberts

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118973550

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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Infection Prevention and Control at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration nursing and healthcare students, as well as qualified nurses and medical students. Infection prevention and control is one of the key five ‘essential skills clusters’ that is incorporated into all pre-registration nursing programmes. This highly visual and dynamic book is a thorough resource for nurses wanting to consolidate and expand their knowledge of this important part of nursing. Written by experienced infection prevention and control specialist nurses, it provides a concise and simple approach to a vast and complex subject, and equips the reader with key information in relation to various aspects of infection prevention and control practice. Provides a snap-shot of the application of infection prevention and control in practice and the key infections affecting patients in both acute and primary care A uniquely visual and accessible overview of a topic of relevance to all nursing staff Includes key points for clinical practice, patient management, and signposting of key national guidance documents and websites Available in a wide-range of digital formats - perfect for 'on the go' study and revision

Medical-surgical Nursing

Patient-centered Collaborative Care

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Author: Donna D. Ignatavicius

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455772550

Category: Medical

Page: 1621

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Unit I: Foundations for medical-surgical nursing Unit II: Concepts of emergency care and disaster preparedness Unit III: Management of patients with fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances Unit IV: Management of perioperative patients Unit V: Problems of protection: management of patients with problems of the immune system Unit VI: Problems of protection: management of patients with problems of the skin, hair, and nails Unit VII: Problems of oxygenation: management of patients with problems of the respiratory tract Unit VIII: Problems of cardiac output and tissue perfusion: management of patients with problems of the cardiovascular system Unit IX: Problems of tissue perfusion: management of patients with problems of the hematologic system Unit X: Problems of mobility, sensory perception, and cognition: management of patients with problems of the nervous system Unit XI: Problems of sensory perception: management of patients with problems of the sensory system Unit XII: Problems of mobility: management of patients with problems of the musculoskeletal system Unit XIII: Problems of digestion, nutrition, and elimination: management of patients with problems of the gastrointestional system Unit XIV: Problems of regulation and metabolism: management of patients with problems of the endocrine system Unit XV: Problems of excretion: management of patients with problems of the renal/urinary system Unit XVI: Problems of reproduction: management of patients with problems of the reproductive system.

Medical-Surgical Nursing - E-Book

Patient-Centered Collaborative Care

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Author: Donna D. Ignatavicius,M. Linda Workman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323392695

Category: Medical

Page: 1744

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Using a unique collaborative care approach to adult health nursing, Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 8th Edition covers the essential knowledge you need to succeed at the RN level of practice. Easy-to-read content includes evidence-based treatment guidelines, an enhanced focus on QSEN competencies, and an emphasis on developing clinical judgment skills. This edition continues the book’s trendsetting tradition with increased LGBTQ content and a new Care of Transgender Patients chapter. Written by nursing education experts Donna Ignatavicius and M. Linda Workman, this bestselling text also features NCLEX® Exam-style challenge questions to prepare you for success on the NCLEX Exam. Cutting-edge coverage of the latest trends in nursing practice and nursing education prepares you not just for today’s nursing practice but also for tomorrow’s. UNIQUE! Collaborative care approach organizes all medical, surgical, nursing, and other interventions within the framework of the nursing process, mirroring the nurse’s role in the coordination/management of care in the real world of medical-surgical nursing. UNIQUE! A focus on nursing concepts relates concepts learned in Nursing Fundamentals with the disorders you will study in Medical-Surgical Nursing. Easy to read, direct-address writing style makes this one of the most readable medical-surgical nursing textbooks available. UNIQUE! A focus on QSEN emphasizes patient safety and evidence-based practice with Nursing Safety Priority boxes including Drug Alerts, Critical Rescues, and Action Alerts. UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical judgment teaches you to develop skills in clinical reasoning and clinical decision-making when applying concepts to clinical situations, with Clinical Judgment Challenge questions throughout the chapters. An emphasis on prioritization stresses the most important patient problems and nursing interventions, with patient problems presented in a single prioritized list of nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems. UNIQUE! NCLEX preparation tools include chapter-opening Learning Outcomes and chapter-ending Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections organized by NCLEX® Client Needs Categories, plus NCLEX Examination Challenge questions, with an answer key in the back of the book and on the Evolve companion website. Practical learning aids include NCLEX Examination Challenges, Clinical Judgment Challenges, Best Practice for Patient Safety & Quality Care charts, common examples of drug therapy, concept maps, laboratory profiles, and more. A clear alignment with the language of clinical practice reflects the real world of nursing practice with NANDA diagnostic labels where they make sense, and non-NANDA diagnostic labels when these are more common descriptions of patient problems. Student Resources on an Evolve companion website help you prepare for class, clinicals, or lab with video and audio clips, animations, case studies, a concept map creator, NCLEX exam-style review questions, and more. UNIQUE! Concentration on essential knowledge for the RN level of medical-surgical nursing practice focuses your attention on need-to-know content to pass the NCLEX Examination and practice safety as a beginning nurse.

Medical-Surgical Nursing

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Single Volume

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Author: Sharon L. Lewis,Shannon Ruff Dirksen,Margaret M. Heitkemper,Linda Bucher

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323086780

Category: Medical

Page: 1824

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Preceded by: Medical-surgical nursing: assessment and management of clinical problems / Sharon L. Lewis ... [et al.]. 8th ed. c2011.

Medical-Surgical Nursing - E-Book

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Single Volume

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Author: Sharon L. Lewis,Linda Bucher,Margaret M. Heitkemper,Shannon Ruff Dirksen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323290345

Category: Medical

Page: 1824

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Over the past three decades, more and more nursing educators have turned to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing for its accurate and up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field of medical-surgical nursing — and the new ninth edition is no exception! Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 9th Edition offers the same easy-to-read style that students have come to love, along with the timely and thoroughly accurate content that educators have come to trust. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, critical thinking, patient safety, and NCLEX® exam preparation. Best of all — a complete collection of interactive student resources creates a more engaging learning environment to prepare you for clinical practice. Highly readable format gives you a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing. Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that the information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. Bridge to NCLEX Examination review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content while helping you prepare for the NCLEX examination with both standard and alternate item format questions. UNIQUE! "Levels of Care" approach explains how nursing care varies for different levels of health and illness. More than 50 comprehensive nursing care plans in the book and online incorporate NIC, NOC, and current NANDA diagnoses, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems. Over 800 full-color illustrations and photographs clearly demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology. NEW! Unfolding case studies included throughout each assessment chapter help you apply important concepts and procedures to real-life patient care. NEW! Managing Multiple Patients case studies at the end of each section give you practice applying your knowledge of various disorders and help you prioritize and delegate patient care. NEW! Informatics boxes discuss how technology is used by nurses and patients in health care settings. NEW! Expanded coverage of evidence-based practice helps you understand how to apply the latest research to real-life patient care. NEW! Expanded Safety Alerts throughout the book cover surveillance for high-risk situations. NEW! Separate chapter on genetics expands on this key topic that impacts nearly every condition with a focus on the practical application to nursing care of patients. NEW! Expanded coverage of delegation includes additional Delegation Decisions boxes covering issues such as hypertension and postoperative patient care. NEW! Genetic Risk Alerts and Genetic Link headings highlight specific genetic issues related to body system assessments and disorders. NEW! Revised art program enhances the book’s visual appeal and lends a more contemporary look throughout.

Nursing the Surgical Patient

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Author: Rosie Pudner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702044121

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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The new edition of this highly successful text brings it fully up to date with recent developments in surgical nursing, and includes a new chapter on perioperative stress and anxiety . The need for surgical nurses to remain at the cutting edge in relation to their knowledge and skills has never been greater, as the demands of higher patient throughput and reduced hospital stays take their toll. Nursing the Surgical Patient is written for, and by, nurses. It adopts a patient-centred approach to the care of people requiring a wide variety of surgical procedures. Compiled by experienced practitioners and educators in the field, it covers relevant anatomy and physiology, investigations, brief information on relevant medical conditions leading to surgery, an outline of the surgical procedures and the nursing care the patient will require. The key nursing care issues are described and explored, with case studies and care plans to bring theory to life. Comprehensive and research-based, yet accessible and engaging, Nursing the Surgical Patients a vital companion to nurses caring for surgical patients in either the primary or secondary care setting. This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States.

Health at a Glance 2003 OECD Indicators

OECD Indicators

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Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9264104062

Category:

Page: 152

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Brings together the latest comparable data and trends concerning health status and risks, the activity and resources of health care systems, as well as health expenditure and financing across the 30 OECD countries. It contains a larger set of indicators than the previous edition.

Neonatology at a Glance

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Author: Tom Lissauer,Avroy A. Fanaroff

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118293886

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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The at a Glance series is popular among medical students,residents, junior doctors and health professionals for its conciseand clear approach and excellent illustrations. Each topic is concisely covered in a double-page spread withcolor summary diagrams accompanied by explanatory text. Covering awide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series areideal as introductory subject texts or for revision purposes, andare useful throughout medical and nursing training and beyond. Everything you need to know about Neonatology... at aGlance! Written by leading international experts, this accessibleoverview provides need-to-know information on perinatal medicine,the normal newborn infant, preterm infants and neonatal problemsencountered in Intensive Care Units, and their management. Neonatology at a Glance: Provides coverage of the important conditions you willencounter Addresses ethical issues, the death of an infant, qualityassurance and evidence-based medicine Includes invaluable advice on practical procedures, in text anddiagrammatic form Has been updated to reflect current practice in both theUK and US Neonatology at a Glance is the perfect guide for allhealth professionals looking after newborn infants, includingpaediatric trainees, medical students, neonatal nurse practitionersand neonatal nurses, therapists and midwives. For neonatologists,pediatricians and nurse tutors it is a valuable resource to assistwith teaching.

Anatomy at a Glance

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Author: Omar Faiz,Simon Blackburn,David Moffat

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118297105

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and in full-colour, this new edition provides an accessible introduction and revision aid for medical, nursing and all health sciences students. Thoroughly updated and now fully supported by a set of web-based flashcards, Anatomy at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of anatomy to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. Anatomy at a Glance: Addresses the basic concepts of anatomy in an highly visual, easy-to-remember way Features two new chapters outlining anatomical terminology and basic embryology Includes more coverage of imaging techniques such as CT and MRI Offers free online flashcards for self-assessment and revision at www.wiley.com/go/anatomyataglance This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store. To find out more about the at a Glance series, please visit www.ataglanceseries.com

Critical Care Medicine at a Glance

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Author: Richard M. Leach

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118302761

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and now in full-colour, Acute Medicine at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Fully revised and updated to reflect changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of Acute Medicine to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. This new edition of Acute Medicine at a Glance: Fully revised and updated to increase coverage of acute medicine - a rapidly expanding area of medicine Provides a simple and straightforward, yet rapid, introduction to the care of the acutely ill Provides a new feature - 'Pearls of Wisdom' to aid learning and understanding Increased coverage of neurological emergencies, acute and abdominal emergencies, arrhythmias, imaging and fluid management Ideal for medical students, junior doctors and nurses as they are increasingly required to acquire skills in managing acutely-ill patients

Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance

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Author: Henry Willmott

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118802535

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance is an easy-to-read, highly visual guide to orthopaedics. It comprehensively covers relevant basic science and clinically-oriented anatomy of the musculoskeletal system, and the diagnosis and management of trauma, sports injuries, paediatric orthopaedics, degenerative disease, and musculoskeletal tumours. Although primarily aimed at junior doctors and senior medical students, it is also useful for physiotherapists and nurse practitioners. Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance: • Provides thorough coverage of diagnosis, investigation and contemporary treatment options of commonly encountered orthopaedic conditions; • Features a section on what to expect as a Foundation doctor in orthopaedics, including how to present cases in trauma meetings, essential information to survive ‘on-call’ shifts and tips for efficient clerking of trauma admissions; • Unique ‘how to’ section, comprising guidance on key practical procedures such as aspirating joints, manipulating fractures and applying plaster casts. • Includes a companion website at ataglanceseries.com/tando featuring 120 multiple-choice questions and 10 case studies This brand new title presents an overview of all the information relating to diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal conditions, and is ideal while on rotation or revising key concepts.

Midwifery at a Glance

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Author: Eleanor Forrest

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 1118874455

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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Midwifery at a Glance offers an easy-to-read yet comprehensive overview of everything a midwifery student needs to know, from conception to care of the newborn. This practical guide provides coverage of normal pregnancy, maternal and foetal physiology, and pre-existing medical conditions and how these affect pregnancy and birth. It also features vital information on the role of the midwife, evidence-based practice, health promotion education, and perinatal mental health, as well as neonatal care and an overview of emergency situations. Midwifery at a Glance: Contains superb full colour illustrations throughout Is written specifically for midwifery students and includes all the concepts found on the midwifery curriculum Demonstrates links with other relevant multidisciplinary healthcare professionals Midwifery at a Glance is the ideal guide, offering educational support for midwifery students in the application of midwifery knowledge into clinical practice.

Medicine at a Glance: Core Cases

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Author: Patrick Davey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444335111

Category: Medical

Page: 220

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Companion v. to: Medicine at a glance. 3rd ed. 2010.

Nursing Practice

Knowledge and Care

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Author: Ian Peate,Karen Wild,Muralitharan Nair

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118496795

Category: Medical

Page: 992

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Nursing Practice is the essential, textbook to supportyou throughout your entire nursing degree, from your first yearonwards. It explores all the clinical and professional issues thatyou need to know in one complete volume. Written in the context of the latest Nursing and MidwiferyCouncil Standards for Pre-Registration Nursing Education andthe Essential Skills Clusters, this book covers all fieldsof nursing: Adult, Child, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities andalso Maternity care, in both acute and community settings. Withfull colour illustrations, and plenty of activities anduser-friendly features throughout, this evidence-based textencompasses essential nursing theory and practice, providingstudents with information to support their success. Learning features in the book include: Hear it from the experts- tips and advice from real lifenurses, patients and their carers, and student nurses Red Flags- alerting the student to potential dangers Primary Care Considerations- informs students about care issuesin the community setting Fields boxes- giving further insight into other fields ofnursing, making the book relevant to all fields of nursingpractice Medicines Management boxes provide key information aboutmedicines Self-assessment and activities throughout A companion website to this title is available at ahref="http://www.wileynursingpractice.com/"www.wileynursingpractice.com/a Here you’ll find a range of resources for both the studentand the lecturer, including: Over 350 interactive multiple choice questions Flashcards Glossary Links to references and further reading Illustrations from the book Worksheets