The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures

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Author: Lisa Dougherty,Sara Lister

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118745922

Category: Medical

Page: 1032

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Written with the qualified nurse in mind, the 9th edition of The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures provides up–to–date, detailed, evidence–based guidelines for over 200 procedures related to every aspect of a person's care including key information on equipment, the procedure and post-procedure guidance, along with full colour illustrations and photos. Contains the procedures and changes in practice that reflect modern acute nursing care Includes thoroughly reviewed and updated evidence underpinning all procedures Organised and structured to represent the needs of a patient along their care pathway Integrates risk-management into relevant chapters to ensure it is central to care Also available as an online edition (www.rmmonline.co.uk)

The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures

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Author: Lisa Dougherty,Sara Lister,Alex West-Oram

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118746678

Category: Medical

Page: 848

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'A Fantastic Book. Every Nurse should own one.' 'Amazing must have BIBLE for every student nurse and nurse :).' 'The best investment I've ever made and will be useful for many, many years.' 'This book is perfect to learn about a variety of clinical procedures to help you improve your practice, making it safe and ensuring it is evidence based.' Amazon readers The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures has been the number one choice for nurses since it first published, over 30 years ago. One of the world's most popular books on clinical skills and procedures, it provides detailed procedure guidelines based on the latest research findings and expert clinical advice, enabling nurses and students to deliver clinically effective patient-focused care. The ninth edition of this essential, definitive guide, written especially for pre-registration nursing students, now includes a range of new learning features throughout each chapter that have been designed to support student nurses to support learning in clinical practice. Providing essential information on over 200 procedures, this manual contains all the skills and changes in practice that reflect modern acute nursing care. Learning features in the book include: 'Learning outcomes'- a summary of the topics covered in a chapter. 'Check your knowledge'- lets you check how much you know about the topic already. 'Learning in practice'- asks you to consider issues within your practice environment. 'Case studies'- provide learning around a particular patient case. 'Scenarios'- challenge you to think how you would act in a given situation. 'Key point boxes' - highlight the essential points to remember. 'Learning exercises'- test yourself after each chapter.

The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures

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Author: Lisa Dougherty,Sara Lister

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118745914

Category: Medical

Page: 1032

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Nationally recognised as the definitive guide to clinical nursing skills, The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures has provided essential nursing knowledge and up-to-date information on nursing skills and procedures for over 30 years. Now in its 9th edition, this full-colour manual provides the underlying theory and evidence for procedures enabling nurses to gain the confidence they need to become fully informed, skilled practitioners. Written with the qualified nurse in mind, this manual provides up–to–date, detailed, evidence–based guidelines for over 200 procedures related to every aspect of a person′s care including key information on equipment, the procedure and post-procedure guidance, along with full colour illustrations and photos. Following extensive market research, this ninth edition: contains the procedures and changes in practice that reflect modern acute nursing care includes thoroughly reviewed and updated evidence underpinning all procedures is organised and structured to represent the needs of a patient along their care pathway integrates risk-management into relevant chapters to ensure it is central to care contains revised procedures following ‘hands-on’ testing by staff and students at Kingston University is also available as an online edition

The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures

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Author: Lisa Dougherty,Sara Lister,Alex West-Oram

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111874666X

Category: Medical

Page: 848

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The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures has been the number one choice for nurses since it first published, over 30 years ago. One of the world's most popular books on clinical skills and procedures, it provides detailed procedure guidelines based on the latest research findings and expert clinical advice, enabling nurses and students to deliver clinically effective patient-focused care. The ninth edition of this essential, definitive guide, written especially for pre-registration nursing students, now includes a range of new learning features throughout each chapter that have been designed to support student nurses to support learning in clinical practice. Providing essential information on over 200 procedures, this manual contains all the skills and changes in practice that reflect modern acute nursing care.

Nursing OSCEs

A Complete Guide to Exam Success

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Author: Catherine Caballero

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199693587

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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A student-friendly and practical guide to revision, offering step-by-step instructions for the 10 most commonly assessed skills, example marking sheets, typical examiners questions, and suggested answers to help nursing students achieve success in an OSCE.

Clinical Nursing Skills

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Author: Sandra F. Smith,Donna J. Duell,Barbara C. Martin,Laura Gonzalez,Michelle Aebersold

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134088336

Category: Medical

Page: 1488

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This comprehensive set of nursing skills and procedures can be used across the nursing curriculum. It also serves as a good procedure manual for hospitals and medical clinics. The most complete, up-to-date, and useful guide to performing current, evidence-based, clinical nursing skills Current with both the National Council Test Plan for RN and the NCLEX®, Clinical Nursing Skills: Basic to Advanced Skills teaches more than 550 nursing skills, from basic to complex. For each skill, students learn how to assess clients, formulate nursing diagnoses, perform procedures according to safe and accepted protocols, evaluate outcomes, and document pertinent data. Organized around the nursing process, the text helps readers understand the overall theory and rationales for each skill and technique. Coverage of evidence-based care, cultural/religious considerations, nursing management, and community-based nursing is provided throughout. Extensive case studies, critical-thinking features, NCLEX-style review questions, and new QSEN activities give students practice applying their knowledge and clinical reasoning. Easily adaptable to any conceptual curriculum model, Clinical Nursing Skills is the definitive resource for best practice nursing standards, guidelines, and competencies.

Lippincott Nursing Procedures

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Author: Lippincott

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496326490

Category: Medical

Page: 864

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Lippincott Nursing Procedures, 7e, is a start-to-finish guide to more than 400 nursing procedures--from basic to advanced. This reference outlines every procedure, lists equipment, details each step, and includes rationales and cautions to ensure patient safety and positive outcomes. Concise, clear content targets key information needed to perform nursing procedures safely and accurately at the bedside. Tips, alerts, checklists, illustrations, and tables provide clarity and quick access to key procedural information. Organized alphabetically for easy accessibility, the book includes basic and advanced procedures on key topics, including infection control, specimen collection, physical treatments, drug administration, IV therapy, and hemodynamic monitoring, as well as procedures related to body systems such as chest tubes, peripheral nerve stimulation, and intra-abdominal pressure monitoring.

Focus on Nursing Pharmacology

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Author: Amy Morrison Karch

Publisher: LWW

ISBN: 9781496318213

Category: Medical

Page: 1070

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"Amy Karch has found that students learn best when concepts are built upon each other, growing from simple to complex, building on a foundation of understanding. Organized by body systems, this heavily illustrated book organizes essential nursing pharmacology information into focused, easy-to-learn steps. Building key concepts upon each other, the text gives students a solid foundation of understanding. Easy to understand drug prototype boxes are integrated throughout the book as well as integrated content summaries. Contains more images depicting drug actions than any of the book's competitors. Includes the popular and proven "Focus on" theme for drug use across the lifespan, cultural and gender considerations, evidence-based practice, patient teaching, herbal and alternative therapies and dosage calculation; including "Focus on Safe Medication Administration;" and a "Drugs in Focus" table for each classification of drugs. Focused content and focused features equal a focused student. Drug discussions include therapeutic actions and indications, pharmacokinetics, contraindications and cautions and adverse effects. Detailed rationales are presented throughout. Each chapter opens with Learning Objectives and a Glossary of Key Terms, and ends with NCLEX-style questions, and contains a case study-based critical thinking exercise that sets up a situation, shows critical thinking, and then presents a discussion and case-based nursing care guide. Features like this make the book an essential teaching tool!"--Publisher's Website.

Intensive Care Nursing

A Framework for Practice

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Author: Philip Woodrow

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134191200

Category: Medical

Page: 608

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This completely updated and revised new edition is specially written for qualified nurses working in intensive care nursing units. Fully comprehensive and developed to be as accessible as possible it contains four new chapters with valuable new and updated clinical scenarios to aid learning. Intensive Care Nursing is structured in user-friendly sections. Each chapter contains 'fundamental knowledge' needed to understand the chapter, an introduction, 'implications for practice', a chapter summary, completely updated further reading, 'time out' sections for revision and a clinical scenario with questions included. This second edition has been fully developed and reviewed by practitioners and teachers, as well as a senior pharmacist and covers: patient-focused issues of bedside nursing the technical knowledge necessary to care safely for ICU patients the more common and specialized disease processes and treatments encountered how nurses can use their knowledge and skills to develop their own and others' practice. A support website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/0415373239 links to other important sites, gives answers to the clinical scenario questions and provides a forum for discussion of important clinical issues. Written by a practice development nurse with a strong clinical background in intensive care nursing and experience of teaching nursing, Intensive Care Nursing is essential reading for nurses and health professionals working with high dependency patients.

Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants

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Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino,Leighann Remmert

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323294030

Category: Medical

Page: 552

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Ideal for shorter, more focused courses, this concise text provides coverage of the concepts and skills that are essential for becoming a nursing assistant. It clearly and logically presents the responsibilities of the nursing assistant in a readable, highly visual format that appeals to learners of all levels. - Focus On the Pride boxes emphasize Personal and professional responsibility, Rights and respect, Independence and social interaction, Delegation and teamwork, and Ethics and Laws providing a convenient overview of key elements of the nursing assistant’s responsibilities in providing competent patient care, and reminds readers that this caregiver role is one they can take pride in performing. - Focus on Communication boxes includes guidelines for how to communicate most clearly to residents/patients and how to avoid making them feel uncomfortable emphasizing the importance of good communication while providing practical tips. - Key Abbreviations are now listed at the beginning of each chapter to help familiarize readers with commonly used abbreviations. - Includes three new chapters on Preventing Falls; Safely Handling, Moving, and Transferring the Person; and Mental Health Problems.

Communication Skills for Nursing Practice

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Author: Catherine McCabe,Fiona Timmins

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137344482

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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More than ever before, nurses need highly developed skills in order to communicate sensitively and collaboratively, across a wide range of media, with patients, clients, and colleagues from a variety of backgrounds. Supporting students and practitioners in developing a patient-centred and therapeutic framework for communication, the new edition of Communication Skills for Nursing Practice takes a practical and hands-on approach to communication theory. This accessible introduction features research from a wide range of healthcare contexts, and provides exercises and action plans to help nurses integrate psychological and healthcare communication theory into their day-to-day professional practice. Fully revised and updated, with new material on diversity, continuing professional development, and email and telephone communication skills, this is an essential guide to one of the most fundamental skills in the caring professions.

Gimel Review for the Nmc CBT Test.

Study Guide for the Nmc Part 1 Test.

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Author: Elaine Matthew

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781985752290

Category:

Page: 152

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This is a quick and straight to the point NMC PART 1, CBT TEST preparatory review. The content is in accordance to NMC study guide which covers randomly on all four of the domains and questions specific to adult nursing. These topics are: Professional values, Communication and interpersonal skills, Nursing practice and decision making Leadership management. Then added to this is some NMC practice test questions. Go through the contents of this book and gain confidence to sit for NMC TEST.

Nursing Practice

Knowledge and Care

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Author: Ian Peate,Karen Wild

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119237483

Category: Medical

Page: 984

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The second edition of the successful and definitive nursing textbook, Nursing Practice is designed to support the student throughout the entire nursing degree. Structured around the latest Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct, it explores a range of clinical and professional issues that the student will need to know, in one complete and accessible volume. Thoroughly updated and with full-colour, high quality illustrations throughout, this new edition features an additional chapter on the principles of supporting families and carers in practice, advice on revalidation, as well as a number of learning features and activities to help consolidate learning. Nursing Practice provides invaluable information to enable not just student nurses, but also those who are qualified and members of the extended nursing family, to develop a deeper understanding of their patients’ needs and to ensure that they are practicing safely and effectively.

Learning Disability Nursing

Modern Day Practice

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Author: Bob Gates,Kay Mafuba

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482215594

Category: Medical

Page: 299

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Learning Disability Nursing: Modern Day Practice provides a solid foundation that allows health care practitioners to care for and/or support people with learning disabilities in a range of health and social care settings and scenarios. The book addresses learning disability nursing from various perspectives, including history and modern-day practice, role in promoting health and well-being, interventions with mental health, addressing profound disability and people with complex needs, care across the lifespan, forensic settings, and the future of learning disability nursing. The book also includes patient perspectives and narratives as well as clinically relevant information linked to NMC and An Bord Altranais competencies. This book is essential reading for anyone studying learning disabilities as part of a nursing, health, or social care course as well as a useful resource for the wider family of nurses and health and social care professionals at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Those in practice will also benefit from this valuable resource.

Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use

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Author: N.A

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9241563885

Category: Medical

Page: 125

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Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use reviews the medical eligibility criteria for use of contraception, offering guidance on the safety and use of different methods for women and men with specific characteristics or known medical conditions. The recommendations are based on systematic reviews of available clinical and epidemiological research. It is a companion guideline to Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use. Together, these documents are intended to be used by policy-makers, program managers, and the scientific community to support national programs in the preparation of service delivery guidelines. The fourth edition of this useful resource supersedes previous editions, and has been fully updated and expanded. It includes over 86 new recommendations and 165 updates to recommendations in the previous edition. Guidance for populations with special needs is now provided, and a new annex details evidence on drug interactions from concomitant use of antiretroviral therapies and hormonal contraceptives. To assist users familiar with the third edition, new and updated recommendations are highlighted. Everyone involved in providing family planning services and contraception should have the fourth edition of Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use at hand.

Nursing Process and Critical Thinking

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Author: Judith M. Wilkinson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132181624

Category: Medical

Page: 454

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From Back Cover: Nursing process and critical thinking uses concrete examples and hands-on exercises to help you understand and apply this fundamental decision-making process. Numerous case studies help develop effective problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Updated! NANDA, NIC, and NOC terminology. New! Online student resources website with additional content, critical thinking questions and answers, NCLEX questions and answers (nursing.pearsonhighered.com). New! Take Away Points summarize key points. New! What do you know questions help students stop and think about what they have read and learned. New! Think about it questions provide an opportunity to reflect on book content and participate in class discussions.

Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice

A Systems Approach

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Author: Sam Willis,Roger Dalrymple

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118486277

Category: Medical

Page: 488

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An essential text for the aspiring student paramedic,Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice makes paramedic scienceand pre-hospital care accessible, straightforward andexciting. It assumes no prior knowledge of the subject,presenting the must-have information that students needabout both the theory and practice of what it means to be aparamedic. With extensive full-colour illustrations throughout, aswell as activities and scenarios, this user-friendly textbook willsupport paramedic students throughout their course.

Tracheostomy

A Multi-Professional Handbook

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Author: Claudia Russell,Basil Matta

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521688987

Category: Medical

Page: 408

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This book is written by a multidisciplinary team of authors to give a unique perspective of this increasingly widely-used technique.

Handbook of Psychotherapy in Cancer Care

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Author: Maggie Watson,David W. Kissane

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119990513

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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This new book by international experts in psycho-oncology has arisen from the teaching academies offered by the International Psycho-oncology Society. It distills the wisdom and experience from the training manuals dedicated to individual psychological therapies and combines them into an accessible handbook for clinicians in cancer care today. The editors have brought together leading researchers and therapists, who provide accounts of the prominent models of psychotherapy currently being used in cancer care, the key themes they address and the essential techniques needed to apply each approach successfully. Helpful clinical illustrations are woven throughout the book to make overt the strategies found in each model. Provides practical guidance about how to deliver a range of individual, group, couple and family interventions that have proven utility in cancer care. Describes comprehensively each model of psychotherapy as taught by experts delivering the International Psycho-Oncology Society’s Educational Academy on cancer care for patients and their families. Features practical suggestions on therapy delivery from the world’s leading proponents of each therapy. Serves as a valuable tool to assist teaching and to facilitate research into psychological interventions in oncology, palliative care and bereavement. Functions as a readily accessible resource for clinicians struggling to support someone effectively, through its provision of insight into the common challenges and traps that arise when providing patients with emotional support. This practical handbook will help not only psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers but also physicians, surgeons, general practitioners and nurses interested in better understanding and supporting the patients and families they care for.

Kozier and Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing, Global Eition

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Author: Audrey T. Berman,Charles Snyder,Geralyn Frandsen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292106106

Category:

Page: 1520

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NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. For fundamentals of nursing courses in the nursing curriculumThis package includes MyNursingLab(R) Help each student think like a nurse using a clear, consistent approachKozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing, Tenth Edition sets the foundation for nursing excellence by addressing the key concepts of contemporary professional nursing, including caring, health promotion, clinical reasoning, nursing informatics, evidence-based practice, ethics, and advocacy. Every chapter reflects the latest nursing evidence, standards, and competencies, as well as the increasing emphasis on aging, wellness, safety, interprofessional practice, and home- and community-based care. New QSEN features provide opportunities for readers to develop their clinical-reasoning abilities, and make connections to nursing practice. Written with a consistent, approachable style, this book incorporates the skills that a nurse needs to know within the nursing process, so students can see how to apply the concepts they are reading about. Personalize learning with MyNursingLab MyNursingLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to engage students in the Fundamentals of Nursing course and improve results. Its guided learning path is proven to help students think like a nurse as they move beyond memorization to true understanding through application. 0134162757 / 9780134162751 Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing Plus MyNursing Lab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133974367 / 9780133974362 Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing013416072X / 9780134160726 MyNursingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing