Minor Illness in the Under Fives

A Guide for Health Visitors

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Author: Gina Johnson

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781507693650

Category: Medical

Page: 114

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This small, practical book explains how health professionals can assess a sick child. It includes home care advice, referral criteria and prescribing information. Written by the UK's leading expert in minor illness, it provides concise, evidence-based advice to guide their management. Any health professional who is equipped with a thermometer and a torch will be able to use the simple techniques and guidance in this book to assess a child with a minor illness.

Nursing Practice

Knowledge and Care

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Author: Ian Peate,Karen Wild

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119237491

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.

Manual of Community Nursing and Communicable Diseases

A Textbook for South African Students

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Author: Marie E. Vlok

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 9780702133107

Category: Medical

Page: 838

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This edition, written as South Africa moves from expensive curative health care to a more people-focused primary health-care system, highlights transitional structures and bridges the gap between past and present. Part One focuses on the Government of National Unity and population development programmes, emphasising the role of community nurses in the primary health-care system. Subsequent sections cover factors playing an important role in community nursing, including housing, urbanisation and malnutrition. In accordance with the National Health-care Plan for South Africa, prominence is given to issues such as health education and maternal and child health care. The section on communicable diseases has been updated and takes into account changes in legislation and the latest statistical information. Primary health-care problems at community level are covered in depth. Students and practitioners will benefit from the wealth of information in this new edition.

Watson's Clinical Nursing and Related Sciences E-Book

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Author: Mike Walsh,Alison Crumbie

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702033472

Category: Medical

Page: 1040

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Previous editions of this popular textbook have provided nursing students with the comprehensive guide they need to a wide range of clinical nursing issues. This edition continues to provide this comprehensive support, but also reflects the changing context of nursing care in the 21st century. It reflects the growing importance of primary health and the community, the move towards evidence-based practice and the importance of the multi-disciplinary team. The text is designed to emphasise the importance of holistic, patient-focussed nursing. It addresses health assessment and introduces students to key aspects of the medical history and physical exam. Contemporary issues such as substance misuse are also examined. Clearly written and well-organised to support study, the text also features case studies, critical incidents and care plans. The chapters include extensive 2-colour artwork and are supported by current references and suggestions for further reading. Electronic ancillary material is available at http://evolve.elsevier.com/Walsh/Watsons/ Comprehensive, nursing focussed textbook Emphasis on holistic nursing care rather than bio-medical approach Includes material on all major client groups including children, older people, and mental health clients. Reflects hospital and community aspects of nursing care for major disorders Case studies and care plans included Well-designed in two colours and easy to use Each `disorder' chapter features key themes of psychological and social dimensions of care; involving family; discharge planning; requirements for care after discharge; nursing care within the context of the multi-disciplinary team; evidence-based practice Supplementary electronic ancillaries on Evolve: narrated Powerpoint presentations and related case studies. A new chapter on non-medical prescribing and principles of safe practice. An updated edition of the Watson's Clinical nursing pocket book prepared specifically for this edition

Working with Babies

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Author: Angela Dare,Margaret O'Donovan

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748773497

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 271

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This text covers the NNEB modular diploma (Module L); Certificate in Child Care and Education; NVQs in Working with Young Children: options on work for babies; C&G 331 Family and Community Care; BTEC First in Social Care; and GNVQs in Health and Social Care with child care units. Packed with information and advice on caring for babies from birth to one year. Specifically written to cover the care of babies for child care students at Levels 2 and 3. Provides new coverage on care of babies in a day-care setting and babies with special needs. Contains expanded coverage of social and emotional development.