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Juta's Manual Of Nursing: Volume 1 - Fundamental And General Nursing (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Nelouise Geyer, Sophie... Juta's Manual Of Nursing: Volume 1 - Fundamental And General Nursing (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Nelouise Geyer, Sophie Mogotlane, Anne Young
R704 R599 Discovery Miles 5 990 Save R105 (15%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Nursing care remains at the cutting edge of science as innovations in patient care continuously evolve. However, fundamental and general skills are still necessary to develop the clinical reasoning skills a nurse requires in order to provide safe, high-quality care to patients and communities.

All chapters include updated information where appropriate. New topics include the latest methods in infection control, information on electronic patient records, the ethical use of social media and a review of nutritional information.

    Each chapter contains:
    • The prerequisite knowledge necessary for study of that chapter, to ensure integration with other core subjects
    • Ethical considerations
    • Relevant medico-legal considerations
    • Key concepts and terminology as well as new vocabulary
Juta's manual of nursing: Volume 2 - The practical guide (Paperback, 2nd ed): S.M. Mogotlane, I.M. Manaka Mkwanazi, J.D.... Juta's manual of nursing: Volume 2 - The practical guide (Paperback, 2nd ed)
S.M. Mogotlane, I.M. Manaka Mkwanazi, J.D. Mokoena, M.E. Chauke, M.C. Matlakala, …
R495 R431 Discovery Miles 4 310 Save R64 (13%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Companion text to Juta's Manual of Nursing Volume 1: Fundamental and General Nursing. Suitable for use in the Staff Nurse, Professional Nurse and Midwifery, or Nursing Auxiliary courses, Juta's Manual of Nursing Volume 2: The Practical Manual is the `how to' book in the Juta Nursing range of books. Written in a clear and logical style, nursing procedures are explained in a step-by-step manner to help the student develop competencies to provide quality nursing care. Rationales for actions are always given, so that the student understands the reasons behind specific activities. Each nursing procedure has the following features: Explanation of the procedure, Learning outcomes, Learning assumed to be in place, Indications and contraindications, Resources required, Specific guidelines for the particular procedure, Essential patient teaching, Critical assessment criteria, Tips for nurses and/or precautions. Now in its second edition, additional procedures have been added and where appropriate, the latest evidence-based information added. Care has been taken to explain the integration with related aspects of the nursing curricula.

Mental Health Nursing - A South African Perspective (Paperback, 7th Edition): Lyn Middleton Mental Health Nursing - A South African Perspective (Paperback, 7th Edition)
Lyn Middleton 1
R737 R565 Discovery Miles 5 650 Save R172 (23%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Now in its 7th edition, this well-established title has been updated and revised to reflect the latest research in the field of mental health nursing. A team of authors from a range of higher education institutions has revised the text to ensure the book remains relevant to the current realities of nursing mental health care users in South Africa. The text takes the curricula of mental health nursing into account to ensure it is suitable for the new nursing programme. Rich in evidence-based practice and case studies, the book incorporates the diagnostic criteria from the DSM-5 ™ with accompanying explanatory text.

New to the 7th edition:

  • DSM-5 ™ diagnostic criteria retained with updated accompanying text
  • Updated research added throughout
  • Completely new chapter 6, ‘Legal structures in mental health care nursing’, that outlines the broader legal context within which mental health nurses practise and discusses the rights a mental health care user is entitled to in terms of the Mental Health Care Act
  • Rewritten chapter 8, ‘Working with cultural diversity in mental health care’, that focuses on diversity, culture and cultural competence
  • Rewritten chapter on personality disorder (chapter 18) that helps the reader acquire an understanding of the common characteristics and difficulties that people diagnosed with a personality disorder experience and uses a psychodynamic and transactional analysis model to understand these characteristics and difficulties and to help direct treatment.
  • Extensive list of web resources at the end of each chapter retained and updated
A-Z Of Nursing Law (Paperback, 3rd Edition): A-Z Of Nursing Law (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
R412 R363 Discovery Miles 3 630 Save R49 (12%) In stock

This newly updated text equips nurses and other health-care professionals to deal with the legal issues they encounter in daily practice.

Informative and relevant, The A-Z of Nursing Law covers all recent changes to the law and legislation that affect the nursing profession. As the only local book of this nature, it has become an invaluable resource for nurse practitioners and other health-care professionals.

Undergraduate and postgraduate nursing students will also find it useful.

Vlok's community health (Paperback, 6th ed): Marina Clarke Vlok's community health (Paperback, 6th ed)
Marina Clarke
R608 R522 Discovery Miles 5 220 Save R86 (14%) In stock

This revised edition has three comprehensive chapters on Environmental Health. Vlok’s Community Health remains the ideal accompaniment for health professionals working in the community.

Building on the reputation of Manual of Community Nursing and Communicable Diseases, Vlok’s Community Health is relevant for the Community Health Professional under the Re-engineered Primary Healthcare System. Topics covered include Public Health, the National Health Insurance and Community Oriented Primary Care, as well as care of the individual throughout the lifespan. This well-written text places emphasis on practical application of theoretical concepts. The practical aspects extend to the chapters on Managing the Community Clinic and Caring for the Disabled at Home, which contain informative examples and suggestions.

Social aspects have not been overlooked and appropriate chapters on Family Pathologies, Intimate Partner Violence and Cultural World Views have been included.

Nursing in the community (Paperback): N.C. van Wyk Nursing in the community (Paperback)
N.C. van Wyk 1
R619 R530 Discovery Miles 5 300 Save R89 (14%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days
Nurse educator in practice (Paperback): Salome Meyer, Susan van Niekerk Nurse educator in practice (Paperback)
Salome Meyer, Susan van Niekerk
R505 R439 Discovery Miles 4 390 Save R66 (13%) In stock

The nursing profession in South Africa faces challenges regarding the education and training of students. Well-qualified nurse educators in South Africa enhance the quality of the development of student nurses, and therefore enhance the quality of nursing care. Nurse educator in practice incorporates the latest legislation and applies didactics in theoretical as well as clinical nursing education, using examples to illustrate the text. The title has been specifically written to cover the requirements for registration as a nurse educator at the South African Nursing Council.

Primary care psychiatry - A practical guide for South Africa (Paperback, 2nd ed): Sean Exner Baumann Primary care psychiatry - A practical guide for South Africa (Paperback, 2nd ed)
Sean Exner Baumann 1
R857 R721 Discovery Miles 7 210 Save R136 (16%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Psychiatric disorders are important causes of disability and in developing countries healthcare workers at the primary level are increasingly required to deal with a wide range of psychological problems and psychiatric disorders. Primary Care Psychiatry aims to equip these workers with the basic information they need to identify and manage most of these problems, and offers guidelines on when and how to refer to more specialised levels of care. Now in its second edition, this well-respected text has been updated to include the latest diagnostic criteria from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5 (TM)). The text follows a problem-based approach, is intended to be practical and accessible, and avoids academic jargon as much as possible. Ample use is made of case vignettes, personal accounts, tables, algorithms and summaries. It enables the reader to quickly grasp the core features of the problem and the priorities of management. The emphasis is on what is relevant to primary healthcare psychiatry in the southern African context, addressing the particular challenges faced by a developing and transforming society with limited financial resources.

Juta's Complete Textbook Of Medical Surgical Nursing (Paperback, 2nd ed): J.D. Mokoena, M. Chauke, M. Matlakala, A. Young,... Juta's Complete Textbook Of Medical Surgical Nursing (Paperback, 2nd ed)
J.D. Mokoena, M. Chauke, M. Matlakala, A. Young, B. Randa 2
R1,116 R928 Discovery Miles 9 280 Save R188 (17%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Juta’s Complete Textbook of Medical Surgical Nursing remains a comprehensive, evidence-based textbook written with the southern African nursing student in mind.

What’s NEW in the 2nd edition:

  • The nursing care plans have been revised and strengthened with new evidence
  • The anatomy and physiology of each system is given at the beginning of each chapter/ section in order to provide information on healthy structure and function. This makes it easier for the student to work out the pathology in each instance and understand the presentation of diseases
  • The focus on the pathology of disease encourages nurses to arrive at a diagnosis and generate the appropriate intervention
  • Chapters focus on students’ prior knowledge/pre-requisite knowledge so they can build on what they already know
  • The learning outcomes in the chapters have been reformulated to focus on core learning.
  • Basic Community Health Nursing (Paperback, 2nd ed): K.G. Setswe, M Naude, L. Zungu Basic Community Health Nursing (Paperback, 2nd ed)
    K.G. Setswe, M Naude, L. Zungu 1
    R483 R422 Discovery Miles 4 220 Save R61 (13%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

    Basic Community Health Nursing aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the community health setting, particularly the role of the community nurse in the multidisciplinary health team.This second edition contains numerous case studies and activities, as well as reflection exercises to prepare the student for real-life experiences.

    The auxiliary nurse (Paperback, 4th ed): Liezel Booysen, Magda van Zyl, Ina Erasmus The auxiliary nurse (Paperback, 4th ed)
    Liezel Booysen, Magda van Zyl, Ina Erasmus; Edited by Anne Young
    R518 R450 Discovery Miles 4 500 Save R68 (13%) In stock

    Now in its fourth edition, this peer-reviewed and updated edition of The Auxiliary Nurse has been raised to Level 5 on the NQF and its content covers the requirements of the new Nursing Auxiliary qualification. Existing chapters have been expanded on and chapters on pharmacology and communication added. To meet the requirements of the new curriculum, sections on nursing the disabled and palliative care have been added to the chapter on vulnerable Groups. Great care has been taken to ensure that the content of this book is relevant, up-to-date and accessible. Where appropriate, information and procedures are supported by the latest evidence-based practice and the latest developments in the field of healthcare are explained, such as integrated care pathways.

    2021 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses (Paperback, Ninth, North American Edition): Rebecca Tucker 2021 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses (Paperback, Ninth, North American Edition)
    Rebecca Tucker
    R438 Discovery Miles 4 380 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
    Study Skills for Nursing and Healthcare Students (Paperback): Pat. Maier, Geraldine Price, Michelle Cowen Study Skills for Nursing and Healthcare Students (Paperback)
    Pat. Maier, Geraldine Price, Michelle Cowen
    R564 Discovery Miles 5 640 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

    Study Skills for Nursing & Healthcare Students has been developed specifically to provide tried & tested guidance on the most important academic and study skills that students require throughout their time at university and beyond.

    Quinn's Principles and Practice of Nurse Education (Paperback, International Edition): Suzanne Hughes, Francis Quinn Quinn's Principles and Practice of Nurse Education (Paperback, International Edition)
    Suzanne Hughes, Francis Quinn
    R821 R737 Discovery Miles 7 370 Save R84 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

    Maintaining the comprehensive coverage offered by the previous editions, this highly regarded text, now in its sixth edition and 32nd year of publication, is considered to be an indispensable resource for nurses and health care professionals engaged in the business of teaching and learning. Retaining the balance between theoretical issues and practical application, the text has been fully revised to reflect the most recent changes in nursing and nurse education including updated content on developments in teaching and learning, the introduction of the new NMC standards in the UK; developments in the NHS and the growing role of eLearning and technology.

    The newborn baby (Paperback, 6th ed): V. Harrison The newborn baby (Paperback, 6th ed)
    V. Harrison
    R548 R474 Discovery Miles 4 740 Save R74 (14%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

    The fully-updated sixth edition of this popular and well-established textbook offers nurses, medical students, doctors and other health professionals a method of learning neonatology. Explains the latest method of care where a gentle approach is used and the nurse is pivotal. Provides the most recent information on infection and notes the reduction of HIV transmission from mother to child. Prolonged breast-feeding is encouraged and several methods of breast milk pasteurisation are described. Recommends the latest approach to care of premature infants. Provides information on less common disorders and contains updated information on recent gene discoveries, particularly in musculoskeletal and skin disorders.

    Pharmacology: Pearson New International Edition - Connections to Nursing Practice (Paperback, 2nd edition): Michael Adams,... Pharmacology: Pearson New International Edition - Connections to Nursing Practice (Paperback, 2nd edition)
    Michael Adams, Carol Urban
    R1,694 Discovery Miles 16 940 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

    For courses in Pharmacology. PHARMACOLOGY: CONNECTIONS TO NURSING PRACTICE, 2/e tightly links pharmacology to nursing practice and patient care, recognizing that for nurses, pharmacology is not an abstract academic discipline but rather a critical tool to prevent disease and promote healing and wellness. It offers unsurpassed features designed to illuminate connections between pharmacology and practice, from patient scenarios and practice applications to coverage of lifespan considerations, patient education, alternative therapies, and gender/cultural influences. Nine additional units illuminate the actions of individual drugs on each body system and disease. Learning is simplified through the use of prototype drugs, as well as outstanding full-color illustrations, complemented by 45 web-based animations. This edition covers 30+ new drugs, and offers updated information about dosages, indications, and adverse effects throughout, including Black Box Warnings.

    Foundations in Nursing Research: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 6th edition): Rose Marie Nieswiadomy Foundations in Nursing Research: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 6th edition)
    Rose Marie Nieswiadomy
    R1,568 Discovery Miles 15 680 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

    For use as a primary text in undergraduate nursing research courses, and as a resource text for more advanced nursing research courses. This engaging, learner-friendly text illuminates all steps of the nursing research process, helping students critique research and determine whether study findings are ready to apply in practice. To illustrate specific aspects of the research process, the author extensively excerpts from published studies, including research performed outside the U.S. Pedagogical features include chapter outlines, objectives, definitions of key terms, summaries, class activities, and self-tests. This Sixth Edition has been revised with up-to-date information and references throughout; more coverage of both quantitative and qualitative research; greater focus on evidence-based practice; and an all-new chapter on nursing research and health care economics.

    Statistics and Data Analysis for Nursing Research: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition): Denise Polit Statistics and Data Analysis for Nursing Research: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition)
    Denise Polit
    R1,580 Discovery Miles 15 800 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

    The second edition of Statistics and Data Analysis for Nursing, uses a conversational style to teach students how to use statistical methods and procedures to analyze research findings. Students are guided through the complete analysis process from performing a statistical analysis to the rationale behind doing so. In addition, management of data, including how and why to recode variables for analysis, how to "clean" data, and how to work around missing data, is discussed.

    Health Promotion in Nursing Practice: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 6th edition): Nola Pender, Carolyn... Health Promotion in Nursing Practice: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 6th edition)
    Nola Pender, Carolyn Murdaugh, Mary Ann Parsons
    R1,420 Discovery Miles 14 200 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

    For BSN and MSN courses in health promotion, and as a supplement to community nursing courses. This book presents a strong, up-to-date foundation for understanding and building the science and practice of health promotion. It has three goals: to introduce the major individual and community models and theories that guide health promotion interventions; to offer evidence-based strategies for effective health promotion in practice settings; and to foster critical thinking about future opportunities for research and more effective interventions. This Sixth Edition is thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and terminology. New coverage includes: the U.S. Government's Healthy People 2020 Goals; more ecological approaches encompassing families, communities, and nations; new health promotion technologies, and more.

    Practical Leadership and Management in Healthcare - for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals (Paperback, 2nd edition):... Practical Leadership and Management in Healthcare - for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals (Paperback, 2nd edition)
    Eleanor Sullivan, Gayle Garland
    R1,460 Discovery Miles 14 600 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

    Practical Leadership and Management in Healthcare is the definitive 'how to' guide for leadership and management in nursing and healthcare. Now in its second edition, it provides you with a comprehensive analysis of the theories, models and skills of leading and managing needed by UK healthcare professionals, and provides a basis for developing knowledge, skills and behaviours needed for effective leadership and management. Nursing and healthcare professionals of all levels are required to demonstrate effective leadership and management skills; planning, organising, delivering and evaluating care are management responsibilities that occur every day, whilst anticipating patient needs and motivating others are ways of leading with integrity. This book offers you clear and practical advice on how to make an impact as a leader, from the frontline to the boardroom.

    Knowledge Translation in Nursing (Paperback): Margaret Harrison, Ian D. Graham Knowledge Translation in Nursing (Paperback)
    Margaret Harrison, Ian D. Graham
    R1,471 Discovery Miles 14 710 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

    Knowledge Translation in Nursing and Healthcare provides authoritative guidance on the implementation of evidence-informed practice, covering issue identification and clarification, solution building and implementation, evaluation, and sustainment. Integrating theory, empirical research, and experiential knowledge, this hands-on resource assists nurses and healthcare practitioners in collecting quality evidence, transforming it into a useable, customized recommendation, and then applying best practice in various point-of-care settings. Written by highly experienced researchers and practitioners, the book demonstrates how the synthesis and translation of evidence supports improvement of existing care and service delivery models, and produces increased benefit for both patients and health services. Examples drawn from the authors' first-hand experience--such as pressure injury prevention in acute care, transition of care for people with heart failure, and community leg ulcer care--illustrate the use of best practice in addressing care and quality issues. This important reference and guide: Outlines a planning framework that activates research and evidence in practice settings, moving knowledge into action and sustaining the use of best practice Introduces the framework that enables effective evidence-informed methodology and decision-making Features numerous illustrative field examples of both successful and unsuccessful implementations in a variety of practical situations Offers perspectives on best practice implementation from experienced practitioners and researchers Knowledge Translation in Nursing and Healthcare is a must-have for those wanting to implement, evaluate, and sustain best practice in the delivery of evidence-informed healthcare to patients, families, and communities.

    LeMone and Burke's Adult Nursing - Acute and Ongoing Care (Paperback): Priscilla Lemone, Ian Peate, Murilitharan Nair,... LeMone and Burke's Adult Nursing - Acute and Ongoing Care (Paperback)
    Priscilla Lemone, Ian Peate, Murilitharan Nair, Laureen Hemming, Karen Wild
    R1,705 Discovery Miles 17 050 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

    LeMone & Burke's Adult Nursing: Acute and Ongoing Care is the ideal companion for nurses caring for adults in today's changing healthcare system. With comprehensive coverage of contemporary nursing practice as well as a strong, evidence-based, theoretical underpinning tailored towards the new NMC competencies, this book provides a detailed and thorough resource for both the student nurse and nursing professional. The book includes coverage of care in both hospital and community-based settings, with an emphasis on education of the patient and prevention of illness and disease.

    Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing, Global Edition (Paperback, 10th edition): Audrey Berman, Geralyn Frandsen, Charles... Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing, Global Edition (Paperback, 10th edition)
    Audrey Berman, Geralyn Frandsen, Charles Snyder, Shirlee Snyder
    R1,302 R1,077 Discovery Miles 10 770 Save R225 (17%) In stock

    For fundamentals of nursing courses in the nursing curriculum Help each student think like a nurse using a clear, consistent approach Consistency and accessibility are essential to student success in the Fundamentals of Nursing course. With its clear, approachable, writing style, Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing sets the foundation for nursing excellence. Coverage of the key concepts of contemporary nursing, as well as the latest nursing evidence, standards, and competencies, helps prepare readers to become effective nurses. To help students develop their clinical-reasoning abilities, new QSEN features draw connections to actual nursing practice. All basic and fundamental skills for the registered nurse are described within the nursing process. Students will learn to think like nurses as they see how the material they are reading is applied in nursing practice.

    Skills for Nursing & Healthcare Students - study skills, maths and science (Paperback, 2nd edition): Pearl Shihab, Ailsa... Skills for Nursing & Healthcare Students - study skills, maths and science (Paperback, 2nd edition)
    Pearl Shihab, Ailsa Clarke, Lori Garrett
    R791 Discovery Miles 7 910 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

    This clear, helpful and interactive book will help you prepare for and succeed in your nursing and healthcare studies. Supporting anatomy and physiology, drug administration, clinical practice and preparation for assessments, this book will give you the tools to success. Using examples from practice to bring the subjects to life, Skills for Nursing & Healthcare Students is your essential guide to the core skills you will need to master. The book includes guided explanations and interactive exercises that will help you brush up on your maths and study skills and get up-to-speed with anatomical terminology, the basics of the human body, chemistry and cell biology.

    Dosage Calculations for Nurses (Paperback): June Olsen, Anthony Giangrasso, Dolores Shrimpton, Sheila Cunningham Dosage Calculations for Nurses (Paperback)
    June Olsen, Anthony Giangrasso, Dolores Shrimpton, Sheila Cunningham
    R816 Discovery Miles 8 160 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

    'Dosage Calculations for Nurses' demonstrates how to calculate drug dosages accurately, safely, and quickly - an essential skill for nurses

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