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Both a comprehensive lab manual and a practical workbook, the Study Guide and Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination and Health Assessment 8th Edition, gives you the tools you need to master physical examination and health assessment skills. Corresponding to the best-selling Jarvis textbook, this guide features reading assignments, terminology reviews, application activities, review questions, clinical learning objectives, regional write-up sheets, and narrative summary forms, with answers at the back to facilitate both learning and review. The 8th Edition has been thoroughly updated throughout with a fresh focus on interprofessional collaboration to prepare you for the skills laboratory and interprofessional collaborative practice. Authoritative review and guidance for laboratory experiences personally written by Dr. Jarvis to give you a seamlessly integrated study and clinical experience. Consistent format throughout text includes Purpose, Reading Assignment, Terminology Review, Study Guide, and Review Questions in each chapter. Essential review and guidance for laboratory experiences familiarizes you with physical examination forms and offers practice in recording narrative accounts of patient history and examination findings. Study Guide in each chapter includes short-answer and fill-in-the-blank questions. The only full-color illustrated lab manual available for a nursing health assessment textbook enhances learning value with full-color anatomy and physiology labeling activities and more. NEW! Updated content throughout corresponds to the 8th edition of the Jarvis textbook and reflects the latest research and evidence-based practice. NEW! Enhanced integration of interprofessional collaboration exercises helps you create an SBAR report based on a brief case.
The definitive resource for advanced practice within nursing and the allied health professions--revised, expanded, and updated throughout. Advanced practice is an established and continuously evolving part of healthcare workforces around the world as a level of practice beyond initial registration. Advanced practitioners are equipped to improve health, prevent disease, and provide treatment and care for patients in a diverse range of settings. This comprehensively revised fourth edition emphasises the importance of practice in advanced healthcare, presenting a critical examination of advanced practice roles in nursing and allied health professions through a series of learning features designed to facilitate the development of vital knowledge and skills. Advanced Practice in Healthcare presents: International developments in advanced practice as a global response to the need to modernise services, reduce costs and increase access to healthcare services Country-specific examples of advanced practitioners' roles in delivering patient care in diverse settings The impact of advanced practice in nursing and the allied health professions Controversial issues including prescribing, regulation and credentialing, and the interface with medical practice Ethical and legal dimensions of advanced practice The preparation of advanced practitioners Advanced Practice in Healthcare is an essential resource for all students, practitioners, managers and researchers of advanced practice in healthcare.
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A sound understanding of moral and legal obligations is critical to developing responsible nursing practice and building the nurse-patient relationship. Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses provides a practical framework for understanding the ethical and legal dimensions of nursing practice. The fourth edition has been thoroughly revised to include updates to legislation, the NMBA professional standards and case examples. A new chapter on the legal system and a fully revised chapter on duty of care and negligence provide a thorough overview of the law as it applies to nursing practice. The text also includes expanded material on the regulation of nursing practice, advanced care directives, cultural safety, practice in the context of digital environments, person-centred care and assisted dying. Written in an accessible and engaging style, Ethics and Law for Australian Nursing provides a comprehensive guide for nurses training and practising in clinical, research and policy settings.
The notion of vulnerability is critical to person-centred and high quality nursing and healthcare practice, and underpins all nursing education. Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups focuses on the vulnerability that is experienced everyday by patients and clients in healthcare, and offers a much needed theoretical and practical support to nurses and other healthcare practitioners in their day to day practice. Taking a fresh, critical and reflective perspective reflects current trends towards the promotion of equality and acknowledges everyone's vulnerability, this book will be essential reading for all nursing and healthcare students, as well as those newly qualified healthcare practitioners who are committed to providing person-centred care. Special features: One of the first books to address the issue of vulnerability from a nursing and healthcare perspective Written by a group of experienced professionals, academics and educationalists who have expertise in the exploration of vulnerability from both an educational as well as a research perspective. Includes narratives, perspectives and case studies, illustrating and bringing to life the issues within the book.
Here's the must-know information LPN/LVN students need to care for patients with mental health disorders where they'll encounter them - in general patient care settings. An easy-to-read, conversational writing style shows you how to recognize and respond to the most important mental health issues. You'll also explore important communication techniques, ethical and legal issues, and alternative and complementary treatments. Coverage of nursing interventions, basic psychiatric nursing skills, and psychopharmacology prepares you for the NCLEX-PN exam and clinical practice. Key features - Color illustrations, tables, bulleted lists, and a reader-friendly writing style to make concepts easy to understand - Coverage of mental health conditions across the lifespan - Care plans with detailed descriptions of specific interventions and expected outcomes - Content on specific nursing interventions and basic psychiatric nursing skills - Coverage of psychopharmacology, including must-know side effects - Case studies with critical-thinking questions to emphasize clinical reasoning skills - Crucial information on palliative and restorative care for long-term care settings - Discussions on alternative treatment modalities to facilitate communications with people of different religious and cultural backgrounds as well as descriptions of religious and cultural beliefs and their impact on mental health and treatment Instructor resources: Ebook, classroom & lecture planning resources, previous edition resources. Includes testbank, active classroom instructor guide Student resources: Ebook
Nursing is a global, dynamic and changing profession in which there is a substantial and important area of literature which charts nursing knowledge and theory. Through study of the topic it is possible to discern clear phases and themes in this development and to capture the debates as to how this knowledge influences and shapes nursing practice. These three volumes will cover the scope of international publications in nursing knowledge, models and theories and take a critical, retrospective review of these works. The volumes encompass empirical and conceptual works and will cover significant knowledge and key debates in the field, as well as including more contemporary works to signal future trends.
The collection is categorised and sorted thematically into three volumes to enable clear navigation and understanding of the material, and an introduction written by the editors frames the set, providing guidance and context.
The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology provides core and concise information on the entire spectrum of blood disorders affecting both adults and children. Updated for its fourth edition, it includes all major advances in the specialty, including malignant haematology, haemato-oncology, coagulation, transfusion medicine, and red cell disorders, with a brand new chapter on rare diseases. Practically focused, and specifically designed for ease-of-use, and rapid access to the information you need, this handbook is an indispensable resource on all aspects of haematology for all trainee doctors, nurses, technicians, and research professionals. The handbook is divided into clinical approach and disease-specific areas. The clinical approach section outlines various symptoms and signs in patients with blood disease to enable the reader to formulate a sensible differential diagnosis beofre embarking on investigation and treatment. The disease-specific section is written by four authors whose expertise covers the whole breadth of diseases included in the book. All authors have contributed to national guidelines (e.g. British Committee for Standards in Haematology, BCSH) and are experts in the evidence base that exists for each topic. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology offers a concise and logical approach to caring for patients with diseases of the blood.
Pre-registration nursing students are required to spend 50% of their course time on placement. This new practical guide is designed to support them through what will be one of the most rewarding but challenging parts of their course. Mapped closely to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Standards, each chapter is packed full of helpful features, including: Reflective activities to help develop professional skills Real-life stories and advice from current students so readers can apply what they have learnt to their everyday practice Concise chapter summaries to help consolidate learning and track progress. Written in a friendly and accessible style by two authors with a wealth of teaching and nursing experience, this is an essential guide for pre-registration nurses to help them get the absolute most out of their time in a clinical setting.
From the Foreword by Candy Cooley, formerly Genetics Awareness Programme Lead at the NHS National Genetics and Genomics Education Centre: "What a delight it is ... to read a book which takes complex scientific concepts and ensures they are understandable by all." With activities and answers, reflection points and a glossary, this interactive textbook supports the 'Fit for Practice in the Genetics Era' competence framework, offering an introduction to the theory of genetics and then using common genetic conditions/disorders as case studies to help students apply theory to practice and examine the service user experience. Genetics is written by an experienced teacher of health care sciences and is ideal for student nurses who need to demonstrate and apply knowledge of genetics and genomics. It is also suitable for other health care students and for qualified practitioners who would like to refresh their knowledge of the subject. From lecturer reviews: "A well written and nicely laid out genetics text at an appropriate level for adult nursing students." "Fabulous text, student friendly."
Make parish nursing an alternative to shrinking healthcare
Make parish nursing an alternative to shrinking healthcare
This book helps nursing and healthcare students to prepare for the challenges of working with the increasing number of patients requiring palliative care, so that they can work in partnership with patients and their carers, providing care that is compassionate, practical and backed up by the latest evidence. Delivering palliative care can be emotionally challenging and the book focuses on supporting healthcare staff, allowing them to provide the care that is needed. Key features include: * case studies in every chapter, helping students to practically work through difficult scenarios * reflective activities that assist readers in thinking critically about their care and how to improve it * a holistic approach to palliative care that includes family, carers and interprofessional work * up to date theory and policy. Palliative Care in Nursing and Healthcare is suitable for undergraduate nursing students and allied health students and practitioners. Michelle Brown is Senior Lecturer at the University of Derby.
Gain a thorough understanding of nursing anesthesia with the most comprehensive text on the market. Written by leading expert, John Nagelhout, CRNA, PhD, FAAN, and new contributing author Sass Elisha, EdD, CRNA, Nurse Anesthesia, 6th Edition features both scientific principles and evidence-based material. Inside you'll find a solid introduction to the history, education, and legal issues of nurse anesthetist, its scientific foundations, equipment and monitoring, and preoperative evaluation and preparation of the patient. This new edition includes chapters on patient centered care and cultural competence, additional drugs of interest, blood and blood component therapy, anesthesia management for patients with cardiac devices, anesthesia for robotic surgery, anesthesia for transplant surgery and organ procurement, and physiology and management of acute and chronic pain. Not only a key reference for practicing nurse anesthetists, this bestseller prepares you for certification and today's clinical anesthesia practice. New coverage includes the latest specifics of pharmacokinetics, drug delivery systems, opiate antagonists, and key induction drugs. Updated information on patient safety, monitoring, and pharmacology. Unique! Expert CRNA authors provide the current clinical information that you will use in daily practice. Over 700 tables and boxes highlight the most essential information in a quick, easy-to-reference format. Easy-to-use organization covers basic principles first, and builds on those with individual chapters for each surgical specialty. Updated TJC standards for monitoring and administering moderate sedation/analgesia. NEW! Expanded content includes; non-OR anesthesia, acute and chronic pain management, anesthesia implications of complementary and alternative medicine, robotic surgery, new and less invasive procedures in interventional radiography, implications of modern implanted cardiac devices, and more! NEW! Full-color design and figures clarify difficult concepts and give the text a contemporary look and feel. NEW! Co-author Sass Elisha brings a fresh perspective to this edition.
This is the only handbook for hospice and palliative care professionals looking to enhance their care delivery or their programs with LGBTQ-inclusive care. Anchored in the evidence, extensively referenced, and written in clear, easy-to-understand language, LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care provides clear, actionable strategies for hospice and palliative physicians, nurses, social workers, counselors, and chaplains.
This landmark annual review has provided nearly three decades of knowledge, insight, and research on topics critical to nurses everywhere. It critically examines the full gamut of literature on key topics in nursing practice, including nursing theory, care delivery, nursing education, and the professional aspects of nursing.
"Annual Review of Nursing Research" has brought together internationally recognized experts in the fields of nursing, and continues to deliver the highest standards of content and authoritative reviews of research for students, researchers, and clinicians. Past volumes of ARNR have addressed critical issues such as: pediatric care, geriatrics, alcohol abuse, patient safety, rural nursing, tobacco use, and more.Key topics in this edition include:
"Rapid Assessment of the Acutely Ill Patient" sets out the
principles and practices needed for early recognition and
assessment of patients either at risk of or showing signs of acute
deterioration, or those recently relocated from higher levels of
care. The focus is on patient assessment, interpretation and
evaluation of data, immediate management of significant problems,
ongoing and further assessments in order to improve clinical
Key featuresPart of the "Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses" seriesAimed at nurses working in wards and specialist departmentsExplores the assessment skills required for a rapid response to a patient at risk of becoming acutely unwellEnables students and practitioners to develop practical and interpretative skillsProvides a framework for assessment and principles of first line treatmentIncludes 'Look', 'Listen', 'Feel' and 'Measure' icons
Sheila Adam is Head of Nursing, Specialist Hospitals Board, UCL
Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and author of Nursing in Critical
Care: Science and Practice (now in its 2nd edition), The Oxford
Handbook of Critical Care Nursing and Nutrition in the Critically
Public Health and Health Promotion for Nurses at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for nursing students and practitioners. Health promotion is a growing core component of nursing care, and this text combines superb illustrations with accessible information to make the key concepts of health promotion clear and easy to understand. It also provides guidance for how this can be applied in daily practice in all fields of nursing to promote the health of individual patients and communities. Divided into six sections, the first looks at the relationship between the outcomes of public health and the outcomes of nursing, before going on to explore the definitions and different approaches of health promotion.This includes the causes and determinants of morbidity and mortality, and the skills and resources that can support nurses in promoting health with individual patients. It also examines strategies for working with communities to improve health, as well as the ethics of health promotion in nursing. The perfect revision and consolidation textbook Closely linked with the public health outcomes as represented by the NMC, the 6Cs of nursing, essential nursing skills clusters as well as the implications for nursing arising from recent inquiries. Highly visual colour presentation, with full colour illustrations throughout
The ASQ (R):SE-2 Quick Start Guide is a convenient, at-a-glance guide that keeps ASQ:SE-2 scoring and administration basics right at the fingertips. Perfect for busy professionals on the go, this Quick Start Guide is laminated, lightweight, and so cost-effective that every professional in a program can have one (it's sold in a package of 5). ASQ:SE-2 users will turn to the Quick Start Guide for clear, simple directions on selecting the correct questionnaire, scoring ASQ:SE-2, and communicating results to parents. The Quick Start Guide is part of the ASQ:SE-2 screening system. ASQ:SE-2 is the NEW edition of the bestselling screener trusted to uncover possible social-emotional issues as early as possible during the crucial first 6 years of life. The 9 age-appropriate ASQ:SE-2 questionnaires effectively screen 7 key developmental areas: self-regulation, compliance, adaptive functioning, autonomy, affect, social-communication, and interaction with people. The second edition of ASQ:SE-2 has been revised and updated with invaluable new features, including a NEW 2 month questionnaire, an expanded age range, updated cutoff scores, new behavior and communication items, and more updates to help you better support families and promote social-emotional development.
Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice, 4th Edition Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN and Ellen Fineout-Overholt, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN Enhance your clinical decision-making capabilities and improve patient outcomes through evidence-based practice. Develop the skills and knowledge you need to make evidence-based practice (EBP) an integral part of your clinical decision-making and everyday nursing practice with this proven, approachable text. Written in a straightforward, conversational style, Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare delivers real-world examples and meaningful strategies in every chapter to help you confidently meet today's clinical challenges and ensure positive patient outcomes. NEW! Making Connections: An EBP Exemplar opens each unit, immersing you in an unfolding case study of EBP in real-life practice. NEW! Chapters reflect the most current implications of EBP on health policy and the context, content, and outcomes of implementing EBP competencies in clinical and academic settings. NEW! Learning objectives and EBP Terms to Learn at both the unit and chapter levels help you study efficiently and stay focused on essential concepts and vocabulary. Making EBP Real features continue to end each unit with real-world examples that demonstrate the principles of EBP applied. EBP Fast Facts reinforce key points at a glance. Clinical Scenarios clarify the EBP process and enhance your rapid appraisal capabilities.
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