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Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination & Health Assessment (Paperback, 8th Revised edition): Carolyn Jarvis Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination & Health Assessment (Paperback, 8th Revised edition)
Carolyn Jarvis
R1,107 R1,036 Discovery Miles 10 360 Save R71 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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.

Advanced Practice in Healthcare - Dynamic Developments in Nursing and Allied Health Professions (Paperback, 4th Edition): Paula... Advanced Practice in Healthcare - Dynamic Developments in Nursing and Allied Health Professions (Paperback, 4th Edition)
Paula McGee, Chris Inman
R1,177 R1,113 Discovery Miles 11 130 Save R64 (5%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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.

NRP Wall Chart, 2016 (Poster): American Academy of Pediatrics NRP Wall Chart, 2016 (Poster)
American Academy of Pediatrics
R803 R744 Discovery Miles 7 440 Save R59 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This quick, one-stop guide to neonatal resuscitation card is printed on flexible plastic with self-adhesive mounting strips.

NRP Code Cart Card, 2016 (Pack of 5) (Cards): American Academy of Pediatrics NRP Code Cart Card, 2016 (Pack of 5) (Cards)
American Academy of Pediatrics
R867 R790 Discovery Miles 7 900 Save R77 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

These quick, one-stop guides to neonatal resuscitation cards (pack of 5) have self-adhesive strips so that they can easily be adhered to the code cart/crash trolley.

Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses (Paperback, 4th Revised edition): Kim Atkins, Sheryl de Lacey, Bernhard Ripperger, Rebecca... Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)
Kim Atkins, Sheryl de Lacey, Bernhard Ripperger, Rebecca Ripperger
R1,391 Discovery Miles 13 910 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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.

Understanding Vulnerability - A Nursing and Healthcare Approach (Paperback, New): Vanessa Heaslip, Julie Ryden Understanding Vulnerability - A Nursing and Healthcare Approach (Paperback, New)
Vanessa Heaslip, Julie Ryden
R801 Discovery Miles 8 010 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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.

Neeb's Mental Health Nursing (Paperback, 5th Revised edition): Linda M. Gorman, Robynn Anwar Neeb's Mental Health Nursing (Paperback, 5th Revised edition)
Linda M. Gorman, Robynn Anwar
R1,482 Discovery Miles 14 820 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

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

Bhatia and Craig's Elements of Psychology and Mental Hygiene for Nurses in India (Paperback): B. D. Bhatia Margaretta Craig Bhatia and Craig's Elements of Psychology and Mental Hygiene for Nurses in India (Paperback)
B. D. Bhatia Margaretta Craig
R447 Discovery Miles 4 470 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Nursing Theories and Models (Hardcover, Three-Volume Se): Fiona Murphy, Christine Smith Nursing Theories and Models (Hardcover, Three-Volume Se)
Fiona Murphy, Christine Smith
R14,013 R11,432 Discovery Miles 114 320 Save R2,581 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology (Part-work (fascculo), 4th Revised edition): Drew Provan, Trevor Baglin, Inderjeet... Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology (Part-work (fascculo), 4th Revised edition)
Drew Provan, Trevor Baglin, Inderjeet Dokal, Johannes de Vos
R757 R671 Discovery Miles 6 710 Save R86 (11%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

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.

Snarky Nurse Coloring Book - Relatable Funny Adult Coloring Book With Nurse Problems Perfect Gift For Registered Nurses, Nurse... Snarky Nurse Coloring Book - Relatable Funny Adult Coloring Book With Nurse Problems Perfect Gift For Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners And Nursing Students (Paperback)
Nurse Coloring Book Publishing
R187 Discovery Miles 1 870 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Learning in Practice for Nursing Students (Paperback, 1st ed. 2018): Jessica Mills, Darren Brand Learning in Practice for Nursing Students (Paperback, 1st ed. 2018)
Jessica Mills, Darren Brand
R794 Discovery Miles 7 940 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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.

Genetics, revised edition - A Guide for Students and Practitioners of Nursing and Health Care (Paperback, Revised edition):... Genetics, revised edition - A Guide for Students and Practitioners of Nursing and Health Care (Paperback, Revised edition)
Karen Vipond
R375 R330 Discovery Miles 3 300 Save R45 (12%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

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."

The Country Nurse Remembers, Volume 3 - True Stories of a Troubled Childhood, War, and Becoming a Nurse (the Country Nurse... The Country Nurse Remembers, Volume 3 - True Stories of a Troubled Childhood, War, and Becoming a Nurse (the Country Nurse Series, Book Three) (Hardcover)
Mary J. MacLeod
R588 R470 Discovery Miles 4 700 Save R118 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Parish Nursing - A Handbook for the New Millennium (Hardcover): Harold G. Koenig, Sybil Smith Parish Nursing - A Handbook for the New Millennium (Hardcover)
Harold G. Koenig, Sybil Smith
R2,466 Discovery Miles 24 660 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Make parish nursing an alternative to shrinking healthcare resources!
Because of shrinking healthcare resources, both human and monetary, parish nurses in the future will be called upon to deal with rising numbers of elderly and the end-of-life issues that accompany aging. Parish Nursing: A Handbook for the New Millennium is a guide to designing programs that can complement a congregation's ministry priorities for senior adults, identifying strengths to reinforce and weaknesses to avoid. Stories from the fields of service capture the sweat equity and history of the re-emergence of nursing in churches.
Parish Nursing: A Handbook for the New Millennium is a practical planning guide for parish nurses and congregational committee members with limited experience in program development. Suitable for use with multiple faith traditions, the book demonstrates how to take responsibility for health ministries without leaning on direction from local hospitals. Parish Nursing presents multiple practice models, intervention strategies, and methods of program evaluation responsive to boundaries and traditions of various communities of faith.
Parish Nursing includes: conceptual frameworks program design options outlines from field-tested training modules program evaluation options and challenges and much more! In 2001, there were 35 million people over the age of 65 living in the United States--a number that's expected to double in the next 10 years. The American Academy of Family Physicians estimates that nearly 20 percent of family doctors are no longer accepting new Medicare patients. Parish Nursing: A Handbook for the New Millennium is an essential resource for nurses, pastors, andchurch leaders starting a parish nurse ministry to deal with the growing number of "forgotten" elderly persons.

Parish Nursing - A Handbook for the New Millennium (Paperback): Harold G. Koenig, Sybil Smith Parish Nursing - A Handbook for the New Millennium (Paperback)
Harold G. Koenig, Sybil Smith
R1,051 Discovery Miles 10 510 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Make parish nursing an alternative to shrinking healthcare resources!
Because of shrinking healthcare resources, both human and monetary, parish nurses in the future will be called upon to deal with rising numbers of elderly and the end-of-life issues that accompany aging. Parish Nursing: A Handbook for the New Millennium is a guide to designing programs that can complement a congregation's ministry priorities for senior adults, identifying strengths to reinforce and weaknesses to avoid. Stories from the fields of service capture the sweat equity and history of the re-emergence of nursing in churches.
Parish Nursing: A Handbook for the New Millennium is a practical planning guide for parish nurses and congregational committee members with limited experience in program development. Suitable for use with multiple faith traditions, the book demonstrates how to take responsibility for health ministries without leaning on direction from local hospitals. Parish Nursing presents multiple practice models, intervention strategies, and methods of program evaluation responsive to boundaries and traditions of various communities of faith.
Parish Nursing includes: conceptual frameworks program design options outlines from field-tested training modules program evaluation options and challenges and much more! In 2001, there were 35 million people over the age of 65 living in the United States--a number that's expected to double in the next 10 years. The American Academy of Family Physicians estimates that nearly 20 percent of family doctors are no longer accepting new Medicare patients. Parish Nursing: A Handbook for the New Millennium is an essential resource for nurses, pastors, andchurch leaders starting a parish nurse ministry to deal with the growing number of "forgotten" elderly persons.

The Handbook of Community Mental Health Nursing (Hardcover): Ben Hannigan, Michael Coffey The Handbook of Community Mental Health Nursing (Hardcover)
Ben Hannigan, Michael Coffey
R3,374 Discovery Miles 33 740 Ships in 10 - 15 working days


The Handbook of Community Mental Health Nursing brings together authoritative contributions from leading mental health researchers, educators and practitioners to provide a comprehensive text for community mental health nurses in training and practice. In thirty-three chapters it covers a wide range of topics, from the history of the profession to current approaches to specific client groups, organised around three linked themes:
professional context
practice issues
education and research.

Each chapter includes a summary of key points and suggestions for further reading. The book also includes useful appendices listing key professional and voluntary organisations, journals, Internet and mailing lists.

The Handbook of Community Mental Health Nursing reflects the diversity and scope of the role of the CMHN and recognises the multidisciplinary and service user context in which nurses work. An essential text for CMHNs and mental health nurse educators, it also offers a useful source of reference for allied professionals.

Palliative Care in Nursing and Healthcare (Paperback): Michelle Brown Palliative Care in Nursing and Healthcare (Paperback)
Michelle Brown
R686 R605 Discovery Miles 6 050 Save R81 (12%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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.

Nurse Anesthesia (Hardcover, 6th Revised edition): John J. Nagelhout, Sass Elisha Nurse Anesthesia (Hardcover, 6th Revised edition)
John J. Nagelhout, Sass Elisha
R2,840 Discovery Miles 28 400 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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.

LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care - A Practical Guide to Transforming Professional Practice (Paperback): Kimberly D.... LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care - A Practical Guide to Transforming Professional Practice (Paperback)
Kimberly D. Acquaviva
R617 R495 Discovery Miles 4 950 Save R122 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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.

Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 28, 2010 - Disasters and Humanitarian Assistance (Hardcover, 2010): Annette... Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 28, 2010 - Disasters and Humanitarian Assistance (Hardcover, 2010)
Annette Debisette, Judith A. Vessey
R2,093 Discovery Miles 20 930 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

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:

  • Review of research related to regulation
  • Review of global nursing workforce issues
  • State policy and research initiatives focused on improving nursing workforce
  • Horizontal violence and bullying
  • Staffing methodology in nursing
  • Future of the workforce
Rapid Assessment of the Acutely Ill Patient (Paperback): Sheila Adam, Mandy Odell, Jo Welch Rapid Assessment of the Acutely Ill Patient (Paperback)
Sheila Adam, Mandy Odell, Jo Welch
R858 Discovery Miles 8 580 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

"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 outcomes.
"Rapid Assessment of the Acutely Ill Patient" provides a framework for a systematic initial patient assessment and explores principles of effective assessment. Body systems are considered in order of life-threatening priority following the ABCDE approach, dealing with the assessment and management of airway, breathing, circulation, disability - and everything else; covering topics such as visual, palpatory and auscultatory assessment, use of additional documented information (charts, notes etc), and interpreting diagnostic investigations. Methods to ensure effective communication and team-working are also discussed.

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 Ill.
John Welch is Nurse Consultant in Critical Care, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and former Chair of the National Outreach Forum.
Mandy Odell is Nurse Consultant in Critical Care, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Nurse and Allied Health Professional representative for the Intensive Care Society and former Chair of the British Association of Critical Care Nurses.

Public Health and Health Promotion for Nurses at a Glance (Paperback): Karen Wild, Maureen McGrath Public Health and Health Promotion for Nurses at a Glance (Paperback)
Karen Wild, Maureen McGrath
R804 Discovery Miles 8 040 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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

Ages & Stages Questionnaires (R): Social-Emotional (ASQ (R):SE-2): Quick Start Guide (English) - A Parent-Completed Child... Ages & Stages Questionnaires (R): Social-Emotional (ASQ (R):SE-2): Quick Start Guide (English) - A Parent-Completed Child Monitoring System for Social-Emotional Behaviors (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Jane Squires, Diane Bricker, Elizabeth Twombly
R881 Discovery Miles 8 810 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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 (Paperback, Fourth, North American Edition):... Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare - A Guide to Best Practice (Paperback, Fourth, North American Edition)
Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Ellen Fineout-Overholt
R2,832 Discovery Miles 28 320 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

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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