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Fundamentals of Nursing provides a comprehensive introduction to
the principles of nursing, addressing key learning outcomes through
theoretical explanations and practical illustrations. An emphasis
on Arab world nursing practices and a consideration of the
religious and cultural values that impact on patient treatment in
the region make this book an invaluable resource for anyone
planning to study or work as a nurse in this part ot the world.
Fundamentals of Nursing, unlike other texts, is not limited to just
one specialism, but considers nursing across all fields from Adult,
to Child, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities as well as both
within the acute and community settings. The book will help you to
prepare and succeed in the varied and exciting career you have
chosen, enabling you to become the skilled, flexible and confident
nurse modern healthcare demands. Fundamentals of Nursing helps you
on this journey with comprehensive coverage of contemporary
professional nursing developed to compliment the latest Standards
of Proficiency for Pre-Registration Nursing Education (Nursing
& Midwifery Council 2010) and the Essential Skills Clusters.
Support for your learning is provided through: *Full Colour
Presentation - view procedures and other visuals in realistic full
colour. Diagrams and text features stand out in the colourful and
highly developed text design. Black and white and dullness are
banned. Don't accept anything less! *Step-by-Step Procedures are
included in all clinical chapters (with a quick access contents
list included within the prelims). Clinical procedures are
discussed using a step-by-step approach, often with stunning
visuals and the rationale is provided for these procedures based on
current clinical evidence. Skills revision videos (available within
MyNursingKit) are linked to procedures where relevant. *Case
Studies - helping to put nursing into context, these realistic
scenarios across a range of nursing fields and settingsare included
in all chapters. Relevant guidance is included to help you
understand what you need to consider when confronted with a similar
situation. These are suitable for both personal reflection and
group discussion. *Newly Developed Chapters devised by specialists
on Mental Health, Child and Learning Disability Nursing have been
written to promote the widest possible experience and understanding
among students and practitioners of all nursing fields, promoting
the basic skills to meet any patient's needs independent of age or
vulnerability. *Clinical Alerts are used in clinical chapters to
highlight particular areas of practice that need to be taken into
account when caring for an individual or group. *Activities are
used throughout to help you reinforce and prove your learning.
Reference answers are provided to check your understanding.
*Lifespan Considerations are included where appropriate to
highlight alternative practices when caring for infants, children
and/or older adults. *Community Considerations provide information
on caring for individuals in the home care and community setting.
Prepares the student for more than just the acute setting.
*MyNursingKit - a premium website integrated with the text
providing extra practice, revision and support for the student.
Including diagnostic tests, interactive scenario simulations and
skills videos among other resources. Go to
www.pearsoned.co.uk/kozier to login.