Alexander's Nursing Practice E-Book: Hospital and Home - The Adult

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Elsevier Health Sciences, May 10, 2011 - Medical - 984 pages

The most comprehensive UK Adult Nursing core text, now in its fourth edition, for the next generation of nurses...

This best-selling textbook has been fully revised by a team of experienced nurses for nurses focusing on the issues that are important to them. It provides a comprehensive source of the knowledge and skills required for competent, evidence-based nursing practice. High quality nursing care is patient-centred, knowledgeable and based on the best available evidence. This book will help you to achieve that.

  • Key nursing issues summarise each chapter and enable you to check your understanding

  • Interactive Reflection and Evidence-based practice boxes help make links between theory and practice

  • A Reflection and Learning feature in each chapter to help you consider your learning and professional development and how you can use it to enhance patient/client care
  • Now in full colour
  • A customisable electronic version of the book, which makes searching for information easy and accessible
  • An exciting companion website including:

    • Self-test quiz questions with full explanations with the answers
    • Critical-thinking questions with outline answers
    • Full colour photographs, diagrams, tables and care plans
    • Hyper-linked references

    • All the images from the book

  • Increased prominence of nursing and health promotion

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