Nursing Practice: Knowledge and Care

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Ian Peate, Karen Wild, Muralitharan Nair
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 20, 2014 - Medical - 992 pages

Nursing Practice is the essential, textbook to support you throughout your entire nursing degree, from your first year onwards. It explores all the clinical and professional issues that you need to know in one complete volume.

Written in the context of the latest Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for Pre-Registration Nursing Education and the Essential Skills Clusters, this book covers all fields of nursing: Adult, Child, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and also Maternity care, in both acute and community settings. With full colour illustrations, and plenty of activities and user-friendly features throughout, this evidence-based text encompasses essential nursing theory and practice, providing students with information to support their success.

Learning features in the book include:

  • Hear it from the experts- tips and advice from real life nurses, patients and their carers, and student nurses
  • Red Flags- alerting the student to potential dangers
  • Primary Care Considerations- informs students about care issues in the community setting
  • Fields boxes- giving further insight into other fields of nursing, making the book relevant to all fields of nursing practice
  • Medicines Management boxes provide key information about medicines
  • Self-assessment and activities throughout

A companion website to this title is available at www.wileynursingpractice.com

Here you’ll find a range of resources for both the student and the lecturer, including:

  • Over 350 interactive multiple choice questions
  • Flashcards
  • Glossary
  • Links to references and further reading
  • Illustrations from the book
  • Worksheets
 

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Contents

Responding to Disclosures
154
The Principles of Older Peoples Care
170
After a Fall
183
The Principles of Caring for People with Learning
192
Classification of Learning Disability
196
Answers
209
The Principles of Caring for Children and Families
210
BasicFundamental Care Needs
222
Introduction
596
The Person with a Gastrointestinal Disorder
626
Hepatitis
639
Answers
652
The Person with a Urinary Disorder
653
Renal Tumour
665
The Woman with a Reproductive Disorder
677
Introduction
678

Answers
235
The Principles of Caring for People with Mental Health
236
Conclusion
248
The Principles of Maternity Care
255
Overview of Intranatal Care
261
The Principles of Surgical Care
272
The Principles of Cancer Care
291
Other Problems Resulting from All Cancer
305
Common Healthcare Associated Infections
318
Test Yourself
332
Obesity
346
Conclusion
351
Wound Care and Management
364
Conclusion
377
Pharmacology
383
Person Group Directions
390
Drug Calculations
403
The Principles of Death Dying and Bereavement
409
Advance Care Planning
417
Unit 4
437
The Cellular Level
456
Immunity Inflammation and Infection
464
The Cells of Immunity
475
Test Yourself
488
Pain Management
490
Nursing Management of Acute Pain
505
References
512
Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance and Shock
516
Shock
533
Unit 5
541
Disorders of the Cardiovascular System
553
References
566
The Person with a Haematological Disorder
569
White Blood Cells and Lymphoid Tissue Disorders 581
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Answers 594
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The Person with a Respiratory Disorder
595
Gynaecological Oncology
695
Breast Surgery
703
The Man with a Reproductive Disorder
709
Reproductive Health Conditions
720
Conclusion
735
The Person with a Sexually Transmitted Infection
740
Genital Warts
750
The Person with an Endocrine Disorder
763
Disorders of the Endocrine System
776
Key Points
789
The Person with a Neurological Disorder
793
Nursing Assessment of the Neurological System
807
The Person with an Ear or Eye Disorder
845
Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye
858
Conclusion
871
The Person with a Musculoskeletal Disorder
876
Musculoskeletal Conditions
885
Conclusion
901
Unit
1
The Beginnings of the NHS and Nursing
9
Current Nurse Education
16
Test Yourself
23
The Person with a Skin Disorder
908
Acne
918
Vascular Disorders Including Naevi
924
Appendix A Reference Values in Venous Serum
932
The Professional Nurse and Contemporary
967
The Adult Learner 34
976
Conclusion 45
987
Introduction 51
993
Public Health 72
1014
Epidemiology and Public Health 81
1023
Conclusion 87
1029
Introduction 93
1035
Legal Perspectives 102
1044
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