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Nursing fundamentals & skills

See below for a selection of the latest books from Nursing fundamentals & skills category. Presented with a red border are the Nursing fundamentals & skills books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Nursing fundamentals & skills books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Vital Practice Nursing Your Essential Reference for All Aspects of Nursing in Primary Care

Vital Practice Nursing Your Essential Reference for All Aspects of Nursing in Primary Care

Author: Sue Crossman Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 01/01/2020

This book offers easy reference information on all the typical practice roles: Clinical - treatment room work, specialist clinics and managing long-term conditions; Administrative duties; Advanced Practice - advanced level diagnostic procedures, making referrals and prescribing medication; Quality - peer review, audit, evaluation and contributing to targets for the Quality Outcomes Framework.

Fluids & Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy

Fluids & Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Laura, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, DNPs Willis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/12/2019

Routledge International Handbook of Nurse Education

Routledge International Handbook of Nurse Education

Author: Sue (Middlesex University UK) Dyson Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/12/2019

While vast numbers of nurses across the globe contribute in all areas of healthcare delivery from primary care, to acute and long term care in community settings, there are significant differences in how they are educated, as well as the precise nature of their practice. This comprehensive Handbook provides a research-informed and international perspective on the critical issues in contemporary nurse education. As an applied discipline, nursing is implemented differently depending on the social, political, and cultural climate in any given context. These factors impact on education, as much as on practice, and are reflected in debates around the value of accredited programmes, and on-the-job training, apprenticeship, undergraduate and postgraduate pathways into nursing. Engaging with these debates amongst others, the authors collected here discuss how, through careful design and delivery of nursing curricula, nurses can be prepared to understand complex care processes, complex health care technologies, complex patient needs and responses to therapeutic interventions, and complex organizations. The book discusses historical perspectives on how nurses should be educated; contemporary issues facing educators; teaching and learning strategies; the politics of nurse education; education for advanced nursing practice; global approaches; and educating for the future. Bringing together leading authorities from across the world to reflect on past, present, and future approaches to nurse education and nursing pedagogy, this Handbook provides a cutting-edge overview for all educators, researchers and policy-makers concerned with nurse education.

Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing

Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing

Author: Patricia A. Potter, Anne Griffin Perry, Patricia Stockert, Amy Hall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2019

To find the clinical facts you need to know, make this pocket guide your constant companion! Clinical Companion to Fundamentals of Nursing, 10th Edition includes the hard-to-remember facts, lab values, and abbreviations that are essential to providing optimal nursing care. Organized by the major concepts and principles of your nursing fundamentals course, this reference features a quick-access format with summary tables and bulleted lists. The Clinical Companion makes retrieving, reviewing, and retaining clinical facts and figures easier than ever! Detailed information on medications helps to prevent medication errors and ensure safe practice, with topics including dosage calculations, compatibilities, conversions, and administration. At-a-glance content is provided in outline, list, and tabular formats for easy lookup and review. Basic facts and figures, standard values, care guidelines and more provide the background frequently needed in a reference for clinical practice. Concise, pocket-sized format ensures portability for use in the clinical setting. NEW Vital Signs chapter contains everything a new student needs to know to quickly and accurately obtain vital signs. NEW Physical Assessment chapter helps students develop a systematic and thorough approach to health assessment. NEW! Interprofessional Collaboration and Delegation chapter explains the role of the nurse within the larger healthcare team. NEW! Updated pressure injury information includes prevention and care guidelines. NEW! Medical, Nursing, and Health Professions Terminology chapter acts as a quick medical terminology refresher and helps students understand clinical terms as they are encountered.

Evidence-Based Physical Examination Best Practices for Health & Well-Being Assessment

Evidence-Based Physical Examination Best Practices for Health & Well-Being Assessment

Author: Kate Gawlik Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2019

The first book to teach physical assessment techniques based on evidence and clinical relevance.Grounded in an empirical approach to history-taking and physical assessment techniques, this text for advanced health care providers and students focuses on patient well-being and health promotion. It is based on an analysis of current evidence and up-to-date guidelines and recommendations and underscores the evidence, acceptability, and clinical relevance behind physical assessment techniques. Evidence-Based Health and Well-Being Assessment offers the unique perspective of teaching both a holistic and scientific approach to assessment. Chapters are consistently structured for ease of use to include anatomy and physiology, key history questions and considerations, physical examination, laboratory considerations, imaging considerations, evidence-based practice recommendations, and differential diagnoses related to normal and abnormal findings. Case studies, clinical pearls, and key takeaways aid retention and countless illustrations, images, and videos demonstrate advanced history-taking and assessment techniques. Instructor resources include PowerPoint slides, test bank with multiple-choice questions, essay questions, and an image bank. This is the physical assessment text of the future. Key Features: Delivers the evidence, acceptability, and clinical relevance behind advanced history-taking and assessment techniques Eschews traditional techniques that do not demonstrate evidence-based reliability Focuses on the most current clinical guidelines and recommendations from resources such as the US Preventative Services Task Force Focuses on the use of modern technology for assessment Aids retention through case studies, clinical pearls, and key takeaways Demonstrates advanced techniques with countless illustrations, images, and videos Includes robust instructor resources- PowerPoint slides, test bank with multiple-choice questions, essay questions, and an image bank Purchase includes access to the eBook for use on most mobile devices or computers

Nursing Skills in Professional and Practice Contexts

Nursing Skills in Professional and Practice Contexts

Quick and easy to reference, this short, clinically-focused guide is ideal for use on placements or for revision. The professional role of the nurse is at the very foundation of good care management and provision. Nurses are accountable to patients, the public, employers and their entire profession. It is imperative that you have a sound understanding of various ethical, legal and professional issues you will face during your career. This competency-based text covers: Professional issues and accountability Communication The patient journey Diagnostic testing Care planning Managing and leading in the clinical environment End of life care Outlining relevant key concepts, lifespan matters, assessment, and nursing skills, it also helps you learn by including learning outcomes, concept map summaries, activities, questions and scenarios with sample answers, and critical reflection thinking points. It is suitable for pre-registration nurses, students on the nursing associate programme and newly qualified nurses.

Nursing Skills in Professional and Practice Contexts

Nursing Skills in Professional and Practice Contexts

Author: Sheila (Middlesex University, UK) Cunningham, Tina (Middlesex University, UK) Moore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2019

Quick and easy to reference, this short, clinically-focused guide is ideal for use on placements or for revision. The professional role of the nurse is at the very foundation of good care management and provision. Nurses are accountable to patients, the public, employers and their entire profession. It is imperative that you have a sound understanding of various ethical, legal and professional issues you will face during your career. This competency-based text covers: Professional issues and accountability Communication The patient journey Diagnostic testing Care planning Managing and leading in the clinical environment End of life care Outlining relevant key concepts, lifespan matters, assessment, and nursing skills, it also helps you learn by including learning outcomes, concept map summaries, activities, questions and scenarios with sample answers, and critical reflection thinking points. It is suitable for pre-registration nurses, students on the nursing associate programme and newly qualified nurses.

Nursing Skills in Safety and Protection

Nursing Skills in Safety and Protection

People should be cared for in a safe environment that is protected from internal and external harm. This quick reference guide covers vital practical skills for nurses including: Emergency management and resuscitation The safe and accurate administration of medicines Infection control The anatomy and physiology of skin and temperature regulation Personal care Wound care. This competency-based text covers relevant key concepts, anatomy and physiology, lifespan matters, assessment, and nursing skills. To support your learning, it also includes learning outcomes, concept map summaries, activities, questions and scenarios with sample answers, and critical reflection thinking points. Quick and easy to reference, this short, clinically-focused guide is ideal for use on placements or for revision. It is suitable for pre-registration nurses, students on the nursing associate programme and newly qualified nurses.

Nursing Skills in Safety and Protection

Nursing Skills in Safety and Protection

Author: Sheila (Middlesex University, UK) Cunningham, Tina (Middlesex University, UK) Moore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2019

People should be cared for in a safe environment that is protected from internal and external harm. This quick reference guide covers vital practical skills for nurses including: Emergency management and resuscitation The safe and accurate administration of medicines Infection control The anatomy and physiology of skin and temperature regulation Personal care Wound care. This competency-based text covers relevant key concepts, anatomy and physiology, lifespan matters, assessment, and nursing skills. To support your learning, it also includes learning outcomes, concept map summaries, activities, questions and scenarios with sample answers, and critical reflection thinking points. Quick and easy to reference, this short, clinically-focused guide is ideal for use on placements or for revision. It is suitable for pre-registration nurses, students on the nursing associate programme and newly qualified nurses.

Justice, Crime, and Ethics

Justice, Crime, and Ethics

Justice, Crime, and Ethics, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. This tenth edition continues to deliver a broad scope of topics, focusing on law enforcement, legal practice, sentencing, corrections, research, crime control policy, and philosophical issues. The book's robust coverage encompasses contentious issues such as capital punishment, prison corruption, and the use of deception in police interrogation. The tenth edition includes new material in a number of chapters including Learning Police Ethics, Using Ethical Dilemmas in Training Police, Prison Corruption, Crime and Justice Myths, Corporate Misconduct and Ethics, Ethics and Criminal Justice Research, and Ethical Issues in Confronting Terrorism. The use of case studies, ethical dilemmas, and policy and ethics boxes continue throughout the textbook. A new feature for this edition is the inclusion of International Perspective boxes in a number of relevant chapters. Students of criminal justice, as well as instructors and professionals in the field, continue to rely on this thorough, dependable resource on ethical decision making in the criminal justice system.

Justice, Crime, and Ethics

Justice, Crime, and Ethics

Justice, Crime, and Ethics, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. This tenth edition continues to deliver a broad scope of topics, focusing on law enforcement, legal practice, sentencing, corrections, research, crime control policy, and philosophical issues. The book's robust coverage encompasses contentious issues such as capital punishment, prison corruption, and the use of deception in police interrogation. The tenth edition includes new material in a number of chapters including Learning Police Ethics, Using Ethical Dilemmas in Training Police, Prison Corruption, Crime and Justice Myths, Corporate Misconduct and Ethics, Ethics and Criminal Justice Research, and Ethical Issues in Confronting Terrorism. The use of case studies, ethical dilemmas, and policy and ethics boxes continue throughout the textbook. A new feature for this edition is the inclusion of International Perspective boxes in a number of relevant chapters. Students of criminal justice, as well as instructors and professionals in the field, continue to rely on this thorough, dependable resource on ethical decision making in the criminal justice system.