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A Nurse's Survival Guide to the Ward - Updated Edition E-Book

A Nurse's Survival Guide to the Ward - Updated Edition E-Book

  • Author: Ann Richards,Sharon L. Edwards
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702078328
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 480
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Further to the success of the previous editions, A Nurse's Survival Guide to the Ward continues to be the indispensable guide to all the procedures and problems faced by nurses and healthcare professionals every day. Whether you are a clinical practicing student or a qualified nurse, this book is the perfect straightforward reference for every doubt you might have about emergency situations, as well as assessments, clinical procedures and much more. What will you find in this updated edition: Completely updated and revised content written by well-known authors with extensive experience in the field; Up-to-date legal issues, health and safety, professional practice issues and ethics in nursing; Expansions of areas such as oxygen administration, fluid and electrolyte balance and nutrition Completely updated and revised content written by well-known authors with extensive experience in the field; Up-to-date legal issues, health and safety, professional practice issues and ethics in nursing; Expansions of areas such as oxygen administration, fluid and electrolyte balance and nutrition

A Nurse's Survival Guide to the Ward - Updated Edition

A Nurse's Survival Guide to the Ward - Updated Edition

  • Author: Ann Richards,Sharon L. Edwards
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • ISBN: 9780702078316
  • Category:
  • Page: 480
  • View: 7560
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Further to the success of the previous editions, A Nurse's survival guide to The Ward continues to be the indispensable guide to all the procedures and problems faced by nurses and healthcare professionals every day. Whether you are a clinical practicing student or a qualified nurse, this book is the perfect straightforward reference for every doubts you might have about emergency situations, as well as assessments, clinical procedures and much more. What will you find in this updated edition: Completely updated and revised content written by well-known authors with extensive experience in the field; Up-to-date legal issues, health and safety, professional practice issues and ethics in nursing; Expansions of areas such as oxygen administration, fluid and electrolyte balance and nutrition What will you find in this updated edition: Completely updated and revised content written by well-known authors with extensive experience in the field; Up-to-date legal issues, health and safety, professional practice issues and ethics in nursing; Expansions of areas such as oxygen administration, fluid and electrolyte balance and nutrition Completely updated and revised content written by well-known authors with extensive experience in the field; Up-to-date legal issues, health and safety, professional practice issues and ethics in nursing; Expansions of areas such as oxygen administration, fluid and electrolyte balance and nutrition

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Leadership and Management on the Ward

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Leadership and Management on the Ward

  • Author: Brian Dolan,Amy Overend
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702076635
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 336
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When you become a ward or unit manager, sister or charge nurse, your responsibilities change and you need a very different set of skills compared to your previous roles. You are now required to manage a team of staff with a set budget and are responsible for maintaining an environment in which people can work well. This book will help you to: Identify your responsibilities and best approaches as a manager to provide patients with a high standard of care through your staff; Read through examples, suggestions and tips following a highly practical approach; Manage your staff, time and budget; Create a positive work environment; Features: Completely updated and revised content written by well-known authors with extensive experience in the field; New sections on responsible use of social media, working with different generations in the workplace; how to make an impact, taking care of yourself etc. Leading teams in the context of enduring financial and staffing constraints Part of the A Nurse’s Survival Guide series.

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Drugs in Practice E-BOOK

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Drugs in Practice E-BOOK

  • Author: Ann Richards
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780702040825
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 464
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The 'Nurses’ Survival Guide to Drugs in Practice' is a handy pocketbook designed to provide succinct information on a wide variety of drugs that nurses need to look up quickly. It provides an understandable and detailed account of common drugs and their actions. The level is suitable for all nurses in practice, including qualified and student nurses, as well as those taking Supplementary Prescribing Courses and will also be useful to other healthcare professionals . Pocket sized and easily transportable, it will become a constant companion both in ward and community environments. As well as the more routine use of drugs in clinical practice it covers emergency situations, such as cardiac arrest and anaphylaxis. • Comprehensive coverage of drugs in use to offer security in any clinical setting • Succinct and clear information in boxes, lists etc to facilitate assimilation of information ‘on the spot’ • Attractive page design and well signposted layout to enable quick access to the right information • Flexicover to maintain quality in a clinical setting and when frequently used • Covers basic pharmacology including drug absorption and metabolism as well as explaining how drugs actually work • Fully up to date with government guidelines e,g, from NICE, the Resuscitation Council and the British Thoracic Society etc. • Additional sections on the legal aspects of administering and prescribing drugs, drug calculations and paediatric doses

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Leadership and Management on the Ward

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Leadership and Management on the Ward

  • Author: Jenny Thomas
  • Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 9781437717471
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 336
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This is a short, practical guide to situations and problems faced by ward managers, sisters and charge nurses today. It covers leadership and management directly related to situations that arise daily on the ward. This book will help you to . Organise yourself and your workload . Manage staff, people and difficult situations . Make sure care is patient-centred . Manage your budget . Deal with complaints . Handle staff recruitment . Be a good role model.

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Leadership and Management on the Ward - Updated Edition

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Leadership and Management on the Ward - Updated Edition

  • Author: Brian Dolan,Amy Overend
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780702076626
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 336
  • View: 3070
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When you become a ward or unit manager, sister or charge nurse, your responsibilities change and you need a very different set of skills compared to your previous roles. You are now required to manage a team of staff with a set budget and are responsible for maintaining an environment in which people can work well. This book will help you to: Identify your responsibilities and best approaches as a manager to provide patients with a high standard of care through your staff; Read through examples, suggestions and tips following a highly practical approach; Manage your staff, time and budget; Create a positive work environment; Features: Completely updated and revised content written by well-known authors with extensive experience in the field; New sections on responsible use of social media, working with different generations in the workplace; how to make an impact, taking care of yourself etc. Leading teams in the context of enduring financial and staffing constraints Part of the A Nurse's Survival Guide series. Key features: Completely updated and revised content written by well-known authors with extensive experience in the field; New sections on responsible use of social media, working with different generations in the workplace; how to make an impact, taking care of yourself etc. Leading teams in the context of enduring financial and staffing constraints

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Critical Care E-Book

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Critical Care E-Book

  • Author: Sharon L. Edwards,Mimma Sabato
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 070203309X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 476
  • View: 5403
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This small, pocket-sized book provides a solid introduction to aspects of care and management in critical care. The book contains not only information on patient assessment, ventilation, haemodynamic monitoring, emergencies, critical care interventions, common conditions and pharmacology, all clearly relating to critical care, but also psychological, professional practice issues, palliative care and caring for relatives. It provides the factual information needed to assist nurses in providing holistic care in the critical care environment, in an accessible format. Pocket-book format makes the book portable and user-friendly Pull-out boxes highlight hints and tips for practice Diagrams used to explain clearly difficult concepts

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Mentoring E-Book

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Mentoring E-Book

  • Author: Karen Elcock,Kath Sharples
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702047724
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 320
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Are you mentoring students or other staff? This is an indispensable handbook for: both new and experienced mentors seeking practical advice academic staff who deliver mentorship programmes link lecturers who support mentors in practice. Guidance and tips on supporting and assessing Understanding accountability – mapping to NMC standards Skills focus, using case studies Hints, tips, insights and humour Supporting the student with a disability Using simulated learning The role of the sign-off mentor

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Acute Medical Emergencies E-Book

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Acute Medical Emergencies E-Book

  • Author: Richard N. Harrison,Lynda Daly
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 070204900X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 452
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Are you working in an acute or emergency unit? This is an indispensable pocket guide to caring for patients with acute medical conditions. This book will help you to: Care for patients within the critical first 24 hours of admission Manage patients using the most up-to-date, evidence-based approach Understand the most-common emergency medical conditions and their underlying disease mechanisms Handle the patient’s assessment, understand the observations and manage their disease Easily obtain practical advice in a clear style Explains ‘what to tell the patient and relatives’ in jargon-free language Access information on SARS, avian influenza and bio-terrorism Improved sections on Acute Coronary Syndromes, non-invasive ventilation, acute stroke care, acute kidney injury and emergency oxygen treatment.

The Newly Qualified Nurse's Handbook E-Book

The Newly Qualified Nurse's Handbook E-Book

A Survival Guide

  • Author: Bethann Siviter
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702047988
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 256
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This book has been prepared by professionals working in the UK. It is not a primer on clinical skills but an indispensable handbook and resource for the new nurses who are about to embark on their first job and need to develop nursing judgment and the ability to organise and deliver care. It is about learning how to think like a nurse - developing the judgment and behaviour that is essential in competent practice. With an immensely readable style this book uses a friendly, conversational manner, with realistic hints, tips, and examples from real life, to encourage nurses in the early days of their careers. Issues such as assertiveness, delegation, CVs and interviews, leadership, developing “nursing intuition , are covered as well as discussion about evidence based and reflective practice, direct entry into the community, and developing confidence in practice. This book will help nurses and students develop into competent and confident practitioners. • Written for newly qualified nurses by a nurse, therefore authentic • Case studies and quotes from nurses show readers that their thoughts and feelings are shared by others - this validation will reduce stress and uncertainty and give credibility • Humour and cartoons will make the text readable and fun to use • Hints, tips and practical advice will encourage the anxious graduate • Attractive 2-colour design will make the text more easily accessible

Jetzt tut es gleich ein bisschen weh

Jetzt tut es gleich ein bisschen weh

Die geheimen Tagebücher eines Assistenzarztes - "Herzzerreißend und saukomisch!" John Niven

  • Author: Adam Kay
  • Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
  • ISBN: 3641230594
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 288
  • View: 1236
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Vorhang auf für 97-Stunden-Wochen und einen Tsunami an Körperflüssigkeiten. Entscheidungen auf Leben und Tod am laufenden Band und ein Gehalt, gegen das jede Parkuhr zu den Besserverdienern gehört. Auf Nimmerwiedersehen, Freunde und Familie ... herzlich willkommen im Leben eines Assistenzarztes! Adam Kay, jetzt in seiner Heimat England als Comedian gefeiert, gehörte viele Jahre dazu. Nach schlaflosen Nächten und durchgearbeiteten Wochenenden mobilisierte er seine letzten Kräfte, um seine Erlebnisse aus dem Alltag eines Krankenhauses aufzuschreiben. Saukomisch, erschreckend und herzerweichend zugleich: Kays Tagebücher bringen alles ans Tageslicht, was Sie jemals über den Krankenhausalltag wissen wollten – und auch einiges, was besser im Verborgenen geblieben wäre. Kein Zweifel: Diese Lektüre wird Narben hinterlassen.

The Newly Qualified Nurse's Survival Guide

The Newly Qualified Nurse's Survival Guide

  • Author: Jackie Hole
  • Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
  • ISBN: 1846192757
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 128
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Even after years of training and hard work, finding yourself on the threshold of your nursing career is often a daunting prospect. In this revised and updated second edition, Jackie Hole provides clear, practical advice on both managing the transition from student to qualified nurse - including getting the most from your final placement and making applications - and practical advice on key areas encountered in the first weeks and months after qualification. Drug safety, dealing with common clinical problems, and how and when to seek expert advice are all covered, while a newly written chapter addresses the key area of infection control. Management aspects such as delegation, objective setting, budgeting, prioritisation of care and time management are outlined clearly and engagingly, along with questions of professional development and career futures. This book will be invaluable to newly-qualified nurses, as well as to student nurses, nurse tutors, and experienced nurses wishing to gain an insight into their own practice and changes in the profession.

Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Essential Clinical Skills

Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Essential Clinical Skills

  • Author: Susan Carlisle
  • Publisher: Pearson UK
  • ISBN: 0273768824
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 46
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Whether you’re a student nurse on clinical placement or a healthcare worker on a busy ward, you need practical guidance at your fingertips, fast! This pocket-sized guide will help you to provide safe, effective, everyday patient care. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

A Survival Guide to Children's Nursing1

A Survival Guide to Children's Nursing1

A Survival Guide to Children's Nursing

  • Author: Sharon Edwards (MSC.),Imelda Coyne
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702042277
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 483
  • View: 8547
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Starting a new placement? Moving to a new specialty? Revising? This 'Survival Guide' will give you the help you need with the procedures and problems faced by nurses today. Organising your job and yourself Working with patients Clinical information on a wide range of conditions Legal, health and safety issues Pocket-sized for convenience Bullet-points for quick reference Great revision aid!

Staff Nurse Survival Guide

Staff Nurse Survival Guide

2nd Edition

  • Author: John Fowler
  • Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
  • ISBN: 1856425002
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 233
  • View: 9335
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This handy second edition uses the same easy to read question and answer format as the first, containing over 80 questions and answers from 19 different specialists. It is divided into five chapters and covers topics such as:- Dealing with complaints, Mental health, Clinical supervision, Dealing with aggression and bereavement, Central venous pressure monitoring, Mentoring a student

Physiologie Malatlas

Physiologie Malatlas

  • Author: Wynn Kapit,Robert I. Macey,Esmail Meisami
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783868942255
  • Category:
  • Page: 174
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The Male Survival Guide to Pregnancy

The Male Survival Guide to Pregnancy

  • Author: Lee Hobin
  • Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing
  • ISBN: 1608607798
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 220
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Danny Harper could never see himself as a one-woman kind of guy. As a teenager, he often had a girl on each arm, a beer in each hand and a betting slip in his back pocket. He graduated to become a gambling, drinking womanizer who could care less about settling down with anyone - anyone, that is, until he meets Sara Gillespie. Finally discovering the woman who makes his life worth more than poker chips and tequila shots, Danny throws aside his wicked vices of weekly nights with the boys (and the occasional party girl!) for a lifetime of for better or worse with the remarkable Sara. Follow the lives of Danny and Sara as they learn the ropes of what it's like to be married...with children. See how they manage to deal with the stresses, aches and pains of their first pregnancy while struggling to maintain control of their work, their relationship and, above all, their sanity. A lighthearted look at the most confusing time in a man's life, The Male Survival Guide to Pregnancy will entertain, if not enlighten! Lee Hobin is a financial advisor from Bolton, England, who always had the desire to become a writer. The Male Survival Guide to Pregnancy is his first published book. He has survived two pregnancies with his wife, Ruth, resulting in two wonderful daughters, Alexandra and Francesca.

Clinical Pharmacology for Nurses

Clinical Pharmacology for Nurses

  • Author: John Reginald Trounce,Dinah Gould
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780443062490
  • Category: Clinical pharmacology
  • Page: 382
  • View: 9191
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A guide to pharmacology and types of disease and arranged according to types, this text explains how drugs work in relation to disease and looks at the drugs from the perspective of the nurse. This edition contains a section on homeopathy and modified drug dosages so that only the dose of drugs that nurses prescribe or use frequently are included.

A survival guide to later life

A survival guide to later life

  • Author: Marion Shoard
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781841193724
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 644
  • View: 9007
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Kleine große Schritte

Kleine große Schritte

Roman

  • Author: Jodi Picoult
  • Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag
  • ISBN: 3641212294
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 592
  • View: 9529
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Ruth Jefferson ist eine der besten Säuglingsschwestern des Mercy-West Haven Hospitals in Connecticut. Dennoch wird ihr die Versorgung eines Neugeborenen von der Klinikleitung untersagt – die Eltern wollen nicht, dass eine dunkelhäutige Frau ihr Baby berührt. Doch eines Tages arbeitet Ruth allein auf der Station und bemerkt, dass das Kind keine Luft mehr bekommt. Sie entscheidet schließlich, sich der Anweisung zu widersetzen und dem Jungen zu helfen. Doch ihre Hilfe kommt zu spät, und Ruth wird von den Eltern des Jungen angeklagt, schuld an dessen Tod zu sein. Ein nervenaufreibendes Verfahren beginnt ...