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Nursing Practice

Nursing Practice

Knowledge and Care

  • Author: Ian Peate,Karen Wild
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119237483
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 984
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The second edition of the successful and definitive nursing textbook, Nursing Practice is designed to support the student throughout the entire nursing degree. Structured around the latest Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct, it explores a range of clinical and professional issues that the student will need to know, in one complete and accessible volume. Thoroughly updated and with full-colour, high quality illustrations throughout, this new edition features an additional chapter on the principles of supporting families and carers in practice, advice on revalidation, as well as a number of learning features and activities to help consolidate learning. Nursing Practice provides invaluable information to enable not just student nurses, but also those who are qualified and members of the extended nursing family, to develop a deeper understanding of their patients’ needs and to ensure that they are practicing safely and effectively.

Leadership in Nursing Practice

Leadership in Nursing Practice

  • Author: Weberg
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • ISBN: 1284164632
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 600
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Leadership in Nursing Practice: Changing the Landscape of Health Care, Third Edition provides nursing students with the leadership skill-set they will need when entering the field.

Clinical Skills for Nursing Practice

Clinical Skills for Nursing Practice

  • Author: Tina Moore,Sheila Cunningham
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • ISBN: 1315528762
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 596
  • View: 8533
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Employing an evidence-based approach, this comprehensive textbook introduces the core clinical skills and competencies a newly-qualified nurse is required to have for professional practice. It is divided into five broad sections looking at: Care and compassion and communication, including personal care and pain assessment Essential skills, including observations, monitoring and emergency management Organisational aspects of care, including moving and handling, and wound care Safety and protection, including medicine management and infection control Nutrition and fluid balance, including hydration and nutrition. Designed to allow readers to develop and enhance their clinical skills with one key textbook, each chapter contains learning outcomes, recommendations for practice, case studies, activities, ‘clinical significance’ highlights and step-by-step guides to important procedures. This invaluable clinical skills textbook is an essential reference for pre-registration nursing students of all fields of nursing.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice

The Doctor of Nursing Practice

  • Author: Lisa Astalos Chism
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • ISBN: 1284141853
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 396
  • View: 3763
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The Doctor of Nursing Practice: A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive guidebook for role development of the DNP student. This text covers potential roles of the DNP graduate, including leader, clinician, educator, ethical consultant, and health policy advocate. Conversational in tone, the Fourth Edition covers potential roles of the DNP graduate, including leader, clinician, educator, ethical consultant, and health policy advocate. New to the Fourth Edition: New chapters on role modeling via storytelling Interviews with DNP-prepared nurses in various fields New content focused on writing as a DNP

Nutrition Essentials for Nursing Practice

Nutrition Essentials for Nursing Practice

  • Author: Susan G Dudek, Rd, Cdn, Bs,Susan G. Dudek
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 1469832046
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 664
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The Seventh Edition of this nursing-focused nutrition text has been updated to reflect the latest evidence-based practice and nutrition recommendations. Written in a user-friendly style, the text emphasizes what the nurse really needs to know in practice. Maintaining its nursing process focus and emphasis on patient teaching, this edition includes features to help readers integrate nutrition into nursing care such as sample Nursing Process tables, Case Studies in every chapter, and new Interactive Case Studies online. This is the tablet version which does not include access to the supplemental content mentioned in the text.

Concepts for Nursing Practice

Concepts for Nursing Practice

  • Author: Jean Foret Giddens
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323389465
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 576
  • View: 3997
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Looking for a conversational and easy-to-follow book that walks you through the most important nursing concepts and helps you apply them in practice? Then look no further than Concepts for Nursing Practice, 2nd Edition! Written by conceptual learning expert Jean Giddens, this innovative interactive text explains 58 of the most common nursing concepts — including six all new concepts — that span the areas of patient physiology, patient behavior, and the professional nursing environment. Featured exemplars for each concept are also discussed to help you more easily understand the concepts and apply them to the clinical setting. In addition to more concepts and featured exemplar sections, this new second edition also boasts a more intuitive organization and review questions for both RN and LPN/LVN programs. In a nutshell, Concepts for Nursing Practice, 2nd Edition is not only the key to understanding nursing concepts, it’s also the way to hone your clinical reasoning skills and be confidently prepared for almost any workplace situation. Authoritative content written by expert Jean Giddens sets the standard for the rapidly growing concept-based curriculum movement. Exemplar lists for each concept, covering the lifespan and all clinical settings aid readers in assimilating concepts into practice. Case studies in each chapter allow readers to apply knowledge of concepts to real world examples. Logical organization of concepts into units and themes helps readers form immediate connections among related concepts – a key to conceptual learning. Original concept illustrations give readers visual cues to understanding and making connections across concepts. NEW! Six all-new concepts — spirituality, self-management, sleep, hormonal regulation, fatigue, and health disparities — cover a broader spectrum of nursing practice and provide added flexibility across a variety of nursing programs. NEW! Featured exemplar sections highlight selected exemplars related to each concept and provide a brief synopsis of the exemplar. NEW! Expanded resources for LPN/LVN programs include unique student review questions to offer additional study assistance. NEW! Revised format for Health and Illness concepts includes concise and consistent explanations of conditions across the lifespan along with the rationale for care. NEW! Revised format for Health Care Recipient and Professional Nursing/Health Care concepts provides streamlined explanations of conceptual material in a more logical order. NEW! Renamed theme on Resilience (formerly Coping and Stress Tolerance) emphasizes this increasingly important aspect of personal responsibility in health and illness.

Health Assessment for Nursing Practice

Health Assessment for Nursing Practice

  • Author: Susan F. Wilson,Jean Foret Giddens
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323377785
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 552
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Today’s nursing students are busier and more pressed for time than ever. The good news is that Health Assessment for Nursing Practice, 6th Edition caters to your needs by focusing only on the information you need to master the core assessment skills and thrive in clinical practice. In addition to its focused content, you can look forward to straightforward and easy-to-understand language; vivid photos; clean page layouts; and of course the latest information on topical things like electronic documentation, QSEN competencies, and cultural considerations. Plus, with its abundance of engaging learning tools — like case studies, procedure videos, animations, and insightful call-outs — you’ll be able to maximize your learning AND study time! Straightforward, easy-to-understand coverage gives readers the knowledge and confidence to perform a complete physical examination. Clear differentiation between basic skills and advanced procedures or special-circumstance procedures helps readers pinpoint essential assessments. Two-column format creates a visual distinction between normal and abnormal findings and techniques. Vivid full-color photos walk readers step-by-step through key assessment techniques to better understand key abnormalities. UNIQUE! Concept Overview boxes present core concepts in the context of health assessment, with discussions of pain, oxygenation, perfusion, tissue integrity, motion, sensory perception, metabolism, and intracranial regulation. UNIQUE! Clinical Reasoning boxes explain the thought process of an experienced nurse making a clinical decision to help readers gain expert perspective on clinical judgment and the decision-making process in nursing practice. UNIQUE! Patients with Situational Variations sections address special circumstances or needs for patients in wheelchairs or other limitations and exam variations. Documenting Expected Findings sections demonstrate how to chart normal findings -- a perpetual area of struggle among nursing students. Review questions in the book help assess reader’s understanding of need-to-know content. UNIQUE! Case studies at the end of each chapter give readers practice in developing clinical reasoning skills in the context of health assessment and physical examination. UNIQUE! Adapting Health Assessment to the Hospitalized Patient chapter explains special techniques for performing a head-to-toe assessment of a patient in a hospital setting. Health Promotion for Evidence-Based Practice boxes apply the U.S. government's Healthy People 2020 objectives and include thorough discussions of recommendations for health promotion and reducing risk. Ethnic, Cultural, and Spiritual Variations boxes help readers anticipate the unique needs of a multicultural patient population. Health Assessment Across the Life Span unit contains four separate chapters that cover all lifespan content, including older adults, pregnant patients, and infants, children, and adolescents. Synthesis and Application of Health Assessment unit details how to conduct, document, and adapt the head-to-toe examination.

Foundations of Nursing Practice E-Book

Foundations of Nursing Practice E-Book

Fundamentals of Holistic Care

  • Author: Chris Brooker,Anne Waugh
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702053333
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 676
  • View: 6505
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This second edition of Foundations of Nursing Practice has been revised and updated specifically to meet the needs of nursing students in all fields of practice The book explains how and why sensitive, safe, evidence-based holistic nursing care is carried out, including topics common to all fields of practice. Core nursing skills are emphasised to reflect the importance of clinical skills as well as the underpinning theory. Aids to learning in each chapter: Learning outcomes Interactive boxes for all age groups and fields of nursing practice Key words and phrases for literature searching Useful websites, references and further reading. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to nursing that will meet the needs of students, nurses returning to practice, mentors and other registered nurses. Relevant to all branches of nursing settings: infants, children, adults, pregnant women, older people and people with a learning disability or mental health problems Themes relevant to all stages and fields of nursing practice include safety, infection prevention and control, managing stress, communication, managing wounds and pressure ulcers, and dealing with loss Scenarios develop the skills of evidence-based practice, critical thinking, reflection and health promotion, and encourage further learning The areas of psychology, sociology, physiology and pathology are clearly related to nursing practice Key principles of health promotion, the law and ethics, the human lifespan and development are explained in earlier chapters, then applied in later chapters Cultural diversity information helps with understanding the needs of people from different backgrounds Person-centred approach encourages problem solving and application to practice Evidence-based practice is explicit throughout, and best-practice guidelines underpin exploration/explanation of nursing care. Easy-reference Glossary at the back of the book. Meets the requirements of the new pre-registration nursing curriculum including the NMC (2010) competencies and Essential Skills Clusters Greater emphasis on safeguarding vulnerable people, maternal health and first aid Self-test questions with answers available on accompanying website.

Community/Public Health Nursing Practice - E-Book

Community/Public Health Nursing Practice - E-Book

Health for Families and Populations

  • Author: Frances A. Maurer,Claudia M. Smith
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323293743
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 888
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Focusing on practical, need-to-know information, Community/Public Health Nursing Practice helps you learn how to apply the nursing process at the community and family level. It features an engaging, easy-to-understand writing style, as well as assessment tools, detailed case studies, and clinical examples that demonstrate how key concepts apply to real-world practice. Additional resources on the companion Evolve website expand and enhance content within the text. Practical features including Case Studies, Ethics in Practice, and The Nursing Process in Practice illustrate real-world applications of key community/public health nursing concepts. A complete unit on the community as client helps you understand how the assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation steps of the nursing process apply to the community, as opposed to an individual. A chapter devoted to community assessment provides a complete assessment tool and shows you how the tool applies to two different types of communities. UNIQUE! A chapter on screening and referral promotes population-focused practice, which is the crux of community/public health nursing. A separate unit on the family emphasizes the importance of viewing the family as a singular client. A complete discussion of the Minnesota Wheel helps you better understand this widely-accepted framework for community/public health nursing practice. Helpful sections such as Focus Questions, Chapter Outlines, Key Ideas, and Learning by Experience and Reflection help you pinpoint essential information. NEW! Healthy People 2020 objectives throughout the text help you identify common health risk factors in populations and families. NEW! Coverage of health care reform, including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA), explores how current health care legislation impacts community/public health nursing. NEW! Discussions of community health "hot button" issues, such as human trafficking, genital circumcision, and bullying, introduce you to today's health care challenges. NEW! Information on weather-related disaster fatalities, bioterrorism, and national and state planning responses familiarize you with current, relevant issues which affect the health of populations worldwide and shape the role of the community/public health nurse.

Overcoming Secondary Stress in Medical and Nursing Practice

Overcoming Secondary Stress in Medical and Nursing Practice

A Guide to Professional Resilience and Personal Well-Being

  • Author: Robert J. Wicks
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 019517223X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 197
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Physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals working in today's health care settings must be prepared to offer support in dangerous times despite staffing shortages, financial pressures, and complex legal requirements. Overcoming Stress in Medical and Nursing Practice: A Guide to Professional Resilience and Personal Well-Being is a concise guide for all medical professionals who face these demands. This book: DT Provides critical information about the dangers of compassion fatigue/burnout and vicarious post-traumatic stress disorder in health care settings DT Introduces a newly-developed "Medical-Nursing Professional Secondary Stress Self-Awareness Questionnaire" that can be profitably self-administered at each phase of one's career and reflected upon in private, with one's mentor, or in a small group setting DT Includes a unique section on strengthening one's inner life through the use of three core spiritual wisdom approaches drawn from a world religion perspective DT Provides a description of four types of "voices" one needs to have in one's circle of friends to ensure that balance, perspective, growth, and challenge are fostered in one's personal and professional life DT Describes how physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals can formulate a personally-designed self-care protocol for themselves Lastly, this book offers an extensive and up-to date bibliography of recent research, clinical papers, and books on medical-nursing practice and secondary stress. Overcoming Stress in Medical and Nursing Practice is an indispensable resource for medical and nursing professionals, students, and the counselors and therapists who work with them.

Adult Nursing Practice

Adult Nursing Practice

Using Evidence in Care

  • Author: Ian Bullock,Jill Macleod Clark,Joanne Rycroft-Malone
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199697418
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 530
  • View: 7386
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To effectively lead and co-ordinate care, nurses must have the necessary knowledge to understand common conditions and manage subsequent health needs whilst ensuring that nursing decisions are evidence based. Adult Nursing Practice has been specifically designed for today's nursing students and newly qualified staff to develop their knowledge and skills. Focusing on the common diseases, health needs and symptoms which nurses' encounter in practice, it identifies how readers can use research-based evidence in their daily nursing care. Written and edited by leading nurses from practice, education and research, this book is a contemporary, reliable and detailed account of nursing practice. Each chapter clearly sets out core pathophysiology, nursing assessment, and 'what the evidence says' before discussing nursing management options. Reflecting the new NMC competencies, an emphasis is placed on the development of critical thinking skills in order to make informed nursingdecisions. With over 115 illustrations, a wealth of learning features and online resources, this is the ideal textbook to prepare students for registration and guide newly qualified staff through preceptorship and beyond. Online resource centre at www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/bullock http://www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/bullock/ Free website with: - Clinical decision making scenarios - Quiz questions - Updates to content - Hyperlinked references - Artwork from the book - Lecturer resources

Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice

Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice

  • Author: Terry
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • ISBN: 1284148602
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 382
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Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Third Edition is a must-have text focused on teaching students how to conduct research needed for their capstone project.

Professional Nursing Practice

Professional Nursing Practice

Concepts and Perspectives

  • Author: Kathy Blais,Janice S. Hayes PhD, RN
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • ISBN: 0133595595
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 530
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Professional Nursing Practice: Concepts and Perspectives, Seventh Edition, is intended as a text for registered nurses who are in transition or bridge programs to achieve a baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing. It may also be used in generic nursing programs or in transition or bridge programs for vocational nurses (LPNs or LVNs) to complete the professional nursing baccalaureate degree. Professional Nursing Practice helps nursing students explore and understand the nurse’s role in the health care environment with coverage on topics including nursing history, theory, ethics, and law, as well as nursing roles, issues, and changes in the profession. Fully updated, this edition includes more information on Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN), global health, and nursing theory and research. This resource explores the changing health care system especially related to health care economics, nursing in a culture of violence, and nursing in a culturally and spiritually diverse world.

Nursing Theories and Nursing Practice

Nursing Theories and Nursing Practice

  • Author: Marlaine C Smith,Marilyn E Parker
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis
  • ISBN: 0803642245
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 564
  • View: 1418
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Noted nursing scholars explore the historical and contemporary theories that are the foundation of nursing practice today. The 4th Edition of this popular book meets the needs of today’s students with an expanded focus on the middle range theories and practice models that link theory to clinical practice. You’ll explore their role in the real-world and learn how they are used to research and test the interventions with the best outcomes.

Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice

Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice

  • Author: Bastable
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • ISBN: 1284127206
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 692
  • View: 8894
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urse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice, Fifth Edition prepares nurse educators, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse practitioners for their ever-increasing role in patient teaching, health education, health promotion, and nursing education.

Financial and Business Management for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Second Edition

Financial and Business Management for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Second Edition

  • Author: KT Waxman, DNP, MBA, RN, CNL, CHSE, CENP, FAAN
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 0826122094
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 376
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First Edition Awarded Second Place in 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards! The second edition of this award-winning text, designed specifically for the DNP course in health care economics and finance, remains the only book to embed economic and financial concepts in the context of nursing practice and nursing health care systems. Well organized and clearly written, the second edition is updated to encompass key changes to reimbursement and health care regulations and provides revised statistics throughout. It offers new information on ambulatory care, cost and ratio analysis, additional examples of financial statements, and an updated sample business plan. Enhanced teaching strategies include real life case studies, challenging critical thinking questions, learning games, key words in each chapter, and an extensive glossary. New PowerPoint slides add to the text’s value as a robust teaching tool. Written by experienced DNP executives for DNPs, the book emphasizes critical skills nurse leaders need to participate in strategic health care planning. It delivers a practical approach to business, finance, economics, and health policy that is designed to foster sound business and leadership. The text clearly explicates the relationship between cost of care, quality of care, and ethics, and examines the economic and financial implications of evidence-based practice and quality. Also included is a special section on finance for independent practitioners. Additionally, the book delivers required competencies of the AACN Essentials and the AONE. New to the Second Edition: Updated statistics throughout New information on ambulatory care A cost and ratio analysis Additional examples of financial statements Updated business plan Enhanced faculty support PowerPoint slides

Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Handbook

Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Handbook

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9781582556314
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1104
  • View: 6982
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This clinical pocket manual based on the comprehensive text, Lippincott's Manual of Nursing Practice, covers the four main areas of nursing—medical-surgical, maternal-newborn, pediatric, and psychiatric—and contains comprehensive assessment, treatment, and nursing intervention information on the most common conditions. Conditions are presented in alphabetical order with extensive cross-referencing.

Spiritual Care in Nursing Practice

Spiritual Care in Nursing Practice

  • Author: Kristen L. Mauk,Nola A. Schmidt
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9780781740968
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 371
  • View: 8417
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Focusing on spirituality as an inherent component of effective nursing care, this text presents an unbiased view of the nature of human spirituality apart from religion. The text offers a unique interdisciplinary and inter-religious perspective—representing a range of Eastern and Western religious traditions—while addressing lifespan considerations and belief systems within the nursing process framework. Readable, interactive chapters apply the content clinically and highlight timely research on spirituality and health. Each chapter includes case studies, critical thinking questions, and personal reflection questions. Website references are also included.

Nursing Practice

Nursing Practice

The Ethical Issues

  • Author: Andrew Jameton
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Infirmières - Déontologie
  • Page: 331
  • View: 5470
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The Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarly Project

The Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarly Project

  • Author: Katherine J. Moran,Dianne Conrad,Rosanne Burson
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • ISBN: 1284079686
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 438
  • View: 1100
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The Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarly Project: A Framework for Success, Second Edition focuses on assisting students and faculty with creating a system for the completion of the DNP scholarly project.