Medical

Mental Health Nursing at a Glance

Author: Grahame Smith

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118465830

Category: Medical

Page: 112

View: 6724

Everything you need to know about Mental HealthNursing…at a Glance! From the publishers of the market-leading at aGlance series comes the perfect companion for study andrevision for pre-registration mental health nursing students. Thisbrand new nursing title is the perfect accompaniment forpre-registration nursing courses, and is the revision aid that youhave been waiting for! Divided into three sections, this book firstexplores the essential clinical skills needed by nurses, using theNMC Essential Skills Clusters as an organising framework.The second section goes on to look at common disorders andapproaches. The third section then discusses the leadership andorganisational skills required by nurses, again derived from theNMC standards. Key features: Breaks down complex aspects of mental health care in anaccessible and un-intimidating way The perfect revision and consolidation textbook Linked closely with the NMC standards for pre-registrationnursing education, and the essential skills clusters framework Explores a broad range of mental health disorders, from care ofchildren right up to care of older people Looks at mental health nursing in all settings, includingacute, forensic and community Highly visual colour presentation Includes boxes, summary boxes, reflective opportunities andcase studies to improve the learning experience
Medical

Emergency Nursing at a Glance

Author: Natalie Holbery,Paul Newcombe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111886767X

Category: Medical

Page: 184

View: 1635

From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series comes a wide-ranging and succinct overview of the key concepts of emergency care. Emergency Nursing at a Glance uses the unique and highly visual at a Glance format to convey vital information quickly and efficiently, ensuring that nursing students have access to all the important topics they need for an emergency care placement. This highly visual, easy-to-read guide is the ideal companion for anyone entering fields involving urgent or unscheduled care. •Includes all aspects of emergency care, including trauma, minor injury, triage processes, patient assessment, common emergency presentations, as well as legal, ethical and professional issues. •Covers care of adults, children, and those with learning disabilities and mental health conditions •Presented in the bestselling at a Glance format, with superb illustrations and a concise approach Emergency Nursing at a Glance is an invaluable resource for nursing students, newly qualified nurses and other healthcare professionals working in emergency departments, urgent care centres, minor injury units and walk-in centres.
Medical

Learning Disability Nursing at a Glance

Author: Bob Gates,Debra Fearns,Jo Welch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118506138

Category: Medical

Page: 184

View: 6540

The market-leading at a Glance series is popular among healthcare students, residents, and newly qualified practitioners for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations. Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with clear, easy-to-follow diagrams, supported by succinct explanatory text. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory texts for teaching, learning and revision, and are useful throughout university and beyond. Everything you need to know about Learning Disability Nursing...at a Glance! Learning Disability Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. This visual, dynamic and user-friendly resource addresses the key principles underpinning contemporary learning disability nursing practice, relates them to key clinical practice issues, and explores them in the context of maintaining health and well-being. Exploring the full spectrum of care, this textbook addresses the needs of people with learning disabilities across the lifespan, from children through to adolescents, and on to adults and older people. Aimed at nursing, health and social care students, as well as registered nurses, this is an invaluable resource for all those looking to consolidate and expand their knowledge, in order to provide safe, effective and compassionate care to people with learning disabilities. • The perfect revision and consolidation textbook • Highly visual presentation, with full-colour illustrations throughout • Includes expert contributions from learning disability academic staff as well as clinicians • Embraces both primary and secondary care perspectives • Available in a range of digital formats – perfect for ‘on the go’ study and revision
Medical

Acute and Critical Care Nursing at a Glance

Author: Helen Dutton,Jacqui Finch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118815173

Category: Medical

Page: 168

View: 3786

37 Acute circulatory failure 5: heart failure -- 38 Principles of cardiac surgery -- 39 Physiology of the gastrointestinal system -- 40 Acute medical and surgical gastrointestinal problems -- 41 Physiology of the renal system -- 42 Acute kidney injury -- 43 Burns: immediate care -- 44 Major trauma -- 45 Resuscitation -- Part 5 Disability: patients with neurological impairment -- 46 Physiology of the brain -- 47 Neurological assessment -- 48 Neurological impairment -- 49 Drug overdose and poisoning -- 50 Acute endocrine problems -- Part 6 Exposure -- 51 Skin integrity -- 52 Nutritional assessment and support -- Part 7 Decision making in acute and critical care -- 53 Summary of decision making -- 54 Professional, legal and ethical considerations -- 55 Mental health concerns -- 56 Last days of life -- Appendix -- References and further reading -- Glossary -- Index -- EULA
Medical

Dementia Care at a Glance

Author: Catharine Jenkins,Laura Ginesi,Bernie Keenan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118859987

Category: Medical

Page: 176

View: 2362

Dementia Care at a Glance is the perfect companion for health and social care professionals, nurses, students as well as family members and voluntary workers needing information and guidance about dementia care. Taking a person-centred and interpersonal approach, each chapter outlines an aspect of the experience of living with dementia and the steps that the nurse or healthcare professional can take to support them. This comprehensive book will assist readers to respond effectively, sensitively and with compassion to people living with dementia in acute settings, as well as in care environments and at home. It acknowledges the challenges that arise for people with dementia, family members and professionals and offers practical solutions based on current thinking and best practice. Presented in the bestselling at a Glance format, with superb illustrations and a concise approach Covers the common forms and manifestations of dementia, their causes, and how to address them Addresses a wide range of topics including, interventions, communication, care planning, medication, therapy, leadership as well as ethical and legal issues Takes a positive holistic approach, including not only physical and mental health issues but social and spiritual implications and a person-centred focus throughout Suitable for students on a range of healthcare courses Supported by a companion website with multiple-choice questions and reflective questions
Medical

Nursing Older People at a Glance

Author: Nigel Cox

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119043867

Category: Medical

Page: 120

View: 555

The market-leading at a Glance series is popular among healthcare students and newly qualified practitioners, for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations. Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with clear, easy-to-follow diagrams, supported by succinct explanatory text. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory texts for teaching, learning and revision, and are useful throughout university and beyond. Everything you need to know about Nursing Older People… at a Glance! As the environment of care continues to evolve to promote person-centredness, dignity, health and wellbeing, for nurses working with older people, this can be challenging. Nursing Older People at a Glance is a timely publication, which provides an overview of key concepts that nurses need to know in order to care for older people in a wide range of settings. Divided into six sections, it explores a wide range of themes such as person-centred care, health and wellbeing, health promotion, and the complexity of older people's care, encompassing mental wellbeing, diverse communities and learning disability. With a strong focus on dignity in care throughout, Nursing Older People at a Glance will readily equip undergraduate and post-qualification nurses with the knowledge and skills required to care for older people in a competent and compassionate manner.
Medical

Adult Nursing at a Glance

Author: Andrée le May

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118474554

Category: Medical

Page: 232

View: 497

Everything you need to know about Adult Nursing...at a Glance! Adult Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for Adult Nursing students from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. This title blends up-to-date evidence and essential knowledge from expert experience of nursing practice, research and teaching, in an easy-to-follow guide for student and newly qualified nurses. Adult Nursing at a Glance covers the essential components of excellent nursing, highlighting the skills that all students need to develop from the outset of their studies, and encompassing organisational and leadership skills. With an emphasis on patient care and dignity, this title is the perfect guide to healthcare delivery, management and professional development. ? Follows a simple structure based around systems of the body for quick access to information, with the most common disorders of these systems ? Is accompanied by a comprehensive companion website with self-testing features ? Ward and Primary Care covered throughout the text ? Contains all the information you need to provide the best patient care, including care planning, symptom control, communication and health promotion.
Medical

Children and Young People's Nursing Skills at a Glance

Author: Elizabeth Gormley-Fleming,Deborah Martin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119078539

Category: Medical

Page: 152

View: 5946

Children and Young People’s Nursing Skills at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration children’s nursing students. Highly visual, each clinical skill is covered in a two-page spread, with superb colour illustrations accompanied by clear informative text. Providing up to date, evidence-based information on a wide range of clinical skills that are required by today’s children’s nurses, this comprehensive and accessible text makes it easy for the reader to grasp the fundamentals in order to meet the care needs of the child and family, both in the hospital and community setting. Structured around the key systems of the body, the book is divided into sixteen sections, and covers all the essential clinical skills, including: Principles of assessment Communication Record keeping Drug calculations and administration Safeguarding Care planning Respiratory and cardiac care Gastrointestinal care ECG reading and interpretation Neurological assessment Musculoskeletal care. Aimed at both student nurses and those newly qualified, Children and Young People’s Nursing Skills at a Glance provides need to know, rapid information to ensure safe and effective clinical practice.
Medical

General Practice at a Glance

Author: Paul Booton,Carol Cooper,Graham Easton,Margaret Harper

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118518462

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 2853

Awarded First Prize, in the Primary health care category, atthe 2013 BMA Medical Book Awards. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, thisbrand new title provides a highly illustrated introduction to thefull range of essential primary care presentations, grouped bysystem, so you’ll know exactly where to find the informationyou need, and be perfectly equipped to make the most of your GPattachment. General Practice at a Glance: Is comprehensively illustrated throughout with over 60full-page colour illustrations Takes a symptoms-based approach which mirrors the generalpractice curriculum Offers ‘one-stop’ coverage of musculoskeletal,circulatory, respiratory, nervous, reproductive, urinary, endocrineand digestive presentations Highlights the interrelations between primary and secondarycare Includes sample questions to ask during history taking andexamination Features ‘red flags’ to highlight symptoms or signswhich must not be missed This accessible introduction and revision aid will help allmedical students and junior doctors develop an understanding of thenature and structure of primary care, and hit the ground running onthe general practice attachment.
Medical

ATI NurseNotes Psychiatric-Mental Health

Core Content At-a-glance

Author: Sally L. Lagerquist,Mary Seed

Publisher: Assessment Technologies Inst Llc

ISBN: 9780976006336

Category: Medical

Page: 280

View: 6811

ATI NurseNotes Psychiatric-Mental Health is meant for use in both academic and clinical settings.* Undergraduate and graduate nursing students can use this book as a succinct textbook in theory classes. It contains many short chapters, which makes it easy to correlate with your classroom lectures in nursing school.The best features of this book:1. Concise, short chapters followed immediately by practice questions, right after you have studied a topic.2. An excellent framework for making your own condensed notes, to facilitate quick review.3. Complete outline of each topic at the beginning of each chapter.4. Use of unique symbols and boldface and italic type will help you to quickly identify each of the steps of the nursing process, hands-on nursing care, diets, medications, lab and diagnostic tests, and test-taking tips.5. A FREE DISK with additional questions (with alternate item format) is also included for further practice and self-assessment.
Medical

Midwifery at a Glance

Author: Eleanor Forrest

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 1118874455

Category: Medical

Page: 216

View: 1847

Midwifery at a Glance offers an easy-to-read yet comprehensive overview of everything a midwifery student needs to know, from conception to care of the newborn. This practical guide provides coverage of normal pregnancy, maternal and foetal physiology, and pre-existing medical conditions and how these affect pregnancy and birth. It also features vital information on the role of the midwife, evidence-based practice, health promotion education, and perinatal mental health, as well as neonatal care and an overview of emergency situations. Midwifery at a Glance: Contains superb full colour illustrations throughout Is written specifically for midwifery students and includes all the concepts found on the midwifery curriculum Demonstrates links with other relevant multidisciplinary healthcare professionals Midwifery at a Glance is the ideal guide, offering educational support for midwifery students in the application of midwifery knowledge into clinical practice.
Medical

Psychiatry at a Glance

Author: Cornelius L. E. Katona,Claudia Cooper,Mary Robertson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119129680

Category: Medical

Page: 144

View: 3384

Psychiatry at a Glance is an up-to-date, accessible introductory and study text for all students of psychiatry. It presents ‘need-to-know’ information on the basic science, treatment, and management of the major disorders, and helps you develop your skills in history taking and performing the Mental State Examination (MSE). This new edition features: • Thoroughly updated content to reflect new research, the DSM 5 classification and NICE guidelines • All the information required, including practice questions, for the written Psychiatry exams • Extensive self-assessment material, including Extending Matching Questions, Single Best Answer questions, and sample OSCE stations, to reinforce knowledge learnt • A companion website at ataglanceseries.com/psychiatry featuring interactive case studies and downloadable illustrations Psychiatry at a Glance will appeal to medical students, junior doctors and psychiatry trainees, as well as nursing students and other health professionals and is the ideal companion for anyone about to start a psychiatric attachment or module.
Medical

Adult Emergency Medicine at a Glance

Author: Thomas Hughes,Jaycen Cruickshank

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118293940

Category: Medical

Page: 120

View: 5602

Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, andin full-colour, this brand new title provides an accessibleintroduction and revision aid for medical students and juniordoctors. Reflecting the increased profile of Emergency Medicine inclinical practice and the medical school curriculum, AdultEmergency Medicine at a Glance provides a user-friendlyoverview of the key subjects that will enable any student or juniordoctor to 'hit the ground running' when they enter one of the mostexciting areas of clinical medicine. Adult Emergency Medicine at a Glance is: A concise, visually orientated course in emergency medicinethat is perfect for both study and revision Organised around symptoms: 'Short of Breath', rather thandiagnoses: 'Pneumonia' Focused on the most common or dangerous conditions you will seein the Emergency Department and includes the latest cardiacresuscitation guidelines Comprehensively illustrated throughout with over 47 full-pagecolour illustrations
Medical

Nursing Practice

Knowledge and Care

Author: Ian Peate,Karen Wild

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119237483

Category: Medical

Page: 984

View: 6228

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.

Health at a Glance: Asia/Pacific 2014 Measuring Progress towards Universal Health Coverage

Measuring Progress towards Universal Health Coverage

Author: OECD,World Health Organization

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9264223959

Category:

Page: 138

View: 9136

This third edition of Health at a Glance Asia/Pacific presents a set of key indicators of health status, the determinants of health, health care resources and utilisation, health care expenditure and financing and health care quality across 27 Asia/Pacific countries and economies.
Medical

Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing - E-Book

Author: Ruth Elder,Katie Evans,Debra Nizette

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729578771

Category: Medical

Page: 498

View: 3143

The new edition of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing focuses on practice in mental health and psychiatric care integrating theory and the realities of practice. Mental wellness is featured as a concept, and the consideration of a range of psychosocial factors helps students contextualise mental illness and psychiatric disorders. The holistic approach helps the student and the beginning practitioner understand the complex causation of mental illness, its diagnosis, effective interventions and treatments, and the client’s experience of mental illness.
Medical

All-in-One Nursing Care Planning Resource

Medical-Surgical, Pediatric, Maternity, and Psychiatric-Mental Health

Author: Pamela L. Swearingen,Jacqueline Wright

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323532675

Category: Medical

Page: 816

View: 9025

Introducing a plan for success with the only nursing care planning reference book for all core clinical areas! Swearingen's All-In-One Nursing Care Planning Resource, 5th Edition, features over 100 care plans including medical-surgical, maternity/OB, pediatrics, and psychiatric‒mental health to help you care for patients in any setting. This new edition is the first in the market to include a unique, interprofessional, "patient problem" focus that teaches students how to speak to patients in conversational terms rather than in nursing-specific language. New non–medical-surgical care plans and updated content throughout reflect the latest evidence-based treatment guidelines for national and international clinical practice. Plus, with its clear approach, easy-to-use format, and straightforward rationales, you can use this one book throughout their entire nursing curriculum! Bolded and highlighted Safety Icons corresponds to the safety competency of the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiative for easier recognition. Care plans for all four major clinical areas include medical-surgical, OB/maternity, pediatric, and psychiatric-mental health nursing care plans. A consistent format for each care plan enables you to perform faster searches, with headings for Overview/Pathophysiology, Health Care Setting, Assessment, Diagnostic Tests, Patient Problems, Desired Outcomes, Interventions with Rationales, and Patient-Family Teaching and Discharge Planning. Prioritized patient problems are listed in order of importance and physiologic patient needs. Detailed rationales for each nursing intervention help you apply concepts to specific patient situations in clinical practice. Full-color design makes the book more user friendly and includes color-coded tabs and improved cross-referencing and navigation aids for faster information retrieval. NEW! UNIQUE! Interprofessional "patient problems" focus familiarizes you with how to speak to patients and other medical colleagues in the consistent interprofessional language of "patient problems," rather than the nursing-specific language of nursing diagnosis. NEW! Care plans helps you to support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, or intersex patient. NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the latest evidence-based treatment guidelines and national and international clinical practice guidelines.
Business & Economics

The Health Professions

Trends and Opportunities in U.S. Health Care

Author: Stephanie Chisolm

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763735205

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 448

View: 6725

This text covers various aspects of the health professions ranging from delivering healthcare services to the disparities and inconsistencies in health care, health literacy, and much more. Also presented in this text is an overview of careers in health professions including medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and allied health.
Medical

Public Health Nursing - E-Book

Population-Centered Health Care in the Community

Author: Marcia Stanhope,Jeanette Lancaster

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323294103

Category: Medical

Page: 1128

View: 6652

Now in its 8th edition, the "gold standard" in community health nursing provides comprehensive and up-to-date content to keep you at the forefront of the ever-changing community health climate and prepare you for an effective nursing career. In addition to a solid foundation in concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities, you will find real-life applications of the public nurse's role, Healthy People 2020 initiatives, new chapters on forensics and genomics, plus timely coverage of disaster management and important client populations such as pregnant teens, the homeless, immigrants, and more. Evidence-Based Practice boxes illustrate how the latest research findings apply to public/community health nursing. Separate chapters on disease outbreak investigation and disaster management describe the nurse's role in surveilling public health and managing these types of threats to public health. Separate unit on the public/community health nurse's role describes the different roles and functions of the public/community health nurse within the community. Levels of Prevention boxes show how community/public health nurses deliver health care interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention. What Do You Think?, Did You Know?, and How To? boxes use practical examples and critical thinking exercises to illustrate chapter content. The Cutting Edge highlights significant issues and new approaches to community-oriented nursing practice. Practice Application provides case studies with critical thinking questions. Separate chapters on community health initiatives thoroughly describe different approaches to promoting health among populations. Appendixes offer additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines. Linking Content to Practice boxes provide real-life applications for chapter content. NEW! Healthy People 2020 feature boxes highlight the goals and objectives for promoting health and wellness over the next decade. NEW! The Nurse in Forensics chapter focuses on the unique role of forensic nurses in public health and safety, interpersonal violence, mass violence, and disasters. NEW! Genomics in Public Health Nursing chapter includes a history of genetics and genomics and their impact on public/community health nursing care.
Medical

Nursing Leadership

A Concise Encyclopedia, Second Edition

Author: Harriet R. Feldman, PhD, RN, FAAN,Martha J. Greenberg, PhD, RN,Marilyn Jaffe-Ruiz, EdD, RN,Margaret L. McClure, RN, EdD, FAAN,Angela Barron McBride, PhD, RN, FAAN,Thomas D. Smith, MS, RN, DNP,G. Rumay Alexander, EdD, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826121772

Category: Medical

Page: 580

View: 1051

A single comprehensive reference for nursing leaders, leadership organizations, nursing clinicians, and educators, Nursing Leadership is the only compendium of nursing terminology in existence. Written by eminent nursing professionals, it provides descriptions of prominent individuals in nursing, information regarding nine leadership-related topics, and current trends in nurse leadership. This second edition has been expanded to encompass 80 new entries and revisions or updates to all original entries. It provides an extensive overview of current leadership issues including theories, characteristics, and skills required of nurse leaders in today's complex health care system. Highly respected contributors include Claire Fagan, Beverly Malone (NLN CEO), Polly Bednash (AACN CEO), Patricia Benner, and many others. For ease of use this new edition contains both alphabetic and thematic indexes, extensive cross-referencing, and print and web references for each entry. The new edition features: Thematic list of entries in addition to alphabetic index An extensive overview on salient nursing leadership issues, themes, characteristics, and current and future developments A "legacies" section on nursing luminaries throughout history Over 80 new entries and updates and revisions of original entries Extensive cross-referencing and print and web resources for each entry