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The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures Student Edition. Royal Marsden Manual Series

  • ID: 5212111
  • Book
  • April 2021
  • 1092 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The student edition of The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures has been the definitive, market-leading textbook of clinical nursing skills for fifteen years. This internationally best-selling title sets the gold standard for nursing care, providing the procedures, rationale, and guidance required by pre-registration students to deliver clinically effective, patient-focused care with expertise and confidence.

With over two-hundred detailed procedures which reflect the skills required to meet The Standards of Proficiency for Registered Nurses (NMC 2019), this comprehensive manual presents the evidence and underlying theory alongside full-colour illustrations and a range of learning activities designed to support student nurses in clinical practice. Loved and trusted by millions, The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, Student Edition continues to be a truly indispensable textbook for students, and includes coverage of patient assessment and discharge planning, communication, infection prevention and control, perioperative care, wound management, nutrition, diagnostic testing, medicines management, and much more.

Learning features in this revised tenth edition include:

  • Learning outcomes – summarise the focus of the information in each chapter
  • Learning in practice – asks you to consider issues within your practice environment
  • Case studies – provide learning around a particular patient scenario
  • Clinical applications – ask you to consider how you would apply your knowledge to a clinical situation
  • Stretch activities – challenge you with more nuanced, advanced issues to reflect upon

Many of the features in the book are relevant to trainee nursing associates, especially when used in conjunction with supervision from academic and clinical teachers.

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Detailed table of contents

Foreword to the tenth edition

Preface to the Student edition

Preface to the Professional edition


List of contributors

Quick reference to the procedure guidelines

How to use your manual

About the companion website

1 The context of nursing

Part One Managing the patient journey

2 Admissions and assessment

3 Discharge care and planning

4 Infection prevention and control

Part Two Supporting patients with human functioning

5 Communication, psychological wellbeing and safeguarding

6 Elimination

7 Moving and positioning

8 Nutrition and fluid balance

9 Patient comfort and supporting personal hygiene

10 Pain assessment and management

11 Symptom control and care towards the end of life

12 Respiratory care, CPR and blood transfusion

Part Three Supporting patients through the diagnostic process

13 Diagnostic tests

14 Observations

Part Four Supporting patients through treatment

15 Medicines optimization: ensuring quality and safety

16 Perioperative care

17 Wound management

Part Five Looking after ourselves so we can support patients

18 Self-care and wellbeing

Appendix: Standards of Proficiency for Registered Nurses List of abbreviations

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Justine Hofland The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.

Hayley Grafton Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.

Catherine Wilson Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.
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