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Nursing Practice: Knowledge and Care, 2e Set. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 5360625
  • Book
  • November 2018
  • 500 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

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.

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Preface xiv

Acknowledgements xvi

About the Editors xvii

Contributors xviii

How to Use Your Textbook xxii

About the Companion Website xxiv

Unit 1 Contextualising the Art and Science of Nursing 1

1 Nursing: Past, Present and Future 2

2 The Professional Nurse and Contemporary Healthcare 24

3 Health Promotion 50

4 Public Health 71

Unit 2 The Elements of Care 91

5 Ethics, the Law and the Nurse 92

6 The Nursing Process 111

7 Models of Nursing 129

Unit 3 The Principles of Care 147

8 The Principles of Safeguarding and Dignity 148

9 The Principles of Older People’s Care 171

10 The Principles of Caring for People with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism 193

11 Principles of Caring for Children and Families 210

12 The Principles of Caring for People with Mental Health Problems 236

13 The Principles of Maternity Care 254

14 The Principles of Surgical Care 270

15 The Principles of Cancer Care 288

16 The Principles of Infection Control 307

17 The Principles of Nutrition 332

18 The Principles of Skin Integrity 350

19 The Principles of Medicine Administration and Pharmacology 376

20 Care at the End of Life 404

21 The Principles of Supporting Families and Carers in Practice 430

Unit 4 The Scientific Nature of Disease 453

22 The Cell 454

23 Immunity, Inflammation and Infection 480

24 Pain Management 504

25 Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance, and Shock 528

Unit 5 The Art and Science of Nursing Care 551

26 The Person with a Cardiovascular Disorder 552

27 The Person with a Haematological Disorder 578

28 The Person with a Respiratory

29 The Person with a Gastrointestinal Disorder 635

30 The Person with a Urinary Disorder 662

31 The Woman with a Reproductive Disorder 686

32 The Man with a Reproductive Disorder 717

33 The Person with a Sexually Transmitted Infection 746

34 The Person with an Endocrine Disorder 768

35 The Person with a Neurological Disorder 797

36 The Person with an Ear or Eye Disorder 850

37 The Person with a Musculoskeletal Disorder 879

38 The Person with a Skin Disorder 909

Appendix A Reference Values in Venous Serum (Adults) 931

Appendix B List of Units 934

Index 935

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Ian Peate School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Karen Wild School of Health and Social Work, University of Hertfordshire, UK.
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