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Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

Author: Robert Crouch (OBE)

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199688869

Category: Emergency nursing

Page: 831

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This handbook provides guidance on the particular issues faced by emergency nurses. Taking a systems-based approach, practical guidance is given on common and rarer occurrences encountered in the emergency setting. Immediate management, investigations, onward referral and practical skills are covered in a succinct format.

Emergency Nursing Care

Emergency Nursing Care

Author: Gary Jones

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521702542

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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This comprehensive textbook is aimed at both the qualified or trainee nurse in accident and emergency care.

Accident & Emergency

Accident & Emergency

Author: Brian Dolan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702026843

Category: Medical

Page: 674

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The book shows nurses why they are doing what they do rather than just how for a wide range of conditions presenting in the emergency department. Potential problem areas such as paediatrics and treating the mentally ill patient in the emergecny department are also covered. It has A&P sections to help practitioners to refresh their knowledge. This book is the authoritative guide to the clinical and professional needs of emergency nurses caring for patients across the lifespan.

Oxford Handbook of Trauma and Orthopaedic Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Trauma and Orthopaedic Nursing

Author: Rebecca Jester

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192567758

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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Nurses must deliver up-to-date, clinically effective, evidence-based care across a range of settings and develop nursing services to meet changing demands. The revised and expanded Oxford Handbook of Trauma and Orthopaedic Nursing 2nd edition is tailored to provide the essential knowledge nurses need; at their fingertips when they need it. This handbook will guide the reader systematically through the care of patients with a wide range of musculoskeletal problems. Each chapter contains the up to date evidence-based guidelines covering a continuum from birth to death, covering everything from emergency care, rehabilitation, discharge, and end of life care. It now includes new topics such as pharmacological alternatives to blood transfusion, disability and enabling environments, hip articulations, and health promotion. Providing key summaries of common problems and essential issues, it will provide both an invaluable reference for trauma and orthopaedic nurses, as well as a precise, targeted guide for nurses from other specialties caring for patients with musculoskeletal problems.

Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing

Author: Michael Tadman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780191004469

Category: Medical

Page: 704

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This second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing is an essential aid to the practising cancer nurse. It provides a quick reference to the key issues in cancer nursing, and a concise and systematic account of all of the main areas of cancer nursing practice. Filled with key tips and reflection points, each chapter supports professional development for the reader. The patient, their family, and the experience of cancer are at the heart of this handbook. For the new edition there is a greater focus on survivorship, drawing on recent developments in the area. The Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing promotes a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care, with references to current best evidence and the latest developments in treatment. Detailed guidance on complex aspects of care are outlined, integrating both psychosocial and physical care to better treat the whole patient. Written by experienced nurses, the book is laid out to enable quick access to precise, targeted information on the vast majority of potential clinical scenarios.

Oxford Handbook of Gastrointestinal Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Gastrointestinal Nursing

Author: Brigitte Collins

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198833178

Category: Gastrointestinal system

Page: 561

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"The Oxford Handbook of Gastrointestinal Nursing second edition commences with anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal tract and the accessory organs such as the liver. The subsequent chapters explore the diseases and conditions of these structures. This edition has built on the fantastic work of the previous authors. This new edition is restructured and updated to ensure that developments made in the last 10 years are included and outdated work is limited. The focus is on a diversity of bowel functions/diseases/investigations/surgery, which will assist the nurse in caring for people with issues related to their gastrointestinal tract"--

Oxford Handbook of Neuroscience Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Neuroscience Nursing

Author: Sue Woodward

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192567369

Category: Medical

Page: 496

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This handbook is for nurses needing practical guidance in clinical situations, either as an aide memoire for the specialist nurse, or an essential reference source for newly qualified nurses caring for people with neurological problems for the first time.

Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing

Author: Mark Radford

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199642663

Category: Medical

Page: 787

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Concise, practical, and packed full of clinical information, the Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing is the essential resource for all those working in nursing practice surgery and its sub-specialties. Easily-accessible, this handbook provides all of the information and practical advice needed to care effectively and professionally for surgical patients This handbook provides a thorough introduction to the principles and practice of the care of patients undergoing the range of surgical procedures. It covers all of the core elements of surgical care from point of diagnosis, through to discharge and rehabilitation. The Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing provides clinical knowledge and skills for managing complex cases in the hospital or clinic. This guide will assist the reader in understanding the core role of the surgical nurse within the modern surgical team, to plan, implement and evaluate patient care delivery, and to manage complications arising from surgery. Evidence-based, and following the latest national guidelines, you can be sure this will be an indispensable companion, for all nurses, whether new to the specialty, or more experienced in surgical care.

Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing

Author: Kate Olson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199651344

Category: Medical

Page: 417

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This handbook provides a systematic account of the main areas of cardiac nursing including assessment, investigation, treatment, rehabilitation, and pharmacological interventions. Cardiac nurses in all settings will find this a practical and evidence-based summary of the relevant issues related to the appropriate care of their patients.

Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Author: Maria Flynn

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780191061141

Category: Medical

Page: 704

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With a brand new team of expert authors, the second edition of the central series title the Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing has been completely rewritten for today's nurse. Brought fully up to date with the latest nursing competencies and professional knowledge, it ensures you have everything you need to deliver appropriate nursing care and interventions. Designed to reflect the NMC nursing competencies, it covers key nursing values and standards, communication, clinical practice and decision making, and professional development. The Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing is written by nurses, for nurses, to provide concise, practical, and expert advice on all aspects of the nurse's role. Designed as a comprehensive and reliable guide to the care of adults, this new edition reflects how nurses relate to patients, engage critically with professional knowledge, and organise and deliver appropriate nursing care and interventions. With concise and comprehensive summaries of key nursing values and communication skills when dealing with diverse clinical populations, the role of the nurse is fully detailed as a provider of clinical care, as well as a leader, manager, and member of a broad multidisciplinary team. Clinical nursing practice is addressed using a systems-based approach, providing an overview of clinical conditions, investigations, and treatments, including frequently prescribed medicines, while highlighting key nursing practice considerations. Each chapter of the handbook lists useful sources of further information, primarily easily-accessible on-line resources. To help you achieve the best possible results for your patients, the authors offer a wealth of recommendations, guidance and information from their years of experience. Together with the complementary Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing, this handbook provides nursing students and general adult nurses with a robust framework for thinking about, and practicing, safe and compassionate, values based nursing. Whether the reader needs a comprehensive introduction to adult nursing or a reliable resource to dip into when the need arises, the Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing will be an invaluable companion for years to come.

Oxford Handbook of Dental Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Dental Nursing

Author: Elizabeth Boon

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199235902

Category: Medical

Page: 417

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The Oxford Handbook of Dental Nursing serves as a practical, easily accessible, informative, and up-to-date quick reference guide that a dental nurse can use throughout their career, from the initial training stage to qualification and beyond. It enables users to find relevant information quickly, and will support dental nurses in their everyday work and provide easy access to information they may require in clinical sessions. As well as the basics it highlights the core competencies and contains further information which is of use to qualified dental nurses working in general dental practice, in the NHS or private sector, dental hospitals, and community dental services. The book is aimed primarily at dental nurses and will also be valuable to dental surgeons, tutors, and assessors to facilitate the learning and development of their students.