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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 Clinical Surgery

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery

Author: Greg McLatchie

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199699476

Category: Medical

Page: 837

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This edition provides an accessible overview of key surgical principles, techniques and procedures. Fully revised to include a wide range of new topics and presentations, it covers core anatomy and physiology and new information on emergencies with an increased focus on evidence-based practice.

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 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 Women's Health Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Women's Health Nursing

Author: Consultant in Community Gynaecology and Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare Sunanda Gupta

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198842248

Category: Gynecologic nursing

Page: 625

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Expert nursing care is vital to women's health, and successful gynaecological treatment relies on a good partnership between the woman and the health professional. Fully updated for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Women's Health Nursing is a vital tool in helping practitioners assist women in making informed choices and keeping up-to-date with changes to the field. Written with a focus on multi-disciplinary integrated care systems and a greater emphasis on prevention and patient autonomy, this new edition incorporates the most recent evidence-based guidelines and developments in nursing roles and contraceptive methods. Drawing on the knowledge and experience of a team of clinical experts, this handbook provides clear, practical information on all aspects of women's health nursing from the community to the hospital setting.

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 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 Emergency Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

Author: Robert Crouch OBE

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780191002717

Category: Medical

Page: 800

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Emergency nursing requires rapid assessment and decision-making. Often nurses are required to make sense of considerable amounts of information and act on it. The Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing provides an essential resource when time is short and the need for practical clinical guidance is paramount. This second edition has been fully updated to reflect new guidelines and approaches which have impacted emergency nursing in recent years. This handbook provides clear, focussed information that will aid all areas of patient assessment and management in emergency care. The concise format will enable the reader to quickly locate the information needed and provides alerts regarding critical 'must-dos' for ill adults and children. The skills section provides a quick summary of the many clinical skills needed in emergency care, ideal as an introduction for the uninitiated and as a refresher for skills performed infrequently. Additionally, this second edition has been expanded to cover nursing in major trauma and emergencies in the elderly. This handbook will empower nurses to deliver excellence in emergency care. Written by practising nurses and subject experts, the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing is a unique and invaluable companion for qualified and student nurses, and to all health care professionals working in the emergency care setting.

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 Primary Care and Community Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing

Author: Judy Brook

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192567741

Category: Medical

Page: 896

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Fully updated for its third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing is the essential guide to caring for patients in primary care and in community settings. Concise and comprehensive, the book provides the reader with both evidence-based clinical knowledge as well as the organizational structure of community health services. Chapters range from common adult and paediatric health problems, to more specific targeted advice for service users with extra needs and people with long-term conditions. The handbook includes information on how health and social care services are organised and funded, from common technical care procedures to complex situations, alongside detailed aspects of health promotion in adults, children, and adolescents. With new topics on consultation frameworks and models, supporting young people in their transition to the adult services, and female genital mutilation, all clinical guidelines, epidemiology, and statistics have been revised to reflect developments since the previous edition. Providing an accessible and instant resource for everyday nursing, and a benchmark of good practice, the Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing is a unique and invaluable companion for all health care professionals working in the primary care and community setting.

Oxford Handbook of Midwifery

Oxford Handbook of Midwifery

Author: Janet Medforth

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198754787

Category: Midwifery

Page: 870

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This unique and bestselling handbook provides midwives with everything they need for successful practice. It contains concise, practical and expert guidance on all aspects of the midwife's role, from pre-conceptual advice to the final post-natal examination of the mother and baby.

Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice

Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice

Author: Suzanne J. Hughes

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198783787

Category:

Page: 865

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Filled with clinical information and practical advice, this second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice has been substantially updated to reflect changes in the field. Taking a logical sequence to follow the journey of the patient from anaesthesia to surgery, then on to the post-anaesthetic recovery area, it provides guidance on all aspect of patient care and support. Specialty surgery, such as bariatric surgery, has been included in a new chapter to cover developments in the field and the increase in NHS provision of these services since the first edition was published. This has been reflected in covering the pre-surgical requirements to newer types of surgery, including psychological interventions and implications for practitioners who need to cover anaesthetics, surgery, and post-anaesthetic care separately. With easy to access information about essential information and various medical conditions, this volume has been written by expert teaching staff and clinicians who work within the speciality. Unique and indispensable, this book gives a wealth of practical information at your fingertips.