Care in nursing: Principles, Values and Skills

Paperback | February 16, 2012

EditorWilfred McSherry, Robert MSherry, Roger Watson

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Care in Nursing addresses the fundamental caring principles, values, and skills nurses require to provide sound care to their patients and to meet the challenges of nursing in the future. Exploring essential knowledge and competencies, the authors explore research, evidence and real life practice before outlining practical skills which will empower nurses to deliver quality care. Written by nurses and health professionals from both practice and academia, Care in Nursing explores howcare underpins every element of nursing including: patient centred care, cultural diversity, sociology, psychology, communication, partnership working, law and ethics, management and leadership, and more. A specific chapter also addresses how nurses can develop self-care techniques to meet thepressures and demands of a challenging yet ultimately rewarding career. Relevant to nurses in all fields and a diverse range of clinical and non-clinical settings, this is essential reading for nursing students, qualified nurses, mentors, nursing academics as well as nurse managers and leaders.

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Care in Nursing addresses the fundamental caring principles, values, and skills nurses require to provide sound care to their patients and to meet the challenges of nursing in the future. Exploring essential knowledge and competencies, the authors explore research, evidence and real life practice before outlining practical skills whic...

Wilfred McSherry is Professor in Dignity of Care for Older People, Centre for Practice and Service Improvement at the Faculty of Health Staffordshire University and The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust UK and Part-Time Professor at Haraldsplass Deaconess University College, Bergen, Norway. Roger Watson is Professor of Nursing...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pagesPublished:February 16, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199583854

ISBN - 13:9780199583850

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Table of Contents

ForewordPart 1 - Defining Care1. Roger Watson: So you think you care?2. Anthony Schwarz and Barbara Wren: Caring for oneself3. Robert McSherry: Quality of nursing care4. Milika Matiti and Lesley Baillie: Respecting the individual5. Aru Narayanasamy and Gavin Narayanasamy: Diversity in carePart 2 - Human Dimensions of Care6. Susan Thornton: Caring for communities7. Glenn Marland and Annette Thomson: Emotional aspects of care8. Wilfred McSherry and Joanne Smith: Spiritual CarePart 3 - Contexts of Care9. Fiona Timmins and Catherine McCabe: Communicating care10. Sharon Bateman and Jane A Gibson: Pathways of care11. Eleanor Bradley and Tim Lewington: Partnerships of care12. Karen Breese and Helen Hampson: Caring in challenging circumstancesPart 4 - Evaluating Care13. Samantha Foster: Leading, Managing and Celebrating Care14. John Tingle and Jean McHale: When care is absent15. Sue Hamer and Steve Page: Care to complain?16. Sally Brearley and Peter Griffiths: So you think you've caredPart 5 - The Cost of Care17. Joanne Gray: The cost of care

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"We did not have a book such as this when I was training and I think it would have been invaluable, I also believe it would be a good ongoing resource to inform all practitioners. Well and clearly written with good balance of practical knowledge, theory and evidence base." --Becky Harding, Mental Health Staff Nurse, England