Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing and Emergencies in Adult Nursing Pack

Paperback | October 10, 2009

EditorGeorge Castledine, Ann Close, Philip Downing

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This pack combines the Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing, the central title of the Oxford Handbooks in Nursing series, with Emergencis in Nursing, a book which allows nurses to identify easily which clinical problems are true emergencies, which require urgent attention and action and which arethose that can wait for a later review. The pack is written for nurses, by nurses. It gives concise, practical and expert advice on all aspects of the nurse's role. Written for both practising and student nurses, it is a comprehensive and reliable guide to the care of adults with chronic and acuteillness. So you can find the information you need without delay, the book is clearly laid out with one topic per page, and written in an easily readable note-based style. Blank pages for writing notes, observations and local protocols allow your handbooks to be customised to meet your specific needs. Allthis is available at your fingertips, in a pocket-sized handbook with a hard-wearing plastic cover. This pack will be an invaluable companion to both practising and student nurses. Whether you need a comprehensive introduction to adult nursing, general nursing care, or a reliable resource to dip into when the need arises, this pack will be an invaluable companion for years to come.

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This pack combines the Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing, the central title of the Oxford Handbooks in Nursing series, with Emergencis in Nursing, a book which allows nurses to identify easily which clinical problems are true emergencies, which require urgent attention and action and which arethose that can wait for a later review. The...

Sir George Casteldine is Professor of Nursing and Consultant in General Nursing at the University of Central England at Birmingham in the Faculty of Health and Community Care, UK. Ann Close is National Clinical Advisor for Care Quality Commission in London, UK. Philip Downing is Vice Chair of the Faculty of Emergency Nursing, and Lea...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:1688 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.09 inPublished:October 10, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199576378

ISBN - 13:9780199576371

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Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing1. Defining nursing2. Models for delivering nursing care3. Individualising nursing care practice4. Medicines management5. Health promotion6. Nursing patients with respiratory needs7. Nursing patients with cardiovascular problems8. Nursing patients with nutritional and gastrointestinal needs9. Nursing patients with liver and gall bladder problems10. Nursing patients with endocrine problems11. Nursing patients with renal and urinary problems12. Nursing patients with dermatology and skin needs13. Nursing patients with neurological problems14. Nursing patients with sensory system problems (eyes, ears, nose, and throat)15. Nursing patients with rheumatologic problems and connective tissue disorders16. Nursing patients with haematology problems17. Nursing patients with orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma problems18. Nursing patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)19. Nursing patients with reproductive and gynaecological needs20. Nursing patients with infectious diseases21. Nursing patients with intimate and sensitive care needs22. Nursing patients requiring perioperative care23. Nursing patients with pain24. Nursing patients with body image problems25. Nursing patients with cancer26. Nursing patients with palliative care needs27. Nursing the dying patient28. Nursing the older person29. Nursing the child and adolescent30. Nursing patients with learning disability31. Nursing patients with mental health needs32. Nursing patients in the community33. Nursing care of patient emergencies34. Emergencies in the clinical environment35. Ethical issues36. Legal issues37. Managing in the clinical environment38. The nurses role in coordinating care39. Common laboratory tests and their interpretationEmergencies in Adult Nursing1. Abdominal pain2. Abscesses and local infections3. Allergy4. Apparently drunk5. Assault6. Asthma7. Back pain8. Behaving strangely9. Bites and stings10. Burns and scalds11. Chest pain12. Collapse13. Dental problems14. Diabetes15. Diarrhoea and vomiting16. Ear problems17. Exposure to chemicals18. Eye problems19. Facial problems20. Falls21. Fits22. Foreign bodies23. GI bleed24. Headache25. Head injury26. Limb problems27. Major trauma28. Mental health29. Neck pain30. Overdose and poisoning31. Palpitations32. Pregnancy33. PV bleeding34. Rashes35. Self-harm36. Shortness of breath37. Sore throat38. Testicular pain39. Torso injury40. Urinary problems41. Wounds