The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures (8th Student international edition)

The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures (8th Student international edition)

By: Lisa Dougherty (editor), Sara Lister (editor)Paperback

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Clinical skills procedures are a fundamental aspect of nursingcare. The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical NursingProcedures Student Edition has been specially compiled forpre-registration students to include the essential procedures theyneed to know. The manual provides the underlying theory andevidence for procedures related to every aspect of a person's care.Procedures are based on the latest research findings and expertclinical advice, to enable student nurses to deliver clinicallyeffective patient-focused care. * Compact and portable can be taken anywhere * Includes the key evidence-based procedures students need toknow * Includes multiple-choice questions to help students test theirknowledge * Clear, user friendly and easy to understand * All procedures include the rationale for each action and ratethe validity of the supporting evidence * Visit royalmarsdenmanual.com to Ask theeditor * Accompanying Lecturer companion site with Multiple choicequestions & Powerpoint slides of all illustrations * Accompanying Student companion site with Multiple choicequestions

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Contents

Part One Managing the patient journey

Chapter 1 The context of nursing 3

Chapter 2 Assessment, discharge and end of life care27

Chapter 3 Infection prevention and control 93

Chapter 4 Risk management 155

Part Two Supporting the patient with human functioning

Chapter 5 Communication 191

Chapter 6 Elimination 239

Chapter 7 Moving and positioning 321

Chapter 8 Nutrition, fl uid balance and blood transfusion371

Chapter 9 Patient comfort 461

Chapter 10 Respiratory care 539

Part Three Supporting the patient through the diagnosticprocess

Chapter 11 Interpreting diagnostic tests 617

Chapter 12 Observations 699

Part Four Supporting the patient through treatment

Chapter 13 Medicines management 803

Chapter 14 Perioperative care 931

Chapter 15 Wound management 983

Appendices 1021

Index 1041

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/03/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781444335101
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1136
  • ID: 9781444335101
  • weight: 1670
  • ISBN10: 1444335103
  • edition: 8th Student international edition

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