Essentials of Nursing Adults

Essentials of Nursing Adults

By: Karen Elcock (editor), Fiona Everett (editor), Paul Newcombe (editor), Wendy Wright (editor)Paperback

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Drawing together the best of text, video and interactive material for the definitive guide to adult nursing. This one-stop-shop will enable students to understand the core aspects of care, learn the essential nursing skills and knowledge that underpin practice, deal with the complexities of the role and apply their learning to common conditions and patient groups. It has been developed in line with the 2018 NMC standards to provide a complete learning resource for adult nursing students. Key features: Uses patient centered care and evidence-based practice as guiding principles throughout Clear and engaging features to help students understand the core theory and knowledge, apply it to nursing practice, revise for assessments and exams, and go further in their independent study. 12 months free access to an interactive eBook version, meaning you can access the book anytime. The book is supported by online resources for lecturers and students, including links to up to 100 instructional videos, case studies and accompanying questions, access to selected SAGE journal articles, weblinks, multiple-choice quizzes, and glossary flashcards. Designed to make learning flexible and fun, leaving students better prepared for practice and ready to thrive in their future careers.

About Author

Karen Elcock is Head of Programmes, Pre-registration Nursing at Kingston University and St George's University London, one of the early implementers of the new degree programme for nursing. She has taught on and led pre-registration nursing programmes for over 20 years and has a particular interest in how student nurses learn in practice settings which makes up 50% of pre-registration nursing programmes. Wendy Wright is an Adult Nursing lecturer in the pre-registration and the master's level nursing programmes and is currently the BSc Adult Nursing Programme Lead. Wendy has a wide range of acute clinical experience including infectious diseases, stroke and elderly assessment and rehabilitation. Wendy has responsibilities interests including clinical skills education for student nurses, dementia, the frail older Adult and the student experience. With a particular interest in the development of Class in A Bag (CIAB) which has developed from the initial research of Dementia through the eyes of a child. She has published in these areas in nursing journals and has presented at national and international conferences. She is also an editor and author for SAGE publications in relation to Essentials of Nursing Practice and Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses. Wendy is the co-creator of "Class in a bag", which is a portable educational resource that enables the delivery of health promotion in a diverse range of environments to suit individual needs. (Winner of Scotland's Dementia Awards, 2016, Best Educational Initiative) Paul Newcombe is Associate Professor in Adult Acute Care and BSc Nursing Course Leader at Kingston University and St George's, University of London. Paul's clinical background is in Emergency Nursing, Acute Medicine and Trauma, having worked in Oxford, London and Australia. Paul teaches across pre- and post-registration nursing courses and at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. He has a particular interest in developing high-fidelity simulation to help student nurses learn how to manage deteriorating patients. Paul has also staged an annual series of extra-curricular and cultural events with students, staff and local artists in celebration of International Nurses' Day. He is the co-editor of Emergency Nursing at a Glance. Fiona Everett is currently a Nurse Lecturer within pre-registration and master's level nursing programmes with teaching, co-ordination and research supervision responsibilities. Fiona has a wide range of clinical experience including adult nursing, midwifery, district nursing and research project management within primary care. She has particular interests in clinical skills, dementia care and developing contemporary, support mechanisms in nurse education. She has published in these areas in nursing journals and has disseminated her work at national and international conferences. She is also an editor and author for SAGE publications in relation to the Essentials of Nursing Practice and Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses: Step by Step. Fiona is the co-creator of "Class in a Bag', which is a portable educational resource that enables the delivery of health promotion in a diverse range of environments to suit individual needs. (Winner of Scotland's Dementia Awards, 2016, Best Educational Initiative)

Contents

Part One: Principles of Nursing Adults Chapter 1: Nursing adults: the context of care delivery Chapter 2: Patient centered care Chapter 3: Professional values Chapter 4: Safeguarding and the vulnerable adult Chapter 5: Patient safety and quality improvements Chapter 6: Research and evidence based practice in nursing Chapter 7: Health promotion Part Two: Aspects of Nursing Adults Chapter 8: The fundamentals of care in nursing adults Chapter 9: Assessment and care of the adult with acute needs Chapter 10: Preparing adults for surgery, peri and post-operative surgical care Chapter 11: Pain and symptom control - assessment and management Chapter 12: Clinical investigations Chapter 13: Medication management and administration Chapter 14: Infection prevention and control Part Three: Managing Nursing Care of Adults with Complex and High Dependency Needs Chapter 15: Care of the pregnant women Chapter 16: Care of the highly dependent and critically ill adult Chapter 17: Care of the frail older adult Chapter 18: Care of the adult with long-term conditions Chapter 19: Care of the adult with mental health issues Chapter 20: Care of the adult with dementia Chapter 21: Care of the adult with learning disability Chapter 22: Care of the adult with cancer Chapter 23: Care of the adult at the end of life Part Four: Managing Nursing Care of Adults with Specific Conditions Chapter 24: Care of the adult with a respiratory condition Chapter 25: Care of the adult with a cardiac condition Chapter 26: Care of the adult with a vascular condition Chapter 27: Care of the adult with a neurological condition Chapter 28: Care of the adult with a urinary/renal condition Chapter 29: Care of the adult with an endocrine condition Chapter 30: Care of the adult with an immunological condition Chapter 31: Care of the adult with a musculoskeletal condition Chapter 32: Care of the adult with a hematological condition Chapter 33: Care of the adult with a dermatological condition Chapter 34: Care of the adult with a gastrointestinal condition Chapter 35: Care of the adult with a nutritional condition Part Five: Being a Professional Adult Nurse Chapter 36: Leadership and management in nursing adults Chapter 37: Decision making and accountability Chapter 38: Lifelong learning and continuing professional development Chapter 39: The Role of the Nurse as Teacher and Educator

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781526450173
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 792
  • ID: 9781526450173
  • weight: 1670
  • ISBN10: 1526450178

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