Drawing together the best of text, video and interactive material for the complete introduction to modern nursing.
This ground-breaking textbook has been brought together by 8 editors, 37 contributors, 18 patients, 13 practitioners and 15 student nurses providing a comprehensive overview of holistic, person-centred nursing practice.
A wealth of activities including critical thinking, reflection and `what's the evidence boxes'.
Real-life `voices' from patients, students and practitioners are integrated throughout the text
A clear and effective learning design aimed to help students understand the core theory, skills and knowledge, apply it effectively to practice, build their academic skills and succeed in assignments.
Addresses the transition to the new NMC Standards of Proficiency with a new tool developed for educators mapping the content of the book to both the existing and new standards.
The book uniquely blends online resources with traditional print-based learning which are brought seamlessly together through free access to an interactive eBook version of the text. Dedicated online resources for both students and lecturers take the book even further providing the definitive package for nurse education.
Part A: Learning to be a Nurse Chapter 1. What is Nursing and what is a Nurse - Catherine Delves-Yates, Karen Elcock, Ruth Northway, Steve Trenoweth, Carol Hall Chapter 2. Being a Nursing Student - Catherine Delves-Yates, Jackie Phipps Chapter 3. Core Academic Skills - Gabby Thorpe, Jonathan Mason Chapter 4. Academic Writing and Assessment Skills - Gabrielle Thorpe and Jonathan Mason Part B: Professional Practice Chapter 5. Ethics - Ruth Northway and Ian Beech Chapter 6. Law - Graham Avery Chapter 7. Accountability and professionalism - Karen Elcock Chapter 8. Resilience - E. Jane Blowers Chapter 9. The role of the student nurse in effecting change - Jackie Phipps Part C: Fundamentals of Nursing Care Chapter 10. Delivering effective care - Wendy Wright and Fiona Everett Chapter 11. Introduction to Nursing Theory - Carol Hall Chapter 12. Value-based, Person-Centred Care - Catherine Delves-Yates Chapter 13. Patient, service user, family and carer perspectives - Katrina Emerson, Ruth Northway Chapter 14. Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation (APIE) - Rebekah Hill Chapter 15. Core communication skills - Karen Elcock and Jean Shapcot Chapter 16. Communication and interpersonal skills in challenging circumstances - Steve Trenoweth and Wasiim Allymamod Chapter 17. Assessing and managing risk PLUS Clinical governance and quality - Melanie Fisher, Margaret Scott, and Karen Elcock Chapter 18. Record keeping and documentation - Robert Jenkins and Jill Barnes Chapter 19. Clinical decision making - Gemma Hurley Chapter 20. Safeguarding - Robert Jenkins and Jill Barnes Chapter 21. Promoting Health - Charlene Lobo, Helen Walker and Daryl Evans Part D Skills for Nursing Care Chapter 22. Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) - Rose Gallagher Chapter 23. Aseptic Technique and Specimen Collection - Rose Gallagher Chapter 24. Clinical Measurement - Valerie Foley Chapter 25. Pain management - Ann Kettyle Chapter 26. Skin integrity - Irene Anderson Chapter 27. Safer Handling of People - Dianne Steele, Lesley Dowding, Sam Emerson and Mike Cowan-Jones Chapter 28. First Aid - Chris Mulryan Chapter 29. Medicines Administration - Carol Hall Chapter 30. Assisting Patients with their nutritional needs - Kate Goodhand and Jane Ewen Chapter 31. Assisting Patients with their Elimination needs - Mairead Collie and David J. Hunter Chapter 32. Assisting Patients with their Hygiene needs - Catherine Delves Yates Chapter 33. Last offices - Jean Shapcott PART E Context of Nursing Care Chapter 34. Introduction to the Organisation and settings of care - Siobhan McCullough Chapter 35. Introduction to Interprofessional working - Adele Atkinson Chapter 36. Introduction to the psychological contexts of nursing - Janet Ramjeet Chapter 37. Introduction to sociological contexts of nursing - Ruth Northway Chapter 38. Introduction to public health - Siobhan McCullough Chapter 39. Introduction to health policy and the political context of nursing - Catherine Delves-Yates Chapter 40. Introduction to the global context of nursing - Catherine Delves-Yates