Rapid Adult Nursing (Rapid)

Rapid Adult Nursing (Rapid)

By: Andree Le May (author)Paperback

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Rapid Adult Nursing is an essential read for all adult nursing students, as well as a refresher for qualified adult nurses, and a dip into text for other healthcare professionals. Designed for quick reference, it maps on to the essential clinical skills and knowledge required for pre-registration adult nurses, and captures the essentials of adult nursing care in an easy to read, and highly accessible format. Covering all the key topics in adult nursing, this concise and easy-to-read title is the perfect quick-reference book for student adult nurses.

About Author

Andree le May is Emeritus Professor of Nursing at the University of Southampton, UK.

Contents

Introduction viii Acknowledgements ix Part 1: Fundamentals of Nursing Care Adult nursing 3 Assessment and monitoring 4 Audit 5 Communication 6 Continuing professional development 7 Dignity 8 Discharge planning 9 Documentation 10 Eating and drinking 11 Evaluation 12 Evidence based practice 13 Fundamentals of nursing care 14 Health education and promotion 15 Infection prevention and control 16 Leadership 17 Management 18 Medicines management 19 Moving and positioning 20 Practice development 21 Quality improvement 22 Research 23 Risk assessment and management 24 Teamwork 25 Wound management 26 Part 2: Conditions Acute coronary syndromes 29 Acute renal failure 31 Anaemias 32 Aneurysms 33 Angina 34 Appendicitis 35 Arrhythmias 36 Asthma 37 Breast lumps 38 Breathlessness 39 Cancer 40 Cardiovascular disorders 41 Cataracts 42 Cholecystitis 43 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 44 Chronic renal failure 45 Cirrhosis 46 Coagulation disorders 47 Constipation 48 Coronary heart disease 49 Crohn s disease 50 Dementias 51 Diabetes mellitus 52 Diarrhoea 53 Diverticular disease 54 Eczema 55 Encephalitis 56 Endocrine disorders 57 End of life care 58 Epilepsy 59 Fractures 60 Gallstone disease 61 Gastritis 62 Gastroenteritis 63 Gastro oesophageal reflux disease 64 Glaucoma 65 Glomerulonephritis 66 Gout 67 Haemorrhoids 68 Hearing loss 69 Heart failure 70 Hepatitis 71 HIV 72 Hypertension 73 Hysterectomy 74 Immunodeficiency 75 Incontinence 76 Jaundice 77 Leukaemias 78 Life support: advanced adult 79 Life support: basic adult 80 Lymphomas 81 Macular degeneration 82 Meningitis 83 Multiple sclerosis 84 Myopathies 85 Nausea and vomiting 86 Neutropenia 87 Osteoarthritis 88 Osteomyelitis 89 Osteoporosis 90 Pain and discomfort 91 Pancreatitis 92 Parkinson s disease 93 Peptic ulceration 94 Peripheral vascular disease 95 Platelet disorders 96 Pneumonia 97 Post operative care 98 Pre and intra operative care 99 Prostate gland disorders 100 Psoriasis 101 Raised intracranial pressure 102 Respiratory failure 103 Rheumatoid arthritis 104 Sepsis 105 Shock 106 Spinal cord compression 107 Tension pneumothorax 108 Tinnitus 109 Tuberculosis 110 Ulcerative colitis 111 Urethritis 112 Urinary calculi 113 Urinary retention 114 Urinary tract infections 115 Vaginal discharge 116 Valve disease 117 Vascular disorders of the brain 118 Venous thromboembolism 119 References and Websites 120 Index 121

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781119117117
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 136
  • ID: 9781119117117
  • ISBN10: 1119117119

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