A Nurse's Survival Guide to the Ward - E-Book , 3rd Edition

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By Sharon L. Edwards, EdD SFHEA NTF MSc PGCEA DipN(Lon) RN and Ann Richards, BA(Hons), MSc DipN(Lon), RGN,RNT
ISBN
9780702051715-vst
Publication Date
24-07-2012
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This book will help you with

  • Organising your job and yourself
  • Assessing patients
  • Getting clinical information on a wide range of conditions
  • Important principles, procedures and investigations
  • Administering drugs safely
  • What to do in an emergency
  • Communication, legal health and safety issues
The new edition of this highly popular book is an indispensable guide to daily procedures and problems for nurses starting work on the ward or returning to practice. It provides guidance in a variety of areas including: how to organise your job and yourself; how to assess patients; clinical information on a wide range of conditions; important principles, procedures and investigations; how to administer drugs safely; and what to do in an emergency. As well as information on how to do the job, the importance of communication and nursing care issues is emphasised. Background information is also given on underlying legal, health and safety issues.

Key Features

This book will help you with

  • Organising your job and yourself
  • Assessing patients
  • Getting clinical information on a wide range of conditions
  • Important principles, procedures and investigations
  • Administering drugs safely
  • What to do in an emergency
  • Communication, legal health and safety issues
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702051715-vst
Author Informaiton By Sharon L. Edwards, EdD SFHEA NTF MSc PGCEA DipN(Lon) RN , Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Allied Health, Buckinghamshire New University, Uxbridge, UK and Ann Richards, BA(Hons), MSc DipN(Lon), RGN,RNT, Associate Lecturer, The Open University, UK
Pp Authortext Edwards & Richards
New to this Edition
  • A new section on professional practice relates current issues to nursing practice
  • Updated drug section provides essential understanding of common drug classes
  • New resuscitation guidelines
Published Reviews "There are basics for beginners and expert advice for more experienced practitioners. It is written concisely and releases just the right amount of information, in a simple format. Thought went into the cover too - it has a protective water resistant finish in readiness for being carried around. This is a real gem."
Nursing Standard. July 23 :: vol 22 no 46 :: 2008
Imprint Churchill Livingstone
Publication Date 24-07-2012

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