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cover image - Foundations of Nursing Practice - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780702058592
Publication Date: 11-13-2020
Page Count: 676
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $40.99

Foundations of Nursing Practice - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition

by Dalena Van Rooyen, Doctor Curationis, M Cur, B Cur (Hons), B Cur, PG Dip Intensive Care Nursing, PG Dip in Nursing Education, Certificate General Management and Portia Janine Jordan, PhD, MBA, MCur, B Cur, Dip in Nephrology Nursing Science, Dip in Nursing Education

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780702058592
Publication Date: 11-13-2020
Page Count: 676
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $40.99
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      • Relevant to all branches of nursing settings: infants, children, adults, pregnant women, older people and people with a learning disability or mental health problems
      • Themes relevant to all stages and fields of nursing practice include safety, infection prevention and control, managing stress, communication, managing wounds and pressure ulcers, and dealing with loss
      • Scenarios develop the skills of evidence-based practice, critical thinking, reflection and health promotion, and encourage further learning
      • The areas of psychology, sociology, physiology and pathology are clearly related to nursing practice
      • Key principles of health promotion, the law and ethics, the human lifespan and development are explained in earlier chapters, then applied in later chapters
      • Cultural diversity information helps with understanding the needs of people from different backgrounds
      • Person-centred approach encourages problem solving and application to practice
      • Evidence-based practice is explicit throughout, and best-practice guidelines underpin exploration/explanation of nursing care.
      • Easy-reference Glossary at the back of the book.
      • Meets the requirements of the new pre-registration nursing curriculum including the NMC (2010) competencies and Essential Skills Clusters
      • Greater emphasis on safeguarding vulnerable people, maternal health and first aid
      • Self-test questions with answers available on accompanying website.
    • SECTION 1 – Health, nursing and health care in the 21st century

      Chapter 1 Health as a value and a concept

      Chapter 2 The evolution of contemporary nursing

      Chapter 3 -Health and social care delivery systems

      SECTION 2 – Professional practice

      Chapter 4 Learning and teaching

      Chapter 5 Evidence-based practice and research

      Chapter 6 Legal issues that impact on nursing practice

      Chapter 7 NMC Code of Conduct and applied ethical principles

      SECTION 3 – Nursing and lifespan implications

      Chapter 8 The human lifespan and its effect on selecting nursing interventions

      Chapter 9 Relationship, helping and communication skills

      Chapter 10 Sleep, rest, relaxation, complementary therapies and alternative

      therapies

      Chapter 11 Stress, anxiety and coping

      Chapter 12 Loss and bereavement

      SECTION 4 – Developing nursing skills

      Chapter 13 Safety in nursing practice

      Chapter 14 The nursing process, holistic assessment and baseline observations

      Chapter 15 Preventing the spread of infection

      Chapter 16 Caring for the person with physical needs, sensory impairment and unconsciousness

      Chapter 17 Breathing and circulation

      Chapter 18 Mobility and immobility

      Chapter 19 Promoting hydration and nutrition

      Chapter 20 Elimination: urine

      Chapter 21 Elimination: faeces

      Chapter 22 Promoting the safe administration of medicines

      Chapter 23 Pain management: minimizing the pain experience

      Chapter 24 Caring for the person having surgery

      Chapter 25 Wound management

      Glossary

      Index

    • Dalena Van Rooyen, Doctor Curationis, M Cur, B Cur (Hons), B Cur, PG Dip Intensive Care Nursing, PG Dip in Nursing Education, Certificate General Management, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, RSA and Portia Janine Jordan, PhD, MBA, MCur, B Cur, Dip in Nephrology Nursing Science, Dip in Nursing Education, Associate Professor, Head of Department of Nursing Science, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, RSA
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