Clinical Nursing Procedures / Edition 7

Clinical Nursing Procedures / Edition 7

by Lisa Dougherty
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405169990

ISBN-13: 9781405169998

Pub. Date: 08/04/2008

Publisher: Wiley

The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, seventh edition’ presents up-to-date, evidence-based clinical skills procedures related to every aspect of a person’s care.

Includes over 350 clinical procedures that nurses must know

  • Promotes best practice based on the latest research findings
  • All

Overview

The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, seventh edition’ presents up-to-date, evidence-based clinical skills procedures related to every aspect of a person’s care.

Includes over 350 clinical procedures that nurses must know

  • Promotes best practice based on the latest research findings
  • All procedures include the rationale for each action
  • Focuses on in patient-centred care
  • Valuable to novices as well as expert nurses
  • Related topics grouped for quick reference
  • Clear, unambiguous and easy to understand
  • New improved colour layout with more illustrations

Clinical skills procedures are a fundamental aspect of nursing care so it is essential that they are evidence-based. This manual provides that evidence, based on an appraisal of current research and advice from clinical experts.

New for the seventh edition:

  • A new chapter on ‘Positioning’ - how to help a patient sit in bed, to stand and lie comfortably
  • Separate chapters on ‘Assessment and the process of care’ and ‘Communication’
  • New sections on problem solving, to help nurses during the course of their clinical work
  • Evidence rated to help nurses assess its validity

This invaluable companion enables nurses to gain the confidence they need to become informed, skilled practitioners.

Now available online to Hospitals, NHS Trusts and Academic Institutions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405169998
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/04/2008
Series:
Royal Marsden Manual Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1056
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.60(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

1 The context of nursing.

2 Assessment and the process of care.

3 Communication.

4 Abdominal paracentesis.

5 Aseptic technique.

6 Barrier nursing: nursing the infectious or immunosuppressed patient.

7 Breast aspiration and seroma drainage.

8 Cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

9 Compression therapy in the management of lymphoedema.

10 Discharge planning.

11 Drug administration: general principles.

12 Drug administration: cytotoxic drugs.

13 Drug administration delivery (infusion devices).

14 Elimination: bladder lavage and irrigation.

15 Elimination: bowel care.

16 Elimination: continent urinary diversions.

17 Elimination: stoma care.

18 Elimination: urinary.

19 Gene therapy for the management of cancer.

20 Haematological procedures.

21 Intrapleural drainage.

22 Last offices.

23 Lumbar puncture.

24 Nutritional support.

25 Observations.

26 Observations: neurological.

27 Pain management and assessment.

28 Pain management: Entonox administration.

29 Pain management: epidural and intrathecal analgesia.

30 Perioperative care.

31 Personal hygiene: eye care.

32 Personal hygiene: mouth care.

33 Personal hygiene: skin care.

34 Positioning.

35 Radioactive source therapy: sealed sources.

36 Radioactive source therapy and diagnostic procedures: unsealed sources.

37 Renal replacement therapy: peritoneal dialysis and continuous venovenous haemodiafiltration.

38 Respiratory therapy.

39 Scalp cooling.

40 Specimen collection for microbiological analysis.

41 Spinal cord compression management.

42 Tracheostomy care and laryngectomy care (including voice rehabilitation).

43 Transfusion of blood and blood products.

44 The unconscious patient.

45 Vascular access devices: insertion and management.

46 Venepuncture.

47 Violence: prevention and management.

48 Wound management

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