ISBN-10:
0702026077
ISBN-13:
9780702026072
Pub. Date:
07/17/2002
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences

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ISBN-13: 9780702026072
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 07/17/2002
Edition description: REV
Pages: 1088
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.80(h) x 2.30(d)

About the Author

Anna Walsh RN DPSN BSc (Hons) PCAP MSc

Senior Lecturer

Table of Contents

Section 1 The context of care

*The nature of nursing
*Therapeutic communication and nursing practice
*Ageing and health
*Death, grief and loss
*Primary health care and working with patients with long-term conditions

Section 2 Key clinical principles

*Principles of pharmacology
*Non-medical prescribing
*The management of pain
*Infection and disease
*Clinical investigations

Section 3 Specific patient groups

*Caring for the patient with cancer
*Caring for the patient with a cardiovascular disorder
*Caring for the patient with a respiratory disorder
*Caring for the patient with a haematological disorder
*Caring for the patient with a disorder of the gastrointestinal system
*Caring for the patient with a liver, biliary tract or exocrine pancreas disorder
*Caring for the patient with a nutritional disorder
*Caring for the patient with a disorder of the endocrine system
*Caring for the patient with a disorder of the renal system
*Caring for the patient with a disorder of the nervous system
*Caring for the patient with a disorder of the senses
*Caring for the patient with a disorder of the male reproductive system
*Caring for the patient with a female reproductive system disorder
*Caring for the patient with a disorder of the musculoskeletal system
*Caring for the patient with a skin disorder
*Caring for the patient with substance misuse or self-harm

Appendix 1: Resuscitation Guidelines

Appendix 2: Evidence-Based Practice: The Top 20 Things You Most Need to Know

Index

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