The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures

The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures

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Edited by Lisa Dougherty, Edited by Sara Lister

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  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Format: Paperback | 1136 pages
  • Dimensions: 156mm x 232mm x 44mm | 1,680g
  • Publication date: 10 May 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Chicester
  • ISBN 10: 1444335103
  • ISBN 13: 9781444335101
  • Edition: 8, Student edition
  • Edition statement: 8th Student international edition
  • Sales rank: 19,346

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Clinical skills procedures are a fundamental aspect of nursing care. The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures Student Edition has been specially compiled for pre-registration students to include the essential procedures they need to know. The manual provides the underlying theory and evidence for procedures related to every aspect of a person's care. Procedures are based on the latest research findings and expert clinical advice, to enable student nurses to deliver clinically effective patient-focused care. Compact and portable --can be taken anywhere Includes the key evidence-based procedures students need to know Includes multiple-choice questions to help students test their knowledge Clear, user friendly and easy to understand All procedures include the rationale for each action and rate the validity of the supporting evidence Visit royalmarsdenmanual.com to'Ask the editor' Accompanying Lecturer companion site with Multiple choice questions & Powerpoint slides of all illustrations Accompanying Student companion site with Multiple choice questions

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"It is also an invaluable reference tool and resource for healthcare professional who want to give clinically effective, patient-focused care... Overall, this book is a pleasure to read and difficult to put down. It will help healthcare professionals to develop reflective practice and to keep improving nursing procedures." (Emergency Nurse, 1 September 2011) "Now in its eighth edition, this manual is a resource for all students and nurses, regardless of their knowledge and experience. It is a super reference tool and an invaluable resource to help students give clinically effective, patient-focused care." (Nursing Standard, 27 July 2011)

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"'...clear, unambiguous and easy to understand.'" "'...gives a step-by-step account of a wide range of procedures and a rationale for" "each step. A great book!'""'The attention to detail is second to none whether dealing with the basics of" "hand-washing or more complex procedures like cardiopulmonary resuscitation...'"Amazon readersClinical skills procedures are a fundamental aspect of patient-centred nursing care. "The" "Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, Student Edition" has been specially compiled for pre-registration students to include the essential procedures they need to know. Procedure guidelines are based on the latest research findings and expert clinical advice, to enable students to provide the best possible care. The manual provides the underlying theory and evidence for procedures related to every aspect of a person's care enabling student nurses to deliver clinically effective patient-focused care. Students thus gain the confidence they need to become safe, informed and skilled practitioners.The Eighth Edition is organized in four sections which reflect the patient experience. It includes additional headings to make the text even more accessible and extra colour photos and diagrams.Key features- Includes the key evidence-based procedures students need to know- Clear, user-friendly and easy to understand- Compact and portable - can be taken anywhere- Includes multiple-choice questions to help students test their knowledge- Accompanying student companion site with interactive multiple choice questions- Online edition www.rmmonline.co.uk also available '"The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures is an excellent tool to" "enable nurses to access the latest research relevant to practice quickly and easily from a" "source they can trust. For many nurses it has become a defining text.'" --Christine Beasley, Chief Nursing Officer, Department of Health"'...bursting with information and guidance on clinical nursing procedures... well written and" "an excellent resource for nurses.'" --Nursing Standard

Table of contents

Part One Managing the patient journey Chapter 1 The context of nursing 3 Chapter 2 Assessment, discharge and end of life care 27 Chapter 3 Infection prevention and control 93 Chapter 4 Risk management 155 Part Two Supporting the patient with human functioning Chapter 5 Communication 191 Chapter 6 Elimination 239 Chapter 7 Moving and positioning 321 Chapter 8 Nutrition, fl uid balance and blood transfusion 371 Chapter 9 Patient comfort 461 Chapter 10 Respiratory care 539 Part Three Supporting the patient through the diagnostic process Chapter 11 Interpreting diagnostic tests 617 Chapter 12 Observations 699 Part Four Supporting the patient through treatment Chapter 13 Medicines management 803 Chapter 14 Perioperative care 931 Chapter 15 Wound management 983 Appendices 1021 Index 1041