Alexander's Nursing Practice

Alexander's Nursing Practice

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This title is now available under ISBN 9780702031526. The most comprehensive UK Adult Nursing core text, now in its fourth edition, for the next generation of nurses. This best-selling textbook has been fully revised by a team of experienced nurses for nurses focusing on the issues that are important to them. It provides a comprehensive source of the knowledge and skills required for competent, evidence-based nursing practice. High quality nursing care is patient-centred, knowledgeable and based on the best available evidence. This book will help you to achieve that. Printed book plus PageburstT access - you will receive a printed book and access to the complete book content electronically. PageburstT enhances learning by not only bringing world class content to your fingertips but also letting you add to it, annotate it, and categorize it all in a way that suits you. PageburstT frees you to spend more time learning and less time searching.
The new edition is now in full colour and offers an exciting companion website including: self-test quiz questions with full explanations with the answers; critical-thinking questions with outline answers; full colour photographs, diagrams, tables and care plans; hyper-linked references and all the images from the book.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 996 pages
  • 218 x 276 x 38mm | 2,422.17g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • Approx. 199 illustrations (195 in full color)
  • 0702031526
  • 9780702031526
  • 950,724

Table of contents

1 Nursing practice - Introduction SECTION 1 CARE OF PATIENTS WITH COMMON DISORDERS 2 Nursing patients with cardiovascular disorders 3 Nursing patients with respiratory disorders 4 Nursing patients with gastrointestinal, liver and biliary disorders 5 Nursing patients with endocrine and metabolic disorders Part 1 Nursing patients with endocrine disorders Part 2 Nursing patients with diabetes mellitus 6 Nursing patients with disorders of the immune system 7 Nursing patients with disorders of the breast and reproductive systems Part 1 Nursing patients with disorders of the reproductive systems Part 2 Nursing patients with disorders of the breast 8 Nursing patients with urinary disorder 9 Nursing patients with disorders of the nervous system 10 Nursing patients with musculoskeletal disorders 11 Nursing patients with blood disorders 12 Nursing patients with skin disorders 13 Nursing patients with disorders of the eye & vision 14 Nursing patients with disorders of the ear, nose and throat 15 Nursing patients with disorders of the mouth Section 2 core nursing issues 16 Infection prevention and control 17 Stress and anxiety 18 Recognising and managing shock 19 Pain management 20 Maintaining fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance 21 Nutrition and health 22 Maintaining body temperature 23 Tissue viability and managing chronic wounds 24 Maintaining continence 25 Promoting sleep Section 3 NURSING SPECIFIC PATIENT GROUPS 26 Nursing the patient undergoing surgery 27 Nursing the patient who experiences trauma 28 Nursing the unconscious patient 29 Nursing the critically ill patient 30 Nursing the patient with burn injury 31 Nursing the patient with cancer 32 Care and rehabilitation of people with long-term conditions 33 Nursing patients who need palliative care 34 Nursing older adults 35 Nursing patients with sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS Appendix Normal values Glossary Index
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