Nursing Practice

Nursing Practice : Hospital and Home - The Adult

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This text has been composed and organized largely in response to market research among teachers and students of nursing. The book contains high quality illustrtions, tinted boxes containing key points, nursing care plans, research abstracts, case histories and self-assessment questions to aid understanding and application to nursing practice. The book is suitable for nurse students on the Project 2000 Common Foundation Programme (CFP - the pre-registration training for novice P2000 nurses), but is is mainly aimed at nurses who, following the basic CFP training, have opted for the "Adult Branch" of the CFP.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1024 pages
  • 216 x 279mm | 2,668g
  • CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 352 illus
  • 0443043388
  • 9780443043383

Table of contents

Nursing Practice: An Introduction SECTION I CARE of PATIENTS with COMMON DISORDERS: The Cardiovascular System. The Respiratory System. The Gastrointestinal System, Liver and Biliary Tract. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders. Genetic Disorders. The Reproductive Systems and the Breast. The Urinary System. The Nervous System. The Musculoskeletal System. Blood Disorders. Skin Disorders. Disorders of the Eye. Disorders of the Ear, Nose, Throat. Disorders of the Mouth. The Immune System and Infectious Disease SECTION II COMMON PATIENT PROBLEMS and RELATED NURSING CARE: Stress. Shock. Pain. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance. Nutrition. Temperature Control. Wound Healing. Continence. Sleep. Communication SECTION III NURSING PATIENTS with SPECIAL NEEDS: The Patient Facing Surgery. The Patient Who Experiences Trauma. The Critically Ill Patient. The Unconscious Patient. The Patient with Burns. The Patient with Cancer. The Chronically Ill Patient. The Terminally Ill Patient. The Patient in Need of Rehabilitation. The Older Person. The Person with Dependency Problems. The Person with HIV/AIDS . Appendices. Index
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