The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures

The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures

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The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures has been the number one choice for nurses since it first published, over 30 years ago. One of the world's most popular books on clinical skills and procedures, it provides detailed procedure guidelines based on the latest research findings and expert clinical advice, enabling nurses and students to deliver clinically effective patient-focused care. The ninth edition of this essential, definitive guide, written especially for pre-registration nursing students, now includes a range of new learning features throughout each chapter that have been designed to support student nurses to support learning in clinical practice. Providing essential information on over 200 procedures, this manual contains all the skills and changes in practice that reflect modern acute nursing care.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 848 pages
  • 213 x 271 x 38mm | 2,280g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Student edition
  • Student Edition, 9th Edition
  • 1118746678
  • 9781118746677
  • 49,691

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'A Fantastic Book. Every Nurse should own one.'



'Amazing must have BIBLE for every student nurse and nurse.'



'The best investment I've ever made and will be useful for many, many years.'



'This book is perfect to learn about a variety of clinical procedures to help you improve your practice, making it safe and ensuring it is evidence based.'
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The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures has been the number one choice for nurses since it first published over 30 years ago. One of the world's most popular books on clinical skills and procedures, it provides detailed procedure guidelines based on the latest research findings and expert
clinical advice, enabling nurses and students to deliver clinically effective, patient-focused care. The ninth edition of this essential, definitive guide, written especially for pre-registration nursing students, now includes a range of new learning features throughout each chapter that have been designed to support student nurses in clinical practice. Providing essential information on over 150 procedures, this manual contains all the skills and changes in practice that reflect modern acute nursing care.

Learning features in the book include:

- Check your knowledge - lets you check how much you know about the topic already.

- Learning in practice - asks you to consider issues within your practice environment.

- Case studies - provide learning around a particular patient case.

- Scenarios - challenge you to think how you would act in a given situation.

- Key point boxes - highlight the essential points to remember.

- Learning exercises - test yourself after each chapter.

A companion website to this title is available at
www.royalmarsdenmanual.com/student

Here you'll find a range of resources for both the student and the lecturer, including:
- Interactive multiple choice questions
- 'Drag and drop' sequencing exercises
- Flashcards
- References from the book
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Table of contents

Foreword to the ninth edition xv Acknowledgements xvii List of contributors xix List of abbreviations xxiii Quick reference to the procedure guidelines xxvii How to use your manual xxix About the companion website xxxii Introduction 1 Part One Managing the patient journey Assessment and discharge 9 Infection prevention and control 37 Part Two Supporting the patient with human functioning Communication 89 Elimination 127 Moving and positioning 201 Nutrition, fluid balance and blood transfusion 247 Patient comfort and end-of-life care 305 Respiratory care 377 Part Three Supporting the patient through the diagnostic process Interpreting diagnostic tests 435 Observations 495 Part Four Supporting the patient through treatment Medicines management 575 Perioperative care 675 Wound management 745 Appendix: The Code 781 Index 789
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About Lisa Dougherty

Lisa Dougherty, OBE, RN, MSc, DClinP, Nurse Consultant Intravenous Therapy, The Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Sara Lister, RN, PGDAE, BSc (Hons), MSc, MBACP, Assistant Chief Nurse/Head of School, The Royal Marsden School of Cancer Nursing & Rehabilitation, The Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Alex West-Oram, Programme Leader, The Royal Marsden School of Cancer Nursing & Rehabilitation, The Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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