Oxford Handbook of General and Adult Nursing
Vydavatelství: Oxford UP
Rok vydání: 2007
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The central title of the new "Oxford Handbooks in Nursing" series, this unique book is written specifically from a nurse's perspective. "The Oxford Handbook of General and Adult Nursing" gives concise, practical and expert advice on all aspects of the nurse's role. Written for both practising and student nurses, it is a comprehensive and reliable guide to the care of adults with chronic and acute illness. Giving a complete picture of a patient's progress, the handbook covers care from the initial assessment to discharge and continuing care. It also gives up-to-date advice on the role of the nurse working in a multidisciplinary team and as manager, team leader and co-ordinator of care. Helping you achieve the best possible results for your patients, the authors offer a wealth of recommendations, guidance and information from their years of experience. Whatever situation you are in, the Oxford Handbook of General and Adult Nursing will give you the information you need. Starting with the fundamentals of good patient care, it covers the vast majority of clinical scenarios you will encounter. The handbook also offers advice on performing relevant tests and procedures, investigations with normal ranges, common drugs, emergency situations, rare cases and how to manage unexpected events. So you can find the information you need without delay, the book is clearly laid out with one topic per page, and written in an easily readable note-based style. Blank pages for writing notes, observations and local protocols allow your handbook to be customised to meet your specific needs. All this is available at your fingertips, in a pocket-sized handbook with hard-wearing plastic covers. Written by practising nurses and checked by subject experts, the "Oxford Handbook of General and Adult Nursing" will be an invaluable companion to both practising and student nurses. Whether you need a comprehensive introduction to general/adult nursing, or a reliable resource to dip into when the need arises, the "Oxford Handbook of General and Adult Nursing" will be an invaluable companion for years to come.