A Nurse's Survival Guide to Primary Care

1st Edition

Author:

  • Rosemary Cook
    • Print ISBN 9780443061158

    Table of Contents

    SECTION 1: BACKGROUND TO PRIMARY CARE. What is Primary Care? Whos Who in Primary Care? Teamworking in Primary Care. General Practice. SECTION 2: NURSING IN PRIMARY CARE. Patients and Clients. Settings for Care. Patientsin Primary Care. Professional Issues. Practical Matters. Infection Control. Dealing with Drugs in Primary Care. SECTION 3: PREVENTIVE ACTIVITY. Health Promotion Work. Cervical Screening. Immunization. Contraception. Chronic Disease Management. Health Screening and Assessment. Child Protection. Protection of Other Vulnerable Groups. SECTION 4:TREATMENT AND CARE. Wound Care. Ear Care. Infestations. Minor Surgery. Infectious Diseases. Palliative and Terminal Care. Complementary Therapies. Continence. SECTION 5: EMERGENCIES. Anaphylaxis. Myocardial Infarction. Acute Asthma Attacks. Hypoglycaemia.SECTION 6: OTHER ACTIVITIES. Patient/Client Advocacy. Consulting the Public. Profiling and Needs Assessment.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    384
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 1999
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443061158

    About the author

    Rosemary Cook

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Primary Care Development Team Leader, North Staffordshire Health Authority, Stone, Staffordshire, UK