A Nurse's Survival Guide to Primary Care - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443061158

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Primary Care

1st Edition

Authors: Rosemary Cook
Paperback ISBN: 9780443061158
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 15th April 1999
Page Count: 384
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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.

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:
© Churchill Livingstone 1999
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Paperback ISBN:
9780443061158

About the Author

Rosemary Cook

Affiliations and Expertise

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