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Contexts of Nursing - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780729539258, 9780729579254

Contexts of Nursing

3rd Edition

Authors: John Daly Sandra Speedy Debra Jackson
eBook ISBN: 9780729579254
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
Published Date: 23rd September 2009
Page Count: 400

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Contexts of Nursing 3e builds on the strengths of previous editions and continues to provide nursing students with comprehensive coverage of core ideas and perspectives underpinning the practice of nursing. The new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. New material on Cultural Awareness and Contemporary Approaches in Nursing has been introduced to reflect the realities of practice.  Nursing themes are discussed from an Australian and New Zealand perspective and are supported by illustrated examples and evidence. Each chapter focuses on an area of study within the undergraduate nursing program and the new edition continues its discussions on history, culture, ethics, law, technology, and professional issues within the field of nursing.

Key Features

  • update and revised with strong contributions from a wide range of experienced educators from around Australia & New Zealand

  • new Chapter 17 Becoming a Nurse Leader has been introduced into the third edition to highlight the ongoing need of management in practice

  • Chapter 20 Cultural Awareness Nurses working with indigenous people is a new chapter which explores cultural awareness, safety and competence

  • Chapter 22 Using informatics to expand awareness engages the reader on the benefits of using technology

  • evidence-based approach is integrated throughout the text

  • learning objectives, key words and reflective questions are included in all chapters


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About the Author

John Daly

Affiliations and Expertise

Dean, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, NSW

Sandra Speedy

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Psychologist, Emeritus Professor, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW

Debra Jackson

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty of Health, University of Technology (UTS), Sydney, Australia