Key Features

  • Effective communication for each clinical skill
  • Principles of infection control and hygiene
  • Essential observations of blood pressure, temperature and pulse
  • Collection of specimens and blood from woman and baby, urinalysis, and venepuncture
  • Principles of medicines management and injection technique
  • Fundamentals of surgical care.

Table of Contents

Basics Volume:

1. Introduction

2. Communication

3. Hygiene and infection control: the immobile woman

4. Blood pressure measurement

5. Temperature measurement

6. Pulse and respiration

7. Collection of specimens

8. Urinalysis

9. Venepuncture

10. Neonatal blood tests

11. Administration of medicines

12. Administration of injections

13. Surgical care

Details

No. of pages:
208
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780702042546
Electronic ISBN:
9780702061608
Print ISBN:
9780443103537

About the authors

Jennifer Hall

EdD RM ADM MSc (Reproduction & Health) PGDip(HE)

Jennifer Hall

EdD RM ADM MSc (Reproduction & Health) PGDip(HE)