Nursing Practice - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780443074578, 9780702033575

Nursing Practice

3rd Edition

Hospital and Home -- The Adult

Authors: Josephine (Tonks) Fawcett
Editors: Margaret Alexander Josephine (Tonks) Fawcett Phyllis Runciman
eBook ISBN: 9780702033575
eBook ISBN: 9780702059391
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 28th April 2006
Page Count: 1288
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Description

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The most comprehensive UK Adult Nursing core text, is now in its third edition, for the next generation of nurses. It has been revised and updated to present the knowledge and skills required for competent, evidence-based nursing practice, whilst maintaining the thorough approach that was welcomed in the first two editions.

Table of Contents



Section 1 Care of patients with common disorders Nursing practice: an introduction. The cardiovascular system. The respiratory system. The gastrointestinal system, liver and biliary tract. Endocrine and metabolic disorders. Genetic disorders. The reproductive systems and the breast. The urinary system. The nervous system. The musculoskeletal system. Blood disorders. Skin disorders. Disorders of the eye. Disorders of the ear, nose and throat. Disorders of the mouth. The immune system and infectious disease.

Section 2 Common patient problems and related nursing care
Stress. Shock. Pain. Fluid and electrolyte balance. Temperature control. Wound healing. Continence. Sleep.

Section 3 Nursing patients with special needs
The patient facing surgery. The patient who experiences trauma. unconscious patient. The critically ill patient. The patient with burns. The patient with cancer. The chronically ill person. The patient receiving palliative care. The patient in need of rehabilitation. The older person. People who use and abuse substances. The person with HIV/AIDS. Answers. Glossary. Appendices

Details

No. of pages:
1288
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702033575
eBook ISBN:
9780702059391

About the Author

Josephine (Tonks) Fawcett

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Nursing Studies, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

About the Editor

Margaret Alexander

Affiliations and Expertise

Emeritus Professor, School of Nursing and Community Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK

Josephine (Tonks) Fawcett

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Nursing Studies, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

Phyllis Runciman

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Senior Research Fellow, Caledonian Nursing and Midwifery Research Centre, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Community Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK