Watson's Clinical Nursing and Related Sciences

7th Edition

Editors:

  • Mike Walsh
  • Alison Crumbie
    • Electronic ISBN 9780702033476

    Key Features

    • Comprehensive, nursing focussed textbook
    • Emphasis on holistic nursing care rather than bio-medical approach
    • Includes material on all major client groups including children, older people, and mental health clients.
    • Reflects hospital and community aspects of nursing care for major disorders
    • Case studies and care plans included
    • Well-designed in two colours and easy to use
    • Each `disorder' chapter features key themes of psychological and social dimensions of care; involving family; discharge planning; requirements for care after discharge; nursing care within the context of the multi-disciplinary team; evidence-based practice

    Table of Contents

    Section 1 The context of care

    *The nature of nursing
    *Therapeutic communication and nursing practice
    *Ageing and health
    *Death, grief and loss
    *Primary health care and working with patients with long-term conditions

    Section 2 Key clinical principles

    *Principles of pharmacology
    *Non-medical prescribing
    *The management of pain
    *Infection and disease
    *Clinical investigations

    Section 3 Specific patient groups

    *Caring for the patient with cancer
    *Caring for the patient with a cardiovascular disorder
    *Caring for the patient with a respiratory disorder
    *Caring for the patient with a haematological disorder
    *Caring for the patient with a disorder of the gastrointestinal system
    *Caring for the patient with a liver, biliary tract or exocrine pancreas disorder
    *Caring for the patient with a nutritional disorder
    *Caring for the patient with a disorder of the endocrine system
    *Caring for the patient with a disorder of the renal system
    *Caring for the patient with a disorder of the nervous system
    *Caring for the patient with a disorder of the senses
    *Caring for the patient with a disorder of the male reproductive system
    *Caring for the patient with a female reproductive system disorder
    *Caring for the patient with a disorder of the musculoskeletal system
    *Caring for the patient with a skin disorder
    *Caring for the patient with substance misuse or self-harm

    Appendix 1: Resuscitation Guidelines

    Appendix 2: Evidence-Based Practice: The Top 20 Things You Most Need to Know

    Index

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2007
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Bailièrre Tindall
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702033476