Handbook for Student Nurses, 2017-18

Introducing Key Issues Relevant for Practice
Author: Wendy Benbow,Gill Jordan
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781908625434
Category: Nursing
Page: 264
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A Handbook for Student Nurses provides anintroduction to the essential background knowledge that pre-registrationnursing students need as a foundation for their training. It covers the core offirst year nursing studies: * Legal and professional issues * Communication * Values and health care ethics * Reflection and personal development * Evidence-based practice * Study skills * Medicine, IV fluid and drug administration Case studies and examples, activities and reflection pointsall aid learning, while references to legislation, key documents and reports,and website links to relevant organisations provide easy access to coreinformation. A Handbook for Student Nurses is widelyrecommended in institutions across the UK and is essential reading for newstudents. This 2017-18 edition incorporates the latest developments in thehealth service, and references have also been comprehensively updated. WHAT STUDENTS AND LECTURERS THINK ABOUT THIS BOOK: "...an invaluable resource and a daily accompaniment forlectures...I take it into my second year with the knowledge that I have a greatreference book I can reflect on throughout my years of training." "I found this to be an excellent resource and I feelstudents new to the profession would find it extremely useful.... The book iswell-organised, highly readable and accessible." "An excellent introductory text for student nurses, writtenin a clear and illuminative style." "[An] excellent textbook that provides up-to-date andrelevant information for pre- and post-registration nursing students." "This is an excellent book, full of relevant information forstudent nurses."

A Handbook for Student Nurses

Introducing Key Issues Relevant for Practice
Author: Wendy Benbow,Gill Jordan
Publisher: Reflect PressLtd
ISBN: 9781906052195
Category: Medical
Page: 244
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A Handbook for Student Nurses is a comprehensive introduction to the essential background knowledge and understanding that pre-registration nursing students need to gain in order to have a foundation on which to build the rest of their training. Providing crucial context and an examination of key issues, this book encapsulates the core of first-year nursing in one cost-effective resource. This interactive textbook supports learners with case studies and examples, activities and reflection points, a glossary and references. Key documents, legislation and reports are introduced and further reading offers a guide to further information on the topic covered and website links to relevant organisations. The book acts both as learning support and as a reference resource that is easy to dip into for key information .A Handbook for Student Nurses is also suitable for: * People returning to nursing who require an update on the latest developments in the profession; * Those considering a career in nursing and looking for an introduction to the profession; * Health care assistants, assistant practitioners and students studying on Foundation Degree, NVQ and Access programmes looking to increase their understanding of the framework in which they practice.

Implications of Disaster Preparedness for Nursing, An Issue of Nursing Clinics of North America,


Author: Deborah J. Persell
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323477658
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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According to the Center for Research and Epidemiology of Disasters, the frequency and severity of disasters has increased over 300% in the last decade. Healthcare systems and individual healthcare practitioners, including nurses, are now fulfilling multiple roles in disaster preparedness in the whole of community: planning, preparedness, risk identification, mitigation, response and recovery. Nurses are considered first responders for biological events or when the disaster occurs where they are working. Nurses act as first receivers when accepting patients/victims for care whose injuries result from non-biological events occurring outside the nurse’s workplace. The vast majority of practicing nurses received no disaster preparedness education in their basic nursing education program. Nurses graduating in the 21st century are exposed to some of the concepts of disaster nursing but have little experience unless there is a disaster or emergency where they work or go to school. Readers will be updated on this topic because articles in this edition demonstrate a vast array of implications for nurses in disaster preparedness around the world: chemical, biological, radiological/nuclear, explosives (CBRNE); natural disasters; new models of training and educating nurses for disasters, military nurse response, mental health issues as well as non-government organizations.

Resources for Nursing Research

An Annotated Bibliography
Author: Cynthia Clamp,Stephen Gough,Lucy Land
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1847877362
Category: Medical
Page: 432
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'The 4th edition of this extensive text is an outstanding resource prepared by nurses (and a librarian) for nurses. In a structured and helpful style it presents thousands of items from the literature - published papers, reports, books and electronic resources - as a clear, accessible, and most of all useful collection. The efforts to signpost and lead the reader to the sought-for information are effective and well-conceived, and the "How to use this book" section is remarkably simple...the book should be found in every nursing and health library, every research institute and centre, and close to many career researchers' desks' - RCN Research This latest edition of Resources for Nursing Research provides a comprehensive bibliography of sources on nursing research, and includes references for books, journal papers and Internet resources. Designed to act as a 'signpost' to available literature in the area, this Fourth Edition covers the disciplines of nursing, health care and the social sciences. Entries are concise, informative and accessible, and are arranged under three main sections: · 'Sources of Literature' covers the process of literature searching, including using libraries and other tools for accessing literature · 'Methods of Inquiry' includes an introduction to research, how to conceptualize and design nursing and health research, measurement and data collection, and the interpretation and presentation of data · 'The Background to Research in Nursing' encompasses the development of nursing research; the profession's responsibilities; the role of government; funding; research roles and careers; and education for research. Fully revised and updated, the Fourth Edition includes just under 3000 entries, of which 90% are new. It has extensive coverage of US, UK literature and other international resources. This new edition will be an essential guide for all those with an interest in nursing research, including students, teachers, librarians, practitioners and researchers.

Pharmacology Companion for Introductory Nursing Care of Adults, Second Edition


Author: Adrianne Dill Linton,Judith A. Harris
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 284
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This unique resource makes it easy to gain the pharmacology knowledge needed by the LPN/LVN nurse. Readers will learn about the many varieties of drugs in use today...how to perform dosage calculations...the effects of medication on the elderly...patient and family teaching...legal responsibilities with regard to pharmacology...and much more. A drug prototype approach makes it easy to learn the key characteristics of every drug family by studying a single representative of each family.

Handbook of Teaching for Physical Therapists - E-Book


Author: Gail M. Jensen,Elizabeth Mostrom
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455706019
Category: Medical
Page: 304
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Whether you are practicing in an in-patient or an out-patient facility, academic institution, or clinical residency program, this well-respected handbook gives you the background and guidance you need to effectively educate individuals across the continuum of physical therapy practice. Practical, real-life examples show you how to: incorporate health literacy and needs of the learner; assess and adapt to the various learning styles of patients; use simulations in education; facilitate the development of clinical reasoning skills; and assess learning outcomes and the effectiveness of your teaching. Plus, four all-new chapters and major revisions of all content throughout the book keep you on top of the latest research and best practices. Coverage of the theory and application of educational principles across the continuum of PT practice provides the information you need to improve your skills in the educational process both in academic and clinical settings. Two section format divides content into two parts: designing academic and clinical education programs and teaching students in academic and clinical settings; and teaching patients and families in clinical and community settings. Variety of teaching and teaching assessment methods expands your teaching, learning, and assessment repertoires. Case stories at the beginning of each chapter allow you to see the relevance of the information in the chapter. Threshold concepts highlight key ideas that are important to know. Annotated bibliography at end of each chapter provides resources for further study. NEW! Chapter on Authentic Assessment: Simulation-Based Education reflects the new ways to facilitate student learning through the use of human simulation models. NEW! Chapter on Strategies for Planning and Implementing Interprofessional Education covers the fundamental concepts of team-based care and interprofessional learning. NEW! Chapter on What Makes a Good Clinical Teacher? translates current research on clinical teaching into clinical education and practice. NEW! Chapter on Facilitating the Teaching and Learning of Clinical Reasoning helps you apply current research on clinical reasoning in rehabilitation to clinical education and teaching. NEW! Two combined chapters on Patient Education and Health Literacy (previously chapters 8 and 12) and Applied Behavioral Theory and Adherence: Models for Practice (previously chapters 9 and 10) provide focused presentations on current thinking and practical strategies for addressing health literacy issues in the clinical environment. NEW! Expanded chapter on Post-Professional Clinical Residency and Fellowship Education offers more information on models and trends in residency education and mentoring.

AACN Advanced Critical Care Nursing - E-Book Version to be sold via e-commerce site


Author: AACN
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437726208
Category: Medical
Page: 1632
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From AACN experts comes a resource dedicated to helping you oversee or care for critical care patients in any practice setting. This comprehensive critical care nursing textbook addresses serious and potentially life-threatening patient conditions with a foundation rooted in the critical thinking process: the comprehension, analysis, synthesis, and application of knowledge. Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the largest specialty nursing organization in the United States, for the most authoritative coverage available. Thorough discussions of each body system emphasize advanced concepts, presenting physiology in an application format that examines the clinical implications of physiological science. Coverage of assessment focuses on interpreting abnormal findings and linking those findings to diagnosis and intervention. Appropriate interventions are discussed from an interdisciplinary, evidence-based perspective. Hundreds of new, full-color illustrations and design clarify important concepts and improve the book's usability. Complex, unfolding case studies are presented in all disease chapters, accompanied by review questions with a comprehensive answer key. Multidisciplinary Plans of Care provide at-a-glance information for common ICU conditions. Nutrition boxes appear in each relevant chapter, offering guidelines for patient needs with specific illnesses. Research-Based Practice Guidelines boxes and Promoting Evidence-Based Practice features appear throughout the text whenever applicable to present the latest research-supported nursing assessment and intervention practices. Drug boxes include common classifications of critical care drugs for specific disorders, including drug, actions, dosage, and special considerations. Applying the Technology features help you apply the latest technology to patient care. NIC Interventions boxes list NIC intervention labels appropriate for the conditions discussed in a chapter.

Learning Journals

A Handbook for Reflective Practice and Professional Development
Author: Jennifer A. Moon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134140460
Category: Education
Page: 151
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Fully updated with important new theory and practical material, this second edition of Learning Journals offers guidance on keeping and using journals and gives step-by-step advice on integrating journal writing on taught courses, in training and professional development and in supporting personal development planning (PDP) activities. Key topics covered include: the nature of learning journals and how we learn from them the broad range of uses of learning journals, including portfolios and personal and professional development the depth and quality of reflection in learning journals the assessment of learning journals and reflective writing the use of narrative and story-telling techniques in journals. With useful exercises and activities that enhance learning journal work in a structured manner, Learning Journals is invaluable reading for teachers and students in higher education, for all professionals, particularly those working in the health services and business and training and for all those who want to learn more about keeping a fulfilling personal journal.

The Research Process in Nursing


Author: Desmond Cormack
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118522583
Category: Medical
Page: 632
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This comprehensive introduction to nursing research covers the foundations of research, finding and appraising evidence and preparing the project, selecting the right methodology, collecting data, interpreting the data, and putting research into practice.

National Library of Medicine Catalog


Author: National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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Resources in Education


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: N.A
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Walford's Guide to Reference Material: Science and technology


Author: Albert John Walford,Library Association
Publisher: London : Library Association Pub.
ISBN: N.A
Category: Reference
Page: 687
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A revised and updated guide to reference material. It contains selective and evaluative entries to guide the enquirer to the best source of reference in each subject area, be it journal article, CD-ROM, on-line database, bibliography, encyclopaedia, monograph or directory. It features full critical annotations and reviewers' comments and comprehensive author-title and subject indexes. The contents include: mathematics; astronomy and surveying; physics; chemistry; earth sciences; palaeontology; anthropology; biology; natural history; botany; zoology; patents and interventions; medicine; engineering; transport vehicles; agriculture and livestock; household management; communication; chemical industry; manufactures; industries, trades and crafts; and the building industry.

Current Catalog


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medicine
Page: N.A
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First multi-year cumulation covers six years: 1965-70.

Medical Journal of Australia


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medicine
Page: N.A
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Infant, Child and Adolescent Nutrition

A Practical Handbook
Author: Judy More
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 144414989X
Category: Medical
Page: 263
View: 8216
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This evidence-based, practical guide provides an introduction to the theory behind child nutrition with practical advice on how to put that theory into practice, including case studies, key points, and activities to help readers learn. Divided into three sections, the chapters cover prenatal nutrition and nutrition throughout childhood from preterm babies to adolescents up to the age of 18. Section 1: Introduction to the growth, nutrients, and food groups. Section 2: Providing a balanced eating pattern for each age group, chapters include expected growth patterns, development affecting eating and drinking skills, as well as common problems such as reflux in babies, fussy eaters in the toddler years, and eating disorders and pregnancy in the teenage years. Section 3: Common problems/disorders that can occur at any stage throughout childhood such as obesity, diabetes, and food intolerances. Chapters will also cover nutritional support in the community, reflecting the increasing numbers of chronically sick children who are now managed in the primary care setting. This book is essential reading for nutrition and dietetics students, as well as student children's nurses and health and social care students. It will also be a useful reference for those responsible for the nutritional health of children in primary care and community settings (including nurses, midwives, health visitors, GPs, social workers, nursery nurses, early years workers, and school nurses).

The Lamp


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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British Book News


Author: N.A
Publisher: London
ISBN: N.A
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: N.A
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The Design of Everyday Things

Psychologie und Design der alltäglichen Dinge
Author: Norman Don
Publisher: Vahlen
ISBN: 3800648105
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 320
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Apple, Audi, Braun oder Samsung machen es vor: Gutes Design ist heute eine kritische Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Produkte. Dieser Klassiker beschreibt die fundamentalen Prinzipien, um Dinge des täglichen Gebrauchs umzuwandeln in unterhaltsame und zufriedenstellende Produkte. Don Norman fordert ein Zusammenspiel von Mensch und Technologie mit dem Ziel, dass Designer und Produktentwickler die Bedürfnisse, Fähigkeiten und Handlungsweisen der Nutzer in den Vordergrund stellen und Designs an diesen angepasst werden. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen. Zum Autor Don Norman ist emeritierter Professor für Kognitionswissenschaften. Er lehrte an der University of California in San Diego und der Northwest University in Illinois. Mitte der Neunzigerjahre leitete Don Norman die Advanced Technology Group bei Apple. Dort prägte er den Begriff der User Experience, um über die reine Benutzbarkeit hinaus eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung der Anwender im Umgang mit Technik in den Vordergrund zu stellen. Norman ist Mitbegründer der Beratungsfirma Nielsen Norman Group und hat unter anderem Autohersteller von BMW bis Toyota beraten. „Keiner kommt an Don Norman vorbei, wenn es um Fragen zu einem Design geht, das sich am Menschen orientiert.“ Brand Eins 7/2013 „Design ist einer der wichtigsten Wettbewerbsvorteile. Dieses Buch macht Spaß zu lesen und ist von größter Bedeutung.” Tom Peters, Co-Autor von „Auf der Suche nach Spitzenleistungen“

El-Hi Textbooks & Serials in Print, 2000

Including Related Teaching Materials K-12
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780835242721
Category: Periodicals
Page: 2625
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Abschied vom IQ

die Rahmen-Theorie der vielfachen Intelligenzen
Author: Howard Gardner
Publisher: Klett-Cotta
ISBN: 9783608931587
Category: Multiple intelligences
Page: 395
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