Learning Disability Nursing at a Glance


Author: Bob Gates,Debra Fearns,Jo Welch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118506138
Category: Medical
Page: 184
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The market-leading at a Glance series is popular among healthcare students, residents, and newly qualified practitioners for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations. Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with clear, easy-to-follow diagrams, supported by succinct explanatory text. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory texts for teaching, learning and revision, and are useful throughout university and beyond. Everything you need to know about Learning Disability Nursing...at a Glance! Learning Disability Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. This visual, dynamic and user-friendly resource addresses the key principles underpinning contemporary learning disability nursing practice, relates them to key clinical practice issues, and explores them in the context of maintaining health and well-being. Exploring the full spectrum of care, this textbook addresses the needs of people with learning disabilities across the lifespan, from children through to adolescents, and on to adults and older people. Aimed at nursing, health and social care students, as well as registered nurses, this is an invaluable resource for all those looking to consolidate and expand their knowledge, in order to provide safe, effective and compassionate care to people with learning disabilities. • The perfect revision and consolidation textbook • Highly visual presentation, with full-colour illustrations throughout • Includes expert contributions from learning disability academic staff as well as clinicians • Embraces both primary and secondary care perspectives • Available in a range of digital formats – perfect for ‘on the go’ study and revision

Emergency Nursing at a Glance


Author: Natalie Holbery,Paul Newcombe
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111886767X
Category: Medical
Page: 184
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From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series comes a wide-ranging and succinct overview of the key concepts of emergency care. Emergency Nursing at a Glance uses the unique and highly visual at a Glance format to convey vital information quickly and efficiently, ensuring that nursing students have access to all the important topics they need for an emergency care placement. This highly visual, easy-to-read guide is the ideal companion for anyone entering fields involving urgent or unscheduled care. •Includes all aspects of emergency care, including trauma, minor injury, triage processes, patient assessment, common emergency presentations, as well as legal, ethical and professional issues. •Covers care of adults, children, and those with learning disabilities and mental health conditions •Presented in the bestselling at a Glance format, with superb illustrations and a concise approach Emergency Nursing at a Glance is an invaluable resource for nursing students, newly qualified nurses and other healthcare professionals working in emergency departments, urgent care centres, minor injury units and walk-in centres.

Nursing Older People at a Glance


Author: Josephine Tetley,Nigel Cox,Kirsten Jack,Gary Witham
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119043875
Category: Medical
Page: 120
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As the environment of care continues to evolve to promote person-centredness, dignity, health, and wellbeing, for nurses working with older people, this can be challenging. Nursing Older People at a Glance is a timely publication which provides an overview of key concepts that nurses need to know in order to care for older people in a wide range of settings. Divided into six sections, it explores a range of themes such as person-centred care, health and wellbeing, health promotion, and the complexity of older people's care, encompassing mental wellbeing, diverse communities and learning disability. With a strong focus on dignity in care throughout, Nursing Older People at a Glance will readily equip undergraduate and post-qualification nurses with the knowledge and skills required to care for older people in a competent and compassionate manner.

Mental Health Nursing at a Glance


Author: Grahame Smith
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118465830
Category: Medical
Page: 112
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Everything you need to know about Mental HealthNursing…at a Glance! From the publishers of the market-leading at aGlance series comes the perfect companion for study andrevision for pre-registration mental health nursing students. Thisbrand new nursing title is the perfect accompaniment forpre-registration nursing courses, and is the revision aid that youhave been waiting for! Divided into three sections, this book firstexplores the essential clinical skills needed by nurses, using theNMC Essential Skills Clusters as an organising framework.The second section goes on to look at common disorders andapproaches. The third section then discusses the leadership andorganisational skills required by nurses, again derived from theNMC standards. Key features: Breaks down complex aspects of mental health care in anaccessible and un-intimidating way The perfect revision and consolidation textbook Linked closely with the NMC standards for pre-registrationnursing education, and the essential skills clusters framework Explores a broad range of mental health disorders, from care ofchildren right up to care of older people Looks at mental health nursing in all settings, includingacute, forensic and community Highly visual colour presentation Includes boxes, summary boxes, reflective opportunities andcase studies to improve the learning experience

Nursing and Healthcare Research at a Glance


Author: Alan Glasper,Colin Rees
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118778790
Category: Medical
Page: 224
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Nursing and Healthcare Research at a Glance is perfect for nursing and healthcare students, as well as newly qualified practitioners and anyone looking for a refresher or introduction to research. Covering a broad range of topics gathered under key sections, this essential book combines informative diagrams and images to provide memorable information for students on one page, and accessible, clearly written text on the facing page. It includes information on a range of quantitative and qualitative research methods, the process of gaining ethical permission, conducting research with special groups including children, and successfully conducting reviews of the literature. Key features include: Clear and informative full colour illustrations throughout An emphasis on need-to-know research information for busy students and healthcare staff A wide range of research methods, currently used in modern healthcare research An impressive line-up of specialist and well-known experts in the field of health and nursing research This book provides quick access to the principles and reality of research and its implementation within the education and practice environment. It is essential reading for anyone in health service education and service settings with limited time who need to draw on research evidence.

Children and Young People's Nursing Skills at a Glance


Author: Elizabeth Gormley-Fleming,Deborah Martin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119078539
Category: Medical
Page: 152
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Children and Young People’s Nursing Skills at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration children’s nursing students. Highly visual, each clinical skill is covered in a two-page spread, with superb colour illustrations accompanied by clear informative text. Providing up to date, evidence-based information on a wide range of clinical skills that are required by today’s children’s nurses, this comprehensive and accessible text makes it easy for the reader to grasp the fundamentals in order to meet the care needs of the child and family, both in the hospital and community setting. Structured around the key systems of the body, the book is divided into sixteen sections, and covers all the essential clinical skills, including: Principles of assessment Communication Record keeping Drug calculations and administration Safeguarding Care planning Respiratory and cardiac care Gastrointestinal care ECG reading and interpretation Neurological assessment Musculoskeletal care. Aimed at both student nurses and those newly qualified, Children and Young People’s Nursing Skills at a Glance provides need to know, rapid information to ensure safe and effective clinical practice.

Nursing Practice

Knowledge and Care
Author: Ian Peate,Karen Wild
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119237483
Category: Medical
Page: 984
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The second edition of the successful and definitive nursing textbook, Nursing Practice is designed to support the student throughout the entire nursing degree. Structured around the latest Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct, it explores a range of clinical and professional issues that the student will need to know, in one complete and accessible volume. Thoroughly updated and with full-colour, high quality illustrations throughout, this new edition features an additional chapter on the principles of supporting families and carers in practice, advice on revalidation, as well as a number of learning features and activities to help consolidate learning. Nursing Practice provides invaluable information to enable not just student nurses, but also those who are qualified and members of the extended nursing family, to develop a deeper understanding of their patients’ needs and to ensure that they are practicing safely and effectively.

Health Assessment in Nursing


Author: Janet R. Weber,Jane H. Kelley
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1469832224
Category: Medical
Page: 912
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Innovative, systematic, and user-friendly, Health Assessment in Nursing has been acclaimed through four previous editions for the way it successfully helps RN-level students develop the comprehensive knowledge base and expert nursing assessment skills necessary for accurate collection of client data. Maintaining the text’s hallmarks—in-depth, accurate information, a compelling Continuing Case Study, and practical tools that help students develop the skills they need to collect both subjective and objective data—the Fifth Edition now features an exciting array of new chapters, a greater focus on diversity and health assessment through the lifespan, over 150 new illustrations, more than 300 new photos of actual registered nurses and nurse pratitioners performing assessments, and an expanded array of teaching and learning tools.

Learning Disabilities - E-Book

Towards Inclusion
Author: Helen Atherton,Debbie Crickmore
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702047015
Category: Medical
Page: 624
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Learning Disabilities: Toward Inclusion (formerly edited by Bob Gates) is one of the leading textbooks in this field. It offers real ways to improve quality of experience for people with learning disabilities in all areas of life. This new edition brings together a comprehensive and coherent collection of material from eminent authors with a wealth of professional backgrounds and roles. Its contemporary focus reflects practice developments including the impact of changing policy and legislation on the nature and configuration of services. The leading textbook for carers of people with learning disabilities A comprehensive overview of the field of learning disabilities care Well-written accessible content Activities, case studies, diagrams and further resources including useful web links the embedding of key themes across chapters to draw diverse material into an integrated whole. These are: person-centredness, values, the reality of practice, the range of ability, the range of services and national and international perspectives. chapters on advocacy, personal narratives and life story, inclusive research, risk, safeguarding, sensory awareness, epilepsy and end-of-life care online case studies and activities with critical-thinking questions and ‘hot links’ to web resources to extend knowledge and understanding thereby facilitating learning a fully searchable, customisable electronic version of the text to enable easy access and quick reference

Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing - E-Book


Author: Ruth Elder,Katie Evans,Debra Nizette
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729578771
Category: Medical
Page: 498
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The new edition of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing focuses on practice in mental health and psychiatric care integrating theory and the realities of practice. Mental wellness is featured as a concept, and the consideration of a range of psychosocial factors helps students contextualise mental illness and psychiatric disorders. The holistic approach helps the student and the beginning practitioner understand the complex causation of mental illness, its diagnosis, effective interventions and treatments, and the client’s experience of mental illness.

Physical Examination of the Newborn at a Glance


Author: Denise Campbell,Lyn Dolby
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119155576
Category: Medical
Page: 128
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"This book provides a comprehensive guide for all those involved with both the routine neonatal examination and the more specific full physical examination of a newborn"--Provided by publisher.

A-Z of Learning Disability


Author: Angela Olsen,Dan Redfearn,Andrea Pepe
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137471220
Category: Social Science
Page: 240
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If you are looking for an incisive overview of current thinking and practice in the field of learning disabilities, then this is the book for you. Written by a highly experienced team of authors, this handy pocket-sized guide succinctly captures the fundamental ideas in policy and practice that currently dominate the field of learning disabilities. With a strong grounding in ethics and values, the book focuses on the experience of people with learning disabilities through examination of topics such as discrimination, communication and assistive technology, as well as promoting readers' understanding of key areas such as care planning, accommodation and application of the Human Rights Act 1998. With explicit 'Implications for Practice' points and extensive signposting to further reading, A-Z of Learning Disabilities is an essential resource not only for students and practitioners in learning disability nursing or social work, but also teachers, policymakers, families and anyone who lives with, or whose work brings them into contact with, people who have learning disabilities.

Haematology at a Glance


Author: Atul B. Mehta,A. Victor Hoffbrand
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405144858
Category: Medical
Page: 120
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Haematology at a Glance provides a concise and accessibleintroduction to haematology. It follows the easy-to-use 'at aGlance' format of double-page spreads comprising clear, memorablediagrams illustrating the key facts and essential textualinformation. It starts with an explanation of normal blood cellsand routine laboratory tests. It then reviews a wide range of blooddisorders. This new edition of Haematology at a Glance: Contains full colour throughout Presents the key facts accompanied by clear diagrams, photosand images Highlights the most recent developments in the field, includingcoverage of transplantation technology Includes new chapters on : The side affects of drug treatment Pregnancy and neonatological aspects of haematology Practical procedures Haematology at a Glance will appeal to medical students, juniordoctors on foundation programmes, haematology technicians andnursing and other health care students with an interest inhaematology. Reviews of last edition “Haematology at a Glance is a valuable book for primarylearning as well as for revision, and I am sure that I will referto it for years to come.” The Royal College of Pathologists Bulletin “It really is great, if you don’t believe me, pickit up and look yourself,” Black Bag – Bristol Medical School Gazette

Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Reference - E-Book


Author: Cecily Lynn Betz,Linda A. Sowden
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323059430
Category: Medical
Page: 960
View: 913
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Provide the best possible nursing care to children and their families, no matter what their condition. This one-of-a-kind resource equips you with detailed information on commonly encountered pediatric diseases, medical and surgical conditions, and disorders, with separate sections devoted to diagnostic tests, outpatient procedures, and surgeries. Its compact, A-to-Z format is designed for ease of use in busy settings - perfect for quick reference when working with patients! Portable size and straightforward, alphabetical organization are designed for quick, convenient, on-the-spot reference. Consistent format throughout lets you easily locate necessary information, including pathophysiology, incidence, clinical manifestations, complications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, medical or surgical management, nursing assessment, diagnoses, and interventions, discharge planning and home care instructions, client outcomes, and references. The book is divided into three main parts covering 87 medical and surgical conditions, 12 topics related to diagnosis and procedures, and 16 helpful appendices. New chapters address autism spectrum disorders, chronic lung disease of infancy, Type 2 Diabetes, Down Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, overweight and childhood obesity, and Turner Syndrome. New appendices offer helpful information on mental health, non-accidental trauma, and palliative care. Updated charts and references in the appendices - specifically growth charts and immunization information - reflect current practice. Expanded content is provided on community resources.

Lubkin's Chronic Illness


Author: Larsen
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284128857
Category: Medical
Page: 612
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Lubkin's Chronic Illness, Tenth Edition is an essential text for nursing students who seek to understand the various aspects of chronic Illness affecting both patients and families. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Health at a Glance 2009 OECD Indicators

OECD Indicators
Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
ISBN: 9789264061538
Category:
Page: 202
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This fifth edition of Health at a Glance provides the latest comparable data on different aspects of the performance of health systems in OECD countries.

Psychiatry at a Glance


Author: Cornelius Katona,Claudia Cooper,Mary Robertson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118441850
Category: Medical
Page: 128
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Psychiatry at a Glance is an easy-to-use, accessible introductory and study text for all students of psychiatry. It helps develop your skills in history taking and performing the Mental State Examination (MSE), and presents ‘need to know’ information on the basic science, treatment, and management of the major disorders. This edition features: Thoroughly updated and reorganised artwork, offering greater clarity and easier understanding for those new to the subject Greater emphasis on history taking and examination - essential for clinical work and clerking patients New chapters on mental health capacity and coverage of the Australian and New Zealand health care legislation Even more Extended Matching Questions, brand new Single Best Answer Questions, and sample OSCE stations so you can test your knowledge A brand new companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/psychiatry, featuring updated case studies and downloadable illustrations. Psychiatry at a Glance is the ideal companion for anyone about to start a psychiatric attachment or module and will appeal to medical students, junior doctors and Psychiatry trainees as well as nursing students and other health professionals.

Critical Care Medicine at a Glance


Author: Richard M. Leach
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118302761
Category: Medical
Page: 192
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Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and now in full-colour, Acute Medicine at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Fully revised and updated to reflect changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of Acute Medicine to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. This new edition of Acute Medicine at a Glance: Fully revised and updated to increase coverage of acute medicine - a rapidly expanding area of medicine Provides a simple and straightforward, yet rapid, introduction to the care of the acutely ill Provides a new feature - 'Pearls of Wisdom' to aid learning and understanding Increased coverage of neurological emergencies, acute and abdominal emergencies, arrhythmias, imaging and fluid management Ideal for medical students, junior doctors and nurses as they are increasingly required to acquire skills in managing acutely-ill patients

Obstetrics and Gynecology at a Glance


Author: Errol R. Norwitz,John O. Schorge
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405183241
Category: Medical
Page: 166
View: 4104
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The at a Glance series is popular among medical students and junior doctors for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations. Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with colour summary diagrams on the left page and explanatory text on the right. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory subject texts or for revision purposes, and are useful throughout medical school and beyond. Everything you need to know about Obstetrics and Gynaecology...at a Glance! Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and now in full-colour, Obstetrics and Gynaecology at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Fully revised and updated to reflect changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of obstetrics and gynaecology to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. This new edition of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at a Glance: Now features self-assessment case studies to increase clinical relevance and reinforce learning Includes new chapters on medico-legal issues to reflect latest advice in this area, and pregnancy in primary care, providing an overview of patient care Has increased coverage of miscarriage and pregnancy termination to better prepare students for these frequent rotation topics Contains full-colour artwork throughout, making the subject even easier to understand It’s an invaluable resource for all medical students, junior doctors, nurses and midwives who need an introduction to obstetrics and gynaecology. Review of the previous edition "The text with accompanying visual aids is an excellent quick referral guide to nearly everything undergraduate students will meet during O+G. It has found the right level in terms of undergraduate content and has struck the right balance between full curricular coverage and avoiding unnecessary detail. I would not hesitate to recommend it to my students." Senior Lecturer, St George’s Hospital Medical School Titles of related interest Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Third Edition Impey and Child 9781405160957 Lecture Notes: Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Third Edition Hamilton-Fairley 9781405178013 Obstetrics & Gynaecology: Clinical Cases Uncovered Cruickshank 9781405186711

The Situational Judgement Test at a Glance


Author: Frances Varian,Lara Cartwright
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118490975
Category: Medical
Page: 96
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The Situational Judgement Test at a Glance provides asound introduction to the SJT and details ways you can preparebefore the assessment. It includes worked case examples based onreal-life scenarios which have been reviewed by experiencedclinicians and examiners. The book draws out key aspects ofprofessional practice relevant to the role of a junior doctor. Thisis based on the nine domains as outlined by the ISFP (ImprovingSelection to Foundation Programme), who detailed the behavioursnecessary to be a competent Foundation Doctor. The overall aim of The Situational Judgement Test at aGlance is not to spoon feed hundreds of practice questions orreams of guidelines, but to steer you towards a logical way ofapproaching best medical practice – and therefore the SJT– with many examples of doctors' personal experiences alongthe way. Challenging scenarios are analysed using guidelines from theGeneral Medical Council and research interviews with patients, labstaff and healthcare professionals. All examples in the book areworked in a test-style apparatus, with questions on one side anddetailed answers over the page so you can understand the reasoningbehind the material.