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  • Let’s face it. Not every nurse would make a good clinical instructor. Technical proficiency alone does not guarantee the ability to effectively manage nursing students at the clinical site. Even nurses who are capable of providing clinical instruction may not wish to take on the considerable personal liability associated with the oversight of these nursing students. Perhaps you are different. Perhaps you are one of those nurses who is in fact both capable and willing to impart your knowledge to the next generation of caregivers.

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  • Community palliative care clinical nurse specialists (commonly known as Macmillan nurses) play an important role in specialist palliative care (Skilbeck et al. 2002). They spend time with patients and their families, helping them come to terms with an array of complex emotional and practical problems, facilitating communication, giving information and advice about treatments and also offering expertise in controlling pain and other distressing symptoms. These nurses are equipped with specialist skills to assess the complex palliative care needs of patients referred to the service.

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  • The American Nurses Association (ANA) Social Policy Statement of 1980 was the first to define nursing as the diagnosis and treatment of human responses to actual and potential health problems. This definition, when combined with the ANA Standards of Practice, has provided impetus and support for the use of nursing diagnosis. Defining nursing and its effect on client care supports the growing awareness that nursing care is a key factor in client survival and in the maintenance, rehabilitative, and preventive aspects of healthcare.

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  • ..Taylor’s Clinical Nursing Skills A NURSING PROCESS APPROACH Third Edition Pamela Lynn, MSN, RN Instructor School of Nursing Gwynedd-Mercy College Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania .Executive Acquisitions Editor: Carrie Brandon Product Managers: Helene T. Caprari and Michelle Clarke Design Coordinator: Holly Reid McLaughlin Art Director, Illustration: Brett MacNaughton Manufacturing Coordinator: Karin Duffield Prepress Vendor: Aptara, Inc. Third Edition Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Copyright © 2008, 2005 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

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  • Having worked in a variety of specialty areas over the years as staff nurses, clinical nurse specialists, educators, therapists, and managers, we realize that nurses aspire to become highly proficient in their area of practice. But psychosocial skills are often more difficult to perfect. Very often nurses feel inadequately prepared to deal with complex behaviors and psychiatric problems on top of the demands of providing physical care for the patient and family.

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  • Through years of clinical practice and teaching, I have observed that orientation to each major clinical nursing specialty usually leads the novice to ask a somewhat predictable set of questions ranging from specialty-related communication, to assessment and anatomy, physiology, and pathology involved in frequently seen conditions to questions related to the planning and implementation of patient care. Many excellent texts are available to provide in-depth information related to these topics.

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  • Understanding the basics of pharmacology is an essential nursing responsibility. Pharmacology is the science that deals with the physical and chemical properties, and biochemical and physiologic effects, of drugs. It includes the areas of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacognosy, and toxicodynamics.

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  • The world today is changing at a tremendous speed; advances in technology and communication and changes in the political, economic, demographic and social changes, all touch our lives. These changes also impact on health care provision, and the delivery of health services. The aim of this book is to empower would – be leaders of nursing and allied health professions to be effective. Leadership in health care is a high priority in the UK and, at the time of writing, is top of the list for the National Health Service Federation.

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  • Nursing in Today’s World: Trends, Issues, and Management, 10th edition focuses on the nonclinical aspects of the professional nursing role. Much of this content is just as critical to practicing safely as is competence in the performance of clinical skills. As nursing steps up to play a major role in the changes brought about by healthcare reform, knowledge of the profession and its place in the healthcare environment has never been more important.

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  • Being able to look at clients and families with a “genetic eye” has become critical for all nurses. Advances from genetic and genomic research have influenced all areas of health care and cross all periods of the life cycle. Genetic factors are responsible in some way for both indirect and direct disease causation; for variation that determines predisposition, susceptibility, and resistance to disease; and for response to treatment.

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  • Every year an estimated three million newborn babies die during the first week of life due to problems such as sepsis, tetanus, or asphyxia, or problems associated with trauma, low birth weight, or preterm birth. This guide is written for the doctors, nurses, senior midwives, and other health care workers at the first referral level in low resource settings who are responsible for the care of newborn babies with problems during the first week(s) of life.

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  • This book is designed to help you identify and address any potential weaknesses in your essential calculation skills. In turn this will help you become more confi dent and profi cient in the aspects of numeracy that are an essential part of modern nursing care. You may fi nd an electronic calculator useful to check your answers, but remember that calculators may not always be available in the workplace, and that their use in clinical practice is generally discouraged. You need to become confi dent in applying calculation skills without the aid of a calculator....

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  • The basic precepts underlying previous editions of Clinical Drug Therapy continue to guide the writing of this seventh edition. The overall purpose is to promote safe, effective, and rational drug therapy by: • Providing information that accurately reflects current practices in drug therapy. • Facilitating the acquisition, comprehension, and application of knowledge related to drug therapy. Application requires knowledge about the drug and the client receiving it.

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  • While computer systems to document nursing care have been in existence since at least the early 1960’s, it was only in the early 1980’s that we began to formally define and describe the emerging discipline of nursing informatics. Since those early days, nurses in many parts of the world have taken leading roles in exploring, implementing, researching and promoting the use of a range of increasingly computerised, and increasingly networked, technologies to support the delivery of nursing and all other aspects of healthcare.

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  • The management of patients with vascular disease is complex and requires a multi-disciplinary approach of which nurses play an integral part. Recent years have witnessed the development of vascular nursing in the UK as a specialist area, with appointments of vascular nurse specialists and nurse consultants. Specialist vascular courses are now available for nurses in the UK and vascular nurses have their own professional society. This book aims to provide nurses with the appropriate knowledge to meet the challenge of caring for patients with vascular disease.

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  • Since 1997, ophthalmic nursing and ophthalmic care practices have moved on in leaps and bounds. There have been several reasons for this including the government targets to bring down hospital waiting times, new approaches to patient management with a move away from inpatient care to mainly day case management and primary care settings. Ophthalmic nursing has been transformed by the involvement of others in ophthalmic nursing care such as clinical support workers, assistant practitioners and surgical care assistants.

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  • Anne-Marie Boström*1, Kerstin Nilsson Kajermo2, Gun Nordström3 and Lars Wallin2 Address: 1Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, 2Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet and Clinical Research Utilization (CRU), Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden and 3Department of Nursing, Karlstad University, Karlstad and Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Email: Anne-Marie...

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  • The day-to-day responsibility for wound management is usually undertaken by nurses. It includes assessing the wound, selecting an appropriate treatment and evaluating the patient’s progress. To do this effectively the nurse needs to understand the healing process, recognise factors that may delay wound healing, understand how wound healing can be optimised, know how to recognise complications if they arise and know how to treat them.

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  • Poor sexual health is now a major public health issue in the UK, with all four countries having a sexual health strategy, strategic framework or action plan in place. The Government in England wishes to improve sexual health services, with a focus on improving access. All over the country nurses are working in new and innovative ways in sexual and reproductive health. Many are working in advanced and specialist clinical roles as independent practitioners and more creative posts are being developed in the National Health Service to maximise optimum use of nurses’ skills.

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  • This reader-friendly guide helps veterinary nurses and technicians use calculations to determine dosage rates, anesthetic flow rates, radiography exposure rates, parenteral nutrition, and more. Self-assessment questions, examples, logos, clinical hints and tips clarify important concepts and ensure that readers master everything they need to know about calculations in their day-to-day clinical environment.

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