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Clinical Effectiveness in Practice : Making a Difference - Carol Cox

Clinical Effectiveness in Practice

Making a Difference

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Published: March 2002
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This text provides a basis for developing clinically effective practice. It describes why clinical effectiveness is important and shows how nursing and midwifery students and professionals can improve the care they deliver to patients.

'...a valuable reference guide to all health care workers who are keen to enhance their clinical effectiveness.' - Denise Rankin-Box, Editor-in-Chief, Complementary Therapies in Nursing & Midwifery 'Cox and Reyes-Hughes have provided a useful overview of the tasks and skills of clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioners, offering a basis for discussion of further developments.' - Maya Shaha, University of London, Nursing Ethics

List of Tables
Foreword
Preface
List of Contributors
Clinical Effectiveness, Nursing Diagnosis and the Role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Practitionerp. 1
Factors that Foster and Hinder Clinically Effective Care of Clinical Nurse Specialists and Nurse Practitioners: a Qualitative Studyp. 20
Clinical Effectiveness and the Realities of Practice: a National Quantitative Studyp. 36
Alteration in Cardiovascular Function: Caring for the Patient with Septic Shockp. 59
Alteration in Respiratory Function: Caring for the Patient with Tuberculosis(TB)p. 71
Alteration in Sexuality Pattern: Caring for the HIV Positive Pregnant Womanp. 85
Alteration in Endocrine Function: Caring for the Woman in Obstetric Crisisp. 101
Alteration in Comfort: Caring for the Patient Using Complementary Therapiesp. 123
Alteration in Endocrine Function: Caring for the Patient with Leg Ulcersp. 145
Indexp. 158
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ISBN: 9780333804551
ISBN-10: 0333804554
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 162
Published: March 2002
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.0  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1