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Nursing Practice and Health Care 5E : A Foundation Text - Susan M. Hinchliff

Nursing Practice and Health Care 5E

A Foundation Text

Paperback Published: 31st October 2008
ISBN: 9780340928882
Number Of Pages: 576

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Nursing Practice and Health Care is an essential companion to pre-registration nursing education programmes, for those studying at degree and diploma level, and for students on post-registration courses.
This fifth edition has been completely revised to reflect the current professional and educational requirements for those preparing for registration as a nurse, while maintaining a strong focus on practice and reflecting the needs of those requiring nursing and health care. Additionally, it uses the 2008 NMC Code as the cornerstone for many of its chapters.
Building on the changes in the fourth edition, the requirements of pre-registration nursing programmes, the fitness for practice initiative and other developments in health policy within the four countries of the UK, the book provides an invaluable support for students as they learn the skills in critical thinking that will enable the development of an accountable, professional practitioner.
Both student- and patient-centred, the book is divided into five parts: Perspectives on nursing, Learning nursing, Practisting nursing, Key aspects of care and Professional support and development.

Industry Reviews

"Although written for pre-registration nurses and those undertaking further study, this foundation text would be invaluable to nurses of all grades and experience. The content is topical and its credibility is enhanced by a wide range of authors from academic and clinical backgrounds.

While other texts are full of jargon and assumed knowledge, this book is written in plain English and does not assume a lofty academic position."



Irene Mabbott, Nursing Standard

Perspectives on nursing
Using the service: experiencing nursing
Being a nurse
The essence of nursing
Learning nursing
Learning nursing the student experience
Support networks for students
Practising nursing
Principles of professional practice
Maintaining professional standards
Clinical governance and accountable practice
Ethical dimensions of practice
Care settings
Nursing informatics
Key aspects of care
Frameworks for practice
Promoting patient/client well-being
Assessment: foundation of good practice
The needs of children
The needs of young people
The needs of acutely ill adults
Long term health needs and rehab
The needs of older people
Care needs at home/in the community
Coping with expected and unexpected death
Professional support and development
Supporting practitioners
Your career and professional development
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ISBN: 9780340928882
ISBN-10: 0340928883
Series: Hodder Arnold Publication
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 576
Published: 31st October 2008
Publisher: HODDER & STOUGHTON
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.94 x 21.59  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.79
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: New edition

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