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Nursing and Health Survival Guides


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These handy pocket-sized books equip the nursing and healthcare student with all the essential information and tips they need whilst studying and on placement. Concise and ideal for quick reference, they cover key areas from clinical skills, through drugs in use and infection control, to health promotion and palliative care.

Offering quick and easy access to selected survival guides, the Nursing and Health Survival Guide app is now available for your smartphone or tablet!

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Medical Abbreviations & Normal Ranges: Survival Guide

Medical Abbreviations & Normal Ranges: Survival Guide

2nd Edition

Helen Jones
May 13, 2019

Part of the skill of nursing and healthcare involves being able to decipher and understand the meanings of results and abbreviations. Fully updated, this second edition is a handy survival guide which will supply you with up-to-date information and help you understand this language, so that you can...

Drugs in Use

Drugs in Use

2nd Edition

Ann Richards
September 17, 2015

Understanding how drugs work is made simple in this easy to use pocket-sized guide. Drugs in common use are described under each body system and will form an aid to your confident administration of drugs to fit your patients' needs. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take...

Patient Consent

Patient Consent

1st Edition

Elizabeth Charnock, Denise Owens
November 15, 2013

Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized (120x80mm), spiral-bound book in the popular Nursing & Health Survival Guide series puts all the crucial information about patient consent at your fingertips. There is an obligation for practitioners to obtain valid consent from their patients before...

Gerontological Care

Gerontological Care

1st Edition

Claire Welford
May 23, 2013

As the world population ages and people live longer, nurses and healthcare workers, no matter what area they work in, will encounter older people. This pocket-sized (120x80mm), spiral-bound guide in the popular Nursing & Health Survival Guide series aims to provide you with the...

Research Skills

Research Skills

1st Edition

Jeremy Jolley
April 25, 2013

Do you need to conduct or understand research to support your studies or evidence-based practice in healthcare? Ensure that you have all the research tools at your fingertips with this pocket-sized (120x80mm), spiral-bound, quick reference guide in the popular Nursing & Health...

Dementia Care

Dementia Care

1st Edition

Dawn Brooker, Sue Lillyman
February 26, 2013

Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information on caring for patients with dementia at your fingertips. All you need to know on:Person-centered dementia care Communication and managing behaviour Pain assessment Nutrition and...

Wound Care

Wound Care

1st Edition

Kelly Ryan
February 26, 2013

Ideal for quick reference in any ward or community environment, this pocket-sized (120x80mm), spiral-bound book in the popular Nursing & Health Survival guide series puts all the crucial information on wound care at your fingertips. It includes all you need to know on: Wound...

Clinical Assessment

Clinical Assessment

1st Edition

Tracy Lapworth, Deborah Cook
October 10, 2012

Every contact with your patient is an opportunity for clinical assessment. Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone...

Recognising the Acutely Ill Child

Recognising the Acutely Ill Child

1st Edition

Elizabeth Charnock, Angela Lee, Amanda Miller
September 05, 2012

Early and accurate recognition of an acutely ill child is essential. Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips.  The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and...

Postnatal and Neonatal Midwifery Skills

Postnatal and Neonatal Midwifery Skills

1st Edition

Alison Edwards
August 15, 2012

A pocket-sized reference tool for use in any community or postnatal setting, this guide puts crucial postnatal and neonatal information at your fingertips.  The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad....

Antenatal Midwifery Skills

Antenatal Midwifery Skills

1st Edition

Alison Edwards
August 15, 2012

A pocket-sized reference tool for quick access to crucial information in any community or antenatal setting. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad....

Labour Midwifery Skills

Labour Midwifery Skills

1st Edition

Alison Edwards
August 15, 2012

Ideal for quick reference in any community or birth environment, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad....

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