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Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing: The craft of caring

Mary Chambers
March 20, 2017

This new edition of a bestselling, evidence-based textbook provides a comprehensive overview of psychiatric and mental health nursing. Keeping service users and their recovery at the centre of care, the holistic approach will help nurses to gain the tools and understanding required to work in this...

Fluids and Electrolytes: Essentials for Healthcare Practice

Bernard M. Garrett
March 20, 2017

Fluids and Electrolytes: Essentials for Healthcare Practice is designed to give a solid understanding of fluid and electrolyte physiology and its implications for practice, including acid-base balance and intravenous (IV) therapy, in a concise and easily understandable format. Chapters...

Respiratory Care

Vanessa Gibson, David Waters
December 28, 2016

Respiratory conditions are a leading cause of death and disability and account for a massive proportion of hospital admissions. This comprehensive text provides a detailed overview and discussion of respiratory care, with chapters on assessment, investigations, treatments and a wide range of...

Clark's Pocket Handbook for Radiographers, Second Edition

A. Stewart Whitley, Charles Sloane, Gail Jefferson, Ken Holmes, Craig Anderson
December 06, 2016

Drawn from the bestselling Clark's Positioning in Radiography, this pocket handbook provides clear and practical advice to help radiographers in their day-to-day work. Designed for rapid reference, it covers how to position the patient and the central ray, describes the essential image...

Children and Young People's Nursing: Principles for Practice, Second Edition

Alyson M. Davies, Ruth E. Davies
October 14, 2016

Underpinned by a rights-based approach, this essential text critically analyses the theory and practice of children and young people’s nursing from several perspectives - public health, acute and community based care, education and research. Chapters address the clinical, legal, ethical, political...

The Lived Experience in Mental Health

Gary Morris
August 17, 2016

The importance of recognising the knowledge and the needs of service users and engaging them more proactively within the care process is now widely acknowledged, but it is not always clear how this can come about. The Lived Experience of Mental Health highlights individuals’ own lived and felt...

Dementia Care: A Practical Approach

Grahame Smith
July 26, 2016

Dementia is both a personal and a societal challenge. The goal of Dementia Care: A Practical Approach is to focus on how practitioners can meet this challenge with hope and compassion, thereby enabling those with dementia to live well. The book takes a ‘strengths approach’ with an emphasis on...

Ophthalmic Nursing, Fifth Edition

Mary E. Shaw, Agnes Lee
July 26, 2016

Ophthalmic Nursing provides an overview for those just setting out in a role within ophthalmic nursing. It includes basic and comprehensible anatomy and physiology – the foundations for understanding how the eye functions and why and how problems occur – and relates them to the care and needs of...

One World Health: An Overview of Global Health

Lord Nigel Crisp
July 14, 2016

This brand new textbook presents a new approach to the teaching and understanding of global health. It describes the shared opportunities but also the problems that we all face, wherever we live, and the particular needs of the poorest people in every society. Covering subjects from epidemics...

Health Promotion in Midwifery: Principles and Practice, Third Edition

Jan Bowden, Vicky Manning
July 12, 2016

Health Promotion in Midwifery explores the principles of health promotion within the practical context of midwifery. It clearly outlines and discusses the midwife’s role in health promotion, linking theory and practice. The third edition of this evidence-based text covers essential topics such as...

Spirituality and Coping with Loss: End of Life Healthcare Practice

Wendy Greenstreet
May 12, 2016

Spirituality and Coping with Loss: End of Life Healthcare Practice describes a research study that reflects nurses’ experience of the nature of loss encountered in end of life care settings as well as the ways in which spirituality is a resource in coping in these situations. Key findings indicate...

Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

Teresa Chahine
May 03, 2016

Social entrepreneurship is a revolution occurring around the world today. People from all walks of life are developing and implementing innovative, effective, and sustainable solutions in response to social and environmental challenges. These solutions include products, services, and interventions...

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