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Obstetrics by Ten Teachers, 20th Edition

Louise C. Kenny, Jenny E. Myers
August 07, 2017

First published in 1917 as 'Midwifery', Obstetrics by Ten Teachers is well established as a concise, yet comprehensive, guide within its field. The twentieth edition has been thoroughly updated by a new team of 'teachers', integrating clinical material with the latest scientific developments that...

Gastrointestinal Nursing: A Lifespan Approach

Paul Ong, Rachel Skittrall
August 02, 2017

Disorders of the gastrointestinal tract make up some of the most common illnesses experienced across the lifespan affecting individuals in infancy, childhood and adulthood.   This essential guide to the gastrointestinal system will enable nurses and allied health professionals to apply principles...

Cultural Awareness in Nursing and Health Care, Third Edition: An Introductory Text

Karen Holland
July 12, 2017

This introductory textbook relates theory to practice and enhances students' learning and understanding of cultural issues that impact on patient care and their own practice as nurses, while considering wider social and political issues.   Now in its third edition, Cultural Awareness in Nursing...

Preparing for International Health Experiences: A Practical Guide

Akshaya Neil Arya
June 19, 2017

At some point in their careers, many health professionals and students wish to engage in overseas work. Learning from other systems, people and cultures is invaluable and in some cases life changing. This book is a unique resource that offers necessary insights into making the most of the...

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...

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