ALEXANDER´S NURSING PRACTICE, HOSPITAL AND HOME, 5TH EDITION

ALEXANDER´S NURSING PRACTICE, HOSPITAL AND HOME, 5TH EDITION

Editorial:
CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
Año de edición:
Materia
Enfermería
ISBN:
978-0-7020-6230-8
Páginas:
889
N. de edición:
5
Idioma:
Inglés
Ilustraciones:
230
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1 The essence of nursing
2 The nursing team
Section 1: Care of patients with common disorders
3 Nursing patients with cardiovascular disorders
4 Nursing patients with respiratory disorders
5 Nursing patients with gastrointestinal, liver and biliary disorders
6 Nursing patients with endocrine and metabolic disorders
Part 1 Nursing patients with endocrine disorders
Part 2 Nursing patients with diabetes mellitus
7 Nursing patients with disorders of the lymphatic and immune systems
8 Nursing patients with disorders of the breast and reproductive systems
Part 1 Nursing patients with disorders of the reproductive systems
Part 2 Nursing patients with disorders of the breast
9 Nursing patients with urinary disorders
10 Nursing patients with disorders of the nervous system
11 Nursing patients with musculoskeletal disorders
12 Nursing patients with blood disorders
13 Nursing patients with skin disorders
14 Nursing patients with disorders of the eye and sight impairment
15 Nursing patients with disorders of the ear, nose and throat
Section 2: Core nursing issues
16 Medicines management
17 Infection prevention and control
18 Recognizing and managing shock
19 Pain management
20 Maintaining fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance
21 Nutrition and health
22 Tissue viability and managing chronic wounds
23 Maintaining continence
Section 3: Nursing specific patient groups
24 Nursing the patient undergoing surgery
25 Nursing the patient who experiences trauma
26 Nursing the unconscious patient
27 Nursing the critically ill patient
28 Nursing the patient with burn injury
29 Nursing the patient with cancer
30 Care and rehabilitation of people with long-term conditions
31 Nursing patients who need palliative care
32 Nursing care for older patients
33 Nursing patients with sexually acquired infections and HIV/AIDS
Appendix
Glossary

New edition of the UK’s most comprehensive textbook on adult nursing now fully revised for a new generation of students!
Led by the renowned editor, Ian Peate OBE FRCN, this well-established volume has been fully updated by a team of experienced nurse educationalists and practitioners to meet the needs of today’s undergraduate nursing student. Retaining the popular format - Common Disorders, Core Nursing Issues and Specific Patient Groups - this comprehensive volume is richly illustrated throughout and contains a wide range of helpful learning features to help the reader navigate the demands of the latest NMC educational requirements. Evidenced-based throughout, and with a range of helpful online tools and learning activities, additional features include ‘Real-life’ Case Studies to help readers contextualise and apply new information, relevant pathophysiology to explain disease processes, enhanced discussion of pharmacology and medicines management to assist with ‘prescribing readiness’, and learning features which include Key Nursing Issues and Reflection and Learning - What Next?
Fully reflective of the 2018 NMC Standards of Proficiency for Nurses, this volume will be suitable for all undergraduate nursing students, the Trainee Nursing Associate, and anyone returning to practice.

Features:
• New edition of the UK’s most comprehensive textbook on Adult Nursing!
• Retains the popular ‘three-part’ structure to ensure comprehensive coverage of the subject area - Common Disorders, Core Nursing Issues and Specific Patient Groups
• Illustrative A&P and pathophysiology help explain key diseases and disorders
• ‘Real-life’ Case Studies help contextualise and apply new information
• Explains relevant tests and investigations and, when needed, the role of the nurse in the context of each of them
• Helpful learning features include Key Nursing Issues and Reflection and Learning - What Next?
• Encourages readers to critically examine issues that are related to care provision
• Useful icons throughout the text directs readers to additional online material
• Glossary contains over 300 entries to explain new terminology and concepts
• Appendices include notes on Système International (SI) units and reference ranges for common biochemical and haematological values
• Perfect for second and third-year undergraduate nursing students, senior Trainee Nursing Associates, those ‘returning to practice’ or needing to review practice and prepare for revalidation

New To This Edition:
• Edited by the world-renowned Ian Peate - editor of the British Journal of Nursing - who brings together a new line up of contributors from across the UK and Australia
• Reflects contemporary issues such as the complexity of acute admissions and the increasing importance of the multidisciplinary approach to patient care
• Reflects the 2018 NMC Standards of Proficiency for Nurses and the NMC 2018 Code
• Helps prepare students for ‘prescribing readiness’, with basic principles of pharmacology, evidence-based person-centred approaches to medicines management and an understanding of the regulatory, professional legal and ethical frameworks
• Recognises the introduction of the Nursing Associate role in England

Author
Ian Peate, OBE, FRCN, EN(G) RGN, DipN(Lond), RNT B.Ed (Hons), MA, LLM, Head of School, School of Health Studies, Gibraltar Health Authority, Gibraltar; Editor in Chief British Journal of Nursing; Visiting Professor St George’s University of London and Kingston University London; Visiting Senior Clinical Fellow University of Hertfordshire, UK

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