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Author Edwards, Marilyn
Title The Informed Practice Nurse
Imprint New York : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2008
©2008
book jacket
Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (337 pages)
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Series Wiley Series in Nursing Ser
Wiley Series in Nursing Ser
Note The Informed Practice Nurse -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: Ethics -- Ethics, philosophies and codes of practice -- Issues of consent -- Respect for patient autonomy in general practice -- Summary -- Chapter 2: Management -- Organisations -- Change management -- Clinical governance in general practice -- Time Management -- Summary -- Chapter 3: Infection Control -- Introduction -- Pathology of infection -- Standard precautions -- Minor surgery within general practice -- Waste -- Protection of staff and patients -- Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) -- Vaccine storage -- Healthcare associated infections -- Infestations -- Notifiable diseases -- Summary -- Appendix -- Chapter 4: Health Promotion -- Needs assessment -- Social class and health needs -- Practice and community profiles -- Promoting pre-conception care -- Infections -- Genetic disorders -- Women with diabetes mellitus -- Prevention and management of osteoporosis -- Summary -- Chapter 5: Men's Health -- Social issues surrounding men's health -- Healthcare services -- Well men -- Improving men's health -- Testicular cancer -- Prostate cancer -- Men who have sex with men -- Summary -- Chapter 6: Women's Health -- The invisible minority -- health needs of lesbian women -- Premenstrual syndrome -- Domestic violence (domestic abuse) -- Summary -- Chapter 7: Health Needs of Young People -- Nutritional issues in young people -- Eating disorders -- Teenage healthcare -- Summary -- Chapter 8: Wound Management in General Practice -- Types of wound -- The healing process -- Wound assessment -- General assessment of the patient - factors affecting healing -- Wound cleansing -- The ideal dressing -- Dressing types -- Management of minor traumatic wounds -- Management of post-operative wounds -- Management of leg ulcers -- Nursing management
Summary -- Chapter 9: Moving Practice Nursing Forward -- Nursing in practice -- Nurse-led management in clinical care -- Skill mix -- Nonmedical prescribing (nurse prescribing) -- Triage -- The primary healthcare team -- Training -- Reflective practice -- Clinical supervision -- Practice based commissioning -- Nurse partnerships -- The future -- Summary -- Index
"This valuable book provides in-depth information for student, novice, and experienced nurses with the goal of helping nurses to develop inquiring minds. As in all of healthcare, nursing practice is constantly changing and requires nurses to be attending to the most recent quality data to ensure that they are providing the most effective and efficient patient care." (Doody's, January 2010)
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Edwards, Marilyn The Informed Practice Nurse New York : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2008 9781861560964
Subject Nurse practitioners -- Great Britain.;Primary care (Medicine) -- Great Britain
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