EBOOK  Palliative Care Nursing  Principles and Evidence for Practice Book

EBOOK Palliative Care Nursing Principles and Evidence for Practice


  • Author : Catherine Walshe
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Release Date : 2018-05-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 527
  • ISBN 10 : 9780335261635

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EBOOK Palliative Care Nursing Principles and Evidence for Practice Excerpt :

What can nurses do to support those receiving palliative care? How do you ensure clear communication and maintain patients’ and families’ preferences? Palliative Care Nursing is essential reading for nursing students, nurses and other health and social care professionals providing supportive and palliative care to those with advanced illness or who are towards the end of life. This third edition of the acclaimed textbook has been extensively revised and examines important research studies, key debates around care and strategies to move palliative care nursing forward. In four sections the book covers key elements of nursing practice towards the end of life: • Who is the palliative care patient? • Providing palliative nursing care • Caring around the time of death • Challenging issues in palliative care nursing Leading authors in each of these fields address contemporary issues and explore how to provide high quality person-centred palliative care, encouraging application to practice through exercises case studies. Chapters completely reworked or new for this edition include those on communication, living with uncertainty, bereavement care, the costs of caring, nurses’ decision-making and capacity, and palliative care worldwide. The clarity of evidence presented and coverage of a diverse range of topics make this the foundational textbook for all studying palliative care at pre-registration level, postgraduate level or as part of CPD study. With a foreword by last edition editor, Professor Sheila Payne, Lancaster University, UK. “I welcome this third edition of Palliative Care Nursing and congratulations to the new team who have provided us with a dynamic and innovative development of a core text for palliative nursing practice. As the largest workforce in palliative care, and given the changing face of clinical practice for nurses, including increased educational opportunity and expanding roles and responsibilities, this book is timely in its focus o

EBOOK  Palliative Care in Ireland Book

EBOOK Palliative Care in Ireland


  • Author : Julie Ling
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Release Date : 2005-05-16
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 9780335226252

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This book describes the history and development of palliative care services in the Republic of Ireland. Written from a multi-professional perspective the book appeals to anyone with an interest in hospice and palliative care in Ireland. In attempting to explore what is different about Irish palliative care, this book delves into the cultural, religious and social factors particular to modern Ireland, from the historical roots of the Irish palliative care movement through to the publication of the Government’s ‘blueprint’ for the future development of services. Palliative Care In Ireland explores the provision of palliative care services, bereavement, the influence of folklore, holistic care, faith, religion and spirituality, and the important contributions of the voluntary sector. The changing face of Ireland is described and challenges ahead are considered. This is the first book to truly capture the Irish dimension and is essential reading for those in emerging services worldwide where similar challenges are faced and where local and national influences determine the uniqueness of a particular model of service delivery. The book is key reading for students and researchers as well as all those involved in the delivery and management of palliative care services. Contributors: Jide Afolabi, Maria Bailey, Frank Brennan, David Clark, Sinéad Donnelly, Matthew Farrelly, Stephen Higgins, Jacqueline Holmes, Kaye Kealy, Michael Kearney, Ann Keating, Orla Keegan, Christy Kenneally, Philip Larkin, Peter Lawlor, Julie Ling, Anna-Marie Lynch, John McCormack, Regina McQuillan, Michael J. Murphy, Tony O'Brien, Eileen O’Leary, Liam O’Síoráin, Maeve O'Reilly, Patrick J Quinlan, Deirdre Rowe, Siobhan Sheehan, Geraldine Tracey, Onja Van Doorslaer, Eithne Walsh.

Palliative Care Nursing  Principles And Evidence For Practice Book

Palliative Care Nursing Principles And Evidence For Practice


  • Author : Payne, Sheila
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Release Date : 2008-08-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 717
  • ISBN 10 : 9780335221813

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Palliative Care Nursing Principles And Evidence For Practice Excerpt :

This textbook in palliative care nursing draws together the principles and evidence that underpins practice to support nurses working in specialist palliative care settings and those whose work involves end-of-life care.

EBOOK  Principles And Practice Of Managing Pain  A Guide For Nurses And Allied Health Professionals Book

EBOOK Principles And Practice Of Managing Pain A Guide For Nurses And Allied Health Professionals


  • Author : Gareth Parsons
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Release Date : 2010-10-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780335240210

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EBOOK Principles And Practice Of Managing Pain A Guide For Nurses And Allied Health Professionals Excerpt :

Pain management is a popular topic for nursing students and one that is covered primarily during years 2 and 3 of pre-registration nursing courses. Caring for patients involves understanding and knowing how to manage and treat their conditions and illnesses, and the pain associated with them. An understanding of the mechanics of pain, how pain affects individuals and how pain can be treated is absolutely core to nursing study and practice and nurses need to be able to identify, assess and treat pain responsibly and as part of their broader care for patients.Pain is also a complex subject which needs to be skillfully taught and integrated with other topics. The authors deliver a distance learning Pain course, from which the book is being developed, and as such the book will include lots of learning tools and features to help explore concepts, self-develop and acquire critical thinking skills - all essential throughout the nursing course. The emphasis of the book will not be on facts, physiology or pharmacology, but instead the book will draw on these things to help students develop a solid philosophy of care that encompasses good pain management. The book will also cover the patient perspective in depth and will have a problem-solving ethos that explores pain as a core aspect of care giving.

EBOOK  Achieving Competencies for Nursing Practice  A Handbook for Student Nurses Book

EBOOK Achieving Competencies for Nursing Practice A Handbook for Student Nurses


  • Author : Sheila Reading
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Release Date : 2014-01-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9780335246755

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Quality patient care relies on the demonstration of competencies by nurses at all stages of their education and developing career. This exciting textbook is designed to help student nurses better understand the competencies set out by the NMC and equip them to achieve and demonstrate competency as they prepare to qualify as a nurse. The book is divided into sections that address the four domains of competency: Professional Values Communication and interpersonal skills Nursing practice and decision making Leadership, management and team working Suitable for all student nurses on pre-registration degree programmes in nursing across the UK, the book includes examples and insights from the fields of adult, child, mental health and learning disability that reflect a range of clinical and community settings. Amongst other topics this book covers: Communication skills Working with patients and their families Solving problems in practice Clinical decision making Working in interprofessional teams Written by experts, each chapter challenges you to reflect on your own values and beliefs, giving you opportunities to learn and reflect on your nursing skills and knowledge. The chapters include reflective activities, portfolio activities, case studies & vignettes, key points and further resources. An essential purchase for all student nurses. Contributors: Mary Addo, Heather Bain, Debbie Banks, Mary Jane Baker, Owen Barr, Pauline Black, Jackie Bridges, Alison Brown, Jean Cowie, Debbie Good, Ruth Taylor, Kate Goodhand, Chris McLean, Yvonne Middlewick, Avril Milne, Eloise Monger, Delia Pogson, Mark Rawlinson, Beth Sepion, Steve Smith, Cathy Sullivan, Kay Townsend, Alison Trenery. "What we have in this textbook is a user friendly but rigorous presentation of the main competencies for professional nursing practice. Its easy style and 'readability' is one of its most pleasing features and the case studies, information boxes and key learning points give structure to the book as well as

EBOOK  Transition to Nursing  Preparation for Practice Book

EBOOK Transition to Nursing Preparation for Practice


  • Author : Bill Whitehead
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Release Date : 2017-12-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9780335263837

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EBOOK Transition to Nursing Preparation for Practice Excerpt :

How do you think like a staff nurse? What behaviour and level of work is needed to be awarded your degree? How will you adapt to working as a professional and working in a team? This book is for you if you’re in the final stage of a pre-registration nursing course or if you are making the transition to becoming a registered nurse. It provides you with a toolkit of advice to help you deal with challenges you’ll face and prepare you with an understanding of what the university and NMC will be looking for. Clear advice is given on the academic skills you will need, how to face the rigours of the final year, and what you need to demonstrate in your behaviour and placements. Professional issues covered include using evidence in practice, managing a caseload, and how far to fit into or question workplace culture. The features of this book include: • Guidance enriched by the latest research and expert knowledge of this transition period • Reflective learning boxes to help you identify how you can prepare • Case studies raising issues from student and registered nurses’ experience going through this transition • Short chapters enable quick learning to support you now • Knowledge that will build your confidence and enhance your ability to fit into your first job This book is recommended reading for all final year nursing students and nurses new to the profession. "Packed with practical detail and the supporting evidence, it’s obvious the authors are anchored in the reality of today’s complex healthcare environments. The journey from student to registered nurse is more like a vertical ladder than a learning curve. This book helps you climb up every rung of the way. This book doesn’t just describe the process of transition; it gives advice for both academic and practice based achievement, preparing you to think and practise as a staff nurse. It’s a resource you can either dip into as needed, or read from cover to cover. In addition there’s an evidence

EBOOK  User Participation in Health and Social Care Research Book

EBOOK User Participation in Health and Social Care Research


  • Author : Mike Nolan
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Release Date : 2007-10-16
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780335234967

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EBOOK User Participation in Health and Social Care Research Excerpt :

This is a timely book, given the increasing emphasis on user participation in both research and health and social service provision, that can be read in conjunction with a more general book on research..." David Hicks, Liverpool John Moores University, UK User participation in research is still in its relative infancy with many practical, ethical, moral, methodological and philosophical questions unanswered. This text gathers together an international set of authors to explore these issues and begin to forge some practical solutions to each of these concerns. The book includes contributions on the use and application of narrative approaches, intervention and evaluation research, methodological development and quality thresholds. It provides a practical framework for all groups wishing to undertake research based on the principles and values of user participation. The book is structured around ten original case studies which explore the use of participatory methods in practice with a variety of groups across diverse health, social care and community settings. These include older people, including those with dementia, people with learning disability, mental health service users and their carers, and children and young people. Unique and often groundbreaking studies from Australia, Sweden, the UK, and the USA are used to illustrate application of theory to research practice. In addition the text: Considers the issues, challenges and rewards of user participation research Draws on the actual experience of doing research and working with users Includes the voices and contributions of users in reporting research User Participation in Health and Social Care Research: Voices, Values and Evaluation is key reading for students, researchers, practitioners and users themselves wishing to undertake participative research involving service users.

EBOOK  Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions Book

EBOOK Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions


  • Author : Jan Walker
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Release Date : 2012-05-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9780335243921

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EBOOK Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions Excerpt :

"This beautifully written book ... clearly explains the application of psychological concepts and theories to health and succinctly summarises key issues. Each chapter also provides a series of vignettes capturing the kind of real-life situations health and social care professionals will encounter in their own practice and a set of thought-provoking exercises ... These will be invaluable in developing critical thinking skills and growing the capacity to provide the kind of empathic care which is the heart of person-centred practice" Dr Wendy Cousins, Course Director, University of Ulster School of Nursing, UK "I have recommended earlier editions of this book and now am delighted to say that this latest edition is even better. The authors continue to clearly explain the relevance of psychological theories, models and approaches to nursing care but now, through the use of frequent reflective activities, vignettes and a 'psychosoap' family, students are also highly encouraged to identify how the theory will help them to become the high quality holistic practitioners they desire to be." Anthony Duffy, Nurse Tutor, College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, UK "This new edition embraces innovation in student learning. The use of the 'psychosoap' provides a structure which is meaningful and insightful. The chapter exercises have ‘realworld’ application and can be used to understand your own and others motivations, beliefs and values. Unlike many psychology texts ... this book offers real 'food for thought' and provides the building blocks which link theory to practice. It will also be a valuable resource for those who like to 'dip in' to a book." Philip Larkin, Professor of Clinical Nursing (Palliative Care), and Joint Chair, University College Dublin and Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Ireland "This new edition continues to improve the reader's experience, providing comprehensive insight into the complex subject of psychology. It is user friendly

NURSING CARE AT THE END OF LIFE Book

NURSING CARE AT THE END OF LIFE


  • Author : SUSAN. LOWEY
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1096517749

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Essentials of Mental Health Nursing Book

Essentials of Mental Health Nursing


  • Author : Karen Wright
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2018-02-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 768
  • ISBN 10 : 9781526418180

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Essentials of Mental Health Nursing Excerpt :

This ground-breaking textbook gathers contributions from service users, expert practitioners and leading academics to help students develop the core knowledge and skills they need to qualify as mental health nurses. Focusing in particular on helping students apply person-centred, compassionate and recovery-focused care, service-user voices and practical case studies are integrated throughout the book. Students are also given a rounded understanding of the key debates they will face in practice through the exploration of both bio-medical and psycho-social approaches. Key features include: Voices and case studies from real practising nurses and students help students apply knowledge to practice. Critical thinking activities, debates, and ‘What’s the Evidence’ summaries help students develop higher level critical thinking and evidence based practice skills. Further reading and free SAGE journal articles facilitate independent learning. Online MCQs and Flashcards make revision simple and fun. The free interactive ebook gives students the freedom to learn anywhere! Online Lecturer resources: free MCQs, video debates, SAGE journal articles and more, which can be used for flipped classroom activities or lectures to make teaching more interactive.

Palliative Care in Nursing and Healthcare Book

Palliative Care in Nursing and Healthcare


  • Author : Michelle Brown
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2015-11-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473969377

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Palliative Care in Nursing and Healthcare Excerpt :

This book helps nursing and healthcare students to prepare for the challenges of working with the increasing number of patients requiring palliative care, so that they can work in partnership with patients and their carers, providing care that is compassionate, practical and backed up by the latest evidence. Delivering palliative care can be emotionally challenging and the book focuses on supporting healthcare staff, allowing them to provide the care that is needed. Key features include: * case studies in every chapter, helping students to practically work through difficult scenarios * reflective activities that assist readers in thinking critically about their care and how to improve it * a holistic approach to palliative care that includes family, carers and interprofessional work * up to date theory and policy. Palliative Care in Nursing and Healthcare is suitable for undergraduate nursing students and allied health students and practitioners. Michelle Brown is Senior Lecturer at the University of Derby.

Placement Learning in Cancer   Palliative Care Nursing   E Book Book

Placement Learning in Cancer Palliative Care Nursing E Book


  • Author : Penny Howard
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2012-10-12
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702051746

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Placement Learning in Cancer Palliative Care Nursing E Book Excerpt :

Are you unsure about your cancer and palliative care placement? Do you need guidance on what to prepare to get the most out of your practice learning? Will you have the range of clinical skills to care for people with cancer? What learning opportunities will there be to meet your competencies? How can you maximise your learning during this placement? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will advise you on what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities and meet your competencies. Takes a logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for learning on a cancer and palliative care placement Provides the principles of care, treatment and management of someone with a cancer diagnosis, linking university-learned theory to clinical practice Gives helpful evidence-based practice examples and resources to support placement learning Identifies clinical skills that underpin care of an individual with cancer Highlights potential learning opportunities and experiences available on a cancer and palliative care placement Explains how to develop your clinical portfolio by completing specific exercises and activities Maps all activities and exercises to the NMC competencies Advises on approaches to a range of situations that may arise as a student nurse Adopts a case-study approach to consolidating learning and to explore the patient pathway from pre-diagnosis, through a range of treatment options to living beyond cancer or end-of-life care. Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements How to prepare for your placement What you can expect to learn during a placement Clear links to, and examples of, achieving NMC competencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for your portfolio Case studies that link theory with practice How to consolidate your experience and learn from the placement Tips, activities, further reading suggestions and useful webs

Palliative Care Nursing of Children and Young People Book

Palliative Care Nursing of Children and Young People


  • Author : Rita Pfund
  • Publisher : Radcliffe Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 257
  • ISBN 10 : 1846190193

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Palliative Care Nursing of Children and Young People Excerpt :

Challenges the reader to critically analyze their own practices and beliefs within an evidence-based framework. This book captures the evidence base and many developments and applies them to the care of infants, children, and young people living with life-limiting illness, and their families.

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing Book

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing


  • Author : Betty Rolling Ferrell
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-04
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1000
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190862374

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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing Excerpt :

The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing remains the most comprehensive treatise on the art and science of palliative care nursing available. Dr. Betty Rolling Ferrell and Dr. Judith A. Paice have invited 162 nursing experts to contribute 76 chapters addressing the physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs pertinent to the successful palliative care team. Organized within 7 Sections, this new edition covers the gamut of principles of care: from the time of initial diagnosis of a serious illness to the end of a patient's life and beyond. This fifth edition features several new chapters, including chapters on advance care planning, organ donation, self-care, global palliative care, and the ethos of palliative nursing. Each chapter is rich with tables and figures, case examples for improved learning, and a strong evidence-based practice to support the highest quality of care. The book offers a valuable and practical resource for students and clinicians across all settings of care. The content is relevant for specialty hospice agencies and palliative care programs, as well as generalist knowledge for schools of nursing, oncology, critical care, and pediatric. Developed with the intention of emphasizing the need to extend palliative care beyond the specialty to be integrated in all settings and by all clinicians caring for the seriously ill, this new edition will continue to serve as the cornerstone of palliative care education.

Theoretical Basis for Advanced Practice Nursing   eBook Book

Theoretical Basis for Advanced Practice Nursing eBook


  • Author : Jyothi Dr Chakrabarty
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2021-07-10
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9788131256480

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Theoretical Basis for Advanced Practice Nursing eBook Excerpt :

This book provides the various concepts of advanced practice nursing and factors related to it as examined by the author for graduate and postgraduate nursing students. The book is divided into three sections: the first section describes India’s health system, healthcare challenges, and trends. The challenges and trends are discussed in comparison with other countries worldwide. The second section focuses on the description of advanced practice nursing in general and the nurse practitioner in particular. This section also discusses the training requirements for nurse practitioner in critical care (NPCC) in India and the future challenges likely to be faced by them. The third section provides details about clinical competencies, leadership qualities, and the importance of research and evidence-based practice (EBP) for NPCC. Learning activities are provided in a few chapters to encourage students for further reading. Sample health assessment format is given for the students to follow in their day-to-day practice as well as a few clinical scenarios are provided for discussion. Different EBP resources for nurse practitioners are also offered which will be beneficial for nursing students as well as students from other healthcare disciplines. This book is a complete guide to all aspects of Advanced Practice Nursing. written and presented as per the requirements of NPCC Course in India. Book has exhaustive coverage to help students to clear concepts. Version as per the National Nursing Education Practice