Nursing Care: an essential guide for nurses and healthcare workers in primary and secondary care

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Go ‘back to basics’ with this concise, clear text on the essentials of nursing care.

  • Comprehensively covers all aspects of essential care
  • Puts care into context and relates it to current UK Government policy and targets
  • Shows how to apply theory in practice using diagrams and case studies

  • Uses a ‘reflective’ theme throughout, in line with current teaching practice

  • Explains Clinical Skills in the context of care

The book is designed to help the student develop a proactive approach to the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the care that they give. The invaluable advice can be applied to all branches of nursing and to all environments where patients are nursed, whether in hospital, at home or care homes. 

Essential reading for nursing students, qualified nurses and all health and social care workers

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"Easy to read; a valuable text to commence theoretical understanding of the programme. Case studies provide valuable tools for learning" - Karen Lumsden, Department of Nursing and Applied Clinical Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University

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Go ‘back to basics’ with this concise, clear text on the essentials of nursing care.

  • Comprehensively covers all aspects of essential care
  • Puts care into context and relates it to current UK Government policy and targets
  • Shows how to apply theory in practice using diagrams and case studies
  • Uses a ‘reflective’ theme throughout, in line with current teaching practice
  • Explains Clinical Skills in the context of care
  • Includes a companion website (www.pearsoned.co.uk/field) to support learning

The book is designed to help the student develop a proactive approach to the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the care that they give. The invaluable advice can be applied to all branches of nursing and to all environments where patients are nursed, whether in hospital, at home or care homes. 

Essential reading for nursing students, qualified nurses and all health and social care workers.

Go ‘back to basics’ with this concise, clear text on the essentials of nursing care.

  • Comprehensively covers all aspects of essential care
  • Puts care into context and relates nursing care to current UK Government policies and targets
  • Shows how to apply theory in practice using diagrams and case studies
  • Uses a ‘reflective’ theme throughout, in line with current teaching practice
  • Explains Clinical Skills in the context of care
  • Includes a companion website (www.pearsoned.co.uk/field) to support learning

The book is designed to help the student develop a proactive approach to the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the care they give. The invaluable advice can be applied to all branches of nursing and to all environments where patients are nursed, whether in hospital, at home or care homes. 

Essential reading for nursing students, qualified nurses and all health and social care workers.

About the authors:

Barbara Smith is an experienced nurse, lecturer and project worker.  She has gained experience in all branches of nursing, in acute and community care, in the NHS and  in the private sector working to improve the quality of the care given to patients.

Linda Field works as a Nurse Advisor in Diabetes and is mainly based in primary care. Prior to this she worked as a Senior Teaching Fellow/Education Facilitator based at Warwick Medical School at the University of Warwick.

'The key strength of this book is its ability to cover important aspects of nursing care in depth but also very simply describe key procedures' - Helen Noble, City University

'Logical and well structured content in a language the student can understand. The scenarios are particularly good at illustrating relevant points' - Maureen Wilkins, University of Chester

 

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