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Palliative Care - An Integrated Part of ...Cancer Care
eChapter  12
Added: 20/07/2009
In this chapter a model of care has been demonstrated that recognises palliative care as a positive step in the management of patients with advanced cancer. By combining the knowledge and skills of al...l specialities, challenging nurses' attitudes and beliefs about the care they deliver and recognising the need to change many of the traditions, rituals, mores and policies and procedures that have developed within nursing cultures over the decades, nurses can help patients to look forward to a greater quality of life.
Prelims
eChapter  Prelims
Added: 20/07/2009
Prelims: Full Contents, Dedications and Acknowledgments, Foreword, Preface and About the authors...
Environment
eChapter  5
Added: 20/07/2009
This chapter examines the preparation and maintenance of resident care equipment, the type of supplies and equipment that staff members use in resident care, the effectiveness of environmental service...s and the way in which waste disposal is managed...
Infection Control Overview
eChapter  1
Added: 20/07/2009
This chapter explores how to achieve effective infection control through discussing and explaining infections and the principles of infection control. It also guides the reader on how to achieve a saf...e environment of care...
End Matter
eChapter  End Matter
Added: 20/07/2009
This chapter contains the index to the Ausmed chapter series Nursing the Person with Cancer: A Book for all Nurses. In addition to this useful reference, a glossary of key terms included in the series... is included and a post-series test that readers may find useful to check their knowledge.
Infection Control Procedures and Practic...es
eChapter  4
Added: 20/07/2009
This chapter explains the actions of the staff, management of equipment and procedures required by the residents and looks at infection control principles in all aspects of resident care so that staff... can ensure that the chain of infection is broken...
Dispelling Myths, Imparting Knowledge - ...a Guide to Client Education
eChapter  1
Added: 20/07/2009
This chapter guides nurses on how to provide effective client education and relevant information which has the potential to enhance the welfare and progress of people with cancer......
Residents
eChapter  3
Added: 20/07/2009
This chapter begins by presenting general preventative strategies and concludes with information about specific infectious agents commonly encountered in aged care facilities......
Supporting Families and Carers
eChapter  10
Added: 20/07/2009
This chapter examines the characteristics for optimal cancer care and the requirements of health professionals to provide full psychosocial support services to partners, caregivers and other family me...mbers, in addition to the patients themselves...
Coping with Common Concerns
eChapter  6
Added: 20/07/2009
This chapter emphasises how health professionals can use many straight forward but effective strategies to help cancer patients and their families manage common concerns......
Challenges and Opportunities - Educating... the Nurse for Cancer Care
eChapter  2
Added: 20/07/2009
The preparation of nurses for cancer care is an important aspect of the social response to cancer. Following a brief historical overview, this chapter focuses on the challenges and opportunities that ...exist in the formal preparation of nurses for cancer care. The chapter draws on the author's personal experience in developing and teaching cancer nursing at La Trobe University. The final section of this chapter offers potential students a guide to choosing a postgraduate course.
Practicalities and Challenges of Providi...ng Psychosocial Care
eChapter  2
Added: 20/07/2009
This chapter explores the types of psychosocial care and how it is given to patients. It also uses examples and templates to clarify each point made......
How to Build Relationships with Good Com...munication
eChapter  4
Added: 20/07/2009
This chapter explores the necessity of good communication between health professionals and patient and family. It offers case examples, graphs and tables to aid all suggestions and problems described......
Grief, End of Life and Bereavement
eChapter  11
Added: 20/07/2009
This chapter examines the various ways health professionals can work with patients and families as they face the challenges of the end of life and ultimately death......
Fatigue
eChapter  10
Added: 20/07/2009
The message of this chapter is that a single approach cannot manage fatigue. Fatigue is a total experience affecting a person physically, mentally, emotionally and socially. A comprehensive approach t...o nursing management is thus required...
第一章: 护士长 (The Nurse Manager)
eChapter  1
Added: 15/07/2009
当代医疗保健机构的特点决定了护士长的责任是复杂多样,并且不同的工作环境要求护士长具备某些具体而特定的技能。但是,管理技能与领导技能对...护士长而言是在所有不同工作环境下都需要具备的。并且,管理和领导这两个词被频繁地用来描述护士长在处理特定事件时的职责与技能。
Antenatal and Postnatal Maternity Care f...or Vietnamese Women
eChapter  5
Added: 06/07/2009
This chapter considers the encounters between healthcare providers and Vietnamese women in childbearing situations. The women's background is first studied, followed by Vietnamese practices in these s...ituations. A discussion of the two attitudes attempts to reconcile the differences by means of changes in practice.
Charting the Waters of Client's Emotions
eChapter  9
Added: 06/07/2009
This chapter emphasises the importance of including clients' subjective or emotional responses in nursing documentation. Whether your client is an in-patient in a general or psychiatric hospital, a re...sident in a nursing home or a community health client, documenting their emotional status helps inform other team members, so the most appropriate care can be planned and implemented.
Prelims
eChapter  Prelims
Added: 06/07/2009
This chapter contains the preliminaries to Asian Mothers, Western Birth. The preface has been written by Dr. Pranee Liamputtong Rice, of the Latrobe University School of Public Health. A listing of th...e contents is provided, as well as a foreword and a list of contributor biographies.
Childbearing Practices of Chinese women
eChapter  6
Added: 06/07/2009
This chapter presents the childbearing practices of Chinese women within the context of their cultural worldviews. It discusses these practices within their social and historical contexts, and provide...s some advice on practice implications for midwives caring for Chinese women.

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