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Palliative Care Nursing: A Guide to Prac...tice - 2nd Edition
In all cases, palliative care is a challenge. Thoroughly updated, rewritten and revised this third edition offers nurses and healthcare professionals an evidence-based approach to providing better car...e for people in palliative care and for those who love and support them.
Palliative Care Nursing: A Guide to Prac...tice - 3rd Edition
Most nurses, at some stage of their career, will be called on to care for a dying person and so it is important that all nurses have the knowledge, skills, compassion and wisdom to care for people nea...r the end of life. Palliative Care Nursing is a reliable and useful practice guide which will be relevant to nurses in all settings. This book is committed to the principles inherent in the practice of palliative care – respect, dignity, excellence, advocacy, equity and accountability. The individual chapters are authored by an international team of nurses who offer evidence, research and strategies for providing the finest approaches for palliative care within different situations and environments
Practical Approaches to Infection Contro...l in Residential Aged Care - 2nd Edition
Understanding and applying the principles of infection control is one of the hallmarks of quality aged care. The overwhelming success of the first edition of Infection Control has led to this new revi...sed edition. Presented in a no-nonsense, straightforward style, this easy-to-read text is a concise manual to infection control and prevention.
Psychosocial Care of Cancer Patients: A ...Health Professional's Guide to What to Say and Do
The diagnosis of cancer brings an immediate threat of death, profound grief at illness, the challenge of coping with this predicament and eventual transition to new experiences. For many, the related ...treatment program is arduous. Often unstated assumptions about life can be shattered. Any consequent distress reverberates among family and friends. Cancer is a key turning point in life’s narrative, thus presenting a special opportunity for the psycho-oncologist to intervene.
Rethinking Dementia: An Australian Appro...ach
By offering a new way of seeing and dealing with people with dementia, this book can help to make life easier and more pleasant for people with dementia (who make up between 60 and 80 per cent of nurs...ing-home clientele) and for the staff who care for them, for whom this book is written.
Spirituality: The Heart of Nursing
True healing views a person as body, mind and spirit, and whilst the body receives unprecedented attention from our empirically-driven healthcare system, the mind has a much lower priority, and the sp...irit is given only the most cursory of considerations. Spirituality- The Heart of Nursing seeks to redress this imbalance, and draws upon the knowledge and experience of 10 distinguished nurse authors to describe and explore the essential role of spirituality in modern healthcare.
The Midwife and the Bereaved Family
This book is based on women’s experiences and has been written for midwives, by a midwife. The chapters follow a chronological pattern from early pregnancy loss through to late pregnancy loss. The c...hapter on subsequent pregnancy is useful as a guide for the midwife who will be caring for that woman and her family.
The Vulva and Vagina Manual
Disorders of the vulva and vagina represent one of the most diverse and challenging specialities for any healthcare professional. The assessment, diagnosis and treatment of any disorder may require in...put from gynecologists, oncologists, dermatologists, pathologists and psychologists if optimal outcomes are to be obtained. The Vulva and Vaginal Manual provides a guide to the identification and treatment of over 275 disorders, and draws upon the knowledge of each of these specialists to provide one of the most comprehensive reviews available in print today.
Why the World Needs Nurses: An Anthology... of Perspectives
Events of recent years have shown how actions taken in one country will likely be felt around the world. Intertwined with political and social policy, the global economic downturn has overshadowed oth...er crises that may prove to be even more devastating.
Wound Care Nursing: A Guide to Practice
At some time, all nurses can expect to manage a person with a wound. And because they spend so much time with their patients, nurses have a special opportunity to provide modern, evidence-based wound ...care with a person-centered focus. This book provides guidance on the most contemporary approaches to wound management in a variety of contexts.