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Spirituality - The Essence of Cancer Car...e
eChapter  11
Added: 20/07/2009
This chapter emphasises the appreciation of the role of spirituality and its practical application within the clinical domain. Ample evidence is given and referenced to support the claim that meeting ...a cancer patient's spiritual needs can also diminish the severity of their symptoms, thus reducing the need for prescribed therapies. It also guides nurses on the importance of spirituality for themselves as well as their patients.
Common Infections and Infectious Disease...s
eChapter  7
Added: 20/07/2009
This chapter discusses some of the important features of common infections and infectious diseases......
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.
Exploring the Boundries of Oncological N...ursing Practice
eChapter  15
Added: 20/07/2009
This chapter critically evaluates the heath care system and the nurses role within this system. It lists the movements that are being created for a better future and offers a range of opportunities an...d suggestions for nurses who wish to create a better future, which this author believes is primarily in the hands of nurses today.
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。
When I Had My Baby Here!
eChapter  8
Added: 06/07/2009
In this chapter the experiences of several Hmong and Vietnamese women who had their babies in Australian maternity hospitals are examined. The chapter is divided into three main areas: pregnancy, birt...h and confinement, and presents a valuable perspective on the impact of culture upon childbirth.
Documenting the Cultural Dimension of Pr...actice
eChapter  5
Added: 06/07/2009
This chapter explores the ways three New Zealand nurses have found to document the cultural dimension in practice. From their work in diverse communities, they explain the emphasis they place on cultu...re when assessing and documenting aspects of health...
The Challenge of Migrant Motherhood: The... Childrearing Practises of Chinese First-Time Mothers in Australia
eChapter  9
Added: 06/07/2009
This chapter concerns the experiences of 20 Chinese migrant women who became mothers for the first time in their adopted country of Australia. Being a first-time mother is challenging enough, but bein...g a first-time mother and a migrant, even more so.
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.
Clinical Nurse Consultation: Documenting... Diabetes Education, The
eChapter  7
Added: 06/07/2009
Documentation by DEs must meet the requirements of good documentation specified by nursing bodies and the law. This chapter explains these requirements and addresses specific issues relevant to the pr...actice of diabetes education.
Birth in a New Country
eChapter  7
Added: 06/07/2009
Australia’s population is ethnically diverse, with communities from over 100 different birthplaces. This diversity has created new challenges in the delivery of healthcare services, and this chapter... explores these issues through a major study conducted by Katherine Cape.
Looking to the Future: Critical Pathways
eChapter  8
Added: 06/07/2009
This chapter educates nurses on critical pathways; multidisciplinary patient-care tools used in case management models to co-ordinate and facilitate the efficient and effective management of various p...atient groups. It informs on the importance of pathways and includes reproduced copies of various pathways.
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.
Documented Life and Death In a Nursing H...ome
eChapter  3
Added: 06/07/2009
This chapter provides a hypothetical account of the last year in an elderly man's life. The chapter will provide an overview of his care in order to emphasise the fact that good documentation always u...nderpins the preferred client outcome...
Charting by Exception in Aged Care
eChapter  4
Added: 06/07/2009
Charting by exception (CBE) is an exciting development in nursing documentation. This chapter focuses on charting by exception and includes guidelines, support processes as well as issues to consider ...when implementing this new practice...
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.
Social Assessment Documentation: Genogra...ms and Ecomaps
eChapter  2
Added: 06/07/2009
This chapter explores the use of genograms and ecological maps (commonly called ecomaps) in acquiring a better understanding of patients, allowing nurses to provide them with a better standard of care......
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.
Legal Issues in Documentation
eChapter  6
Added: 06/07/2009
At no point can you afford to be careless in your attitude towards documenting nursing care. Inadequate records may give the client's account of the circumstances surrounding the care more credence th...an your hazy recollection. In this chapter, learn about the importance of contemporaneous record keeping, about the legal complications of poor documentation and more.

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