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Urinary Difficulties
eChapter  16
Added: 01/06/2009
Urinary difficulties associated with gynaecological cancer include urinary incontinence, retention of urine, cystitis, ureteric obstruction, and urinary fistula. This chapter looks at these urinary pr...oblems and the methods used in their treatment...
Psychosocial and Spiritual Care
eChapter  17
Added: 01/06/2009
In addition to best practice in medical and nursing care, comprehensive cancer management also requires best practice in psychosocial care. In this chapter, learn how to provide extensive psychosocial... and spiritual care to patients...
Advanced Symptom Management
eChapter  21
Added: 01/06/2009
Symptoms associated with progressive gynaecological malignancy include pain, fatigue, breathlessness, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, constipation and symptoms associated with haemorrhage and fungation. T...his chapter examines the management of these symptoms.
Research Issues in Complementary Therapi...es and Holistic Care
eChapter  6
Added: 31/05/2009
This chapter provides a comprehensive discussion of the problems involved in researching complex areas of care. It focuses on the point that complementary therapies and holistic nursing are not necess...arily the same and that different research approaches may be needed. The chapter provides a friendly introduction to research for those in the clinical area who may be interested in evaluating these aspects of nursing practice.
Promotion and Professional Relationships
eChapter  2
Added: 31/05/2009
Becoming a nurse manager can be both personally and professionally challenging. This chapter advises on how to cope with the transition to becoming a nurse manager and provides suggestions for maintai...ning good relations with colleagues.
Education and Professional Development
eChapter  4
Added: 31/05/2009
This chapter is an expansive look at the history of healing and the way the woman's role and education have been defined through the centuries. A number of issues and problems for nurses in the contem...porary era regarding education in complementary therapies are also highlighted. New directions in complementary therapy education are demonstrated using various examples of innovative subjects and courses becoming available in undergraduate and postgraduate education.
Complementary Care: Redefining Nursing f...or the New Millennium
eChapter  2
Added: 31/05/2009
This chapter discusses barriers to the implementation of complementary therapies into nursing practice. Internalised barriers derived from the power relationships within the health care system are the... main focus of interest. Powerful covert barriers are deeply embedded in the very construct of nursing's self-image, and these are revealed and challenged in this chapter.
End Matter
eChapter  End Matter
Added: 31/05/2009
This chapter contains the index to the Ausmed chapter series Wound Care Nursing: A Guide to Practice. In addition to this useful reference, a glossary of key terms included in the series is included a...nd a post-series test that readers may find useful to check their knowledge.
第三章: 合乎伦理的管理 (Managi...ng Ethically)
eChapter  3
Added: 31/05/2009
在当代护理中,有很多问题会深远的涉及到伦理问题,其中包括替代决策,医疗资源的合理使用,护士们道德上的困境以及下属人员与家庭的冲突等等...而护士长职责中一个重要的组成部分就是加强医疗保健团队认识护理的伦理方面以及做出合乎伦理的决策能力。
Introduction to Music Therapy
eChapter  13
Added: 31/05/2009
Music is another ancient therapy that is experiencing a renaissance as a contemporary healing modality. Music as sound waves and as evocation has many interesting effects on the body and mind. These e...ffects can be negative as well as therapeutic. Music therapy is clearly explained and relevant research from various disciplines is used to support the discussion. Practical advice on different approaches to music therapy, from one-on-one to ambient sound, is offered.
Dealing with Unhelpful Nurses
eChapter  8
Added: 31/05/2009
Unhelpful behaviours are a major concern for managers. This chapter provides nurse managers with tips for dealing with unhelpful behaviours, includes steps for dealing with a major issue and also addr...esses the issue of bullying...
Legal and Ethical Aspects of Complementa...ry Therapies and Complementary Care
eChapter  5
Added: 31/05/2009
This chapter provides comprehensive information about aspects of Australia's legal system that may influence the provision of complementary therapies by nurses, information that has been difficult for... nurses to access in the past. It also covers how complementary therapies are regulated or self-regulated, liability, the nature of negligence, mechanisms for complaint by the public and issues around consent.
Therapeutic Touch and Healing Touch
eChapter  12
Added: 31/05/2009
This chapter explores two related therapies. The origin and development of therapeutic touch (TT) and healing touch (HT) by nurses makes an interesting introduction to what are contemporary nursing ap...plications of ancient healing techniques. A considerable amount of nursing research is now available on these therapies and examples are presented along with their application in nursing.
Nutrition as a Complementary Therapy
eChapter  8
Added: 31/05/2009
This chapter will provide health practitioners with a basic understanding of nutrition and the role it plays in health and disease. Nurses are often the first port of call in relation to health advice... and the information in this chapter will help them enlighten those with whom they come into contact.
End Matter
eChapter  End Matter
Added: 31/05/2009
This chapter contains the end matter for the Ausmed chapter series Complimentary therapies in Nursing and Midwifery: From Vision to Practice. Three important appendices are supplied, from the ANF, RCN...A and Nursing Board of Victoria, along with a glossary and an index to the entire series, which will provide a useful reference for anyone wishing to locate a specific topic.
The Nurse Manager
eChapter  1
Added: 31/05/2009
The role of the nurse manager is complex and diverse. In this chapter, learn about the necessary qualities integral to becoming a first rate nurse manager......
Massage
eChapter  10
Added: 31/05/2009
This chapter will focus on Swedish massage, which is the simplest form of massage, and is easily learned by nurses and families. There are extensive courses in massage and a wide variety of massage th...erapies. Those readers interested in developing skills in other areas of massage are encouraged to investigate the many courses available.
Prelims
eChapter  Prelims
Added: 31/05/2009
Prelims: Dedication, Foreword, Preface, About the Authors and Contents...
Careers and Opportunities: Complementary... Therapies and Future Nursing
eChapter  7
Added: 31/05/2009
The rise in the popularity of complementary therapies has opened the door to countless opportunities for nurses and midwives to diversify their career, or even specialise in a completely novel discipl...ine. This chapter explores many interesting possibilities for nurses and midwives attracted to expanding their practice with complementary therapies.
Nursing and the Role of Animals
eChapter  14
Added: 31/05/2009
Humans and animals have evolved together over thousands of years to the extent, one could argue, that a relationship of co-dependency exists. A number of research studies provide clear evidence that h...uman–animal interaction yields numerous benefits. This chapter explores the impact of animals on human health and discusses how nurses can facilitate pet therapy into health care.

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