Care Planning in Children and Young People’s Nursing

Sonya Clarke (editor), Doris Corkin (editor)

Publisher’s Synopsis

Care Planning in Children and Young People’s Nursing

Develop a care program to meet a child’s individual needs with this essential guide

Even seemingly minor decisions can have a significant impact on the early development of a child, so it is essential for children to receive a carefully tailored program designed to meet the needs and concerns of each individual child.

The second edition of Care Planning in Children and Young People’s Nursing adds significant scope and material to the already vital first edition. Taking a child, young person and family-centred approach, it offers a comprehensive and accessible discussion of care planning with continuous reference to core principles and nursing values. This new edition continues to be a fundamental resource for the planning and execution of high-quality nursing care for children and young people.

ISBN: 9781119819622

Fundamentals of Children’s Applied Pathophysiology An Essential Guide for Nursing and Healthcare Students – Fundamentals

Elizabeth Gormley-Fleming (editor), Ian Peate (editor)

Publisher’s Synopsis

Fundamentals of Children’s Applied Pathophysiology introduces nursing and healthcare students to the pathophysiology of the child, and offers an applied full-colour visual approach throughout. Explaining the anatomy of the human body, and the effects of disease or illness on normal physiology, it enables the reader to develop the understanding, knowledge, and skills required to know how to respond and provide safe and effective high-quality care to children and their families.

Key features:

  • Written by an experienced author team
  • Filled with superb full-colour illustrations
  • Packed with learning features, including key words, test-your-knowledge, exercises, further reading, and learning outcomes
  • Includes case studies to help readers understand how to apply the knowledge in clinical practice
  • Contains links to clinical observations, vital signs to look out for, investigations boxes, red flags to indicate essential information to be aware of when providing care, and medication alerts

Fundamentals of Children’s Applied Pathophysiology is an ideal book for pre-registration nursing students, including child and adult nurses, as well as for all healthcare professionals who come into contact with children and their families.

ISBN: 9781119232650

Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Paramedics – Fundamentals

Ian Peate (editor), Suzanne Evans (editor), Lisa Clegg (editor)

Publisher’s Synopsis

Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Paramedics provides students with the insight and understanding of pharmacological essentials needed to respond effectively to the patients’ needs. This textbook will help students improve, expand, and enhance their expertise and the overall health and wellbeing of their patients, while boosting their self-confidence as paramedics in the process. This textbook integrates the extensive knowledge of pharmacology into a workable and accessible plan of care that will help to improve patient care. The book also includes:

  • Thorough introductions to pharmacology and how to use pharmaceutical, and prescribing reference guides
  • Comprehensive explorations of the legal and ethical issues of pharmacology within paramedicine and the role of the paramedic in medicines management
  • Practical discussions of pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, drug formulations, and adverse drug reactions
  • In-depth examinations of a wide variety of medicines, including analgesics, antibacterials, and medications used in the cardiovascular, renal, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and nervous systems

Written for students of paramedicine, Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Paramedics would also prove an indispensable resource for practicing paramedics seeking a practical, one-stop reference on a challenging subject.

ISBN: 9781119724285

Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice A Systems Approach – Fundamentals

Sam Willis (editor), Ian Peate (editor)

Publisher’s Synopsis

Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice

An indispensable guide for aspiring paramedics and emergency medical professionals

Paramedic practice is swiftly evolving, driven by changes in the paramedic curriculum. To meet the growing demands of the community, student paramedics and clinicians working in out-of-hospital care must stay abreast of this rapid evolution.

Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice, Third Edition contributes to driving the profession forward and provides a comprehensive, accessible text authored by experienced paramedics and academics. This third edition has undergone comprehensive updates, introducing new chapters that provide students and recently registered practitioners with a vital overview of the theory and practice of contemporary paramedicine. This is an essential resource for the next generation of paramedics and out-of-hospital practitioners. Readers of the third edition of Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice will find:

  • A multidisciplinary approach incorporating varied and dynamic research
  • New chapters on subjects including end of life care, domestic violence, and paramedic wellbeing
  • Learning activities to aid understanding and retention

Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice, Third Edition is ideal for undergraduate paramedic and emergency care students, as well as registered paramedics, clinicians, and educators.

ISBN: 9781394164790

Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Children’s Nurses – Fundamentals

Ian Peate (editor), Peter Dryden (editor)

Publisher’s Synopsis

Registered Nurses must have thorough knowledge of pharmacology, medicines administration, and the effects of medicines. Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Children’s Nurses is written for nurses and allied health professionals involved in the care of children and young people (CYP) to focus exclusively on pharmacology. Filling a gap in current literature on the subject, this much-needed resource develops the competence and confidence required to prescribe, dispense, and administer medicines to children and young people.

Emphasising the importance of patient-centered care to CYP, the text describes the role of the healthcare provider working with CYP and their families; explains how to use pharmaceutical and prescribing reference guides; discusses legal and ethical issues; examines pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, and more.

ISBN: 9781119633211

The Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual of Children and Young People’s Nursing Practices

Elizabeth Bruce (editor), Janet Anne Williss (editor), Faith Gibson (editor), Hospital for Sick Children (London, England) (associated with work)

Publisher’s Synopsis

Clinical skills are essential in the provision of care for children and young people. The Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual of Children and Young People’s Nursing Practices provides expert guidance on evidence-based clinical procedures, helping students and newly registered nurses develop sound clinical judgement and confidence. This comprehensive resource covers all aspects of children’s nursing, from the fundamentals of everyday practice to advanced care in high dependency and intensive care settings. As such, its relevance and usefulness reach beyond those newly registered; it remains a valuable resource for experienced nurses wishing to further expand their nursing skills.

Now in its second edition, this thoroughly updated guide demonstrates each procedure, explains the underlying theory and evidence, and speaks to the unique challenges of working with children and young people. New chapters address mental health, complementary therapies, learning difficulties, and the deteriorating child, whilst expanded content examines blood glucose monitoring, glucocorticoid treatment, insulin administration, diabetes care, surgical diathermy, non-invasive ventilation, and much more.

ISBN: 9781118898222

The Montessori Method for Connecting to People With Dementia A Creative Guide to Communication and Engagement in Dementia Care

Tom Brenner, Karen Brenner

Publisher’s Synopsis

Creative activities can support people with dementia, leading to moments of reconnection and joy. This book shows how the Montessori method – with its arts-based, person-centred and positive focus – can help caregivers connect to people with dementia.

Drawing on 20 years of experience, Tom and Karen Brenner explain the philosophy of the Montessori method, provide clearly-written steps to follow when applying it, and share a wealth of case studies and stories from their personal work using this method with people with dementia. This includes reading circles, art programmes, drum circles, poetry, and video diaries. Supported by research of the importance of creativity and the arts in dementia care, it is made clear throughout how every aspect of the Montessori method can help those with dementia to rediscover the world around them, maximising the opportunities they have to reconnect with their peers, family, friends, and support staff.

ISBN: 9781785928130

Leadership in Nursing Practice The Intersection of Innovation and Teamwork in Healthcare Systems

Daniel Robert Weberg, Kara Mangold

Publisher’s Synopsis

Leadership in Nursing Practice: The Intersection of Innovation and Teamwork in Healthcare Systems, Fourth Edition is committed to developing the next generation of nurses. The Fourth Edition continues to provide students with the tools and knowledge they need to develop solid leadership skills to be successful in a clinical nursing career. This contemporary text addresses a variety of current topics such as mental health and wellness for nurses, burnout signs and solutions, as well as crisis response particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Emphasis on the role of critical thinking as it relates to evidence-based practice is also central to this edition. Lastly, the authors leverage their expertise and experience to encourage new nurses to be innovative and advocate for change within nursing and across healthcare. The Fourth Edition focuses on how crisis can be a catalyst of both innovation and change. The authors outline the steps necessary to enact change and demonstrate the importance of aligning the whole organization during the process. They emphasize how ongoing assessment is a key piece to ensuring sustainable change and how measuring the impact of innovation on healthcare quality, safety, and value underscores its value.

ISBN: 9781284248890

Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses Appraisal and Application of Research

Nola A. Schmidt (editor), Janet M. Brown (editor)

Publisher’s Synopsis

Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses: Appraisal and Application of Research continues to be an essential resource for teaching students how to translate research into practice in an updated sixth edition. Built upon the foundation of the five step IDP process (knowledge, persuasion, decision, implementation, and confirmation), this comprehensive resource guides students through the hierarchy of evidence while interweaving concepts such as the evolution of nursing science, quality improvement projects and how they relate to evidence-based practice, as well as search strategies and how to choose a specific research design. Both students and instructors alike praise the organization and presentation of content from authors, Schmidt and Brown. They divided chapters into ‘bites’, breaking down larger core concepts into smaller, easily digestible parts of the whole, ensuring nursing students grasp a key concept before progressing to the next. Furthermore, to bring content to life, they’ve woven the Apply What You’ve Learned case study throughout every chapter to illustrate the importance of hand hygiene. Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses: Appraisal and Application of Research, Sixth Edition delivers a solid introduction to nursing research and substantive strategies that will prepare nursing students for evidence-based point-of-care in their clinical careers. Interested in what educators think of this title? Check out the two reviews below from Professors Catherine Schmitt and Susan Rasmussen regarding their thoughts on this book. Catherine Schmitt Review Susan Rasmussen Review

ISBN: 9781284296532

Nurse as Educator Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice

Susan Bacorn Bastable (editor)

Publisher’s Synopsis

Nurses play a crucial role as educators no matter their professional position in the workforce. They often lead in patient teaching, health education, and health promotion. Award-winning educator, Susan Bastable, comprehensively covers the major principles of teaching and learning for all audiences in a new edition of her best-selling text, Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice. She prepares nurse educators, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse practitioners and students for their expanding role as nurses and educators. With a focus on multiple audiences, Nurse as Educator applies to both undergraduate and graduate nursing courses. The Sixth Edition covers relevant topics in nursing education and health promotion not often found in other texts, such as health literacy, teaching people with disabilities, the impact of gender and socioeconomics on learning, technology for teaching and learning, and the ethical, legal, and economic foundations of the educational process.

ISBN: 9781284229271

General Medicine For UKMLA and Medical Exams – Crash Course

Inez Eiben (author), Paola Eiben (author), Pennylouise Hever (author), Megan Giles (author), Kathryn Watson (editor)

Publisher’s Synopsis

Crash Course – your effective every-day study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have the essential information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.

A winning formula now for over 25 years, having sold over 1 million copies and translated in over 8 languages, each series volume has been fine-tuned and fully updated with a full-colour layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by senior students or junior doctors – those who understand what is essential for exam success – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisers, the result is books that exactly meet your needs and you know you can trust.

Each chapter guides you succinctly through the full range of curriculum topics in the UKMLA syllabus, integrating clinical considerations with the relevant basic science and avoiding unnecessary or confusing detail. A range of text boxes help you get to the hints, tips and key points you need fast! A fully revised self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats is included to check your understanding and aid exam preparation. The accompanying enhanced, downloadable eBook completes this invaluable learning package.

ISBN: 9780443115387

Macleod’s Clinical Examination

Anna R. Dover (editor), J. Alastair Innes (editor), Karen Fairhurst (editor), John Macleod (associated with work)

Publisher’s Synopsis

Fifty years since it was first published and now fully revised, Macleod’s remains the textbook of choice for medical students, junior doctors, nurses and allied health practitioners who understand that excellence in clinical examination is integral to good practice.

The fifteenth edition will teach you how to take a history and carry out proficient clinical examination, in order to elicit the key clinical symptoms and signs of disease. It covers general principles, relevant history, examination and investigations for all the major body systems – and how to effectively apply these skills to specific clinical situations and prepare for assessment.

Macleod’s Clinical Examination is enhanced with 32 supplementary videos demonstrating key clinical examination routines described in the book, many new and revised for this edition in line with latest guidance and best practice.

ISBN: 9780323847728

Brown’s Evidence-Based Nursing The Research-Practice Connection

Emily Nowak, Renee Colsch, Sarah Jo Brown

Publisher’s Synopsis

Brown’s Evidence-Based Nursing: The Research-Practice Connection continues to be a popular choice for graduate and upper level undergraduate students in an updated fifth edition. In an accessible and easy-to-read style, it introduces students to research methods and evidence-based practice. Students will understand research methods, how to appraise and use research evidence in clinical decision-making, and how to fully understand and engage in evidence-based practice. The unique Why-How-What format along with the exemplar studies throughout provide rich context for learning how EBP progresses from research results. The Fifth Edition was revised to feature LGBTQIA+ inclusive language and features a greater focus on information technology as it relates to EBP. Additionally, clear exemplars and appendices help fully explain key concepts while minimizing the potential for students to feel overwhelmed by the intricacies of scientific research jargon. Brown’s Evidence-Based Nursing: The Research-Practice Connection, Fifth Edition is the clear choice for instructors seeking an application-focused resource for their students.

ISBN: 9781284275889

Image Interpretation Bones, Joints, and Fractures

James Harcus, Voyin Pantic

Publisher’s Synopsis

Interpreting X-ray images correctly is essential for diagnostic radiographers, as well as a widely used skill for emergency department doctors, nurse practitioners, and many other healthcare professions. This new title provides a systematic, methodical approach to musculoskeletal image interpretation and its role in the evaluation and treatment of injury.

A companion to the eighth edition of Bones and Joints, this book covers the basic principles for interpreting images and then follows a simple regional approach to common radiographic projections. It goes on to consider common and important fracture patterns and other injuries related to that region, as well as the differences between normal and abnormal images.

Image Interpretation is an ideal learning guide for undergraduates, those transitioning to graduate roles or clinical practice, and other healthcare professionals wanting to supplement their training.

ISBN: 9780323870801

The Reflective Practice Guide An Interdisciplinary Approach to Critical Reflection

Barbara Bassot

Publisher’s Synopsis

The Reflective Practice Guide offers an accessible introduction to engaging effectively in critical reflection, supporting all students in their development of the knowledge and skills needed to enhance their professional practice.

This second edition has been thoroughly updated with new chapters emphasising the importance of personal growth, processing emotions, building resilience, and issues of diversity, intersectionality and positionality. Throughout the book Barbara Bassot illustrates the process of critical reflection using examples and case studies drawn from a range of professional contexts, offering an interdisciplinary model of practice that may be applied to many settings.

ISBN: 9781032234540

A Clinician’s Brief Guide to the Mental Health Act – A Clinician’s Brief Guide

Tony Zigmond, Nick Brindle

Publisher’s Synopsis

A ‘how to’ book guiding clinicians through the mental health legislation that they need to understand and use in their daily practice, covering the Mental Health Act 1983 and subsequent amendments. This revised and updated edition incorporates new acts, such as the Policing and Crime Act 2017 and Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019. It also covers the findings and implications from Professor Sir Simon Wessely’s 2018 review of the Mental Health Act in a new chapter. Written by two leading psychiatrists with many years of experience in using the mental health legislation and in running mental health law courses, this book outlines how changes to statutes and case law have a direct bearing on day-to-day psychiatric practice and why it is important that clinicians of all disciplines have access to and understand the legislation. This is the go-to guide for all clinicians, doctors and nurses working in mental health services.

ISBN: 9781009178303

Advanced Assessment Interpreting Findings and Formulating Differential Diagnoses

Mary Jo Goolsby (editor), Laurie Grubbs (editor)

Publisher’s Synopsis

Your essential guide in the assessment and diagnostic process.

Step by step, you’ll hone your ability to perform effective health assessments, obtain valid data, interpret the findings, and recognize the range of conditions that can be indicated by specific findings to reach an accurate differential diagnosis. You’ll have coverage of 170 conditions and symptoms across the lifespan at your fingertips.

ISBN: 9781719645935