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Family-centred care is a familiar phrase in today's maternity services, with professional guidelines and hospital policies including the term in their care protocols. However, few definitions or standards exist. This book clearly defines family-centred perinatal care and outlines how it should be implemented, with international examples.
Effective management of long-term conditions is an essential part of contemporary nursing policy and practice. Systematic and evidence-based care which takes account of the expert patient and reduces unnecessary hospital admissions is vital to support those with long-term conditions/chronic diseases and those who care for them. Reflecting recent changes in...
Health care professionals need to make rapid decisions under pressure to prevent and manage adverse outcomes during childbirth. Using an enquiry-based learning approach, this book offers a straightforward but comprehensive guide to emergency care, with scenarios throughout and expert commentary from a Supervisor of Midwives.
This handbook serves as a reference guide for everyday clinical decision-making and provides the organisational knowledge necessary for those nurses who work on the interface of the statutory and voluntary sectors in health, education and social care.
"An extremely popular and valuable resource to students, practitioners and managers in community health care nursing" - Journal of Advanced Nursing The fifth edition of Community and Public Health Nursing is an essential source of information for all those working in primary and community healthcare.
For undergraduate courses in Community Health Nursing. The community/public health nurse is charged with promoting the health of populations, not only the individuals within populations. This requires advocacy on the part of the nurse, for entire communities as well as for the individuals within. The fifth edition of Community Health...
Offers quick access to essential guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in a variety of family practice settings. This title offers vital information on the diagnostic methods, treatment options, and drug therapies for primary care conditions commonly seen by Nurse Practitioners in patients of all ages.