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Recent revisions of the Newcastle Challenging Behaviour Model have prompted the second edition of this guide to assessing and treating a range of behaviours when caring for older people with dementia. New material includes the use of physical restraint during personal care, lies and deception, end of life issues, and...
Gain a thorough understanding of nursing anesthesia with the most comprehensive text on the market. Written by leading expert, John Nagelhout, CRNA, PhD, FAAN, and new contributing author Sass Elisha, EdD, CRNA, Nurse Anesthesia, 6th Edition features both scientific principles and evidence-based material. Inside you'll find a solid introduction to...
In an increasingly secular society chaplaincy is no longer widely accepted as a necessary element of palliative care. A meditative reflection on the role played by hospice chaplains, this book argues that chaplains have a vital part to play in the care of a patient, their family, and those supporting...
Real-life examples provided by clinical staff who made the transition to collaborative care are woven into the text, providing insight into the goals of improving outcomes, patient satisfaction, and cost containment.
By Jane Nicol
This book is specifically designed to equip nursing students and non-specialists with essential knowledge in relation to the care and management of people nearing the end of life, covering complex issues such as handling bereavement and cultural differences.
By Robin Dynes
A collection of over 100 structured activities for use with groups of older people that are designed to improve overall physical health and emotional wellbeing. Each activity comes with specific instructions for delivery along with helpful handouts and additional resources.
By Luke Tanner
Providing clear answers for one of the most taboo challenges facing dementia care professionals today, this book instructs carers on how to re-evaluate their use of physical contact to create a more effective, person-centred care system, through training exercises on consent and non-verbal communication.
Preceded by Psychiatric and mental health nursing / edited by Phil Barker. 2nd ed. 2009.