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Author Bloomfield, Jacqueline, author

Title Clinical nursing skills : an Australian perspective / Jacqueline Bloomfield, Anne Pegram, Rhonda Wilson, Alan Pearson, Nicholas Procter, William McGuiness, Jane Stein-Parbury, Sally Bristow, Julie Dally, Brigid Gillespie, Benjamin Hay, Richard Lakeman
Published Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2016
Port Melbourne, VIC : Cambridge University Press, 2017
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Description xviii, 523 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 26 cm
regular print
Contents Contents note continued: 6.Infection prevention and control / Ramon Z. Shaban -- Introduction -- Foundations of infection prevention and control -- The microbiological basis of infectious diseases -- Risk assessment -- Types of healthcare-associated infections -- Behavioural aspects of infection prevention and control -- Emerging infectious diseases -- Practices -- Healthcare worker safety -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topics -- Further reading -- References -- 7.Personal hygiene / Anne Pegram -- Introduction -- The role of the nurse -- Assisting a patient with personal hygiene needs -- Oral care -- Promoting a hygienic patient-care environment -- Nurses and personal hygiene -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topic -- Further reading -- References -- 8.Elimination / Sally Bristow -- Introduction -- Talking about elimination -- Nursing assessment: Urinary and faecal elimination -- Toileting equipment -- Urinalysis -- Collecting a faecal stool sample --
Contents note continued: Asepsis in the perioperative environment -- Perioperative attire and personal protective equipment -- Surgical scrubbing and hand-rubbing -- Surgical gowning and gloving -- Surgical skin preparation and draping -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topic -- Further reading -- References -- 15.Blood transfusion / Terri Dunstan -- Introduction -- Transfusion decision-making -- Patient identification and sample labelling -- Safe blood storage and handling -- Compatibility of blood components -- Blood administration and patient monitoring -- Transfusion complications -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topics -- Further reading -- References -- 16.Wound management / William McGuiness -- Introduction -- The four phases of wound healing -- Facilitating wound healing -- Essential wound assessments -- Planning wound care -- Setting expectations -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topic -- Further reading -- References --
Contents note continued: Finding the evidence -- Evaluating the evidence -- Implementing evidence in practice -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topics -- Further reading -- References -- pt. II Communication and assessment -- 4.Interpersonal communication skills / Jane Stein-Parbury -- Introduction -- The dynamics of interpersonal communication -- The nursing practice context of interpersonal communication -- The skills of interpersonal communication -- Communicating with patients -- Communicating with colleagues -- Written communication -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topic -- Further reading -- References -- 5.Patient assessment / Alan Pearson -- Introduction -- Defining assessment -- Medical assessment and nursing assessment -- Physical assessment -- What are vital signs and why are they important? -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topics -- Further reading -- References -- pt. III Fundamental skills for patient care --
Contents note continued: Introduction -- Nursing care of the physical impact of chronic diseases -- Nursing care and the psychosocial impact of chronic diseases -- Care plans In chronic disease management -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topic -- Further reading -- References
Contents note continued: Pharmaceutical pain management -- Non-pharmacological pain management -- The discomfort of nausea and vomiting -- Constipation discomfort -- Promoting a comfortable environment -- Future directions for severe and persistent pain management -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topic -- Further reading -- References -- 12.Mental health / Monika Ferguson -- Introduction -- Common mental illnesses -- Developing a therapeutic relationship -- Screening mental state assessment -- The four Ps -- Suicidal inquiry -- Homicidal inquiry -- Electroconvulsive therapy -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topic -- Further reading -- References -- 13.Respiratory skills / Julie Dally -- Introduction -- Promoting respiratory function and oxygenation -- Oxygen therapy -- Managing a chest tube -- Suction -- Tracheostomies -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topic -- Further reading -- References -- 14.Perioperative care / Brigid Gillespie -- Introduction --
Contents note continued: Urinary catheters -- Stoma care -- Continence -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topic -- Further reading -- References -- 9.Nutrition / Anne Pegram -- Introduction -- Nutrition -- Health eating -- Energy -- What is a healthy diet? -- Social aspects of eating -- Altered nutrition -- Nutritional screening and assessment -- Nursing care and nutrition -- Working as part of the multidisciplinary team -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topic -- Further reading -- References -- 10.Medication administration / Elicia Kunst -- Introduction -- Legal and professional issues -- Medication calculations -- Administration of medications -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topic -- Further reading -- References -- 11.Promoting comfort / Rhonda Wilson -- Introduction -- Nursing care promotes comfort -- Assessing pain and discomfort -- Interventions to promote comfort and reduce pain within an interdisciplinary team --
Contents note continued: pt. IV Skills required to care for patients with specific needs -- 17.Care of the deteriorating and unconscious patient / Liz Mackey -- Introduction -- The deteriorating patient -- The unconscious patient -- Assessment of level of consciousness -- Care of the unconscious patient -- Nursing care of the unconscious patient -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topic -- Further reading -- References -- 18.Essential paediatric and neonatal skills / Janet Green -- Introduction -- Principles of safety -- Infant feeding -- Variation in nursing skills for infants and children -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topic -- Further reading -- References -- 19.Care of the elderly / Dorothy Manwa -- Introduction -- Person-centred practice -- Cognitive functioning -- Skin care -- Falls prevention -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topic -- Further reading -- References -- 20.Care of the person with a chronic disease / Chris Christensen --
Machine generated contents note: pt. I Skills in nursing -- 1.The Australian healthcare context / Rhonda Wilson -- Introduction -- Australian healthcare models -- Nursing within the Australian healthcare context -- Preparing for clinical placement -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topic -- Further reading -- References -- 2.Clinical skills and nursing care / Anne Pegram -- Introduction -- Clinical skills in nursing -- Components of clinical skills -- Evidence-based practice in the context of clinical skills -- The role of clinical skills in the context of patient care -- Promoting the development of clinical skills -- Assessment of clinical skills -- Summary -- Review questions -- Research topic -- Further reading -- References -- 3.An introduction to evidence-based practice in nursing / Alan Pearson -- Introduction -- Clinical decision-making in nursing -- Evidence-based nursing -- Evidence for nursing practice -- Developing answerable clinical questions --
Summary "This book includes the essential theory as well as relevant practical examples, which illustrate the skills required to prepare students for the workplace and help them achieve clinical competence. Each chapter is written by leading academics and based on the registered nurse standards for practice. Pedagogical features include learning objectives, reflective questions, clinical tips, full-colour images, in-situ troubleshooting case studies, skills in practice case studies, keys terms and definitions, and research topics for further study." -- Publisher
Analysis Australian
Notes Activation code not available for Library's N copy; see publisher website (http://www.cambridge.org/) ANL
Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Nursing -- skills
Care of the sick.
Nursing -- Textbooks.
Nursing -- Australia -- Textbooks.
Nursing -- Australia.
Nursing.
Education, Nursing -- standards.
Nurse Clinicians -- education.
Nursing Care -- methods.
Australia.
Genre/Form Textbooks.
Author Bristow, Sally, author
Dally, Julie, author
Gillespie, Brigid, author
Hay, Benjamin, author
Lakeman, Richard, author
McGuiness, Bill, author
Pearson, Alan, author
Pegram, Anne, author
Procter, Nicholas Gerard, 1963- author
Stein-Parbury, Jane, author
Wilson, Rhonda, 1955- author
ISBN 9781316620212