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Title Nursing in primary care : a handbook for students / edited by Naomi A. Watson and Carol Wilkinson
Published Basingstoke : Palgrave, 2001


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Description xvi, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Nursing in Primary Care: An Introduction / Naomi A. Watson -- 2. Preparing to Nurse in the Community / Donna Young, Jenny Dowling & Paula Heighton -- 3. Student Supervision in Community Nursing Practice / Danny Pertab -- 4. The Legislative Basis of Community Nursing / Carol Wilkinson -- 5. The Impact of Poverty in the Community / Carol Wilkinson -- 6. Equal Value, Equal Care: Differences and Diversity, Primary Care Perspectives / Naomi A. Watson -- 7. Effective Communication in Primary Care / Jill Barr -- 8. Assessing the Needs of Individuals and Communities / Naomi A. Watson -- 9. Promoting the Health of the Client and the Community / Carol Wilkinson -- 10. Coping with Chronic Illness in Primary Care Settings / Naomi A. Watson -- 11. Promoting Mental Health / Carol Wilkinson & Sam Maurimootoo -- 12. Patients with Complex Needs in Primary Care: People with Learning Disabilities / Tom Tait & Lesley Styring -- 13. Older People in Society: Socio-Political Implications and the Impact on Health Care Delivery / Eileen Buchanan -- 14. Death, Dying and Bereavement / Claire Henry -- Conclusion: The Future of Nursing in Primary Care / Naomi A. Watson
Summary This student-centred text provides a comprehensive overview of the issues which impact on primary care nursing today. It is ideal for all students on community placements and it will help pre-registration nursing students and any other newcomers to primary care practice, as they grapple with concepts and ideas specific to delivering care to greater numbers of people in their own environments. The interactive nature of this text ensures that it will be a valuable resource for students and their supervisors
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Primary nursing.
Community health nursing.
Primary health care.
Community Health Nursing -- methods.
Primary Health Care -- methods.
Author Wilkinson, Carol.
Watson, Naomi A.
ISBN 0333781929 paperback