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Title Nursing practice, policy, and change / edited by Marjorie Gott ; foreword by Milton I. Roemer
Published Abingdon, Oxon, OX : Radcliffe Medical Press, ©2000
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 222 pages)
Contents Section 1 Seeing nursing: nursing practice, policy and change; talking about nursing. Section 2 The United Kingdom: introduction -- healthcare, health policy and nursing; a UK nurse practioner study; serving the community -- a nurse-led minor injuries service. Section 3 The United States: introduction -- healthcare, health policy and nursing; the nurse practioner in the USA; improving the preparationn of nursing professionals through community-campus partnerships. Section 4 Australia: introduction -- healthcare, health policy and nursing; serving the community -- the rural general practice nurse; nurse practioners in Australia. Section 5 Nurse entrepreneurs for health: making a difference; nursing practice, policy and change -- the future
Summary Aimed at nurses and nurse managers in primary and secondary care, this book discusses evolutionary, political and economic developments in the nursing role. It also address the education, registration and legislation issues in advanced nursing. Many drugs requiring intravenous infusion are used in situations where precise and rapid administration are essential. A simple miscalculation can easily lead to a massive error in dose administration with disastrous medical consequences. This is the living nightmare of every sleep deprived junior doctor. Intravenous Infusions: A Guide To Their Calculation contains the vital information which doctors, nurses and pharmacists need on those occasions demanding quick decisions. It could save lives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Nursing -- Australia
Nursing -- Great Britain.
Nursing -- United States
Health Policy -- Australia
Health Policy -- Great Britain
Health Policy -- United States
Nursing -- trends -- Australia
Nursing -- trends -- Great Britain
Nursing -- trends -- United States
MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Medical & Surgical.
MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Reference.
Great Britain.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Gott, Marjorie, 1944-
ISBN 1138030252