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Clinical Nursing Skills
An Australian Perspective

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Rhonda Wilson, Jacqueline Bloomfield, Anne Pegram, Alan Pearson, Jane Stein-Parbury, Suzanne Robertson-Malt, Deborah Norton-Westwood, Peta-Anne Zimmerman, Thea van de Mortel, Marilyn Cruickshank, Ramon Z. Shaban, Sally Bristow, Richard Lakeman, Elicia Kunst, Nicholas Procter, Monika Ferguson, Benjamin Hay, Julie Dally, Zaneta Smith, Brigid Gillespie, Erica Wood, Kylie Rushford, Christine Michael, Terri Dunstan, William McGuiness, David Jackson, Liz Mackey, Nikki Brown, Janet Green, Colleen Doyle, Dorothy Manwa, Kate Cameron, Colleen Doyle, Chris Christensen
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  • Date Published: December 2016
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Print/online bundle
  • isbn: 9781316620212

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  • Clinical Nursing Skills provides students with a strong, industry-focused foundation in nursing across various clinical settings. It 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. Clinical Nursing Skills is a highly practical and authoritative resource designed to educate the next generation of nurses. The book comes with free access to the VitalSource etext. This enhanced version of Clinical Nursing Skills houses homework assignments, tutorial assistance, guided solutions and additional content in one convenient resource, which you can download to your computer or mobile device.

    • Provides students with an industry-focused foundation across many clinical settings
    • Each chapter is written by leaders in the field and adheres to the registered nurse standards for practice
    • Supported by superior pedagogical features within the text and a complementary VitalSource interactive eBook
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    • Date Published: December 2016
    • format: Print/online bundle
    • isbn: 9781316620212
    • dimensions: 255 x 190 x 22 mm
    • weight: 1.9kg
    • contains: 203 colour illus. 3 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Skills in Nursing:
    1. The Australian healthcare context Rhonda Wilson
    2. Clinical skills and nursing care Jacqueline Bloomfield and Anne Pegram
    3. An introduction to evidence-based practice in nursing Alan Pearson
    Part II. Communication and Assessment:
    4. Interpersonal communication skills Jane Stein-Parbury
    5. Patient assessment Suzanne Robertson-Malt, Deborah Norton-Westwood and Alan Pearson
    Part III. Fundamental Skills for Patient Care:
    6. Infection prevention and control Peta-Anne Zimmerman, Thea van de Mortel, Marilyn Cruickshank and Ramon Z. Shaban
    7. Personal hygiene Jacqueline Bloomfield and Anne Pegram
    8. Elimination Rhonda Wilson and Sally Bristow
    9. Nutrition Jacqueline Bloomfield and Anne Pegram
    10. Medication administration Richard Lakeman and Elicia Kunst
    11. Promoting comfort Rhonda Wilson
    12. Mental health Nicholas Procter and Monika Ferguson
    13. Respiratory skills Benjamin Hay and Julie Dally
    14. Perioperative care Zaneta Smith and Brigid Gillespie
    15. Blood transfusion Erica Wood, Kylie Rushford, Christine Michael and Terri Dunstan
    16. Wound management William McGuiness
    Part IV. Skills Required to Care for Patients with Specific Needs:
    17. Care of the deteriorating and unconscious patient David Jackson and Liz Mackey
    18. Essential paediatric and neonatal skills Nikki Brown and Janet Green
    19. Care of the elderly Colleen Doyle and Dorothy Manwa
    20. Care of the person with a chronic disease Kate Cameron, Colleen Doyle and Chris Christensen.

  • Authors

    Jacqueline Bloomfield, University of Sydney

    Anne Pegram, King's College London

    Rhonda Wilson, University of New England, Australia

    Alan Pearson, University of Adelaide

    Nicholas Procter, University of South Australia

    William McGuiness, La Trobe University, Victoria

    Jane Stein-Parbury, University of Technology, Sydney

    Sally Bristow, University of New England, Australia

    Julie Dally, University of Notre Dame

    Brigid Gillespie, Griffith University, Queensland

    Benjamin Hay, University of Notre Dame

    Richard Lakeman, Southern Cross University, Australia

    Elicia Kunst, Southern Cross University, Australia

    Zaneta Smith

    Deborah Norton-Westwood, Sidra Medical and Research Centre

    Suzanne Robertson-Malt, EBP - Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

    Ramon Z. Shaban, Griffith University, Queensland

    Thea van de Mortel, Griffith University, Queensland

    Peta-Anne Zimmerman, Griffith University, Queensland

    Erica Wood, Monash University, Victoria

    Marilyn Cruikshank, Griffith University, Queensland

    Contributors

    Rhonda Wilson, Jacqueline Bloomfield, Anne Pegram, Alan Pearson, Jane Stein-Parbury, Suzanne Robertson-Malt, Deborah Norton-Westwood, Peta-Anne Zimmerman, Thea van de Mortel, Marilyn Cruickshank, Ramon Z. Shaban, Sally Bristow, Richard Lakeman, Elicia Kunst, Nicholas Procter, Monika Ferguson, Benjamin Hay, Julie Dally, Zaneta Smith, Brigid Gillespie, Erica Wood, Kylie Rushford, Christine Michael, Terri Dunstan, William McGuiness, David Jackson, Liz Mackey, Nikki Brown, Janet Green, Colleen Doyle, Dorothy Manwa, Kate Cameron, Colleen Doyle, Chris Christensen

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