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By Ian Peate, Karen Wild, Muralitharan Nair

Nursing Practice is the fundamental, textbook to aid you all through all of your nursing measure, out of your first yr onwards. It explores all of the scientific concerns you have to recognize in a single whole volume.

Written within the context of the most recent Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for Pre-Registration Nursing Education and the Essential talents Clusters, this booklet covers all fields of nursing: grownup, baby, psychological overall healthiness, studying Disabilities and in addition Maternity care, in either acute and neighborhood settings. With complete color illustrations, and many actions and easy gains all through, this evidence-based textual content encompasses crucial nursing idea and perform, supplying you with all you want to be aware of to succeed.  

Learning positive aspects within the e-book include:

  • Hear it from the specialists- assistance and suggestion from actual existence nurses, sufferers and their carers, and scholar nurses
  • Red Flags- alerting the coed to capability dangers
  • Primary Care concerns- tells you the way to control matters in the neighborhood setting
  • Fields packing containers- giving extra perception into different fields of nursing, making the publication correct to all fields of nursing practice
  • Medicines administration containers supply key information regarding medicines
  • Self-assessment and actions throughout

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Here you’ll discover a diversity of assets for either the scholar and the lecturer, including:

  • Over 350 interactive a number of selection questions
  • Flashcards
  • Glossary
  • Links to references and additional reading
  • Illustrations from the book
  • Worksheets

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She soon entered the education arena and wrote about her early experience as a nurse teacher. In the 1940s, she began to develop her personal definition of nursing, her so-called ‘concept’, which focussed on the importance of independence for the patient, helping with rehabilitation and progress from hospital to home. She identified 14 nursing components based on human need and geared towards the nurses’ role: • Substitutive – doing for the person • Supplementary – helping the person • Complementary – working with the person.

This conflict occurred in and around Scutari and became known as the Crimean War. Soon after British soldiers arrived in Turkey, they began to fall ill with malaria and cholera. Florence Nightingale volunteered her services to the war effort and was given permission to take a group of nurses to a hospital in Scutari based several miles from the front. Here, she was faced with mass infections, lack of medical supplies and poor hygiene. After the war, she wrote Notes on Nursing, where she set out the basic foundation on which nursing was to be based, and expressed the proper functions of nursing.

Early Nursing Research The Briggs Committee, a working group, was set up in 1976 to review the training of nurses and midwives, and set the expectation that nurse education would incorporate the latest findings of evidence to underpin practice. The work of this committee led to the Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act of 1979, which dissolved the GNC. The GNC was replaced by the UKCC for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, with four National Boards for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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