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Adult Nursing Practice: Using evidence in care

Ian Bullock, Jill Macleod Clark, and Joanne Rycroft-Malone


Adult Nursing Practice: Using evidence in care enables today's students and newly qualified nurses develop the knowledge and skills they need to deliver, and lead care tomorrow. Reflecting the principles of evidence-based care in line with the current NMC competencies, this textbook helps students learn to manage patients with common conditions and fundamental health needs so they can provide the best possible evidence-based care. Written, and edited by leading nurses from practice, education and research, it focuses on common diseases, fundamental health needs, and symptoms that nurses' encou ... More

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199697410
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199697410.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ian Bullock, editor

Jill Macleod Clark, editor

Joanne Rycroft-Malone, editor

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1 Introduction Reframing Adult Nursing Practice

Ian Bullock and Jill Macleod Clark

2 Understanding Asthma

Linda Pearce and Samantha Prigmore

3 Understanding Bone Conditions

Anne Sutcliffe and Cameron Swift

4 Understanding Cancer

Cathy Hughes

5 Understanding Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Samantha Prigmore and Jane Scullion

8 Understanding Depression

Marie Chellingsworth

9 Understanding Diabetes Mellitus

Anne Phillips and Roger Gadsby

11 Understanding Renal Disorders

Debra Ugboma and Helen Willis

13 Understanding Stroke

Christopher R. Burton and Caroline Smith

14 Managing Anxiety

Sarah Kendal and John Baker

15 Managing Breathlessness

Samantha Prigmore and Vikki Knowles,

16 Managing Continence

Mandy Fader and Christine Norton

17 Managing Delirium and Confusion

Emma Ouldred and Catherine Bryant

18 Managing End-of-Life Care

John W. Albarran and Marika Hills

19 Managing Hydration

Debra Ugboma and Michelle Cowen

20 Managing Hygiene

David Voegeli

21 Managing Infection

Jacqui Prieto and Martin Kiernan

22 Managing Medicines

Anne Baileff and Jan Davis

23 Managing Mobility

Nicky Hayes and Julie Whitney

25 Managing Pain

Nick Allcock and Ruth Day

28 Managing Wounds

Patricia Grocott

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