Foundations of Adult Nursing (Paperback)Dianne Burns (editor)
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Covering the issues, themes and principles that explain what it means to be a nurse today, this book provides the theory students need to know and applies it to the diverse patient groups and settings that students will encounter on their placements.
Key features of the book are:
* Introduces the core aspects of adult nursing
* An evidence-based approach with discussion of literature, policy and research and suggested further reading for every chapter
* Over 30 case studies to help students understand the realities of practice across a range of settings including primary care and the community
* Stop and think boxes which challenge assumptions and encourage reflection
* A companion website with sample questions for lecturers to use in seminars, multiple choice questions for student revision and free SAGE journal articles
The book has been closely developed in line with the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters and supports students across their entire degree programme as they develop into nurses of the future ready to deliver and lead care.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 28 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 25 mm
-- Sharon Jones, Lecturer in Adult Nursing, Plymouth University
Foundations of Adult Nursing is an accessible text that covers a wide range of contemporary adult nursing practice and contexts. This is an excellent resource for students and should be on every students list of must get books.
-- Angela Hudson, Associate Head of the Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of the West of England
This is up to date for the nursing student of today.... A must-have text book for all nursing students. I would urge all nursing university lecturers to read this first in order to recommend to their students. -- Jane Brown, quality governance manager, Clinical Support Worcester Acute NHS Trust
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