Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance
Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for nursing and healthcare students from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. This easy-to-read, accessible guide brings together all the key principles of caring for patients with medical and surgical needs. Highly visual, each topic is covered in one two-page spread, making it easy to quickly read up on key information and grasp the essentials of the key aspects of caring for the adult patient.
Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance is ideal for nursing students looking for a clear and visual summary of care of the adult patient.
Figure 1.1 Three denitions of nursing International Council of Nursing Nursing encompasses autonomous and collaborative care of individuals of all ages, families, groups and communities, sick or well and in all settings.
Figure 1.1 provides an overview of three definitions of nursing. The fact that there are so many definitions of nursing (not to mention what it is that nurses do) would suggest that the term is elusive and is difficult if not impossible ...
... midwifery and care staff – Compassion in Practice – introduced in December 2012. The vision is underpinned by six fundamental values: care, compassion, competence, communication, courage and commitment (Figure 2.1).
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Published 2016 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 9 5 Patient-Centred Care Sense of security Achievement Purpose Figure. Companion website: www.ataglanceseries.com/nursing/medsurg 8 4 Risk and Safety.
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Part 2 General care
Part 3 Medical nursing
Part 4 Surgical nursing
Glossary of Terms