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.
Ian Peate. 5 3 Accountability and Responsibility Table 3.1 The purpose of the. Compassion. in. practice. Care is at the centre of all that nurses do. Being a nurse brings with it a number of privileges; it is an extraordinary role.
Table 3.1 The purpose of the Code • Inform the profession of the standard of professional conduct that is demanded of them in the exercise of their professional accountability and practice • Inform the public, other professions and ...
Codes of conduct do not solve problems; they reflect professional morality, operating to remind the nurse of the standards required by the profession. An overview of the purpose of the Code can be found in Table 3.1.
Table 4.1 Resources available to help nurses manage risk and enhance patient safety Clinical Practice Guideline for the Assessment and Prevention of Falls In Older People – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence The 'How to' ...
There are several resources available to help nurses deliver high‐quality, safe and effective care (Table 4.1). The pace of change in contemporary nursing practice, the introduction of policy statements and the amount of new evidence ...
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Part 2 General care
Part 3 Medical nursing
Part 4 Surgical nursing
Glossary of Terms