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.
... understanding, and discussion only and are not intended and should not be relied upon as recommending or promoting a specific method, diagnosis, or treatment by health science practitioners for any particular patient.
2 The 6 Cs 4 Accountability and responsibility 6 Risk and safety 8 Patient-centred care 10 Team working 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 General care 15 7 Health assessment 16 8 Intravenous therapy 18 9 Blood transfusion 20 10 Nutrition 22 11 Pain 24 12 ...
There have and there will continue to be many changes that will have an impact on the care that nurses offer patients in medical and surgical care settings. Key trends that may emerge over the next ten years or so are related to the ...
2 2 The 6 Cs 4 3 Accountability and responsibility 6 4 Risk and safety 8 5 Patient-centred care 10 6 Team working 12 Part 1 1 What is Nursing? Figure 1.1 Three denitions of nursing. 1 Part 1 Nursing practice.
Advocacy, promotion of a safe environment, research, participation in shaping health policy and in patient and health systems management, and education are also key nursing roles The American Nurses Association Nursing is the protection ...
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Part 2 General care
Part 3 Medical nursing
Part 4 Surgical nursing
Glossary of Terms