Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 23, 2015 - Medical - 184 pages

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.

  • A clear and accessible foundation of the need to know aspects of medicine and surgery for nurses
  • Takes a systems approach exploring nursing care of key medical and surgical conditions and disorders
  • Covers assessment, nutrition, pain, infection control
  • Supported by a companion website with over 300 interactive multiple choice questions
  • Provides need-to-know information in a quick-reference format
  • Written from a UK perspective, with application to clinical practice
  • A companion website is available at featuring interactive multiple choice questions

Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance is ideal for nursing students looking for a clear and visual summary of care of the adult patient.

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Part 2 General care
Part 3 Medical nursing
Part 4 Surgical nursing
Normal Values
Glossary of Terms
Further Reading

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About the author (2015)

Ian Peate is Professor of Nursing and Head of School, School of Health Studies, Gibraltar.

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