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Maternal-Neonatal Facts made Incredibly Quick
Maternal-Neonatal Facts Made Incredibly Quick! is the perfect point-of-care reference for nurses working with pregnant patients in any clinical setting.

This pocket-sized book provides instant access to information nurses need quickly every day. 

Coverage includes:
  • prenatal, perinatal and postpartum assessment
  • fetal monitoring
  • Apgar scoring
  • labour monitoring
  • care of the newborn
  • drugs that can affect pregnancy or lactation
  • signs, symptoms and treatment of complications throughout pregnancy and in the newborn
Dozens of charts and illustrations are included.

Tabs and distinctive colours identify each section.

The wipeable page surface allows nurses to make notes and remove them easily.
22.00
(-54.55%)  10.00
Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Antenatal Midwifery Skills
Ideal for quick reference in any community or birth environment, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips.

All you need to know about:

  • Anatomy and examination
  • Managing a woman with pre-eclampsia, cholestasis or diabetes
  • Performing venepuncture
  • Antenatal screening tests


6.99
Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Cancer Care
Understanding cancer is essential to providing effective nursing care to patients and families affected. This easy-to-use reference guide put all the necessary information at your fingertips.

All you need to know about:

  • Cancer types and biology
  • Growth and spread
  • Staging, grading and investigations
  • Treatments and side effects
  • Care and palliative care

6.99
Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Clinical Assessment
Every contact with your patient is an opportunity for clinical assessment. Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips.

All you need to now about -

  • History taking
  • General assessment
  • Core physical assessment skills
  • Documenting findings
  • And more.......
6.99
Clinical Pocket Reference: Diabetes
Diabetes Clinical Pocket Reference book provides a succinct source of useful clinical information to assist with the rapid and effective management of the patient with diabetes by the non specialist.

This 44 page pocket-sized book fits comfortably into a pocket and provides instant access to information nurses need quickly every day. 

Coverage includes:
  • introduction including types of diabetes mellitus, diagnosis, common symptoms and comparison of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
  • daily management including supporting self-care, medications, common insulin regimens, tips for blood glucose monitoring, life style, driving and employment issues
  • acute care including diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar non-ketotic coma, hypoglycaemia, lactic acidosis, acute myocardial infarction, sepsis and wound control
  • continuing care including long-term complications, HbA1c units, chronic disease management, assessment of blood glucose control, vascular and neuropathic complications, micro and macro vascular complications and erectile dysfunction 
  • transient issues including illness and insulin requirements, steroid therapy, fasting with religion and surgery, pregnancy and travel
Dozens of charts and illustrations are included.

The wipeable page surface allows nurses to make notes and remove them easily.
9.95
Clinical Pocket Reference: Fundamental Care

Fundamental Care: A Person-Centred Approach

This resource has been prepared to provide support and information for students at the start of their nursing degrees, particularly during clinical placement.

It will also support all those who wish to give safe, person-centred fundamental care to adult patients and their families.

The book includes :

  • Nursing Care : the Person-Centred Nursing Framework developed by McCormack & McCance (2010)
  • Fundamentals of Care
  • The Therapeutic Nurse-Patient Relationships
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • The Nursing Process
  • Professional Regulation

 

9.95
(-49.75%)  5.00
Clinical Pocket Reference: Practical Medicine Management

Medicines management is more than simple drug administration. At every interaction with patients, the nurse is making complex clinical decisions. This portable handbook enables the practitioner to make informed and evidence based decisions regarding medication. It reflects the latest thinking on medicines optimisation.

This 44 page pocket-sized book fits comfortably into a pocket and provides instant access to information nurses need quickly every day. 

Coverage includes: 
  • Introduction
  • Definitions and symbols
  • SI units
  • A brief explanation of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
  • Key principles by route of administration
  • Record-keeping and what to look for on a prescription or prescription chart
  • Communication with the patient
  • Assessment for safe medicines management
  • Pain assessment and management
  • Tips for getting the most out of the BNE
  • Drug classes
  • Drug calculations
  • Adverse drug reactions and incident reporting
  • Drug-related emergencies (anaphylaxis and hypoglycaemia)
  • Index of drug names
  • Abbreviations
Dozens of charts and illustrations are included.

The wipeable page surface allows nurses to make notes and remove them easily.









 

12.99
 Clinical Pocket Reference: Neuro
Neurosciences Clinical Pocket Reference book provides support for a number of perspectives for practitioners caring for patients with neurological disorders.

This 44 page pocket-sized book fits comfortably into a pocket and provides instant access to information nurses need quickly every day. 

Coverage includes:
  • neurological danger signs and causes
  • introduction to the nervous system including physiology of nerve impulses, the peripheral and central nervous system, voluntary motor pathways and sensory pathways
  • assessment of the nervous system including Glasgow Coma Scale, the reflex arc, ABCDE, cranial nerve, sensory, coordination and pupil assessment 
  • neurological conditions including back pain, dementia, epilepsy, headaches, meningitis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease and traumatic brain injury
Dozens of charts and illustrations are included.

The wipeable page surface allows nurses to make notes and remove them easily.
9.95
Clinical Pocket Reference for Nurses
Updated for 2016

Expanded by over 40%

Includes -

  • Assessment of risk and reporting.
  • Cardiac monitoring
  • Older adult assessment
  • Pain
  • Psychological health
  • Respiratory
  • Shock
  • Sepsis assessment (Adult)
  • Wound healing and classification
  • NEW - RC (UK) Resuscitation Guidelines 2015. 

Reviewers said -

"Students and nurses will find it helpful and easy to use...

Invaluable."    The NMC. 



11.99
Clinical Pocket Reference: Operating Department Practice
Operating Department Practice Clinical Pocket Reference book.  

This 40 page pocket-sized book fits comfortably into a pocket and provides instant access to information nurses need quickly every day. 

Coverage includes:
  • ASA grading and SI units of measurement 
  • consent and patient check
  • anaesthetic topics including equipment checklist, preoperative fasting, endotracheal tubes (ET tubes), laryngeal mask airways (LMAs), cricoid pressure, failure to intubate / air embolism, malignant hyperthermia, blood products, sickle cell disease and thromboelastogram
  • surgical topics including patient positioning, handwash procedures, types and sizes of urinary catheters, tourniquets, sutures, handling specimens and day surgery
  • recovery topics including, oxygen administration, acute pain assessment and management, fluids and electrolytes, transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) syndrome and compartment syndrome
Dozens of charts and illustrations are included.

The wipeable page surface allows nurses to make notes and remove them easily.
10.95
Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Dementia Care
Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information on caring for patients with dementia at your fingertips. 

All you need to know about -

  • Person - centred dementia care
  • Communication and managing behaviour
  • Pain assessment
  • Nutrition and medication
  • Advanced care plans
  • And much more .... 





6.99