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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
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 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: Diabetes
On the increase worldwide, diabetes is a complex and challenging condition. This pocket-sized guide puts diabetes information at your fingertips, equipping you with essential knowledge and skills to deliver effective diabetes care competently and confidently.

All you need to know about

  • Types of diabetes
  • Glyceamic control
  • Symptoms and diagnosis
  • Long-term complications
  • Life with diabetes
  • Diabetes management


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6.99
Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Labour 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:

  • Providing care for low-risk women
  • Performing vaginal examinations
  • Preparing for birth
  • Anatomy related to labour

6.99
Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Postnatal and Neonatal Midwifery Skills
Ideal for quick reference in any community or postnatal setting, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips.

All you need to know about:
  • Performing a postnatal screening
  • Caring for bereaved parents
  • Contraception
  • Anatomy

6.99
Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Compassion, Caring and Communication
Coverage includes:
  • Conduct and care provision
  • Compassion
  • Effective care planning
  • Dealing with cultural diversity
  • Ensuring quality care
  • Communication


6.99
Student Nurse - Health Promotion
This handy, 67-page book has been prepared as an easy-to-use guide for you and your patients and clients. It contains information you will need to help you in your day-to-day clinical practice. 

Coverage includes:
  • Introduction
  • Changing unhealthy behaviours
  • Alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Substance misuse
  • Diet and weight
  • Physical activity
  • Safer sex
  • Special groups


6.99
Student Nurse - Nutrition and Hydration
Coverage includes:
  • Nutrition
  • Body mass index
  • Factors affecting ability to eat
  • Factors influencing nutrition in hospitals
  • Consequences of malnutrition
  • When should nutritional support be considered?
  • Hydration
  • Hormonal influences
  • Electrolytes
  • Factors affecting hydration needs
  • Fluid imbalances
  • Methods of administration of fluids
  • Recording fluid balance

6.99
Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

This 50 page pocket-sized reference guide provides you with all the information you need to conduct CPR safely and successfully.

Coverage includes:

  • introduction
  • cardiovascular system- anatomy and physiology
  • basic life support (out of hospital)
  • AED algorithm
  • in-hospital resuscitation
  • do not attempt resuscitation
  • infection control/handwashing
  • choking adult treatment
  • airway obstruction
  • airway equipment
  • recovery position
  • obstruction
  • crash trolley
  • algorithms for adult advanced life support, adult basic life support, in-hospital resuscitation and airway obstruction
  • 4 scenarios including answers
  • recap quiz and answers
  • references
  • useful websites

 

6.99