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  1. Pathophysiology, Homeostasis and Nursing

    By Tonks Fawcett, Roger Watson

    Series: Routledge Essentials for Nurses

    Nursing students quite often find it difficult to relate what they learn with respect to normal and abnormal physiology to patient care. In this useful text Roger Watson and Tonks Fawcett clearly explain:* the concept of homeostasis* the relevance of physiology to common disorders* the patient's...

    Published September 18th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Design and Analysis of Clinical Nursing Research Studies

    By Colin R Martin, David R Thompson

    Series: Routledge Essentials for Nurses

    This invaluable text on the design and analysis of clinical research studies explains the basis of experimental design and statistics in a way that is sensitive to the clinical context in which nurses work. It uses data from actual studies to illustrate how to:*design the study*use and select data*...

    Published November 30th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Body Image and Disfigurement Care

    By Robert Newell

    Series: Routledge Essentials for Nurses

    Intended for health care professionals working with patients who have suffered a threat to body image, whether from trauma, injury, disease, or the developmental process, Body Image and Disfigurement Care:*offers practical advice about care*critically appraises the existing knowledge-base*describes...

    Published October 12th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Caring for People in Pain

    By Bryn Davis, Bryn D. Davis

    Series: Routledge Essentials for Nurses

    An excellent introduction for nurses to all aspects of pain and its management. Topics examined are relevant to all areas of health care practice and include:*types of pain*the experience of pain, including psycho-social factors*interventions (pharmocological, physical and psychological)*...

    Published December 16th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Education For Patients and Clients

    By Vivien Coates

    Series: Routledge Essentials for Nurses

    Education for Patients and Clients sets out basic principles for providing patient education as an integral part of nursing care. It challenges the view that simply giving information is enough and investigates strategies for making education as effective as possible.The author explores:*the effect...

    Published September 2nd 1999 by Routledge

  6. Nursing Perspectives on Quality of Life

    By Peter Draper

    Series: Routledge Essentials for Nurses

    One of the fundamental aims of nursing is to safeguard or promote patients' 'quality of life'. In Nursing Perspectives on Quality of Life, Peter Draper examines existing ways of defining the concept and argues that nurses need to adopt a fresh approach, which more accurately reflects patients'...

    Published May 1st 1997 by Routledge

  7. Nursing Theories and Models

    By Hugh McKenna

    Series: Routledge Essentials for Nurses

    Nursing theory is a major part of all nursing courses and nurses are encouraged to use theories in practice, but it is not always easy for the student to make a real connection between the two. Drawing on many years' experience of teaching and research, Hugh McKenna addresses the theory needs of...

    Published April 3rd 1997 by Routledge

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