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introductory texts biology for health applying the activities of daily living s h cedar reader biomedical sciences london south bank university uk `dr cedar has the ability to explain very difficult concepts in very simple easy to understand ways and this is reflected in her book anna child nursing student the many elements of anatomy physiology and biology are hard to grasp but biology for health makes it easier by putting all the systems in the context of daily activities which we all do without thinking about the major organs and systems are introduced in an approachable manner and are explained so that they can be applied to practice contents introduction · maintaining a safe environment · working and playing · growing and developing · communicating controlling and repairing · moving · breathing · transporting · eating and drinking · eliminating · cleansing and dressing · sleeping and resting · dying 400pp paperback ebook the nursing companion edited by peter

foundations of nursing practice themes concepts and frameworks 4th edition edited by richard hogston dean of the faculty of health leeds metropolitan university uk and barbara marjoram formerly senior lecturer faculty of health sciences university of southampton uk `this book is an excellent introduction to the essential foundations of nursing practice it is clearly structured and poses a sound basis for students to commence their academic and professional development the chosen topics are relevant within a contemporary context and the book succeeds to bridge the gap between theory and practice reflection as well as active and independent learning are encouraged through the many activities and test yourself questions kat student nurse adult branch this is the key text for introductory level nursing covering all the core areas practical and great value it is comprehensive and also contains new chapters on cutting edge topics alongside an all-new companion website this is an

practical skills for mentoring in healthcare a guide for busy practitioners morag gray director gray academic `an effective introduction to the mentoring role and a valuable resource for more experienced mentors seeking to improve their practice margaret fisher associate professor of midwifery plymouth university uk how to juggle the many responsibilities of the mentoring role with your own workload this friendly text explores you the challenges and rewards of supervising and assessing students of nursing midwifery and the allied health professions from providing effective guidance to problem-solving it supports those shaping our future practitioners a full table of contents is available at 208pp paperback new eic people management neil thompson writer trainer and director of avenue consulting ltd with over 35 years experience in the people professions at the heart of every organisation are the people that contribute to it neil thompson s latest book offers an

interprofessional working in health and social care professional perspectives 2nd edition edited by judith thomas principal lecturer katherine c pollard senior research fellow both at faculty of health and life sciences university of west england uk and derek sellman associate professor faculty of nursing university of alberta canada review of 1st edition `a very useful resource one which i have no doubt will become a favorite with students gill albon senior lecturer department of applied social studies university of bedfordshire uk an appreciation of interprofessional working is required knowledge for anyone undertaking a course in health education and social care illustrated with case studies throughout this glowing new edition provides prequalifying students with an accessible overview of the role work and skills of a wide range of professionals contents part i understanding interprofessional working · the need for interprofessional working k pollard d sellman j.thomas · the

patient focused care as changes in technology policy and management put an increasing emphasis on processes and procedures in nursing and health care how do we continue to make room for compassion the ancient human value that calls most nurses to the profession in spiritual care in everyday nursing practice janice clarke argues that it is compassionate care of the whole person body and soul which is at the heart of nursing practice that values the individual and respects their dignity rather than seeing spiritual care as an addition to what nurses already do this new approach considers it a natural part of compassionate care which doesn t present the nurse with an extra ambiguous burden to deal with a brief historical introduction to the concept of spirituality clarke examines the ways in which our spiritual life a source of strength and meaning can be influenced by factors such as age illness and suffering and mental illness as well as our religious beliefs providing a practical

mental health care interdisciplinary working in mental health di bailey academic team leader in social work health and social care nottingham trent university uk how can mental health practitioners from a range of disciplines overcome professional barriers in order to respond to the diverse needs of service users drawing on the author s extensive experience this book unpacks the challenges of achieving effective interdisciplinary practice across a range of mental health settings it highlights the importance of a collaborative approach which values the contributions of other professionals service users and their families and offers solutions and strategies for inclusive practice woven through with case studies which illuminate the realities of mental health practice this important text demonstrates the power of combined approaches which draw on practitioners varied skills and expertise a full table of contents is available at 256pp paperback eic social approaches to

ethics ethics law and professional issues a practice-based approach for health professionals edited by ann gallagher reader and director international centre for nursing ethics and sue hodge lecturer in law both at university of surrey uk `makes a sometimes dry and abstract topic come alive dorothy adam school of nursing midwifery robert gordon university uk ethical legal and professional issues are at the heart of health care but it can be tricky to balance and apply these three strands in practice taking a practice-based approach this book explores the daily dilemmas faced by modern health care practitioners using engaging clinical scenarios drawn from across the fields of health care a full table of contents is available at 192pp paperback ebook eic a-z of spirituality steve nolan chaplain princess alice hospice uk and margaret holloway professor of social work and director of the centre for spirituality studies university of hull uk if you want to understand

pharmacology for midwives the evidence base for safe practice 2nd edition sue jordan reader school of human and health science swansea university uk `a much needed long overdue text which focuses on pharmacology in the midwifery setting well laid out easy to read a must for every student practising midwifery glenys mcguire department of midwifery university of huddersfield uk the latest edition of this ground-breaking text is an essential resource for the management of drugs during pregnancy labour and the postnatal period fully updated in line with current midwifery practice it includes new chapters on disorders of the immune system and recreational drugs and expanded coverage of pain relief contents part i introduction to pharmacology · principles of pharmacology s.jordan · administration of medicines s.jordan · law medicine and the midwife r.griffith · part ii drugs in labour · pain relief s.jordan · anti-emetics s.jordan · drugs increasing uterine contractility

public health policy politics 2nd edition rob baggott professor of public policy and director of the health policy research unit de montfort university uk a remarkable text in terms of the clarity of the language and the sheer comprehensiveness of the perspectives addressed it is a work in which one can place a great deal of trust and confidence and serves as the most comprehensive reliable and authoritative survey of public health from a uk perspective chris nottingham reader in contemporary history and head of research school of law and social sciences glasgow caledonian university uk incorporating the latest developments from the field this eagerly awaited edition once again provides an important and comprehensive analysis of the key issues in public health exploring the underlying political context and policy processes this text is core reading for all those interested in the essentials of this area 512pp paperback eic comparative health policy 4th edition robert h blank

doing a successful research project using qualitative or quantitative methods 2nd edition martin brett davies professor emeritus university of east anglia uk and nathan hughes lecturer in social policy and social work university of birmingham uk `this is one of the most clearly written and engaging books for the beginning researcher i have encountered elizabeth watson senior lecturer school of social sciences university of western sydney australia doing a successful research project 2e gives students the knowledge self-discipline and confidence to carry out their first research project describing processes tools and strategies in a simple succinct way it guides the reader carefully through the planning and design stages to implementation analysis and completion 296pp paperback new eic using research in practice it sounds good but will it work jaqui hewitt-taylor senior lecturer in practice development centre for practice development school of health and social care bournemouth

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