New edition of the UK's most comprehensive textbook on adult nursing now fully revised for a new generation of students!
Led by the renowned editor, Ian Peate OBE FRCN, this well-established volume has been fully updated by a team of experienced nurse educationalists and practitioners to meet the needs of today's undergraduate nursing student. Retaining the popular format - Common Disorders, Core Nursing Issues and Specific Patient Groups - this comprehensive volume is richly illustrated throughout and contains a wide range of helpful learning features to help the reader navigate the demands of the latest NMC educational requirements. Evidenced-based throughout, and with a range of helpful online tools and learning activities, additional features include 'Real-life' Case Studies to help readers contextualise and apply new information, relevant pathophysiology to explain disease processes, enhanced discussion of pharmacology and medicines management to assist with 'prescribing readiness', and learning features which include Key Nursing Issues and Reflection and Learning - What Next?
Fully reflective of the 2018 NMC Standards of Proficiency for Nurses, this volume will be suitable for all undergraduate nursing students, the Trainee Nursing Associate, and anyone returning to practice.
- New edition of the UK's most comprehensive textbook on Adult Nursing!
- Retains the popular 'three-part' structure to ensure comprehensive coverage of the subject area - Principles of Nursing, Common Disorders and Patient Groups
- Illustrative A&P and pathophysiology help explain key diseases and disorders
- 'Real-life' Case Studies help contextualise and apply new information
- Explains relevant tests and investigations and, when needed, the role of the nurse in the context of each of them
- Helpful learning features include Key Nursing Issues and Reflection and Learning - What Next?
- Encourages readers to critically examine issues that are related to care provision
- Useful icons throughout the text directs readers to additional online material
- Glossary contains over 300 entries to explain new terminology and concepts
- Appendices include notes on Système International (SI) units and reference ranges for common biochemical and haematological values
- Perfect for second and third-year undergraduate nursing students, senior Trainee Nursing Associates, those 'returning to practice' or needing to review practice and prepare for revalidation
New to this Edition
- Edited by the world-renowned Ian Peate - editor of the British Journal of Nursing - who brings together a new line up of contributors from across the UK and Australia
- Reflects contemporary issues such as the complexity of acute admissions and the increasing importance of the multidisciplinary approach to patient care
- Reflects the 2018 NMC Standards of Proficiency for Nurses and the NMC 2018 Code
- Helps prepare students for 'prescribing readiness', with basic principles of pharmacology, evidence-based person-centred approaches to medicines management and an understanding of the regulatory, professional legal and ethical frameworks
- Recognises the introduction of the Nursing Associate role in England
By Ian Peate, OBE, FRCN, EN(G) RGN, DipN(Lond), RNT B.Ed (Hons), MA, LLM, Head of School, School of Health Studies, Gibraltar Health Authority, Gibraltar; Editor in Chief British Journal of Nursing; Visiting Professor St George's University of London and Kingston University London; Visiting Senior Clinical Fellow University of Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, UK