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Title: Principles of Care
Contributor(s): Lloyd, Hilary (author); Hancock, Helen (author); Campbell, Steve  (author)
Publication Date: 2007
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Abstract: Vital Notes for Nurses: Principles of Care is an essential guide for nursing students and newly qualified nurses. It provides a concise introduction to the essential principles of nursing care. It encourages nurses to examine the principles and evidence underlying nursing practice and equips them with a thorough understanding of the complexities of patient care in different environments of care. Principles of Care explores concepts of health and illness, conceptual frameworks for practice, principles of health care delivery, and professional standards. Key themes include assessment and planning, implementation and evaluation, patient education and health promotion, decision making and risk management, benchmarking, clinical effectiveness and practice development. •Examines assessment, planning and evaluation of care •Covers risk management and prioritisation of care •Addresses the use of NICE guidance and National Service frameworks •Explores clinical effectiveness, practice development and quality assurance •Includes learning objectives, scenarios and case studies
Publication Type: Book
Publisher: Blackwell
Place of Publication: Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN: 1405145986
Field of Research (FOR): 111099 Nursing not elsewhere classified
HERDC Category Description: A2 Authored Book - Other
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Extent of Pages: 234
Series Name: Vital Notes for Nurses
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