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Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses By Catherine Delves-Yates

Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses

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This pocket-sized book is a quick guide to the basic clinical skills nursing students will need out on placements. The step-by-step approach helps students to quickly find the information they need to perform the skills and to revise for clinical skills exams.

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Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses Summary

Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses: Step by Step by Catherine Delves-Yates

This little book is an ideal clinical skills reference for nursing students and junior health care practitioners. Its easy to navigate design and step-by-step approach allows for information to be accessed quickly to help students review skills while on placement and prepare for their OSCE exams.

- Essential equipment tick lists helps ensure students know what they need to perform clinical skills.

- Patient considerations promote strategies to provide the best possible care.

- All fields of nursing are covered with tips throughout to help students support every patient group.

- Introduces different approaches to performing clinical skills in community and acute settings to help students and new practitioners feel confident performing the skill in any situation.

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About Catherine Delves-Yates

Catherine Delves-Yates is an experienced nurse and a Lecturer at the School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK. She started her nursing career as a student at the Nightingale School of Nursing, London and has worked clinically in adult and paediatric critical care in the UK and has taught and nursed in America, Africa and Nepal. Her passion is to ensure all nurses have the knowledge, skills and professionalism to deliver effective compassionate care to each of their patients. Catherine is an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Buea and the Higher Institute of Applied Medical Sciences, Cameroon and an international advisor to the Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Nepal. Currently she is researching whether nursing students' views of health and illness alter during their pre-registration nursing programme.

Table of Contents

Common Abbreviations - Wendy Wright and Fiona Everett Useful Prefixes and Suffixes - Wendy Wright and Fiona Everett Infection Prevention and Control - Rose Gallagher Clinical Measurement - Valerie Foley Pain Management - Ann Kettyle Aseptic Technique and Specimen Collection - Rose Gallagher Skin Integrity - Irene Anderson and Catherine Delves-Yates Safer Handling of People - Diane Steele First Aid - Chris Mulryan Medicines Administration - Carol Hall and Catherine Delves-Yates Assisting Patients with their Nutritional Needs - Kate Goodhand and Jane Ewan Assisting Patients with their Elimination Needs - Mairead Collie, David J. Hunter and Valerie Foley Assisting Patients with their Hygiene Needs - Catherine Delves-Yates Last Offices - Jean Shapcott Commonly Used Medication and Side Effects - Wendy Wright and Fiona Everett Normal Laboratory Values - Wendy Wright and Fiona Everett

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Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses: Step by Step by Catherine Delves-Yates
Catherine Delves-Yates
Used - Very Good
SAGE Publications Ltd
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