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Welcome to your Delivery Complex Care Reading and Resource List. Here you will find your essential and recommended reading, as well as suggested Journals and Online Resources.
Please be advised that not all of your essential and recommended reading is available through the University of Suffolk.
Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology by Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology delivers a highly visual and accessible introduction to pathophysiology for nursing and healthcare students, guiding readers through the subject matter with case studies, exercises, key words, and additional resources to support learning and retention. The new edition of Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology includes brand-new content on homeostasis, systematic approach to assessment, and key terminology. The book features links to clinical observations, vital signs to observe, investigation boxes, clinical red flags, medication alerts, and the latest, contemporary evidence for care management, including National Early Warning Score 2 (NEWS2). Presents comprehensive treatment guidance for all fundamental pathophysiology categories, including disorders of the central nervous system, heart, vascular and renal systems, and more Aligns with the latest NMC standards Full-colour illustrations throughout that brings the subject to life Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology belongs on the bookshelves of all pre-registration nursing students, midwifery students, healthcare assistants, and assistant practitioners. Professionals in allied healthcare areas such as physiotherapy, radiotherapy, and occupational therapy will also benefit from the material contained in this comprehensive resource.
Publication Date: 2021
Developing Advanced Assessment Skills: Patients with Long Term Conditions by This book will help you to develop some of the essential assessment skills that are needed to support patients with long-term conditions in secondary and primary care settings. You may be at the beginning of your career, or you may be an experienced practitioner who is moving into long-term conditions care. At whatever level you may be, this book will give you some guidance on how to use appropriate assessment tools and to reflect on your experience from practice. Supporting patients with long-term conditions is not solely the domain of nursing. This book is intended to be suitable for a range of practitioners who are interested in developing their assessment skills further. However some examples have been given from a nursing perspective. The exercises throughout the book have been designed to encourage you to reflect on your practice and draw from the wide range of evidence that is available to support your development. You can work through them at your own pace and return to chapters that you need to learn more about
Publication Date: 2012
Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing by This landmark text is the key resource for nurses working in the field of palliative care. Edited by renowned nursing experts, and written by a dynamic team of internationally known authorities in nursing and palliative medicine, the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing covers the gamut ofprinciples of care from the time of initial diagnosis of a terminal disease to the end of a patient's life and beyond. The text is distinctively developed to highlight the nurse's vital role as part of an integrated palliative care team. Various care settings are discussed including the hospital,ICU, home care, and hospice. Chapters focus on the practical aspects of nursing care, including symptom assessment, patient teaching, family support, psychosocial aspects of palliation, and spiritual care. New to the fourth edition are chapters on the National Consensus Project for QualityPalliative Care Guidelines, palliative care of veterans, palliative care in rural settings, disaster situations, palliative care in Eastern Europe, and palliative care in the Philippines.
Publication Date: 2015
Long-Term Conditions by Long Term Conditions is a comprehensive textbook for all nursing and healthcare students and practitioners that explores the key issues surrounding caring for patients with chronic diseases or long-term conditions. Divided into three sections, this book explores living with a long-term condition, empowerment, and care management. Rather than being disease-focused, it looks at key issues and concepts which unify many different long-term conditions, including psychological and social issues that make up a considerable part of living with a long-term condition. Within each of the chapters, issues of policy, culture and ethics are intertwined, and case studies are used throughout, linking the concepts to specific diseases. Key features: A comprehensive textbook on the principles and practice of caring for people with long-term conditions User-friendly in style with learning outcomes, further reading, useful websites, and case studies throughout linking to specific conditions Moves away from a disease-focused medical model, and takes a needs-led approach Uniquely explores the overarching issues of living with one or more long-term conditions Focuses on the importance of multi-disciplinary team work and collaborative teamwork in the management of long-term conditions
Publication Date: 2011
Global Aging: Comparative Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course by " Using a comparative, cross-national perspective, "Global Aging: Comparative Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course" explores the major topics in social gerontology worldwide and the demands that the aging population places on a society. This comprehensive and timely guide includes contributions from international gerontology scholars and illustrates both universal and socioculturally unique aspects of aging across nations. It is organized thematically for ease of use and includes an abundance of photographs and illustrations to highlight key points.Key features: Discussions on various nations' policies and programs designed to meet the unique needs of an older population An essay on pension and income maintenance policies and programs An analysis of the role of local and national governments, as well as non-governmental organizations, in serving older adults Case studies on specific aspects of aging: family life, caregiving, policies and politics, health and long-term care, and work and retirement The most current demographic data on aging around the world "
Publication Date: 2014
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