The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures by Lisa Dougherty

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Clinical skills procedures are a fundamental aspect of patient-centred nursing care. The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, Professional Edition provides up-to-date, evidence-based clinical skills procedures related to every aspect of a person's care. Procedure guidelines are based on an appraisal of the latest research findings and advice from clinical experts, to enable students and qualified nurses to provide the best possible care. The manual provides the underlying theory and evidence for procedures enabling nurses to gain the confidence they need to become fully informed, skilled practitioners.

The Eighth edition is organised in four sections which reflect the patient experience: Managing the patient journey, Supporting the patient with human functioning, Supporting the patient through the diagnostic process, Supporting the patient through treatment. It includes additional headings to make the text even more accessible and extra colour photos and diagrams.Nationally recognised as the essential guide to clinical nursing skillsIncludes step-by step procedures related to essential aspects of a patient's careProvides all the knowledge nurses need to be fully informed and practice accountablyEnables nurses to deliver clinically effective, patient-focused careClear, user friendly and easy to understandAll procedures include the rationale for each actionEvidence graded to help nurses assess its validity


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Edited by Lisa Dougherty, Nurse Consultant in Intravenous Therapy and Sara Lister, Assistant Chief Nurse, both at the Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust with contributions from expert colleagues in a variety of clinical specialities at The Royal Marsden Hospital.
Published August 31, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 1288 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical. Non-fiction