Perfect for this student nurse!"Seriously, I love this book. It has already helped me ace 2 assignments! Definitely a must-have for student nurses."--Amy L., Online Student Reviewer SAFETY FIRST WITH 'CURE & CARE'! Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses®, Eighteenth Edition delivers everything you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan--643 well-organized monographs encompassing hundreds of generic drugs and thousands of trade names. Its nursing-focused Cure & Care' approach explains what the drug does and describes what the nurse does and how the nursing process relates to the pharmacotherapeutics. BONUS! FREE DIGITAL ACCESS An access code inside new, printed texts unlocks your one-year, FREE 1-year subscription to DrugGuide.com, Davis's Drug Guide Online, powered by Unbound Medicine, information on more than 5,000 trade names and generic drugs, as well as audio pronunciations and color photographs, all updated regularly. LIFE-SAVING GUIDANCE AT A GLANCE In-depth coverage of patient safety, red tab for high-alert medications, red, capitalized letters for life-threatening side effects, and REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) icon Special considerations for patient populations Icon highlighting pharmacogenomic content IV administration coverage Patient and family teaching guidance Canadian-specific content identified with a maple leaf icon FREE ONLINE LEARNING, CARE PLANNING & PATIENT EDUCATION TOOLS Audio Pronunciation Library of 1,200+ drug names Tutorials with self-tests, Preventing Medication Errors and Psychotropic Drugs Calculators for body mass index (BMI), metric conversions, IV drip rates, dosage/KG and Fahrenheit/Celsius. Interactive Case Studies, each followed by a series of questions Eight audio podcasts covering must-know information, concepts, and considerations for safe drug administration Video clips illustrating the safe administration of medications
This new edition of Beyond Burnout will explore the enormous risks involved in the stress-fatigue-burnout connection, defines the associated health and well-being consequences, and provides considerations for how to move the profession forward. Author Suzanne Waddill-Goad provides practical solutions and strategies for fresh thinking, including ways to prevent burnout in the first place, harness and manage overwhelming stress, and set new priorities for optimal health and well-being to care for yourself.
A Handbook for Trainee Nursing Associates provides a concise introduction to the essential background knowledge that aspiring nursing associates need as a foundation for their training. Each chapter is linked to the outcomes of the NMC Standards of proficiency for nursing associates. This book will underpin your studies and enable you to support registered nurses in caring for people in a variety of health and care settings. It will also give a solid grounding for nursing associates who want to follow the progression route into graduate nursing. Packed with activities to help you apply theory to contemporary practice, A Handbook for Trainee Nursing Associates covers the core of your studies: Study skills Professional and communication skills Values and ethics Society and health Psychology and health Public health and health promotion Research and evidence-based practice Mental health Learning disabilities A Handbook for Trainee Nursing Associates gives you an accessible introduction to the knowledge and understanding you will need at the start of your training and into your healthcare career.
Ethics and the Good Nurse draws on internationally leading empirical research conducted by the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues and explores nursing as a virtuous profession through a close examination of nurses' character. With the belief that virtues such as kindness, integrity, compassion and honesty are core to the nursing profession, this book draws on extended insights from the Jubilee Centre's Virtuous Practicing in Nursing study to understand the role of such virtues in the professional practice and education of nurses. This book brings together knowledge from academics, scholars and practitioners to address the influence of personal and professional character on nurses and nursing. By including clear implications for policy, practice and research, Ethics and the Good Nurse serves as essential reading for a wide audience, including nurses, policy makers and nursing organisations and provides a timely and much-needed contribution to the field of nursing and character education.