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Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses

Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses
Step by Step

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May 2015 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

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.

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

A really useful pocket size book for clinical practice. Easy to read.

Miss charlotte beline
School of Nursing and Caring Sciences, University of Central Lancashire
December 7, 2016

The clinical skills team at the university recommend this book for the students as its easy to read, with good up to date clinical practice and diagrams to help the students learn/.

Mrs Kirsty Elaine Fishburn
Faculty of Health & Social Care, Hull University
November 4, 2015

This is in an easy to read format that will reinforce the material taught in class and support skills development.

Ms Patricia McBride
Department of Nursing & Midwifery, Stirling University
May 12, 2016

This book is an easy to follow book, relevant to current clinical practice. It has not been recommended for the course stated but for the Return to Nursing Practice course.

Ms Lisa Panzavecchia
Institute of Health and Society, University of Worcester
July 15, 2015

This is an excellent pocket guide for Student Nurses.

Mrs Carol Olivia Wilde
Sch. of Nursing, Midwifery & Social W., Manchester University
March 31, 2016

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Delves-Yates Chapter 1

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ISBN: 9781473913981