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Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain)

Works: 3,327 works in 4,508 publications in 1 language and 19,807 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Internet videos  Educational films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Study guides  Personal narratives  Handbooks and manuals  Abstracts 
Roles: Other, Editor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 610.73
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Nursing standard by Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain)( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original research and clinical articles revelent to the practice of nursing
Learning disability practice by Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain)( )

in English and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies existing and emerging areas of disability practice
Evidence-based nursing by Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain)( )

in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EBN surveys a wide range of international medical journals applying strict criteria for the quality and validity of research. Practising clinicians assess the clinical relevance of the best studies. The key details of these essential studies are presented in a succinct, informative abstract with an expert commentary on its clinical application
Principles for best practice in clinical audit by National Institute for Clinical Excellence (Great Britain)( )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clinical audit is at the heart of clinical governance. It provides the mechanisms for reviewing the quality of everyday care provided to patients with common conditions like asthma or diabetes and builds on a long history of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals reviewing case notes and seeking ways to serve their patients better. The clinical audit also addresses the quality issues systematically and explicitly, providing reliable information, and can confirm the quality of clinical services and highlight the need for improvement. This text provides clear statements of principle about clinical audit in the NHS, and reviews the literature concerned with the development of audit over recent years
Baillière's study skills for nurses and midwives by Sian Maslin-Prothero( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether you are a first time student or returning to study, it can seem very daunting. This book can help you get the most from studying and shows how to make good use of your time and achieve success. This 4th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. It demonstrates how to develop and build on existing strengths and experiences to get the most out of any course. Using a down-to-earth and user-friendly style, it concentrates on what you need to know. It can help you to: <br><br> get the most from reading and lectures <br> access libraries <br> use the Internet and databases <br> develo
Suicide : a guide for prevention( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Samaritans, a British suicide intervention organization, fields 2.5 million phone calls per year. Using dramatized scenarios and commentary by healthcare professionals, this program replaces myths with facts about suicide: who is at risk, how warning signs are displayed, what some of the triggers are, and how to intervene. Of special emphasis is the vital need for the medical staff to engage in a compassionate dialogue with parasuicides in order to correctly assess their readiness for release and need for referrals to mental health specialists and social workers
Hypertension : facts( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This clinical program thoroughly addresses all aspects of hypertension, including risk factors, impact on the vascular system and organs, diagnosis, and treatment through lifestyle modification and pharmaceutical means. Special attention is given to the proper technique for taking blood pressure. In addition, the therapeutic values and side effects of hypertension medicines such as thiazide diuretics, beta blockers, ACE inhibitors, calcium channel blockers, and angiotensin II receptor antagonists are described
Caring for people with renal impairment( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using diagrams, expert commentary, and patient interviews, this program thoroughly discusses end-stage renal disease and its management, including the symptoms and causes; hemodialysis, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, and automated peritoneal dialysis; and dietary restrictions. The psychosocial impact is considered as well, along with the subject of kidney transplants. A review of the filtration, hormonal, and metabolic functions of healthy kidneys is also provided. (28 minutes)
Beyond wound healing( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quantifies wound assessment and describes approaches to wound healing. Discusses the physiological healing cascade and infection flags. Covers such subjects as hydrobalance, hydrosorptive, hydroactive, and hydroionic methods of wound dressing, graduated compression therapy, and odor reduction
Depression : not a normal part of aging by David Tucker( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It can happen to teens. New mothers. The elderly. In fact, it can afflict almost anyone. Filmed in the U.K., this comprehensive program spells out the details of clinical depression in seven concise segments: Defining the Problem, Classifying the Symptoms, Depression in Children, Depression in Adults, Supporting Patients with Depression, Assessment, and Therapy and Treatment. Dramatizations of nurse/patient interviews offer the opportunity to observe firsthand the signs of depression reflected by the patients' answers and behaviors. Patient assessment questions are provided as well
Competencies for advanced nursing practice by Susan M Hinchliff( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Competencies for Advanced Nursing Practice is the first and definitive book to deliver guidance for practitioners working to be recognized for their advanced nursing practice. Written by experienced academics and advanced nurse practitioners from a variety of clinical backgrounds, this handbook will support nurses on their journey towards advanced nursing practice and provide detailed information on achieving the competencies within each of the seven domains outlined in the RCN and the NMC's proposed Standards of Proficiency for Advanced Nurse Practitioners: the nurse-patient relationship; respecting culture and diversity; management of patient health/illness status; the education function; professional role; managing and negotiating health care delivery systems; and monitoring and ensuring the quality of health care practice. The text concludes with a section on how practice can be recorded and used in the portfolioing and accreditation process, how to collect and record evidence and how nurses can be supported and facilitated through this process. Aimed at the professional nurse working towards an advanced level of practice, the nurse already practising at this level and seeking accreditation and also the student and newly qualified nurse giving early consideration to their future career, this book offers clear and user-friendly guidance for anybody wishing to undertake this standard of nursing practice
The Facts about MRSA( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Shows how the pathogen is transmitted, who is most highly at risk, and treatment with intravenous antibiotics such as vancomycin and teicoplanin. Describes infection-control protocol for hospitals, nursing and residential facilities, and patients' homes
Managing diversity and inequality in health care( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the importance of providing equality of access to effective and sensitive services in a diverse society. Provides a theoretical framework and extensive practical guidance in this task
Watson's clinical nursing and related sciences by Mike Walsh( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides practical applications which show the importance of microbiology in today's demanding healthcare environment
Managing and leading innovation in health care by Elizabeth Howkins( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The introduction of a plethora of health policy initiatives by the government as a response to increasingly empowered NHS patients who express their dissatisfaction with the service has created a need for creativity and innovation on the part of health service personnel. These papers discuss this pressing issue
Models and critical pathways in clinical nursing : conceptual frameworks for care planning by Mike Walsh( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nutrition and child health by Chris Holden( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maternal and fetal nutrition - Breastfeeding - Feeding children at different ages - Vitamins and minerals in paediatics - Feeding sick children - Growth and nutritional assessment of children - Feeding children on special diet - Nursing assessment of children's nutritional state during illness - Eating disorders and therapeutic intervention - Causes of feeding problems in infants - Childhood obesity_______________
Practising health promotion : dilemmas and challenges by Jennie Naidoo( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the successful approach of their introductory text Health Promotion, this book explores further what should inform the practice of health promotion and tackles some of the challenges and dilemmas that practitioners face
Promoting health : a practical guide by Linda Ewles( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Promoting Health provides a comprehensive and rigorous introduction to the theory and practice of health promotion. Part 1 explores concepts of health, health promotion and public health, discusses ethical issues, and maps out the agencies and people who play a part. Part 2 looks at assessing health promotion needs, and researching, planning and evaluating health promotion work. Part 3 focuses on "hands on" health promotion, such as how to plan and manage a community health project; how to help people to change their health behaviour; how to get press coverage for a health event; how to have your say in local health policy - and much more. The book is user-friendly, accessible and easily understood, enlivened with numerous exercises, case studies and illustrations
Accident and emergency : theory into practice by Brian Dolan( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition shows nurses why they are doing what they do, rather than just how, for a range of A & E conditions. It has sections that cover potential problem areas, such as paediatrics and treating the mentally ill A & E patient. A basic A & P section is included so even the most experienced nurse can refresh their knowledge
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Audience level: 0.34 (from 0.00 for Principles ... to 0.89 for RCN annual ...)

Accident and emergency : theory into practice
Competencies for advanced nursing practiceManaging diversity and inequality in health careWatson's clinical nursing and related sciencesManaging and leading innovation in health careModels and critical pathways in clinical nursing : conceptual frameworks for care planningNutrition and child healthPractising health promotion : dilemmas and challengesPromoting health : a practical guideAccident and emergency : theory into practice
Alternative Names

controlled identityRoyal College of Nursing and National Council of Nurses of the United Kingdom

College of Nursing of the United Kingdom London

College of Nursing of the United Kingdom, Royal

College of Nursing, Royal.

College of Nursing, Royal (Great Britain)


R.C.N. (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain))


RCN (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain))

Royal College of Nursing

Royal College of Nursing of the United Kingdom


English (141)