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Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain)

Works: 2,588 works in 3,476 publications in 1 language and 18,978 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Educational films  Internet videos  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Filmed panel discussions 
Roles: Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 610.73
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Nursing standard by Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain)( )

in English and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original research and clinical articles relevant to the practice of nursing
Learning disability practice( )

in English and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies existing and emerging areas of disability practice
Evidence-based nursing( )

in English and held by 840 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
Suicide : guide for prevention( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 246 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. (26 minutes)
Caring for people with renal impairment( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 238 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
Hypertension : facts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 236 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
Beyond wound healing( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supplemented with clinical photos and precise diagrams, this program quantifies wound assessment and describes approaches to wound healing. The physiological healing cascade and infection flags are discussed, along with case studies spanning an age range of 31 to 78. A deep bruise, a leg ulcer complicated by eczema, an infected surgical incision, and a necrotic neck tumor are presented, allowing the introduction of subjects such as the hydrobalance, hydrosorptive, hydroactive, and hydroionic methods of wound dressing; graduated compression therapy; and odor reduction
Depression : old problem, new therapy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 225 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
Watson's clinical nursing and related sciences by Mike Walsh( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides practical applications which show the importance of microbiology in today's demanding healthcare environment
Managing diversity and inequality in health care( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 217 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
The Facts about MRSA( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How much of the media coverage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-a superbug considered deadly, out of control, and incurable-is misleading or even flat-out wrong? This program, designed to assist doctors and nurses in identifying and treating patients with MRSA, provides essential information on how the pathogen is transmitted, who is most highly at risk, and treatment with intravenous antibiotics such as vancomycin and teicoplanin. Infection-control protocols for hospitals, nursing and residential facilities, and patients' homes are described. Phage-typing to identify strains of S. aureus is also demonstrated
Practising health promotion : dilemmas and challenges by Jennie Naidoo( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 180 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
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 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Promoting health : a practical guide by Linda Ewles( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 175 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
Nutrition and child health by Chris Holden( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 170 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_______________
Managing and leading innovation in health care( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book focuses specifically on the importance of leaderhip and innovation for effective nursing practice. The cultural shift that is needed to drive the modernisation agenda raises the importance of leadership for nursing to enable the profession to grasp the opportunities and 'make a difference' to healthcare. This book aims to be unique in its linkage of theory with practice, by using appication from real case studies supplied by practitioners and supported by sound and relevant theoretical material
Accident and emergency : theory into practice by Brian Dolan( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 166 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
Competencies for advanced nursing practice by Susan M Hinchliff( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 164 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
Baillière's study skills for nurses( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What the RCN stands for by Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain)( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Managing diversity and inequality in health care
Alternative Names
College of Nursing of the United Kingdom London

College of Nursing of the United Kingdom, Royal

College of Nursing, Royal (Great Britain)


Royal College of Nursing

Royal College of Nursing of the United Kingdom

English (112)

Managing diversity and inequality in health carePractising health promotion : dilemmas and challengesModels and critical pathways in clinical nursing : conceptual frameworks for care planningPromoting health : a practical guideNutrition and child healthManaging and leading innovation in health careAccident and emergency : theory into practiceCompetencies for advanced nursing practiceBaillière's study skills for nurses