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Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

JFN Reader price £18.74

Written for both practising and student nurses, it is a comprehensive and reliable guide to the care of adults with chronic and acute illness. The handbook covers care from the initial assessment to discharge and continuing care.

Content
  • Principles and practice of nursing
  • Diagnosing nursing problems and implementing nursing care
  • Nursing specific groups of people
  • Emergencies
  • Professional nursing practice
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Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing

JFN Reader price £20.24

For all nurses involved in the care of patients with cancer, particularly practising specialist cancer and palliative care nurses, district nurses, and specialist nurse practioners as well as those in training.

Content
  • Introduction
  • The cancer problem
  • The experience of cancer
  • Supportive and palliative care
  • Clinical management of cancer
  • Management of major cancers
  • Symptom management
  • Oncological emergencies
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Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing

JFN Reader price £20.24
  1. Cardiac nurses, specialist nurse practitioners, pre-admission nurses, rapid access chest pain clinic specialists, qualified nurses working in non-cardiac settings who regularly care for patients with cardiac problems.
  2. Primary care nurses, paramedics, senior student nurses, and all health care professionals involved in the care of patients with cardiac problems.
Content
  • Introduction
  • Cardiac assessment
  • Cardiac investigations
  • Valvular disease
  • Infective endocarditis
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Acute coronary syndromes
  • Interventional cardiology for coronary artery disease
  • Cardiac surgery
  • Chronic heart failure
  • Bradycardia and blocks
  • Tachycardias
  • Electrophysiology
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Other cardiac problems
  • Cardiac rehabilitation, prevention of cardiac disease and promotion of health
  • Cardiovascular emergencies
  • Cardiovascular drugs
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Oxford Handbook of Children's and
Young People's Nursing

JFN Reader price £18.74
  1. Students following the children's nursing branch.
  2. Qualified children's and young people's nurses.
  3. Primary care nurses; community nurses; health visitors; school nurses.
  4. Students on the adult nursing branch who have to cover children's nursing issues.
Content
  • Normal growth and development
  • Care of the child / young person and family
  • Care of the child / young person and family in hospital
  • Care of the child / young person and family in the community
  • Assessing the sick child
  • Nursing care of the sick child
  • Fundamental skills
  • Systems-based problems
    • Skin problems and communicable diseases
    • Neurological problems
    • Respiratory problems
    • Cardiovascular problems
    • Gastrointestinal problems
    • Genito-urinary problems
    • Reproductive problems
    • Musculo-skeletal problems
    • Sensory problems
    • Haematology and immunity problems
    • Oncology
    • Endocrine and metabolic problems
    • Neonatal problems
    • Genetic and congenital problems
  • Mental Health
  • Children and young people with chronic illness / disability
  • Palliative care
  • High dependency care
  • Drugs in children's nursing
  • Professional issues
  • Safeguarding children
  • Religion, culture and spirituality
  • Research with children
  • Paediatric emergencies
  • Minor injuries
  • Reference section
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Oxford Handbook of Gastrointestinal Nursing

JFN Reader price £20.24

All nurses working with gastrointestinal patients, including stoma care nurses, nurse endoscopists, surgical nurses, nutritional advisors and colorectal nurse specialists. Nurses undertaking courses in gastrointestinal nursing and pre-registration nursing students on placements.

Content
  • Overview of the gut and its function
  • Nursing care of gastrointestinal (GI) patients
  • Nursing specialities in GI practice
  • Imaging the GI tract
  • Nutrition
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Endoscopy
  • Stoma care
  • Oesophagus and stomach
  • Small bowel
  • Liver
  • Pancreas
  • Gall bladder and biliary system
  • Colon
  • Rectum and anus
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Neurological bowel care
  • Paediatric bowel care
  • Bowel care and vulnerable groups
  • Complimnetary therapies in bowel disorders
  • Pain management
  • Gastrointestinal emergencies
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Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

JFN Reader price £17.24
  1. Nursing students following the mental health branch programme.
  2. Qualified mental health nurses.
  3. Practice nurse, nurse practitioners, district nurses, community staff nurses, and health visitors.
  4. Students on the adult nursing branch programme who have to cover mental health issues
Content
  • Introduction
  • Essential mental health nursing skills
  • Interventions
  • Violence
  • Risk
  • Common mental disorders
  • The Mental Health Act
  • Medications
  • Culture
  • Older adult
  • Leadership
  • Evidence-based mental health nursing
  • Research
  • Liaison mental health
  • National occupational standards for mental health
  • Essential shared capabilities
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Oxford Handbook of Midwifery (2nd Edition)

JFN Reader price £16.99
  1. Qualified midwives
  2. Student midwives
  3. Midwifery lecturers, medical students and junior doctors, general practitioners, obstetricians and other health professionals such as health visitors; physiotherapists and complementary therapists specialising in maternity care, and anyone involved with pregnant women, new mothers and their families.
Content
  • Introduction
  • Normal labour
  • Complicated labour
  • Postnatal care
  • Family planning
  • Care of the new born
  • Feeding
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Oxford Handbook of Nursing Older People

JFN Reader price £20.24
  1. Nursing students
  2. Registered Nurses working on medical, surgical or specialist wards
  3. Community Staff nurses
  4. Registered Mental Health Nurses
Content
  • Ageing through time
  • Psychosocial context of ageing
  • Ageism, sexism and racism
  • Health and health promotion
  • Caring and service provision
  • Spirituality and culture
  • Normal ageing
  • Hypo and hyperthermia
  • Stroke Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Heart failure
  • Cancer
  • Palliative care
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Mental health
  • Osteoporosis
  • The nurse's role
  • Nurse prescribing
  • Patient discharge
  • Nursing assessment
  • Communication
  • Nutrition and hydration Rehabilitation
  • Falls
  • Infection control
  • Pressure ulcer prevention and management
  • Continence management and prevention
  • Medicines management
  • Pain control
  • Older people in prison
  • Older people with learning disabilities
  • Alcohol misuse
  • Safeguarding vulnerable adults
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Oxford Handbook of Prescribing for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals (2nd Edition)

JFN Reader price £16.99
  1. Qualified nurse prescribers
  2. Extended nurse prescribers and supplementary nurse prescribers
  3. Students on nurse prescribing courses, and those teaching prescribing courses
  4. Other legally designated health professional prescribers including physiotherapists, radiographers, podiatrists, optometrists and pharmacists.
Content
  • What is a non-medical prescriber
  • Principles of supplementary prescribing
  • Clinical management plans
  • Basic principles of pharmacology
  • Potential and unwanted effects
  • Safe prescribing
  • Consideration of product choice
  • Review
  • Working as a non-medical prescriber
  • Practical prescribing
  • Prescribing for special groups
  • Medical conditions
  • Complementary and alternative medicines and over-the-counter drugs
  • Audit
  • Evidence-based prescribing
  • Managing the role
  • Responsibilities
  • Working outside the UK
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Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and
Community Nursing

JFN Reader price £20.24
  1. This handbook is an essential tool for practising nurses working in the primary care and community setting; these include practice nurses, nurse practitioners, district nurses, community staff nurses, health visitors, school nurses, walk-in centre nurses and sexual health nurses.
  2. It will also be valuable to those taking relevant post-registration qualification courses, including specialist practitioner courses relevant to practice nursing and family planning, and also pre-registration students undertaking elective and management modules in primary care nursing.
Content
  • Normal growth and development
  • The health of the UK population
  • Nursing in primary care
  • Quality and risk management
  • Approaches to individual health needs assessment
  • Medicine management and nurse prescribing
  • Children
  • Child and adolescent common health problems
  • Adult health promotion
  • Vulnerable groups with extra needs
  • Care provision
  • Care of people with long term conditions
  • Common adult health problems
  • Minor injuries and emergencies
  • Useful information
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Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Nursing

JFN Reader price £20.24
  1. Novice and experienced respiratory nurse practitioners
  2. All health care professionals who are involved in the care of respiratory patients in all settings.
Content
  • Introduction: Overview, epidemiology, causes and costs
  • Why work in respiratory nursing?
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Respiratory assessment
  • Respiratory investigations
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Asthma and allergies
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease (Interstitial lung disease )
  • Lung cancer and mesothelioma
  • Obstructive sleep apnoea
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Pharmacology and nurse prescribing
  • Pleural effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary embolus
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Respiratory failure (NIPPV)
  • Tuberculosis
  • Palliative care
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Public health
  • Sex, sexuality and breathlessness
  • Multidisciplinary team and specific respiratory nursing roles
  • Flying, altitude and diving
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