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Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing
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Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing

Publication Year: 2014
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Drennan, Vari; Goodman, Claire
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-199-65372-0
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 70
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Fully updated and revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing is the essential guide to caring for patients in primary care and the community.

Concise, easy-to-use, and comprehensive, this handbook ensures that the reader has the skills and knowledge required by any nurse working in modern primary and community care which cuts across different speciality and care settings.

Chapters range from common adult health problems to vulnerable groups with extra needs, medicine management, and nurse prescribing. The handbook includes information on how health and social care services are organised and funded, from common technical care procedures to complex situations requiring practical, concise guidance. This is the essential guide to all aspects of the nurse's role. For the new edition material on end of life care has been revised and expanded, with more focus on care of dying children. It also includes new clinical topics such as nursing technology, dependent children at home, and frailty.

All chapters have been written and reviewed by primary care nurses and other experts directly engaged in current practice and research. Providing an accessible and instant resource for everyday nursing, and a benchmark of good practice, the Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing is a unique and invaluable companion for all health care professionals working in the primary care and community setting.

Key Features:

  • Fast access to concise, targeted information on all essential aspects of primary care and community nursing
  • Patient centred, evidence-based and in line with the latest guidelines
  • An indispensable companion for practising nurses who work in non-hospital settings
  • Edited and written by primary care nurses who are directly engaged in current practice, research, and policy activities

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Drennan, Vari; Goodman, Claire
  • ISBN: 978-0-199-65372-0
  • Specialty:
    Management & Administration
    Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd Ed.
  • Pages: 848
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2014
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 70

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