A new edition of this successful undergraduate nursing text relates theory to practice using an easily accessible and reader friendly style. Complex ideas are explained clearly, avoiding jargon. Learning objectives, Learning exercises and Study Questions make this a comprehensive learning resource.
New to This Edition
Every chapter has been updated
Updated information on developing evidence-based practice
This new edition focuses more directly on the student market, including learning objectives and other helpful study aids.
New material on developing evidence-based practice
A new chapter on the evaluation of contemporary practice against the social history of nursing
By Alan Pearson, RNN, ONC, RNT, DipNed, DANS, MSc, PhD, FCN(NSW), FRCNA, FAAG. FRCN, Executive Director, Joanna Briggs Institute, Royal Adelaide Hospital; Adelaide Professor of Nursing, La Trobe University; Adjunct Professor, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia; Barbara Vaughan, RGN, RCNT, RNT, Dip(Lond), MS, Formerly Director of Nursing Development, King's Fund Centre for Health Service Development, London, UK and Mary Fitzgerald, RGN, DipN(Lond), Cert(FE), MN, PhD, FRCNA, Professor of Nursing, University of Newcastle and Central Coast Health, Australia
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