Foundations of Nursing Practice, Fundamentals of Holistic Care, 2nd Edition

Foundations of Nursing Practice

2nd Edition Fundamentals of Holistic Care

By Chris Brooker, BSc, MSc, RGN, SCM, RNT, Author and Lecturer, Norfolk, UK and Anne Waugh, BSc(Hons), MSc, CertEd, SRN, RNT, FHEA, Senior Lecturer and Senior Teaching Fellow, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK


SECTION 1 - Health, nursing and health care in the 21st century

Chapter 1 Health as a value and a concept

Chapter 2 The evolution of contemporary nursing

Chapter 3 -Health and social care delivery systems

SECTION 2 - Professional practice

Chapter 4 Learning and teaching

Chapter 5 Evidence-based practice and research

Chapter 6 Legal issues that impact on nursing practice

Chapter 7 NMC Code of Conduct and applied ethical principles

SECTION 3 - Nursing and lifespan implications

Chapter 8 The human lifespan and its effect on selecting nursing interventions

Chapter 9 Relationship, helping and communication skills

Chapter 10 Sleep, rest, relaxation, complementary therapies and alternative

therapies

Chapter 11 Stress, anxiety and coping

Chapter 12 Loss and bereavement

SECTION 4 - Developing nursing skills

Chapter 13 Safety in nursing practice

Chapter 14 The nursing process, holistic assessment and baseline observations

Chapter 15 Preventing the spread of infection

Chapter 16 Caring for the person with physical needs, sensory impairment and unconsciousness

Chapter 17 Breathing and circulation

Chapter 18 Mobility and immobility

Chapter 19 Promoting hydration and nutrition

Chapter 20 Elimination: urine

Chapter 21 Elimination: faeces

Chapter 22 Promoting the safe administration of medicines

Chapter 23 Pain management: minimizing the pain experience

Chapter 24 Caring for the person having surgery

Chapter 25 Wound management

Glossary

Index