Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Featured eBooks: Nursing

Paediatric Handbook. This Handbook is a highly popular, succinct guide to managing common and serious disorders in childhood. It is used far beyond the hospital by medical, nursing, and allied health professionals caring for children. It emphasizes the community-based approach to the management of children's problems along with clinical management by the doctor of first contact.

The Care of Wounds: A guide for nurses. This book addresses all aspects of holistic wound management and reflects current research and evidence based practice, while incorporating the considerable developments which have occurred in wound care practice since the publication of the previous edition. This book includes chapters on the physiology of wound healing, general principals of wound management, wound management products, and the management of patients with both acute and chronic wounds.

Case Studies in Gerontological Nursing for the Advanced Practice Nurse. As the fastest growing population sector worldwide, older adults are seen in almost every care setting in which clinicians practice. Developed as a resource for advanced practice nurses in any setting, this book presents readers with a range of both typical and atypical cases from real clinical scenarios.

Critical Care Management of the Obese Patient. This book provides health professionals with sound clinical advice on management of the obese patient admitted into hospital. It addresses all aspects of the patient's care, as well as serving as a resource to facilitate the management of services, use of clinical information, and negotiation of ethical issues that occur in intensive care. As the number of obese patients in intensive care continues to grow, this book will serve as a comprehensive clinical resource for everyday use by both obesity specialists and emergency medicine physicians.

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