Practice Nurse Handbook 4th Edition by Gillian D. Hampson

By Gillian D. Hampson

This guide is a advisor to all features of scientific perform, future health advertising and perform administration for nurses commonly perform. With an emphasis all through on secure perform in scientific methods, the e-book contains chapters on universal health conditions, screening assessments, sexual future health, go back and forth future health, immunizations and emergency occasions. It addresses criminal concerns, alterations in basic care and the advance of fundamental care trusts, advancements in computing know-how, and nurse prescribing. It additionally covers key concerns in staff operating and promotes life-long studying improvement. each one bankruptcy comprises feedback for mirrored image on perform and provides the underlying proof base.

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In some instances, such as complicated wound care or travel immunisation, separate nursing records can be more appropriate; especially where two or more part-time nurses are treating the same patient. Good communication is essential for continuity of care. Nursing records, if they are separate, should be amalgamated with the patients' medical notes as soon as possible. In the event of litigation, records will be used to prove or disprove a case of negligence. Without accurate records, it would not be possible to prove that satisfactory care had been given.

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