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Nursing and Health Survival Guides


About the Series

These handy pocket-sized books equip the nursing and healthcare student with all the essential information and tips they need whilst studying and on placement. Concise and ideal for quick reference, they cover key areas from clinical skills, through drugs in use and infection control, to health promotion and palliative care.

Offering quick and easy access to selected survival guides, the Nursing and Health Survival Guide app is now available for your smartphone or tablet!

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Clinical Assessment

Clinical Assessment

2nd Edition

Forthcoming

By Tracy Lapworth, Deborah Cook
November 30, 2022

Every contact with your patient is an opportunity for health assessment. Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips. This second edition of Clinical Assessment provides an essential overview of the topic, including new material on ...

Dementia Care, 2nd ed

Dementia Care, 2nd ed

2nd Edition

By Dawn Brooker, Sue Lillyman, Mary Bruce
August 11, 2022

Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information on caring for patients with dementia at your fingertips. Evidence-based and fully updated for this second edition, it includes all you need to know on: person-centred dementia care; dementia-friendly environments; ...

Antenatal Midwifery Skills

Antenatal Midwifery Skills

2nd Edition

By Alison Edwards
November 05, 2020

This pocket-sized book, presented in an easy-to-follow format, is designed as a tool for students and professionals to carry in any setting, providing a quick reference guide to antenatal care and related anatomy and physiology. Used as a platform for wider reading, this text is an ideal ...

Labour Midwifery Skills

Labour Midwifery Skills

2nd Edition

By Alison Edwards
November 09, 2020

This pocket-sized book, presented in an easy-to-follow format, is designed as a tool for students and professionals to carry in any setting, providing a quick reference guide to supporting women during labour. Used as a platform for wider reading, this text is an ideal reference point for any ...

Postnatal and Neonatal Midwifery Skills

Postnatal and Neonatal Midwifery Skills

2nd Edition

By Alison Edwards
November 06, 2020

This pocket-sized book, presented in an easy-to-follow format, is designed as a tool for students and professionals to carry in any setting, providing a quick reference guide to supporting women and babies during the postnatal/neonatal period. Written in an accessible way, this book provides ...

Patient Consent

Patient Consent

1st Edition

By Elizabeth Charnock, Denise Owens
February 06, 2014

Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized (120x80mm), spiral-bound book in the popular Nursing & Health Survival Guide series puts all the crucial information about patient consent at your fingertips. There is an obligation for practitioners to obtain valid consent from their patients before...

Medical Abbreviations & Normal Ranges Survival Guide

Medical Abbreviations & Normal Ranges: Survival Guide

2nd Edition

By Helen Jones
May 28, 2019

Part of the skill of nursing and healthcare involves being able to decipher and understand the meanings of results and abbreviations. Fully updated, this second edition is a handy survival guide which will supply you with up-to-date information and help you understand this language, so that you can...

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

1st Edition

By Nina Godson, Kelly Ryan
January 16, 2012

Do you need guidance and information on CPR? Do you need to understand the procedures and guidelines that govern the use of CPR? If you do, this pocket-sized reference guide provides you with all the information you need to conduct CPR safely and successfully. The Nursing & Health Survival...

Nutrition and Hydration

Nutrition and Hydration

1st Edition

By Linda Field
January 15, 2010

The proper assessment and provision of nutrition and hydration to patients is  a major part of any nursing or health professional's role. This guide gives you an easy-to-use reference to the main procedures and implications in developing a proper nutrition and hydration plan.  The ...

Gerontological Care

Gerontological Care

1st Edition

By Claire Welford
May 23, 2013

As the world population ages and people live longer, nurses and healthcare workers, no matter what area they work in, will encounter older people. This pocket-sized (120x80mm), spiral-bound guide in the popular Nursing & Health Survival Guide series aims to provide you with the ...

Nursing & Health Survival Guide

Nursing & Health Survival Guide

1st Edition

By Alison Edwards
September 11, 2014

A pocket-sized reference tool for quick access to crucial information in any community or antenatal setting. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad....

Clinical Assessment

Clinical Assessment

1st Edition

By Tracy Lapworth, Deborah Cook
October 10, 2012

Every contact with your patient is an opportunity for clinical assessment. Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone ...

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