Nursing & Health: Book Series

Routledge Essentials for Nurses

  • Pathophysiology, Homeostasis and Nursing

    1st Edition

    By Tonks Fawcett, Roger Watson

    Nursing students quite often find it difficult to relate what they learn with respect to normal and abnormal physiology to patient care. In this useful text Roger Watson and Tonks Fawcett clearly explain:* the concept of homeostasis* the relevance of physiology to common disorders* the patient's…

    Paperback – 2003-09-18
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  • Design and Analysis of Clinical Nursing Research Studies

    1st Edition

    By Colin R Martin, David R Thompson

    This invaluable text on the design and analysis of clinical research studies explains the basis of experimental design and statistics in a way that is sensitive to the clinical context in which nurses work. It uses data from actual studies to illustrate how to:*design the study*use and select data*…

    Paperback – 2000-11-30
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  • Body Image and Disfigurement Care

    1st Edition

    By Robert Newell

    Intended for health care professionals working with patients who have suffered a threat to body image, whether from trauma, injury, disease, or the developmental process, Body Image and Disfigurement Care:*offers practical advice about care*critically appraises the existing knowledge-base*describes…

    Paperback – 2000-10-12
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  • Caring for People in Pain

    1st Edition

    By Bryn Davis, Bryn D. Davis

    An excellent introduction for nurses to all aspects of pain and its management. Topics examined are relevant to all areas of health care practice and include:*types of pain*the experience of pain, including psycho-social factors*interventions (pharmocological, physical and psychological)*…

    Paperback – 1999-12-16
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  • Education For Patients and Clients

    1st Edition

    By Vivien Coates

    Education for Patients and Clients sets out basic principles for providing patient education as an integral part of nursing care. It challenges the view that simply giving information is enough and investigates strategies for making education as effective as possible.The author explores:*the effect…

    Paperback – 1999-09-02
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  • Nursing Perspectives on Quality of Life

    1st Edition

    By Peter Draper

    One of the fundamental aims of nursing is to safeguard or promote patients' 'quality of life'. In Nursing Perspectives on Quality of Life, Peter Draper examines existing ways of defining the concept and argues that nurses need to adopt a fresh approach, which more accurately reflects patients'…

    Paperback – 1997-05-01
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  • Nursing Theories and Models

    1st Edition

    By Hugh McKenna

    Nursing theory is a major part of all nursing courses and nurses are encouraged to use theories in practice, but it is not always easy for the student to make a real connection between the two. Drawing on many years' experience of teaching and research, Hugh McKenna addresses the theory needs of…

    Paperback – 1997-04-03
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