Publication Year: 2009
Authors/Editor: Glasper, Alan; Aylott, Marion; Battrick, Cathryn
Publisher: CRC Press
This comprehensive skills text supplements practical teaching by describing clinical skills in the style of a tutor teaching at the bedside.
Clinical skills are essential to the practice of nursing. Learning these skills requires a wealth of both factual knowledge and technical expertise. Each chapter in this text presents the essential skills for practice in a step-by-step format alongside an evidence-based rationale, anticipating common problems and suggesting practical solutions.
Essential reading for all student nurses on the child branch, as well as qualified paediatric nurses it is also relevant to anyone assessing and planning care for an infant, child or young person on the ward, clinic, or in the community. From fundamental care processes to advanced nursing skills Developing Practical Skills for Nursing Children and Young People enables the reader to make the transition from learner to hands-on-nurse as smoothly as possible.
* Written and edited by experts in paediatric clinical practice
* Evidence-based rationale provided for each skill
* Each chapter includes problem-solving vignettes and key points boxes to aid learning