Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 September 2018

672 Pages

7.1 x 3.9 inches

ISBN: 9780198743477

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Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Second Edition

Edited by Maria Flynn and Dave Mercer

Oxford Handbooks in Nursing

  • A must-have reference guide for all adult nurses and nursing students in both hospital and community settings
  • Designed to support nurses in their clinical thinking and decision making
  • Reflects the four domains of the NMC nursing competencies: Professional nursing values, Communication and interpersonal skills, Nursing practice and decision making and leadership, Management and teamwork
  • Addresses the philosophy, principles and practice of adult nursing in an accessible and convenient format
  • Recognises the inter-relatedness of physical and mental functioning and wellbeing
  • Practice section takes a systems approach with each chapter giving an overview of clinical conditions, investigations and treatments, including frequently prescribed medicines, and highlighting relevant nursing practice considerations
  • Brings together specialist and generalist clinical nurses, nursing students, educators and researchers, with substantial experience in adult nursing practice, education and research

New to this Edition:

  • Entirely new text with brand new chapters including; values led nursing research, culturally sensitive communication, risk assessment, leadership, and public involvement in healthcare
  • Recognises that the modern profession of caring and compassionate nursing has shifted from delivering nursing interventions, to working with people and families in the management of health conditions
  • Rewritten to reflect how modern nurses relate to people, engage critically with professional knowledge, and organise and deliver appropriate nursing care and interventions

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