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Published: 29 January 2019

656 Pages

7.1 x 3.9 inches

ISBN: 9780198782872

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Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

Second Edition

Edited by Owen Barr and Bob Gates

Oxford Handbooks in Nursing

  • Written by experienced practitioners and clinical experts in the field to provde a practical and holistic approach
  • Clear, concise topics allow quick access to targeted information on all aspects of intellectual and learning disability nursing
  • Greater emphasis on treating older children and teenagers, those with complex care needs for long periods of time, and mental health issues
  • Small enough for daily use without sacrificing detailed, patient-centred, evidence-based advice

New to this Edition:

  • New content reflects the increasing focus on the lifelong support of older people with intellectual and learning disabilities.
  • Features an additional chapter on Independent regulators of care quality, to supplement the overview of policy and legislative differences between constituent countries in the UK and Ireland.
  • Includes a fully revised chapter on practice resources.
  • Fully updated to incorporate legislative and practice developments, including new interventions such as Positive Behaviour Support.

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