Description : Community health nurses are confronted with unique problems throughout their career. Students learning from CASE STUDIES IN COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING PRACTICE are prepared for these challenges. This unique text and workbook teaches students to think critically and apply knowledge to solve problems. As students explore each case in detail, they use problem-based learning techniques to apply their knowledge, ask the right questions, gather supporting data, sort through options, and determine optimal solutions with rationales and possible consequences. The problem-based learning approach in this text will help students develop creative and critical thinking skills and demonstrate problem-solving abilities. * Includes 18 case studies representing various community health issues. Each case teaches students to apply what they already know and gather new information to determine solutions to real world and complex problems. * Provides questions to guide case analysis that take the student through the steps of the problem-solving process. * Employs a workbook-type layout in a lay-flat binding that allows ample room to take notes and write solutions to the cases. * Supports individual, small group, or classrooom use with its format and case-study approach.
Description : Reflecting the latest practices in the field, Clinical Decision Making: Case Studies in Medical-Surgical Nursing, 2nd edition bridges the gap between classroom knowledge and clinical application. Emphasizing holistic nursing care, this resource helps nursing students sharpen their critical thinking skills and gain experience applying what they have learned. The more than 40 medical-surgical case histories and related questions, and responses are based on real-life client situations. Every case contains an introductory blueprint of variables that must be considered while evaluating a particular scenario concerning the client, nursing protocol, and setting of care. Each blueprint and case is different, just as each clinical situation is unique. As learners simulate the actual decision-making process, they gain valuable experience making informed clinical judgments that will help them become successful nurses. Categorized by complexity, the book appeals to a broad range of learning levels and styles. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Home health care is an important aspect of community health anda growing area of healthcare services. Clinical Case Studies inHome Health Care uses a case-based approach to provide homehealthcare professionals, educators, and students with a usefultool for thoughtful, holistic care. The book begins with a thorough and accessible introduction to theprinciples of home health care, including a discussion ofsupporting theoretical frameworks and information on managingcomplexities, transitioning patients to home care, and preparationfor the home visit. Subsequent sections are comprisedentirely of case studies organized by body system. Though cases arediverse in content, each is presented in a consistent manner,incorporating relevant data about the patient and caregivers andthe approach to patient care and promoting a logical approach topatient presentation. Cases also include helpful tipsabout reimbursement practices, cultural competence, communityresources, and rehabilitation needs.
Description : Thinking. Doing. Caring. Connect nursing theory to clinical practice with 46 in-depth, real-world case studies. For each case study, answer questions that call on you to recall facts, understand nursing concepts, apply critical thinking, and sharpen your clinical reasoning skills in common clinical situations.
Description : This unique compendium of case studies on patient safety – told from the perspective of the patient and family – illustrates 24 stories of preventable health care errors that led to irreparable patient harm. The reader is guided through a structured analysis of the events, eliciting lessons learned and strategies for preventing similar events in the future. Learning objectives for each case facilitate the reader’s development of a set of core competencies related to improving safety and quality of health care. Students of the health professions including medicine, nursing, pharmacy, health administration, public health, as well as practicing professionals such as patient safety officers, chief quality officers, risk managers, and health service researchers will gain valuable insight into the real-world of medical errors and a better understanding of how they can be prevented through practical, actionable methods.
Description : Perfect for: • Diploma of Nursing Students. Apply theory to practice with the Clinical Cases textbook series! Clinical Cases: Nursing Care Studies is the perfect textbook for nursing students completing their Diploma. This nursing book offers a variety of case studies based on common real-life examples that you are likely to encounter in practice. Written by Margaret Webb and Ellie Kirov, Nursing Care Studies focusses on key nursing care topics, including: Vital Signs, Skin Integrity and Wound Care, Community-based Care, General Health Assessment, Medications and Palliative Care. Benefit from the logical structure of this nursing book, where each case study begins with an introduction of the presenting condition and associated symptoms. As the scenario develops, more information is provided, such as the patient’s condition, medications, tests and other important factors. Best of all, the conclusion of each case study emphasises patient outcomes and emphasises key points, providing you a great summary to reflect on. Make the most of Clinical Cases: Nursing Care Studies by using it in conjunction with Tabbner's Nursing Care: Theory and Practice, 6th Edition by Gabby Koutoukidis, Kate Stainton and Jodie Hughson as you progress through your Diploma of Nursing. Used together, these nursing textbooks provide a strong foundation for your knowledge of important themes and issues in nursing care. Support your nursing education by purchasing the other great titles available in the Clinical Cases textbook series. Other titles in this series: • Clinical Cases: Fundamentals of Nursing Case Studies by Natashia Scully and Damian Wilson. • Clinical Cases: Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies by Janine Bothe. Other formats: This book is also available as an App via the Apple App Store https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/clinical-cases-nursing-care/id659030265?mt=8 • Easy-to-understand, logical layout. • 24 case studies covering key topics in nursing care. • Multiple choice questions to test your knowledge throughout the textbook. • Rationales provided for all answers. • References for further reading and research. • Designed as an exam preparation and revision tool.
Description : This unique resource contains 40 psychiatric nursing case studies and questions, based on real-life client situations. Organized by difficulty level, the cases in this book and questions about each case history help to keep the focus on the client and the nursing process. Questions and answers are designed to address the need for empathy, attitude adjustment, opened-mindedness, trust building, maintaining confidentiality, limit setting, delegating appropriately, collaborating with other professionals and making decisions. Each scenario is practical and realistic. Critical problems arising in psychiatric nursing are addressed throughout the book, including those both common and rare. The user has an opportunity to decide appropriate nursing action if encountering each of the problems presented, to reflect on whether the nursing staff in the scenario made the best decision, and to provide a rationale for his or her answer. The user can then consult the suggested answer/rationale for remediation, and find what a reasonable and prudent psychiatric nurse would do in that particular situation. Legal and ethical concerns are addressed throughout the cases, which simulate concerns arising in similar real-life situations that nurses find while practicing. Clients with psychiatric problems are encountered in a variety of settings -such as medical or community- so nurses not specializing in psychiatric nursing are represented in some of the cases.
Description : Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioneris a key resource for advanced practice nurses and graduatestudents seeking to test their skills in assessing, diagnosing, andmanaging cases in family and primary care. Composed of morethan 70 cases ranging from common to unique, the book compilesyears of experience from experts in the field. It is organizedchronologically, presenting cases from neonatal to geriatric carein a standard approach built on the SOAP format. Thisincludes differential diagnosis and a series of critical thinkingquestions ideal for self-assessment or classroom use.