Nursing Management : inflammation, infection and healing

Yates, Patsy (2008) Nursing Management : inflammation, infection and healing. In Brown, Diane & Edwards, Helen (Eds.) Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing : Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems. Elsevier Australia, Marrickville, N.S.W.

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Medical-Surgical nursing is the very foundation of the nursing degree, and focuses predominantly although not exclusively, on care in the clinical environment. The text addresses pathophysiological mechanisms of disease, and assessment and management of common and diverse conditions including respiratory problems, cardiovascular disease, cancer, gastrointestinal problems, renal and urological problems, reproductive problems, nervous system and emergency care.

There are many new contributors in the 2nd edition, representing a greater spread of academics and clinicians from across Australia and New Zealand. The text has been significantly revised to better reflect the ANZ context, with more up-to-date references and examples from evidence-based research and practice throughout. It includes a completely original chapter on 'Rural and Remote Nursing', as well as an important new chapter on Obesity as it impacts disease.

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ID Code: 18025
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: Nursing., Surgical nursing, Nursing (Australia)
ISBN: 9780729538015
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Deposited On: 21 May 2009 22:14
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 13:24

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