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Fundamental Aspects of Medicines

01 March 2013

Emergency Nurse

Book review

IN THIS, the latest addition to the Fundamental Aspects of Nursing series, the authors have put together a useful and practical guide on providing medicines in the...

Front Line Alzheimer’s

29 October 2014

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

BY TURNS heart-breaking, enriching and inspiring, this book charts its author’s experiences over a decade and a half of caring for his wife, who has dementia.

Embracing Empathy in Healthcare

10 June 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Review

RESPECTING THE personhood of a ‘patient’ is a long established ethos in healthcare research. The importance of personhood has resulted in a plethora of literature...

Problem Solving in Older Cancer Patients

07 November 2017

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book review

The purpose of this award-winning book is to provide a collection of real-life case-studies as a resource for healthcare professionals, supporting older people...

Communication Skills for Nursing Practice

09 July 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Review

SOME PRACTITIONERS naturally excel in communication, for others it can be difficult to master. The authors demonstrate that while communication is an art, it is as...

Front Line Alzheimer’s

09 June 2014

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

TOM’S EXPERIENCES of providing care to his wife Margaret who is living with dementia are chronicled over a decade and a half. The journey is realistically depicted...

Personalisation and Dementia: A Guide for Person-Centred Practice

09 April 2014

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

WHILE THERE is already a plethora of published material in relation to the importance of person-centred practice in dementia, there are few accounts that are as...

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

09 May 2014

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

IN HIS comprehensive work Professor Brian Draper, a global expert on dementia, provides an overview on the disease. The author describes its prevalence, how it is...

Behavioral Addiction

13 February 2014

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

THE TERM ‘must-read’ can be over used, but, refreshingly, in this case the tag line is well justified. The authors present a frank account on the realities of...

Selecting the best theory to implement planned change

01 April 2013

Nursing Management

Art & Science

Planned change in nursing practice is necessary for a wide range of reasons, but it can be challenging to implement. Understanding and using a change theory...