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A Beginner’s Guide to Evidence Based Practice in Health and Social Care

01 July 2010

Emergency Nurse

Book Review

WHILE EVIDENCE-BASED practice has become understood widely in recent years, some of its finer points may need clarification for many healthcare professionals, and...

Adult nursing practice: using evidence in care

01 December 2012

Emergency Nurse

Book Review

TEXTBOOKS ON adult nursing practice usually focus on specific medical models or the signs and symptoms of particular conditions.

The heart of care: a guide to person-centred compassionate elder care

01 December 2012

Emergency Nurse

Book Review

ACTOR DAME Dorothy Tutin was diagnosed with terminal leukaemia when aged 70. Admitted to an NHS hospital for chemotherapy, she was accorded neither...

The Nurse’s Reality Gap

01 September 2013

Nursing Management

Book Review

A GREAT deal has been written about the difficulties faced by newly qualified nurses as they enter the profession and how their expectations...

Compassion and Healing in Medicine and Society

01 April 2013

Nursing Management

Book review

IN TERMS of weight and content, this is a meaty book. It deals mainly with medicine and how doctors can work with the...

Accelerate Your Career in Nursing

29 January 2015

Nursing Older People

Book Review

NURSES CAN take stock of their career and plan ahead with the help of this attractive book from the US. It offers roadmaps...

Concordance – a partnership in medicine-taking

28 March 2006

Nursing Standard

Reflections

This compact book outlines issues surrounding consultations that patients have about medications and how these can be improved to raise compliance and understanding.

Public health – power, empowerment and professional practice

25 April 2006

Nursing Standard

Book Review

This helpful guide will assist any practitioner, even those not working in public health. The book’s emphasis is on power and Glenn Laverack...

Achieving evidence-based practice – A handbook for practitioners: second edition

02 May 2006

Nursing Standard

Book Review

This is a welcome updated edition of a key handbook. Aimed at all practitioners, it introduces relevant new technologies and structures within a...

Children’s and Young People’s Nursing in Practice – A Problem-based Learning Approach

13 March 2007

Nursing Standard

Book Review

This guide is aimed at students undertaking paediatric placements or taking up their first role in the specialty. Its appearance does not convey...