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Clinical Research Manual

03 December 2014

Emergency Nurse

Book Review

THE TERM ‘manual’ in the title of this book interested me but after delving into it I realised that much of the authors’ experience of research was in the United...

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...

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 compassion nor...

Clinical Evidence Made Easy

01 October 2014

Emergency Nurse

Book Review

ALTHOUGH THE stated purpose of this book is to explain evidence-based practice to all healthcare professionals, it appears to be intended for medical staff only.

What to Do When Someone Dies: From Funeral Planning to Probate and Finance

01 March 2011

Nursing Management

Book Review

THIS IS one of those books you look at on a shelf and hope you never need. the inevitability of death, however, means that we are all going to need a practical...

The nurse’s communication advantage

01 April 2011

Nursing Management

Book Review

My FIRST impression was that this is a busy book. each page is filled with text, cartoons, a variety of different fonts and most of these embellishments are in...

Being interprofessional

01 May 2010

Nursing Management

Book Review

At first glance, this is a useful study of interprofessional learning. Sadly, however, the reader is let down by its patronising approach, ‘cute’ quotes at the...

Challenges and Solutions: Narratives of Patient-Centered Care

01 April 2012

Nursing Management

Book Review

AT FIRST glance, this is an interesting book highlighting the learning, reflection and relevance to clinical practice of patient narratives. It is part of a series...

A Handbook for Interprofessional Practice in the Human Services

01 July 2013

Nursing Management

Book review

FEW BOOKS cover multidisciplinary working, even though it has long been a reality for groups such as community mental health teams and hospital teams involved in...

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 marry up with the...