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Individualizing nursing care practice

Edited by George Castledine and Ann Close

in Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199231355
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597987 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199231355.003.0003

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

 							Individualizing nursing care practice

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The nursing process - Implementing the nursing care plan (or pathway) - The nursing history - Interviewing tips and communication skills - General mental/psychological assessment - Mental status assessment - Performing a nursing physical examination: overview - Performing a nursing physical examination: procedure - Assessing spirituality - Identifying and prioritizing nursing problems - Nursing care plans - Components of nursing interventions - Implementing nursing care - Patient comfort rounds - The nursing handover - Writing, recording, and documenting - Guidelines in writing nursing/medical notes - Progress notes - Patient-centred case conferences

Chapter.  10279 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nursing Skills

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