It focuses on the real world and explains carefully how health promotion can be implemented in straightforward terms, while drawing on the main theories, models and evidence that inform practice.
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The book covers the essential topics like lifestyle changes, health-screening and teaching patients, enabling students to become health-promoting nurses of the future. Assuming no prior medical education, but encouraging readers to think scientifically and analytically in their approach to patients' presenting symptoms, Chris Mulryan takes them step by step through the examination of each body system, illustrating clearly and accessibly a practical model of assessment.
Through the exploration of selected hot topics, such as patient involvement and dignity, it helps the reader consider not only how to use policy in practice, but also how to use practice to influence policy. Patient narratives and case studies are followed in each chapter to show how policy issues can impact on real-life care. Based on the curriculum developed by the International Association for the Study of Pain, this book offers an essential guide to managing pain.
Skip to content. Barnes began her work in Salford by insisting that appointment times be doubled to 20 minutes.
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Then, she set aside an observation room where children could be observed if required - another way to avoid sending kids to the hospital. She started stocking basic medicines for common pediatric ailments like diarrhea or asthma, and showing parents how to use these treatments in the clinic. While her approach was unorthodox in Salford, the project won over families who were thrilled with the pediatric-specific care that was close to home and with immediate appointment access.
In addition, the model is being evaluated for roll-out in other communities across the country. For her contribution to improving the quality and availability of pediatric care in the U.
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