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The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, Student Edition, 9th Edition

The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, Student Edition, 9th Edition

Lisa Dougherty (Editor), Sara Lister (Editor), Alex West-Oram (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-74667-7

May 2015, Wiley-Blackwell

848 pages

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The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures has been the number one choice for nurses since it first published, over 30 years ago. One of the world's most popular books on clinical skills and procedures, it provides detailed procedure guidelines based on the latest research findings and expert clinical advice, enabling nurses and students to deliver clinically effective patient-focused care.

The ninth edition of this essential, definitive guide, written especially for pre-registration nursing students, now includes a range of new learning features throughout each chapter that have been designed to support student nurses to support learning in clinical practice.  Providing essential information on over 200 procedures, this manual contains all the skills and changes in practice that reflect modern acute nursing care.

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Foreword to the ninth edition xv

Acknowledgements xvii

List of contributors xix

List of abbreviations xxiii

Quick reference to the procedure guidelines xxvii

How to use your manual xxix

About the companion website xxxii

Introduction 1

Part One Managing the patient journey

Assessment and discharge 9

Infection prevention and control 37

Part Two Supporting the patient with human functioning

Communication 89

Elimination 127

Moving and positioning 201

Nutrition, fluid balance and blood transfusion 247

Patient comfort and end-of-life care 305

Respiratory care 377

Part Three Supporting the patient through the diagnostic process

Interpreting diagnostic tests 435

Observations 495

Part Four Supporting the patient through treatment

Medicines management 575

Perioperative care 675

Wound management 745

Appendix: The Code 781

Index 789