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Clinical Governance Improving the Quality of Healthcare for Patients and Service Users

Clinical Governance - Improving the Quality of Healthcare for Patients and Service Users

‘The highlight of the book is the practical application, which should support practitioners and service users to understand, apply and see improvements in quality of care.’

Pharaoh's midwifes

Pharaoh's Midwives. A Retelling of the Nurse Midwives in Exodus

This book should draw a broad readership. Midwives and those in other areas of healthcare would find it most interesting.

Communication and Professional Relationships in Healthcare Practice

Communication and Professional Relationships in Healthcare Practice

‘As a student I found this quite helpful as going into a healthcare setting can be daunting and you want to make sure you can communicate effectively and professionally, so this book is great for that.’

Critical Conversations in Healthcare

Critical Conversations in Healthcare

‘Any healthcare professional who is looking to learn or brush up on important communication techniques or ideas on how to deal with more difficult conversations, should read this book. Any healthcare student would also find this helpful.’

Person and family centred care

Person and Family Centred Care

‘From a student nurses perspective this book would be beneficial to any student nurse regardless of their field of practice.’

Community and public health nursing

Community and Public Health Nursing. 5th Edition

‘I would recommend this book to student nurses, community and district nurses and anybody with a passion for public health nursing.’

Harvard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs

Harvard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs, 9th Edition

‘I would recommend this to any nurse, student nurse or even student doctor.’

Aging and Critical Care 

Aging and Critical Care

‘This book would be useful for all clinical staff working in the critical care setting and also in the emergency departments where the first hour can be crucial for diagnosing these important but complex patients.’

Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing 7th Edition

Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing 7th Edition

‘This textbook would be beneficial to pre-registration and post-graduate students studying health care for children and young people.’

The mindful caregiver

The Mindful Caregiver: Finding Ease in the Caregiving Journey

’ It can be read from cover to cover but provides useful chapters to dip back into at a later day or if requiring a therapeutic pick-me-up.’

Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care

Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care. A Practical Guide

‘This book would be invaluable for anybody undertaking a dissertation or research work involving a literature review and also for “old hands” to remind them of the process required to review and appraise evidence in an efficient and understandable manner.’

The Nurses Survival Guide: A Simple ABC

The Nurses Survival Guide: A Simple ABC

‘Better aimed at qualified nurses that are looking for a bit of advice.’

Care of People with Diabetes

Care of People with Diabetes: A Manual of Nursing Practice (third edition)

‘The book is ideal for gaining a knowledge base regarding diabetes with suggested reading throughout the book for further knowledge development of diabetes.’

Wongs Nursing Care of Infants and Children. 10th Edition

Wongs Nursing Care of Infants and Children. 10th Edition

‘A good neonatal and paediatric reference and textbook, which is clearly based on family centred care, minimising risks to children from the provision of physical and psychological care that can be inflicted through illness and health promotion.’

The John Hopkins Guide to Diabetes (second edition)

The John Hopkins Guide to Diabetes (second edition)

‘It should be recommended to the medical and nursing profession since the prevalence of diabetes continues to rise.’

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Dementia and the family

Dementia and the family

‘This is a book that is aimed at families although the author does suggest that other carers, either paid or unpaid might also benefit from the ideas contained within it and I have no reason to disagree with this.’

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Pharaoh's midwifes

Pharaoh's Midwives. A Retelling of the Nurse Midwives in Exodus

This book should draw a broad readership. Midwives and those in other areas of healthcare would find it most interesting.

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Care of People with Diabetes

Care of People with Diabetes: A Manual of Nursing Practice (third edition)

‘The book is ideal for gaining a knowledge base regarding diabetes with suggested reading throughout the book for further knowledge development of diabetes.’

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Harvard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs

Harvard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs, 9th Edition

‘I would recommend this to any nurse, student nurse or even student doctor.’

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Aging and Critical Care 

Aging and Critical Care

‘This book would be useful for all clinical staff working in the critical care setting and also in the emergency departments where the first hour can be crucial for diagnosing these important but complex patients.’

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