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Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing.

By: Drennan, Vari.
Contributor(s): Goodman, Claire.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Oxford Handbooks in Nursing: Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (1040 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780191502927.Subject(s): Community health nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Primary health care -- Handbooks, manuals, etcGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community NursingDDC classification: 610.734 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Series page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Contents -- List of contributors -- Symbols and abbreviations -- Quick Reference Material -- Chapter 1: The context of health care -- UK health profile -- Key definitions of primary care and public health -- Generic long-term conditions model -- The National Health Service (NHS) -- NHS entitlements -- Commissioning of services -- Public health in the NHS -- Health needs assessment -- Overview of services in primary care -- General practice -- Other types of primary care medical services contracts -- Other primary health care services -- Services to promote hospital discharge and prevent unplanned admission -- Services for children, young people, and families -- Homes and housing -- Environmental health services -- Social support -- Social services -- Care homes -- Chapter 2: Nursing in primary care -- Nurses in primary care -- Learning to work in primary care -- General practice nursing -- School nursing -- Working in schools -- Health visiting -- District nursing -- Employment contracts -- NHS pay and terms -- Clinical supervision and appraisal -- Continuing professional development -- Teaching and mentorship -- Research in primary care -- Teamwork and innovation -- Principles of successful meetings -- Leadership in practice -- Project planning -- Using information for practice -- Chapter 3: Quality and safety -- Quality governance -- Evidence-based health care -- Clinical audit -- Quality and outcomes framework -- Patient and public experience -- Complaints procedures -- Clinical risk management -- Professional conduct -- Anti-discriminatory health care -- Consent -- Professional accountability -- Chaperones -- Whistle-blowing -- Record keeping -- Access to records -- IT, electronic records, and telehealth -- Confidentiality -- Client and patient-held records.
Health and safety at work -- Lone working -- Patient moving and handling -- Hand hygiene -- Cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization of equipment -- Personal protective equipment -- Occupational exposure to blood-borne viruses -- Infectious disease notifications -- Managing health care waste -- Sharps injuries -- Chapter 4: Approaches to individual health needs assessment -- Individual health needs assessment -- Care/case management models -- Integrated or single assessment processes -- Standardized assessment tools for adults -- Principles of good communication -- Adults and children with additional communication needs -- Telephone consultations and triage -- Counselling skills -- Motivational interviewing -- Chapter 5: Medicines management and nurse prescribing -- Medicines management -- Medicine concordance and costs -- Prescribing -- Prescribing for special groups -- Principles of medication reviews -- Controlled drugs -- Storage, transportation, and disposal of medicines -- Chapter 6: Child health promotion -- Child health promotion -- Overview of the healthy child programme -- The assessment of children, young people, and families -- A child or young person in need -- Child screening tests -- Eyes and vision screening (children) -- Hearing screening -- Childhood immunization -- Childhood immunization schedule (UK) -- Children in special circumstances -- Child injury prevention -- Working with parents -- Support for parenting -- New birth visits -- Child development 0-1 years -- Pre-term infants -- New babies -- Twins and multiple births -- Breastfeeding -- Bottle feeding -- Weaning -- Growth 0-2 years -- Baby hygiene and skin care -- Development and care of teeth -- Crying babies -- Babies and sleeping -- Promoting baby development safely 0-1 years -- Child development 1-5 years -- Growth 2-4 years -- Promoting development in the under-fives.
Emotional development in babies and children -- Food and the under-fives -- Toilet training -- Understanding behaviour 1-5 years -- Speech and language acquisition -- Child development 5-11 years -- Growth and nutrition 5-11 years -- Communication and learning problems -- Dental health in older children -- Puberty and adolescence -- Health promotion in schools -- Working with teenagers -- Growth and nutrition 12-18 years -- Sex and relationship education -- Children with complex health needs and disabilities -- Children with special educational needs -- Child and adolescent mental health -- Child protection -- Identifying the child in need of protection -- Child protection processes -- Looked-after children -- Chapter 7: Child and adolescent common health problems -- The sick baby and child -- Acne vulgaris -- Asthma in children -- Autistic spectrum disorder -- Behavioural disorders in children -- Birth injuries -- Bone and joint problems -- Cerebral palsy -- Cancer in childhood -- Cleft lip and palate -- Congenital heart defects -- Congenital impairments -- Constipation and encopresis -- Cystic fibrosis -- Deafness in children -- Depressive behaviours -- Eczema in childhood -- Emotional problems in children -- Endocrine problems -- Febrile convulsions and epilepsy -- Gastrointestinal problems in children -- Genetic problems -- Growth disorders -- Infections in children -- Infectious diseases in childhood -- Insects and infestations -- Neural tube defects -- Nocturnal enuresis -- Overweight children and adolescents -- Sickle cell disorders -- Thalassaemia -- Sudden death of an infant -- Chapter 8: Adult health promotion -- Models and approaches to health promotion -- Group health promotion -- Community approaches to health -- Expert patients -- Nutrition and healthy eating -- Adult body mass index chart -- Weight management: overweight, obesity.
Weight management: malnutrition -- Home food safety and hygiene -- Exercise -- Smoking cessation -- Managing stress -- Alcohol -- UK screening programmes -- Menopause -- Healthy ageing -- Falls prevention -- Weather extremes -- Skin cancer prevention -- Early signs of cancer -- Bowel cancer screening -- Breast cancer awareness -- Cervical cancer screening -- Cervical sample taking -- Testicular self-examination -- New patient health check -- Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening -- Immunization administration -- Targeted adult immunization -- Travel health care -- Travel health promotion -- Malaria prevention -- Travel vaccinations -- Contraception: general -- Combined hormonal methods -- Contraception: missed combined oral contraceptive rules -- Progestogen-only methods -- Intrauterine devices and systems -- Barrier contraceptive methods -- Natural family planning and sterilization -- Emergency contraception -- Pre-conceptual care -- Pregnancy -- Antenatal education and preparation for parenthood -- Antenatal care and screening -- Maternity rights and benefits -- Common problems in pregnancy -- Birth options and labour -- Complicated labour -- Postnatal care -- Postnatal depression -- Chapter 9: Adults with extra needs -- Asylum seekers and refugees -- Homeless people -- Gypsies and travellers -- Domestic violence -- Victims of crime -- Vulnerable adults and abuse -- People with learning disabilities -- Key facts on carers and caring -- Carers assessment and support -- Principles of rehabilitation following stroke -- Principles of working with someone with dementia -- Principles of working with someone with compromised immunity -- Principles of working with someone with an infectious disease -- Principles of care for people with mental health problems -- Mental capacity -- Patients receiving antipsychotic medication -- Talking therapies.
People with eating disorders -- Substance misuse -- Depression -- People with dementias -- People with bipolar affective disorder -- People with schizophrenia -- Risk of suicide and deliberate self-harm -- Chapter 10: Care provision -- Urinary incontinence in women -- Stress urinary incontinence -- Urinary incontinence in men -- Urinary catheter care -- Constipation in adults -- Constipation in adults: enemas, suppositories and manual evacuation -- Faecal incontinence in adults -- Toileting problems and incontinence in people with dementia -- Stoma care -- Continence products -- Spinal cord injury -- Pressure ulcers -- Wound assessment -- Post-operative wound care -- Management of chronic/non-healing wounds -- Infected wounds -- Wound debridement -- Fungating wounds -- Principles of wound management following amputation -- Wound dressings -- Leg ulcer assessment and management -- Venous leg ulcers -- Compression therapy for venous ulcers -- Lymphoedema -- Chemotherapy in the home -- Palliative care in the home -- Services available for the dying patient and their carers -- Pain assessment and management -- Symptom control in palliative care: nausea and vomiting -- Symptom control in palliative care: breathlessness -- Symptom control in palliative care: fatigue -- Syringe drivers -- Symptom control in palliative care: depression and spiritual distress -- Bereavement, grief, and coping with loss -- End-of-life issues -- Injection techniques -- Peripheral venepuncture -- Care of central venous catheters -- Recording a 12-lead electrocardiogram -- Tracheostomy and laryngectomy care -- Ear care -- Enteral tube feeding -- Chapter 11: Care of people with long-term conditions -- Continuity of care -- Osteoarthritis -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Osteoporosis -- Low back pain -- Measuring lung function -- Normal spirometry and peak flow values -- Asthma in adults.
Drug treatment of asthma.
Summary: Fully updated and revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing is the essential guide to caring for patients in primary care and the community. Concise, easy-to-use, and comprehensive, this handbook ensures that the reader has the skills and knowledge required by any nurse working in modern primary and community care which cuts across different speciality and care settings.Chapters range from common adult health problems to vulnerable groups with extra needs, medicine management, and nurse prescribing. The handbook includes information on how health and social care services are organised and funded, from common technical care procedures to complex situations requiring practical, concise guidance. This is the essential guide to all aspects of the nurse's role. For the new edition material on end of life care has been revised and expanded, with more focus on careof dying children. It also includes new clinical topics such as nursing technology, dependent children at home, and frailty.All chapters have been written and reviewed by primary care nurses and other experts directly engaged in current practice and research. Providing an accessible and instant resource for everyday nursing, and a benchmark of good practice, the Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing is a unique and invaluable companion for all health care professionals working in the primary care and community setting.
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Series page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Contents -- List of contributors -- Symbols and abbreviations -- Quick Reference Material -- Chapter 1: The context of health care -- UK health profile -- Key definitions of primary care and public health -- Generic long-term conditions model -- The National Health Service (NHS) -- NHS entitlements -- Commissioning of services -- Public health in the NHS -- Health needs assessment -- Overview of services in primary care -- General practice -- Other types of primary care medical services contracts -- Other primary health care services -- Services to promote hospital discharge and prevent unplanned admission -- Services for children, young people, and families -- Homes and housing -- Environmental health services -- Social support -- Social services -- Care homes -- Chapter 2: Nursing in primary care -- Nurses in primary care -- Learning to work in primary care -- General practice nursing -- School nursing -- Working in schools -- Health visiting -- District nursing -- Employment contracts -- NHS pay and terms -- Clinical supervision and appraisal -- Continuing professional development -- Teaching and mentorship -- Research in primary care -- Teamwork and innovation -- Principles of successful meetings -- Leadership in practice -- Project planning -- Using information for practice -- Chapter 3: Quality and safety -- Quality governance -- Evidence-based health care -- Clinical audit -- Quality and outcomes framework -- Patient and public experience -- Complaints procedures -- Clinical risk management -- Professional conduct -- Anti-discriminatory health care -- Consent -- Professional accountability -- Chaperones -- Whistle-blowing -- Record keeping -- Access to records -- IT, electronic records, and telehealth -- Confidentiality -- Client and patient-held records.

Health and safety at work -- Lone working -- Patient moving and handling -- Hand hygiene -- Cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization of equipment -- Personal protective equipment -- Occupational exposure to blood-borne viruses -- Infectious disease notifications -- Managing health care waste -- Sharps injuries -- Chapter 4: Approaches to individual health needs assessment -- Individual health needs assessment -- Care/case management models -- Integrated or single assessment processes -- Standardized assessment tools for adults -- Principles of good communication -- Adults and children with additional communication needs -- Telephone consultations and triage -- Counselling skills -- Motivational interviewing -- Chapter 5: Medicines management and nurse prescribing -- Medicines management -- Medicine concordance and costs -- Prescribing -- Prescribing for special groups -- Principles of medication reviews -- Controlled drugs -- Storage, transportation, and disposal of medicines -- Chapter 6: Child health promotion -- Child health promotion -- Overview of the healthy child programme -- The assessment of children, young people, and families -- A child or young person in need -- Child screening tests -- Eyes and vision screening (children) -- Hearing screening -- Childhood immunization -- Childhood immunization schedule (UK) -- Children in special circumstances -- Child injury prevention -- Working with parents -- Support for parenting -- New birth visits -- Child development 0-1 years -- Pre-term infants -- New babies -- Twins and multiple births -- Breastfeeding -- Bottle feeding -- Weaning -- Growth 0-2 years -- Baby hygiene and skin care -- Development and care of teeth -- Crying babies -- Babies and sleeping -- Promoting baby development safely 0-1 years -- Child development 1-5 years -- Growth 2-4 years -- Promoting development in the under-fives.

Emotional development in babies and children -- Food and the under-fives -- Toilet training -- Understanding behaviour 1-5 years -- Speech and language acquisition -- Child development 5-11 years -- Growth and nutrition 5-11 years -- Communication and learning problems -- Dental health in older children -- Puberty and adolescence -- Health promotion in schools -- Working with teenagers -- Growth and nutrition 12-18 years -- Sex and relationship education -- Children with complex health needs and disabilities -- Children with special educational needs -- Child and adolescent mental health -- Child protection -- Identifying the child in need of protection -- Child protection processes -- Looked-after children -- Chapter 7: Child and adolescent common health problems -- The sick baby and child -- Acne vulgaris -- Asthma in children -- Autistic spectrum disorder -- Behavioural disorders in children -- Birth injuries -- Bone and joint problems -- Cerebral palsy -- Cancer in childhood -- Cleft lip and palate -- Congenital heart defects -- Congenital impairments -- Constipation and encopresis -- Cystic fibrosis -- Deafness in children -- Depressive behaviours -- Eczema in childhood -- Emotional problems in children -- Endocrine problems -- Febrile convulsions and epilepsy -- Gastrointestinal problems in children -- Genetic problems -- Growth disorders -- Infections in children -- Infectious diseases in childhood -- Insects and infestations -- Neural tube defects -- Nocturnal enuresis -- Overweight children and adolescents -- Sickle cell disorders -- Thalassaemia -- Sudden death of an infant -- Chapter 8: Adult health promotion -- Models and approaches to health promotion -- Group health promotion -- Community approaches to health -- Expert patients -- Nutrition and healthy eating -- Adult body mass index chart -- Weight management: overweight, obesity.

Weight management: malnutrition -- Home food safety and hygiene -- Exercise -- Smoking cessation -- Managing stress -- Alcohol -- UK screening programmes -- Menopause -- Healthy ageing -- Falls prevention -- Weather extremes -- Skin cancer prevention -- Early signs of cancer -- Bowel cancer screening -- Breast cancer awareness -- Cervical cancer screening -- Cervical sample taking -- Testicular self-examination -- New patient health check -- Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening -- Immunization administration -- Targeted adult immunization -- Travel health care -- Travel health promotion -- Malaria prevention -- Travel vaccinations -- Contraception: general -- Combined hormonal methods -- Contraception: missed combined oral contraceptive rules -- Progestogen-only methods -- Intrauterine devices and systems -- Barrier contraceptive methods -- Natural family planning and sterilization -- Emergency contraception -- Pre-conceptual care -- Pregnancy -- Antenatal education and preparation for parenthood -- Antenatal care and screening -- Maternity rights and benefits -- Common problems in pregnancy -- Birth options and labour -- Complicated labour -- Postnatal care -- Postnatal depression -- Chapter 9: Adults with extra needs -- Asylum seekers and refugees -- Homeless people -- Gypsies and travellers -- Domestic violence -- Victims of crime -- Vulnerable adults and abuse -- People with learning disabilities -- Key facts on carers and caring -- Carers assessment and support -- Principles of rehabilitation following stroke -- Principles of working with someone with dementia -- Principles of working with someone with compromised immunity -- Principles of working with someone with an infectious disease -- Principles of care for people with mental health problems -- Mental capacity -- Patients receiving antipsychotic medication -- Talking therapies.

People with eating disorders -- Substance misuse -- Depression -- People with dementias -- People with bipolar affective disorder -- People with schizophrenia -- Risk of suicide and deliberate self-harm -- Chapter 10: Care provision -- Urinary incontinence in women -- Stress urinary incontinence -- Urinary incontinence in men -- Urinary catheter care -- Constipation in adults -- Constipation in adults: enemas, suppositories and manual evacuation -- Faecal incontinence in adults -- Toileting problems and incontinence in people with dementia -- Stoma care -- Continence products -- Spinal cord injury -- Pressure ulcers -- Wound assessment -- Post-operative wound care -- Management of chronic/non-healing wounds -- Infected wounds -- Wound debridement -- Fungating wounds -- Principles of wound management following amputation -- Wound dressings -- Leg ulcer assessment and management -- Venous leg ulcers -- Compression therapy for venous ulcers -- Lymphoedema -- Chemotherapy in the home -- Palliative care in the home -- Services available for the dying patient and their carers -- Pain assessment and management -- Symptom control in palliative care: nausea and vomiting -- Symptom control in palliative care: breathlessness -- Symptom control in palliative care: fatigue -- Syringe drivers -- Symptom control in palliative care: depression and spiritual distress -- Bereavement, grief, and coping with loss -- End-of-life issues -- Injection techniques -- Peripheral venepuncture -- Care of central venous catheters -- Recording a 12-lead electrocardiogram -- Tracheostomy and laryngectomy care -- Ear care -- Enteral tube feeding -- Chapter 11: Care of people with long-term conditions -- Continuity of care -- Osteoarthritis -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Osteoporosis -- Low back pain -- Measuring lung function -- Normal spirometry and peak flow values -- Asthma in adults.

Drug treatment of asthma.

Fully updated and revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing is the essential guide to caring for patients in primary care and the community. Concise, easy-to-use, and comprehensive, this handbook ensures that the reader has the skills and knowledge required by any nurse working in modern primary and community care which cuts across different speciality and care settings.Chapters range from common adult health problems to vulnerable groups with extra needs, medicine management, and nurse prescribing. The handbook includes information on how health and social care services are organised and funded, from common technical care procedures to complex situations requiring practical, concise guidance. This is the essential guide to all aspects of the nurse's role. For the new edition material on end of life care has been revised and expanded, with more focus on careof dying children. It also includes new clinical topics such as nursing technology, dependent children at home, and frailty.All chapters have been written and reviewed by primary care nurses and other experts directly engaged in current practice and research. Providing an accessible and instant resource for everyday nursing, and a benchmark of good practice, the Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing is a unique and invaluable companion for all health care professionals working in the primary care and community setting.

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Vari is a Primary Care Nurse and health visitor, joining the academic community after working as a professional development nurse, a senior community health service manager and professional head of community nursing in inner London. During her career she has been actively involved in the development and education of primary care, community nursing and health visiting. Her current clinical activities are in women's health in primary care, while her research activitiesinclude projects on primary health care for older people, the development of nursing and health visiting roles in primary care and public health, primary health care for marginalised groups, medication management in primary care, joint working and workforce development issues across health andsocial care services. She has authored several books and is the current convenor of the UK Primary Care Nursing Research Network.Claire Goodman has been involved in primary care for over twenty years as a researcher, practitioner and practice educator. She has received various awards for her research work including the Nursing Times 3M award and the Queens Nursing Institute Innovation in Practice Award. Prior to her current post she was joint pathway leader for district nursing within a community specialist nursing degree programme. Throughout her career she has been involved in practice development, nursing educationand research that is of direct interest and relevance to nurses working in primary care. She has a national profile as a conference speaker as well as being a key note speaker and collaborator at various international seminars on community nursing research and international collaboratives. She is areviewer for several academic journals and is on the editorial board of the British Journal of Community Nursing.

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