Essential Nursing Skills

Essential Nursing Skills: Clinical skills for caring

Science, Study & Work
Paperback Published on: 03/08/2012
In stock
Usually dispatched within 2-3 working days
Make and edit your lists in your account
Check click & collect stock near you
Collect today: Pay in shop


As a nursing student you learn lots of nursing theory and research - but how do you translate this into practice and apply it to the skills you need? Where do you start? What steps should be carried out and in what order? What should you do afterwards?

Essential Nursing Skills answers these questions for over 130 clinical skills. Each one is explained from start to finish, using a step-by-step approach, with clear illustrations and colour photographs to enhance understanding.

Small enough to carry with you and specifically designed and written to aid learning, this book is invaluable for nurses across all fields.

Attractive design - easy to use

Skills explained step by step

Comprehensive list of skills covers all that students will encounter in practice

Points for Practice sections encourage readers to reflect and learn

Further reading and references point to the evidence and knowledge base for each skill

Full-colour photographs illustrate many of the procedures

Full colour is used throughout to help navigate procedures

Section listing normal values of commonly used blood tests

Skills to assess deteriorating patients and care for patients undergoing surgery

Reflects changes in nursing and professional national guidelines

  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780723436942
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Weight: 360g
  • Dimensions: 184 x 121 mm

Customer Reviews