Key Concepts in Nursing
- Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead - University of Chester, UK
- Annette McIntosh-Scott - University of Chester, UK
- Ann Bryan - University of Chester, UK
- Tom Mason
SAGE Key Concepts series
Nursing | Study Skills for Nurses
Each entry features:
" a snapshot definition of the concept;
" a broader discussion addressing the main issues and links to practice;
" key points relevant to the entry;
" case studies to illustrate the application to practice;
" examples of further reading.
Highly readable, with clear indexing and cross referencing, this is an ideal book for trainees to turn to for learning more about key issues in nursing practice and education. It meets the validation requirements of all training programmes and will also be invaluable for nurses continuing their professional education, those returning to practice and for mentoring.
A well written book which was easy to follow and reference within the study skills areas for my students. Subject areas were identified well and this book as been adopted well with my students.
This is a useful book giving a nice overview of the aspects of nursing. It is useful as a signposting tool for further reading
The strength of this book is in its variety of topics relevant to nursing. An easy to read text, encouraging the student to incorporate professional knowledge, skills and attitudes to everyday nursing practice. This is an ideal book for all students at the start of nurse training.
With a few modifications this book is an ideal way for the students to grasp the concept of modern, and future proof, health care.
This book does exactly what it says on the back cover. It is an excellent resource for student nurses and will be of particular value to 3 rd year students who need more advanced support with the theories related to nursing. This book is well laid out, easy to follow and the sections are clear and well written. The additional use of case studies is really helpful as this helps to relate the theary to practice.
A well recommended supplement for adult nursing.
A good book which focuses on policies from a nursing perspective, it addresses ethical considerations and has much written about good practice in a nursing setting. Very useful for students considering working in a health related environment.
A sound book, good as an introduction.
A very helpful book for the common foundation programme and for international students wishing to have a broad grounding in basic concepts.
Some useful literature that may also cover other aspects of course work
Useful for International students to understand key concepts in health care practice.