Husted's classic nursing ethics text provides a practical framework to help nurses engage with patients to make difficult ethical decisions. It delivers a systematic approach to bioethical decision making that can help clarify situations where "right" and "wrong" are not clearly defined. An abundance of case studies provides practice in bioethical decision making, with nearly 45 bioethical dilemmas analyzed.
Clinical leadership, along with values-based care and compassion, are critical in supporting the development of high quality healthcare service and delivery. This book offers a range of tools and topics that support and foster clinically focused nurses and other healthcare professionals to develop their leadership potential.
This one-of-a-kind book provides an in-depth analysis of nursing practice as a concept and area of study, rather than as an aggregation of specific techniques and skills. The text addresses the essential features of nursing practice using a five-level nursing framework developed by the author.
Everyday clinical practice is steeped in ethical considerations, but discussion of ethics is often removed from these real-life situations. The chapters tackle the main theories which form the discussion on ethics, and include practical case examples, which bring these theories into the clinical context. These classic and everyday cases challenge the reader to critically reflect on his/her own experiences and outlook.
This text is designed specifically for nurses and nursing students who have an interest in global health as a specialty, regardless of experience or education level. It reflects both the unique contributions of the nursing profession and of other disciplines, which is in keeping with the editors' perspective on how to bring about lasting change.
This text offers a wealth of information about the role of all types of APRNs (NPs, CNSs, CNMs, and CRNAs) in influencing the development and application of health care policy in a wide range of specialties.
This case studies book is an indispensable resource for educators, students, and practitioners of nursing. The authors apply basic tenets of human communication to the context of nursing to provide a foundation for practices that can advance the safety and quality of care.
These are case studies depicting shared lived experiences between the nurse and patient that are studied from various theoretical perspectives. They are designed to foster a nursing student's ability to care effectively for a patient, family, or group. Each case study features a compelling scenario that engages the reader to feel and fully participate in the caring experience.
Designed specifically for graduate-level nursing informatics courses, this text focuses on using technology with an interprofessional team to improvepatient care and safety. It delivers an expansive and innovative approach to devising practical methods of optimizing technology to foster quality of patient care and support population health initiatives.
Nursing is a global, dynamic and changing profession in which there is a substantial and important area of literature which charts nursing knowledge and theory. Through study of the topic it is possible to discern clear phases and themes in this development and to capture the debates as to how this knowledge influences and shapes nursing practice. These three volumes will cover the scope of international publications in nursing knowledge, models and theories and take a critical, retrospective review of these works.
This book is an invaluable resource for those who carry out qualitative research in the healthcare arena, including professionals and academics in the healthcare field who undertake or teach research in clinical or educational settings; postgraduates who are undertaking qualitative research and want to revise qualitative research approaches and procedures before going on to more specialist texts; and undergraduates in their last year who wish to learn about qualitative perspectives or carry out a project using these approaches.
Drawing on the universal values in health care, the second edition of Quality and Safety in Nursing continues to devote itself to the nursing community and explores their role in improving quality of care and patient safety.