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This textbook aims to focus on the core knowledge, skills and attitudes which should be common to all rehabilitative roles regardless of client groups or the setting of care. It aims to develop an appropriate knowledge base for the development of rehabilitation nursing practice.
The book is divided into three main sections
1 General Issues, covering the context in which rehabilitation nursing takes place, and providing the reader with an understanding of the theoretical frameworks and concepts which underpin rehabilitation.
2. Care planning, is devoted to the nurses role in rehabilitation , explored in the context of care planning and rehabilitation.
3. Issues in Rehabilitation, is intended to challenge thinking about rehabilitation by focussing on some more controversial issues within rehabilitation and nurses role within it.
• Link to the RCN Rehabilitation Forum Relevant to all areas in which rehabilitation is a nursing role
• Reflects multi-disciplinary context of care Links to practice
• Research based Very few UK books in this area

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780702022739
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/12/1999
Series: Health Careers
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 0.62(w) x 7.44(h) x 9.69(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Rehabilitation Nursing; A UK Perspective. Section 1: General Issues.Models and Theories. Setting the Scene. The Team. Section 2: Care Planning and Rehabilitation. Assessment in Rehabilitation. Nursing Diagnosis. Setting Goals in Rehabilitation. Delivering Care. Evaluation of Care.Section 3: Issues in Rehabilitation. The Relationship Between Health Promotion and Rehabilitation. Location of Care. The Specialist Nurse in Rehabilitation .The Role of the Generic Worker. Setting Priorities in Research.

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