Whether preparing for a new clinical placement, revising for an exam, or just looking up how to perform a certain task, this book will become a trusted companion and daily reference that will develop your practice and improve your nursing skills.
This pocket-sized book provides step-by-step instructions on how to carry out core and advanced clinical skills such as medicine administration, giving transfusions, catheterisation and other advanced skills, and goes across both acute and community settings.
Information relating to each skill is presented in a specific and consistent format:
- Before you start
- Essential equipment
- Care-setting considerations
- What to watch out for and action to take
- Helpful hints
- A step by step approach and the rationale for them
- Source of information
It has been updated with the latest NMC standards, and includes the most up-to-date evidence base for the procedures.