The third Australian edition of Medical–Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking for Person-Centred Care will help prepare you for your nursing journey. It will challenge you to excel and support you as you learn.
Students will be provided with a strong knowledge base, an understanding of contemporary practice issues in Australia and the capacity for sound clinical reasoning. These professional attributes will allow you to provide nursing care that is safe and effective. This easily understood, straightforward Australian edition integrates the following concepts: epidemiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, legal and ethical issues, therapeutic communication, interprofessional communication and cultural competence.
These ebooks have been designed to:
emphasise a person-centred philosophy whereby the person who is the recipient of care is seen as an integral member of the team and consideration of their needs and wishes is paramount
foster critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills as the basis for nursing excellence in clinical practice
recognise the nurse’s role as an essential member of the interprofessional healthcare team.