Online Edition: Table of Contents

Short table of contents
1 Introduction

Part One Managing the patient journey
2 Assessment and discharge
3 Infection prevention and control

Part Two Supporting the patient with human functioning
4 Communication and psychological support
5 Elimination
6 Moving and positioning
7 Nutrition, fluid balance and blood transfusion
8 Patient comfort and end-of-life care
9 Respiratory care

Part Three Supporting the patient through the diagnostic process
10 Interpreting diagnostic tests
11 Observations

Part Four Supporting the patient through treatment
12 Medicines management
13 Perioperative care
14 Vascular access devices: insertion and management
15 Wound management

Appendix: The Code
Index

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