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Nursing


The Science Library holds nursing books and journals aimed at people studying a nursing course, or for the professional practicing nurse wanting to update knowledge and understanding about current developments in nursing. The resources held cover various aspects of nursing including: History of Nursing, Theory and Practice and Nursing as a Profession. Some of the specialist areas covered are: Mental Health (children, young people, adult and older people), Neonatal and Child Health, Adult Nursing, Geriatric Nursing, Learning Disability and Community Nursing. Other dedicated areas include: Introduction to Nursing, Evidence Based Practice and Research. There are books to facilitate the understanding of the principles of practical nursing skills such as clinical nursing, critical care, intensive care, accident and emergency, diagnosis and prescribing drugs. There is also a section on nursing the terminally ill, particularly the approach to patient centred care in cancer patients and palliative care. There are other broader areas in nursing such as assessment, management, communication and legal and ethical aspects.

Journals.


British Journal of Nursing open shelves
Nursing Standard open shelves
Nursing Times open shelves


Useful Websites


British Medical Association www.bma.org.uk
Florence Nightingale Museum, London www.florence-nightingale.co.uk
Mary Seacole www.maryseacole.com
NHS www.nhs.uk
Royal College of Nursing www.rcn.org.uk