Understanding Vulnerability

Understanding Vulnerability

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The notion of vulnerability is critical to person-centred and high-quality nursing and healthcare practice, and underpins all nursing education. Understanding Vulnerability: a Nursing and Healthcare Approach focuses on vulnerability experienced every day by patients and clients in healthcare, and provides clear and supportive guidance to nurses and other healthcare practitioners on protecting and caring for vulnerable patients. Taking a fresh, critical and reflective perspective that reflects current trends towards the promotion of equality and acknowledges everyonea€™s vulnerability, this book is essential reading for all nursing and healthcare students, as well as healthcare practitioners who are committed to providing person-centred care. Special features: a€cOne of the first books to address the issue of vulnerability from a nursing and healthcare perspective a€cWritten by a group of experienced professionals, academics and educationalists with both educational and research expertise in the exploration of vulnerability a€cIncludes narratives, perspectives and case studies, illustrating and bringing to life the issues within the bookFind a web-based copy of the code related to your profession and make a list of values that you feel are embedded in this ... and Midwifery Council (NMC) for nurses, midwives, and health visitors; and the General Medical Council (GMC) for anbsp;...

Title:Understanding Vulnerability
Author:Vanessa Heaslip, Julie Ryden
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2013-05-28


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