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Person-centred practice in nursing and health care : theory and practice (Second edition)

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Person-centred Practice in Nursing and Health Care is a comprehensive and practical resource for all nurses and healthcare practitioners who want to develop person-centred ways of working. This second edition which builds on the original text Person Centred Nursing, has been significantly revised and expanded to provide a timely and topical exploration of an important subject which underpins all nursing and healthcare, edited by internationally renowned experts in the field. Person-centred Practice in Nursing and Health Care looks at the importance of person-centred practice (PCP) from a variety of practice, strategic, and policy angles, exploring how the principles of PCP underpin a variety of perspectives, including within leadership and in the curriculum. The book explores not only a range of methodologies, but also covers a variety of different healthcare settings and contexts, including working within mental health services, acute care, nursing homes, the community, and working with children and people with disabilities. Key features: Significantly updated and expanded since the previous edition, taking into account the considerable changes in recent health care advancements, including the 'Francis' reportBuilds on previous perspectives of person-centredness in nursing and applies them in a broader nursing and health care contextIncludes a stronger exploration on the role of the service-userShows the use of life-story and narrative approaches as a way of putting the individual's identity at the heart of the care relationshipIncludes learning features such as links to current practice developments and reflective questions

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1118990560 / 9781118990568
Paperback / softback
United States
xvi, 269 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
25 cm
Professional & Vocational Learn More
Includes QR code Previous edition: published as Person-centred nursing by Brendan McCormack and Tanya McCance.