Elsevier to publish new edition of Clinical Companion: Medical-Surgical Nursing
Sydney, 27th April 2011
Elsevier Australia has announced publication of the fully updated second edition of authoritative nursing text Clinical Companion: Medical-Surgical Nursing.
The book is expected to be released on 15 May 2011.
Nurses and students can be confident they are working with the latest, most up-to-date nursing information in this new edition, which is again written by esteemed Australian authors, Gayle McKenzie and Tanya Porter.
All chapters have been fully revised and updated since publication of the first edition in 2007. The book?s appendices also include a range of new content, including life support flow charts fully updated to meet the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, a new handover chart and newly updated references and websites for further reading.
Clinical Companion: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 2nd Edition will be an essential resource for undergraduate nursing students in Australasia, as well as recent graduates and registered nurses returning to acute care after a period of absence. Diploma of Nursing students (TAFE) and allied health professionals will also find it beneficial.
As well as examining each of the eleven body systems, the textbook importantly focuses on concepts relating to the role of the nurse.
All information is presented in a clear bullet point form and supported by diagrams. Common diseases and disorders are highlighted, along with causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, complications and nursing considerations, with actions indicated wherever medical or surgical interventions, tests or pharmacology are required.
For further information about this new edition of Clinical Companion: Medical-Surgical Nursing please visit: http://www.elsevierhealth.com.au/au/product.jsp?isbn=9780729539968About the authors
Gayle McKenzie, RN, BSocS, GDipAdvNsg (ICU- cardiothoracics), GCertAdvNsg(Ed), MRCNA is a lecturer in Nursing at La Trobe University?s Bundoora campus in Victoria, Australia.
Tanya Porter, RN, GDipAdvNsg(Med) is a Critical Care registered nurse and a Sales Executive for Philips Medical Systems, Australia.About Elsevier Australia
Elsevier Australia is a leading publisher of textbooks and professional titles for students, lecturers and health science professionals within the fields of Medicine & Surgery, Nursing & Midwifery, Health Professions, Veterinary and Dentistry.