Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing
This text addresses the knowledge and skills that nurses need to work in primary care. This includes core clinical information, the organisational knowledge vital for nurses who work in health, education and social care. The chapters explore common childhood and adult health problems, chronic diseases, cancer screening, travel health advice, infection control, home care, medicine management and nurse prescribing. Furthermore there is information on how health and social care services are organised and funded, clinical governance and risk management.