Description - Applying the Roper-Logan-Tierney Model in Practice by Jane Jenkins
This is a new edition of the highly successful textbook which explores the use of the Roper, Logan and Tierney Model of Nursing in practice. It underpins nursing care for patients with a variety of health care problems. The main focus is on nursing adult patients in acute and community-based settings. Applying the RLT Model in Practice has been written to enable students and their teachers in both Higher Education and clinical practice to explore the different dimensions of the model through a variety of case studies and exercises .The case studies can be viewed as 'triggers' for student problem-solving skills in using the Model. Many of the exercises are aimed at enabling readers to find evidence to support nursing activities. The authors have incorporated an international perspective throughout the text.Based on the most popular model used in general nursing care throughout the worldExplicitly demonstrates how the RLT model can be used to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate individualised nursing careApplies the RLT model in the context of today's health services and links it to clinical governance and the multi-disciplinary context of careUses a problem solving approach with extensive use of exercises and case studiesAttractive two-colour design using boxes, tables and summariesFully updated throughout in line with changes in practice, developments in the evidence base, changes in the NHS e.g. modern matrons, Modernisation Agency etcMore material on how to apply the model in an inter disciplinary context Updated infection control sectionMore on discharge planningMore material relating to primary care
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