Anatomy is the study of the structure and relationship between body parts. Physiology is the study of the function of body parts and the body as a whole. Modern medical science is growing day by day. The volume of information available is huge. Detailed knowledge of the normal functions of living providing a firm foundation. Knowledge of the structure becomes an essential base to understand the functions better. Keeping in mind the close connection between the structure and functions we have tried to integrate Anatomy and Physiology in the first part of this book. Medical professionals are faced with challenges of handling infected persons as part of their practice. They face the threat of dealing with infections which do not have a satisfactory cure. We have added a section on Microbiology to give an insight into this important aspect of patient management.
The art and science of modern nursing encompass fundamental nursing concepts that include health, illness, stress and health promotion. Nurses work with physicians and other medical staff in a wide variety of medical and community settings. They provide preventive, primary, acute and chronic care for sick and injured patients with health information, restorative care, medication administration, and emergency care. Nursing care focuses on protecting and promoting physical and mental health for patients and for the community.
Midwifery is the health science and health profession that deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period (including care of the newborn), in addition to the sexual and reproductive health of women throughout their lives. … A professional in midwifery is known as a midwife
Psychiatric mental health nursing is a specialty in nursing. Psychiatric nursing or mental health nursing is the appointed position of a nurse that specializes in mental health and cares for people of all ages experiencing mental illnesses or distress. These include schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders, suicidal thoughts, psychosis, paranoia, and self-harm. Nurses in this area receive specific training in psychological therapies, building a therapeutic alliance, dealing with challenging behavior, and the administration of psychiatric medication.
The book is specially designed for nurses on how to use computers. In this book, nurses learn various modules of computers. Nurses can use computers similar to those that you use at home or at work. They use software programs specifically designed to support the work of nurses and other health-care team members.
Community health nurses work to improve the health and well-being of communities they serve by educating them about illness and disease prevention, safe health practices, nutrition, and wellness. They often provide treatment for poor, culturally diverse, and uninsured populations. One of the primary functions of a community health nurse is to identify health problems in the community and to provide health care to patients who may not have access to, or be able to afford, medical services. They develop intervention plans to address the health, safety, and nutritional issues they discover, and attempt to educate their patients about healthy choices that assist with disease and illness prevention.
English is a very vital subject for nursing professionals. Nurses act as a bridge between doctors and patients.” English for nurses” is a complete solution for nursing students as it covers the essentials of basic English grammar, composition and communication skills. The communication skills section is specially framed according to the demand of the nursing profession. Various day to day conversations is included to train the nursing students in English speaking. The complete section is designed according to the demand of nursing professionals.
This course book is designed for students to practice community health nursing for the individual, family, and groups at both urban and rural setting by using concept and principles of health and community health nursing.