Clinical pathology supports the diagnosis of disease using laboratory testing of blood and other bodily fluids, tissues, and microscopic evaluation of individual cells. Hematology is the study of blood in health and disease. It includes problems with the red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, blood vessels, bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, and the proteins involved in bleeding and clotting (hemostasis and thrombosis). Blood banking refers to the process of collecting, separating, and storing blood.
The textbook of child health nursing aims to provide, brief yet comprehensive account of the subject as per the revised syllabus of INC. Every child is unique with peculiar characteristics. Nursing considerations have been taken as special considerations in each chapter of this textbook. Utmost care is taken to cover all the aspects of pediatric nursing as per the revised curriculum of general nursing and midwifery.
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. The book contains the latest 2011 census data and 2015 health services related to data, diagrams, flow charts tables, and important tables, abbreviations, and terminology for the quick revision of book.
Child health nursing is designed to help the students to develop and understand the concept of child health, the trends in child care and health problems of children. It will enable the students to meet the needs of the children, in health and sickness.
The book Food and Nutrition science focuses largely on dietary concerns and health issues surrounding food, eating, and medicine. Those who study nutrition science often become dietitians or nutritionists. Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage the disease.
Community health is a major field of study within the medical and clinical sciences which focuses on the maintenance, protection, and improvement of the health status of population groups and communities. Community health tends to focus on a defined geographical community.
When you build a house, you start with the foundation and then move to the framework, walls, and so on. I think you get the point. Same with the foundation for nursing, the beginning point. It gives you an overview of what to expect when working as a nurse. 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.
The Relevance of Sociology in the Nursing Profession is important. Sociology is defined as a study of human behavior inside the societal context. Despite its huge importance in politics, organizations, and other statistical fields, nursing students struggle to see its relevance in their chosen career. The study of sociology helps the individual to understand human society and how social system work.
Psychology is the science of human behavior and the structure of the mind through the process of learning, thinking, and reasoning. The book ‘Psychology for Nurses’ present the concepts and principles of the nursing course in psychology. How a nurse can bring a positive change in the personality of the patient by understanding psychology.
Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behaviour, of personality and intelligence. The basic concepts of psychology are presented in this book since, it is very important as the author views it, that all nurses must also know and understand the origin and the development of psychology as a science.This book is also aimed to teach the students of Nursing to acquire knowledge and skills in a broader social outlook. It comprehensively covers the basic and introductory concepts of sociology as related to the health care profession and help the students to understand the subject in an easy manner.
Microbes may be the most significant life form sharing this planet with humans because of their pervasive presence. Microbial diseases are frequent and often severe. In this book, you understand and employ the principles of microbiology and molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis which enable the physician, nurses, and medical scientist to control an increasing number of infectious disease.
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 normal functions of living being 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.
Auxiliary nurse midwife, commonly known as ANM, is a village-level female health worker in India who is known as the first contact person between the community and the health services. ANMs are regarded as grass-roots workers in the health organization pyramid. The main aim of the ANM course is to train students and make them capable of taking up nursing practice in rural areas.
The book contains the management of the health center at various level. The book is divided into five units and contains important information on how to develop and manage health centers at both levels for better performance.