Foundations of Nursing Practice

  • Richard Hogston
  • Penelope M. Simpson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Richard Hogston
    Pages 1-23
  3. Graham Watkinson
    Pages 24-47
  4. Fran Boxall, Somduth Parboteeah
    Pages 48-92
  5. Penelope M. Simpson
    Pages 93-132
  6. Barbara Marjoram
    Pages 133-166
  7. Ruth Sadik, Debra Elliott
    Pages 167-215
  8. Molly Courtenay
    Pages 216-239
  9. Nadia Chambers
    Pages 240-266
  10. Catherine Thrower
    Pages 294-314
  11. Ian Douglas
    Pages 315-344
  12. Susan Moore
    Pages 345-369
  13. Melanie Jasper
    Pages 389-420
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 421-449

About this book


An essential introduction to the foundations of nursing as studied by all nursing students in the first 18 months of their training. The textbook enables the student to develop real understanding of the subject areas and issues covered in the Common Foundation Programme and, through a range of engaging learning activities, to apply this knowledge to professional practice.
Foundations of Nursing Practice:
* covers a wide variety of care issues across the age spectrum in a range of different care settings, placing the practice of nursing in its social and political context
* has chapters written by enthusiastic subject specialists
* includes many vivid examples drawn from all four branches of nursing practice
* explains unusual and professional terms in glossary points


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Editors and affiliations

  • Richard Hogston
    • 1
  • Penelope M. Simpson
  1. 1.NHS ExecutiveUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1999
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-71423-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-14608-6
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals