Models and Critical Pathways in Clinical Nursing: Conceptual Frameworks for Care Planning

Author: Mike Walsh


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  • ISBN: 9780702021886
  • Author: Mike Walsh
  • Publ Date: 1997-10-02
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 272
  • Imprint: MOSBY *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 6756

Table of Contents :

What Is the Basis for Nursing Practice? Choosing a Model of Nursing. Using a Model in the Planning and Delivery of Care. Critical Pathways. Some Models Used in This Book. Models and Critical Pathways in Adult Hospital-Based Care. Models in Community Care. Mental Health Nursing and Models. Nursing Models in Oncology. What Next? Changing Practice: A Case Study.


The second edition of this book will build on the clarity and user-friendliness of the first edition, but reflect that thinking on Nursing Models and their role in the planning and delivery of care has developed considerably. There will be a much greater emphasis on developing shared care involving the patient. New developments in care planning will be reflected including critical pathways, and the role of models in Quality Assurance and Audit. The book will remain practical and critical in style, encouraging a creative response to the use of models in nursing care. Features: * Well respected and well known author. * Accessible design and format. * Clearly relevant to clinical practice and not weighed down in theoretical discussions. * Addresses multi-disciplinary teamwork. * Reflects new developments including patient-focussed hospitals and critical pathways.


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