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Textbook of Sociology For Nurses
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Medical-surgical nursing is the nursing care of adult patients whose conditions or disorders are treated medically, pharmacologically, or surgically. It is basically the study of the care and nursing of the sick patients who are ill. Some diseases respond to medical treatment, say cardiac arrhythmias. Some diseases require surgical intervention, say appendicitis, or cholelithiases. General surgery is a huge field and includes many different procedures from thyroidectomies to major bowel surgery.
Gyne surgery is another specialty as is urology. Orthopedic surgery yet another. Medical nursing is not an area to know much about. Illnesses there often involve the heart and lungs, kidney disease, infections but certainly aren’t limited to these. These diseases are most often treated with medications and it can be a real challenge figuring out how to best treat people to maximize recovery with minimal side effects.
The book is about Psychology which is the scientific study of mind and behavior, of personality and intelligence. It includes the study of conscious and unconscious phenomena of mind as well as feeling and thought. Psychology for Nurses is a comprehensive book.
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.