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Published by King Edward"s Hospital Fund for London : distributed by Pitman Medical Pub. Co. in London .

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Statementcontributors Mark McCarthy ... [et al.] ; foreword by G.A. Phalp.
ContributionsMcCarthy, Mark, King Edward"s Hospital Fund for London
LC ClassificationsRC48 M36
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 161 p.
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18801978M
ISBN 100900889705

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This book started the Self-Management approach to chronic illness. I trained in the Self-Management program and have led groups for years, and have seen people make wonderful changes.

This experience and knowledge inspired me to write my book, The Art of Getting Well/5(13). cough, vomiting, diarrhoea, and minor trauma.

Clearly the appearance of these symptoms in children provokes parental anxiety, book consisted of just 16 pages, containing a separate chapter on each symptom, and was illustrated with cartoons.

better knowledge ofthe management Cited by: A book that nurses have been waiting for. PRACTICE NURSING; Contents: The NHS of the future- diverse, adaptive and united. Introduction. Fever and Sepsis. Respiratory Tract Infections.

Ear, Nose and Throat. Eye. Neurology. Skin. Abdomen. Women's Health. Mental Health. Musculoskeletal/injuries. Management of Minor Illness. Prescribing for Minor Illness. Resources. Nurses in general practice are increasingly taking on advanced roles, involving the assessment, treatment and management of minor illness.

They also supervise chronic disease management, particularly the monitoring of diabetes, hypertension, respiratory disease, primary and secondary CHD prevention, stroke and transient ischaemic attacks/5(16).

Minor ailments (MA) contribute to a considerable amount of the total workload for general practitioners and thereby represent poor utilization of doctors’ resources [].A British study of consultations in general practice showed that doctors classified 7% of the consultations as “unnecessary”, and that the minor ailments could be handled by a pharmacist [].Cited by: Develop their knowledge on the methods for management of minor injuries and illnesses.

Enhance their abilities of identifying and assessing a range of issues within the clinical environment, allowing them to expand their career prospects in such settings.

This course will benefit healthcare professionals involved in the assessment and management of patients with minor illnesses, including doctors, nurses and community pharmacists.

Paramedic staff are welcome to apply but should note that this module is primarily focused on nursing practice. Why study the Minor Illness and Urgent Care Assessment and Management for the Nurse/Health Practitioner Module at Middlesex University.

The aim of this course is to act as an introduction to the management of patients with minor health problems or recognise more major health issues that need referral on to other health care professionals.

Written by the UK's leading expert in minor illness, it provides concise, evidence-based advice to guide their management. Any health professional who is equipped with a thermometer and a torch will be able to use the simple techniques and guidance in this book to assess a child with a minor illness.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Links to PubMed are also available for Selected by: Seminar on management of minor illnesses Management of minor illnesses: Responsibility: contributors, Mark McCarthy [and others].

The average length of time for a minor illness to settle is: Acute ear infection (otitis media) – 4 days Acute sore throat / pharyngitis / tonsillitis – 1 week Common cold – 1½ weeks Acute Rhinosinusitis / Sinusitis – 2½ weeks Acute cough / bronchitis – 3 weeks.

Acute illnesses are those that are of short duration. They may be minor or they may be serious. Minor acute illnesses include some of the commonest problems presented in general practice, such as upper respiratory tract infections or skin rashes.

Major acute illnesses may present as. Books: buy the fifth edition of our Minor Illness Manual (25, copies sold) and get six months free access to our members' section.

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Minor Illness: Assessment & Management MOD 30 credits, level 7 Cambridge campus 2 February We’ll prepare you to assess and manage patients with minor illnesses, while incorporating a symptom-based, patient safety-focused approach.

About the course This module has been developed by Dr Paul Silverston,File Size: 99KB. The Management of Minor Illness and Injuries Aims of the module This module is aimed at qualified nurses and allied health care professions working in general practice or within the community that provide first contact care, assessing, treating and discharging patients with a range of minor illnesses within agreed protocols.

In this context, Acute Illness Management. arrives as an important and much needed text covering the fundamental aspects of care in the hospital setting.

This book is designed to address the student's needs by equipping them with a practical understanding of the essential skills ranging from resuscitation to early intervention and to trauma care. Training Course & Book. In response to a commission from Health Education England (East of England) Local Education and Training Board we have developed a course on minor illness for health visitors.

The one-day course covers the priority area identified by the Early Years High Impact Area Five. Buy Management of Minor Illness by McCarthy et al (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : McCarthy et al. Minor Illness.

Duration: 3 Days - Start Time: End Time: - CPD Hours: 24 - Price: £ A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

The established and very popular conveniently packaged course, which is delivered by clinical experts who have up. critical analysis of evidence-based management of a variety of disorders and of the professional and legal implications of role expansion in minor illness care.

Course Structure This course runs on a part-time basis over a ten week term. Skills and Competencies you will. Minor Injury and Illness Management (40 credits) This double, practice related module offers you the opportunity to explore and critique theories, models and strategies used in the examination and clinical decision making in relation to the diagnosis and treatment of minor injuries and illness.

This module covers frameworks for assessment and triage, defining minor illness / injury, Pathophysiology, assessment and management of: Minor head injury, neck injury, eye, ear, nose and throat conditions, minor musculoskeletal injuries, wounds and skin conditions, clinical guidelines and policies, legal and ethical considerations, Care of the child, older person and those with a mental.

You’ll develop knowledge and understanding of the assessment, diagnosis and management of people presenting with minor injuries. This will provide healthcare professionals with a solid theoretical foundation to inform future practice.

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Learn about acute cholecystitis symptoms and treatments. Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Course overview. This module is intended to enhance independent practice by developing your skills, knowledge and critical understanding of minor injury and illness management to an advanced level, applicable to your own field of practice.

Apply an in-depth knowledge of the pathophysiology of minor illness/injury to the evidence-based management of the patient Critically reflect on the skills of assessment and triage in relation to patients who present with minor illness/injury, acknowledging the bio-psycho-social needs of.

Degree of Master in Advanced Practice (Minor Injuries and Minor Illness) Pursuing a Work based Dissertation (RESE) Pursuing Primary Research (RESE) Pursuing a Systematic Review (RESE) Learning and assessment. Whilst following this programme of study, you will engage with learning through a range of teaching methods.

These methods. While minor illnesses are still the most common cause of short-term illness, the number of people absent due to stress and mental health issues remains a major issue for employers in both the short and long term.

According to the CIPD's report, the main causes of sickness absence are. This programme will help to update your knowledge and skills on the common clinical conditions and minor ailments that present themselves in community pharmacy. It contains practical tips and advice on how to identify, recognise and manage minor ailments.

Please note: this e-learning programme has been developed and provided by NHS Education. Discuss the pathophysiology of commonly presenting minor illnesses. 3: Explore and evaluate the assessment and examination processes and the concept of differential diagnosis in relation to minor illnesses.

4: Appraise the decision making processes in relation to management of minor illnesses. Emergency care is a broad specialty. Emergency nurses have an increasing part to play in its delivery, wherever it occurs. Emergency nurses require a depth and breadth of knowledge and skill to care for patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems.

This book covers the main areas of clinical practice identified by the Royal College of Nursing Faculty of Emergency Nursing and will be 5/5(1). Since we have been providing high-quality minor illness education which grew from our NHS general practice in Stopsley, Luton.

As the national specialists in minor illness, we also produced the standard text, the Minor Illness Manual. This book is now in its fifth edition, and has sold o copies worldwide. For nurses and allied healthcare professionals who need to develop 'look and feel' assessment of Minor Injuries.

This course provides an excellent underpinning of knowledge on the most common presenting injuries and conditions encountered by those who manage and treat adults with a minor injury.

“Brilliant course, pitched just at the right level – Thoroughly enjoyable, knowledgeable tutor. An extensive programme, code named Integrated Management for Childhood Illnesses (IMCI), similarly targets under-five-year old children. Underlying this focus on younger children is the general idea that children above five years will have developed significant immunity for communicable diseases 7, by: 6.

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•Discuss the identification and management of minor ailments affecting the respiratory system, cardiovascular system, renal system and the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.

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Written by experts in the field, they cover topics such as feeding, health, behaviour and development, and are based on up-to-date research and the experience and knowledge of real.The aim of this module is to teach students how to critically assess the developing approach to care and management of both minor injuries and illnesses.

This module will emphasise evidence based knowledge and the specific assessment skills that underpin the variety of issues seen in these settings.

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