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  • Paperback: 312 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 2Rev Ed edition (17 Feb. 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1405111119
  • ISBN-13: 978-1405111119
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 1.7 x 24.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 739,436 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From the Publisher

This is a second edition of a successful, accessible textbook for health care assistants, which provides them with the knowledge and skills needed for everyday practice e.g. patient handling, meeting day-to-day needs, infection control, and patient confidentiality.

This new edition of a popular text covers essential theory and practical skills, includes new chapters on Human Rights and Ethics and also addresses care of patients of all ages.

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Knowledge to Care provides health care assistants with the knowledge they need to gain confidence and understanding and to develop the skills and awareness required for everyday practice in hospitals, residential homes, and the community.

It covers essential theory and practical skills including meeting day–to–day needs, patient handling, infection control, and patient confidentiality. This second edition is significantly revised to reflect current practice, with an emphasis throughout on dignity, respect and care.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By nici on 10 Jun. 2011
I got this book to help me in my career as a clinical support worker in my local hospital and have found it invaluable. It would be of help to any HCA/CSW or student nurse. Brilliant! what else can i say
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