List of WHO publications: Nursing
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Title
Year
2013 Order Number    15200207 ISBN-13
 9789290616047
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
Nurses and midwives constitute the largest group of health workers who provide a wide range of services. In times of emergencies and disasters, nurses and midwives are also relied on to respond to situation by providing immediate, acute and long-term care to individuals, families and communities. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    18000252 ISBN-13
 9789289002486
Price
CHF 150,00  / US$ 180,00 Developing countries    CHF 105,00
English
The mobility of health professionals affects the performance of health systems, and increasingly so since the European Union (EU) enlargements in 2004 and 2007. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    18000253 ISBN-13
 9789289002899
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,80
English
For every person over the age of 65 in today's European Union, there are four people of working age but, by 2050, there will only be two. Demand for long-term care, of which home care forms a significant part, will inevitably increase in the decades to come. Despite the importance of the issue, however, up-to-date and comparative information on home care in Europe is lacking. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    11500830 ISBN-13
 9789241548311
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries    CHF 30,00
English
This manual is written for clinicians working at the district hospital (first-level referral care) who diagnose and manage sick adolescents and adults in resource-constrained settings. It aims to support clinical reasoning, and to provide an effective clinical approach and protocols for the management of common and serious or potentially life-threatening conditions at the district hospital. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    19900054 ISBN-13
 9789241505086
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
The WHO Patient Safety Programme has developed these hand hygiene training films for health-care workers involved in training sessions about hand hygiene best practices and/or about hand hygiene compliance observation. .../...
Title
Author Wismar, M., Maier, C. B., Glinos, I. A., Dussault, G., Figueras, J.
Year
2011 Order Number    13400112 ISBN-13
 9789289002479
Price
CHF 150,00  / US$ 180,00 Developing countries    CHF 105,00
English
The mobility of health professionals affects the performance of health systems, and increasingly so since the European Union (EU) enlargements in 2004 and 2007. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    14600063 ISBN-13
 9789290217275
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Unsafe health care remains a problem of immense magnitude worldwide. The development of solutions and initiatives aimed at driving change towards greater patient safety has become a pressing need, and is recognized by the public health community. .../...
Title
Author Sethi, D., Wood, S., Mitis, F., Bellis, M., Penhale, B., Iborra, I., Lowenstein, A., Manthorpe, G., Ulvestad Kärki, F.
Year
2011 Order Number    13400111 ISBN-13
 9789289002370
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Elder maltreatment is pervasive throughout the WHO European Region: at least 4 million elderly people are estimated to experience maltreatment in any one year and 2500 of them will die each year. Most countries in the Region have an ageing population, putting increasing numbers of people at risk. .../...
Title
Author SHIMEK, Jo Anna M., EMMANUEL, Jorge, ORRIS, Peter, CHARTIER, Yves
Year
2011 Order Number    19300236 ISBN-13
 9789241548182
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
This short guide is designed to provide step-by-step instructions for the safe substitution of non-mercury thermometers and sphygmomanometers in health-care settings. It identifies the resources available to provide confidence that the substituted products will provide equivalent accuracy and comparable clinical utility, while protecting health-care workers and the environment. .../...
Title
Year
2010 Order Number    11500774 ISBN-13
 9789241547888
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
The establishment of systems to ensure that all donated blood is screened for transfusion-transmissible infections is a core component of every national blood programme. Globally, however, there are significant variations in the extent to which donated blood is screened, the screening strategies adopted and the overall quality and effectiveness of the blood screening process. .../...
Title
Author Warrel, D.A.
Year
2010 Order Number    15400014 ISBN-13
 9789290223771
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Snake-bites are well-known medical emergencies in many parts of the world, especially in rural areas. Agricultural workers and children are the most affected. The incidence of snake-bite mortality is particularly high in South-East Asia. Rational use of snake anti-venom can substantially reduce mortality and morbidity due to snake bites. .../...
Title
Year
2010 Order Number    19300232 ISBN-13
 9789241599023
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This booklet which includes a CD-ROM should enable any health-care worker to facilitate a workshop on patient safety. This workshop explores how multiple weaknesses present within the hospital system can lead to error. It aims to provide all health-care workers and managers with an insight into the underlying cause of such events. .../...
Title
Year
2009 Order Number    19300227 ISBN-13
 9789241597906
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
The WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care provide health-care workers (HCWs), hospital administrators and health authorities with a thorough review of evidence on hand hygiene in health care and specific recommendations to improve practices and reduce transmission of pathogenic microorganisms to patients and HCWs. .../...
Title
Author Tarricone, R., Tsouros, A.D.
Year
2008 Order Number    13400083 ISBN-13
 9789289042819
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
Demographic, epidemiological, social, and cultural trends in European countries are changing the traditional patterns of care. The next decades will see rising numbers of care-dependent older people and noncommunicable diseases as the leading cause of chronic illness and disability. .../...
Title
Year
2008 Order Number    19300221 ISBN-13
 9789241563581
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Until very recently, elder abuse was a social problem hidden from public view and mostly regarded as a private matter. Evidence is accumulating, however, to indicate that elder abuse, which includes the pervasive issue of neglect, is an important public health and societal problem that manifests itself in both developing and developed countries. .../...
Title
Year
2007 Order Number    11500723 ISBN-13
 9789241563536
Price
CHF 7,50  / US$ 9,00 Developing countries    CHF 5,25
English
The WHO Falls Prevention for Active Ageing model provides an action plan for making progress in reducing the prevalence of falls in the older adult population. By building on the three pillars of falls prevention, the model proposes specific strategies for: 1. building awareness of the importance of falls prevention and treatment; 2. .../...
Title
Year
2007 Order Number    11500706 ISBN-13
 9789241563451
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Even though mental health nursing is a critical issue for most countries, there has been very little published information about mental health nursing. This new publication from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Council of Nurses (ICN) summarizes information on nurses and mental health collected from 172 countries around the world. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    15200085 ISBN-13
 9789290612179
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This manual has been designed as a basic reference for use when exploring the development and implementation of electronic health record (EHR) systems. It provides a general overview, some basic definitions and examples of EHR practices. Also covered are points for consideration when moving towards the introduction of an EHR. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    19300207 ISBN-13
 9789241599245
Price
CHF 132,00  / US$ 158,40 Developing countries    CHF 92,40
English
Evidence-based clinical practices that can save lives. Package includes the following manuals: . a href="http://bookorders.who.int/bookorders/anglais/detart1.jsp?sesslan=1&codlan=1&codcol=15&codcch=522"> Surgical Care for District Hospitals . a href="http://bookorders.who.int/bookorders/anglais/detart1. .../...
Title
Year
2005 Order Number    11501654 ISBN-13
 9789241546874
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Deaths in hospital often occur within 24 hours of admission. Many of these deaths could be prevented if very sick children are identified soon after their arrival in the health facility, and treatment is started immediately. Therefore, a process of rapid triage for all children presenting to hospital needs to be put in place, to determine whether any emergency or priority signs are present. .../...
Title
Year
2005 Order Number    15200066 ISBN-13
 9789290611868
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
The purpose of this toolkit, consisting of 7 booklets, is to provide nurses and midwives with tools to effectively participate in and influence health care planning and policy-making. The tool-kit has been designed for use by any nurse or midwife who has an interest in advocating for change in their work environment. .../...
Title
Year
2005 Order Number    19300206  
 
Price
US$ 2000,00  / US$ 0,00 Developing countries    US$ 2000,00
English
***This product is only available directly from WHO Press, not through our network of sales agents. Please contact us by email: bookorders@who.int*** a href= "http://www.who.int/kms/initiatives/bluetrunk/en/index1. .../...
Title
Year
2005 Order Number    11500621 ISBN-13
 9789241562805
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This WHO publication calls for the transformation of healthcare workforce training to better meet the needs of caring for patients with chronic conditions. While the world is experiencing a rapid escalation in chronic health problems, training of the healthcare workforce has generally not kept pace. .../...
Title
Author Brodsky, J., Habib, J., Hirschfeld, M.
Year
2004 Order Number    11500555 ISBN-13
 9789241562492
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
This volume describes the changing realities determining the need and resources for long-term care in ten developing countries. Considered together, these case-studies provide examples to illustrate many of the lessons learned, key policy issues confronted, and current and future needs discussed in other volumes in this series. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    11500553 ISBN-13
 9789241546225
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 15,00
English
Every year an estimated three million newborn babies die during the first week of life due to problems such as sepsis, tetanus, or asphyxia, or problems associated with trauma, low birth weight, or preterm birth. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    15200031 ISBN-13
 9789290610502
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
This publication provides a set of guidelines to enable health care workers, information staff and administrators to focus on improving the timeliness, accuracy and reliability of health care data. The guide describes the activities and tasks that should be considered when addressing the question of data quality in health care. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    11500552 ISBN-13
 9789241546188
Price
CHF 7,50  / US$ 9,00 Developing countries    CHF 5,25
English
Medical devices and equipment are a vital component of patient care. From a simple tongue depressor to a sophisticated haemodialysis machine, medical devices are needed at every level of the health service. Yet many health services continue to lack information and financial resources to acquire the devices they really need, i.e. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    15200024 ISBN-13
 9789290610410
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
The book is aimed at informing and supporting the development of a healthcare sector -wide response for the prevention and management of Type 2 diabetes. It is based on the premise that decision-makers in the health care sector can benefit more from formal structured systems to guide decision-making. .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    14500027 ISBN-13
 9789290212850
Price
CHF 12,00  / US$ 14,40 Developing countries    CHF 8,40
English
This joint publication between the WHO Regional Offices for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO) and for Europe (EURO) aims to strengthen nursing regulation in the two regions and to develop a system to ensure the regulation of nursing practice and education. .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    11500531 ISBN-13
 9789241562287
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
To contribute to the dialogue about how best to achieve equitable, fair, rational, and transparent decisions, this report addresses the social and ethical basis of long-term care, identifying the key issues in caring for persons with chronic illnesses and disabilities. .../...
Title
Author Brodsky, J., Habib, J., Hirschfeld, M.
Year
2002 Order Number    11500514 ISBN-13
 9789241562256
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 31,50
English
Demographic and epidemiological transitions will result in dramatic changes in the health needs of the world's populations. Everywhere, there is a steep increase in the need for long-term care (LTC). These trends reflect two interrelated processes. One is the growth in factors that increase the prevalence of long-term disability in the population. .../...
Title
Year
2001 Order Number    16300140 ISBN-13
 9789275123645
Price
CHF 48,00  / US$ 57,60 Developing countries    CHF 33,60
English
Building Standard-Based Nursing Information Systems is directed to practicing and student nurses, health care professionals involved in the implementation of information systems, and information technology professionals working in the health sector. .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    15000012 ISBN-13
 9789290611424
Price
CHF 5,00  / US$ 6,00 Developing countries    CHF 3,50
English
A spiral-bound illustrated manual designed to assist nurses working in small rural hospitals in countries of the WHO Western Pacific Region. .../...
Title
Year
1995 Order Number    15207004 ISBN-13
 9789290611158
Price
CHF 9,75  / US$ 11,70 Developing countries    CHF 7,50
English
A series of five teaching modules designed to help nurses and other health workers improve their communication and counselling skills when dealing with questions of human sexuality. .../...
Title
Year
1995 Order Number    15208004 ISBN-13
 9789290611165
Price
CHF 9,75  / US$ 11,70 Developing countries    CHF 7,50
English
A series of three modules, for use in the continuing education of nurses, focused on problems related to human sexuality that frequently require treatment. .../...
Title
Year
1993 Order Number    15202004 ISBN-13
 9789290611080
Price
CHF 6,00  / US$ 7,20 Developing countries    CHF 4,20
English
Gives nurse managers and nurse educators practical advice on how to assess nursing needs for the care of HIV- and AIDS-infected patients and to organize the inclusion of these needs in national plans for AIDS prevention and control. .../...
Title
Year
1993 Order Number    15205004 ISBN-13
 9789290611134
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
A simultaneous, low-cost edition of HIV Prevention and Care: Teaching Modules for Nurses and Midwives . The manual is intended for use in countries of the WHO Western Pacific Region. The book presents a series of eleven teaching modules for a basic nursing education course on HIV-related illness. .../...
Title
Year
1993 Order Number    15206004 ISBN-13
 9789290611097
Price
CHF 6,00  / US$ 7,20 Developing countries    CHF 4,20
English
Explains how curricula in schools of nursing can be modified to produce graduates who are competent in the performance of a wide range of tasks related to HIV infection and AIDS. .../...
Title
Author Mesa-Lago, C.
Year
1992 Order Number    16100539 ISBN-13
 9789275115398
Price
CHF 56,00  / US$ 67,20 Developing countries    CHF 39,20
English
Reports the results of a comparative study of problems confronted by the health care systems in Latin America and the Caribbean, a region where an estimated 130 million of the poor currently have no access to health care. .../...
Title
Year
1989 Order Number    13400040 ISBN-13
 9789289010573
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
Summary unavailable.
Title
Author Powell, M.
Year
1977 Order Number    15600003 ISBN-13
 9789290221036
Price
CHF 16,00  / US$ 19,20 Developing countries    CHF 11,20
English
Summary unavailable.
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