The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, sixth edition, presents up-to-date, evidence-based clinical skills procedures, enabling nurses to deliver effective patient-focused care. The full content of the paperback manual is now available in a handy-sized pocket edition. This new pocket-sized edition is ideal for nurses and students to use both on and off the ward.Clinical procedures are a fundamental aspect of nursing care so it is essential that they are evidence based. The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, sixth edition provides that evidence while remaining firmly grounded in current day-to-day nursing practice. The clinical skills procedures have been updated based on an appraisal of current research and advice from clinical experts to ensure that current practice is reflected and nurses are enabled to deliver clinically effective care.Chapters on related topics have been grouped together e.g. topics within Drug administration, Elimination, Observations, Pain management, and Personal hygiene are all grouped for easy reference. The manual has been expanded to include more illustrations and new sections have been added on problem solving associated with procedures, to help nurses during the course of their clinical work.The clinical skills procedures in this textbook are related to every aspect of a person´s care, which is why The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures is now the manual of choice for nurses at all stages and levels of their career, giving them the confidence they need to be safe, informed and skilled practitioners.