Outpatient, Day Surgery and Ambulatory Care is an accessible, comprehensive text exploring a wide range of diagnostic and short–stay therapeutic provision including Minor Injuries, Day Surgery, Outpatients, Radiology, Endoscopy, Renal dialysis, Oncology Ambulatory clinics, Day Hospitals and the links with primary care. It focuses on specific nursing issues and the developing role of the nurse within each of these areas of practice. This evidence–based book supports the broad knowledge base required of nurses working in these arenas, and the ability to communicate effectively within the multi–disciplinary team. It brings together the relationships between areas through scenarios to give a more integrated view of short term care settings, and to reflect the patient journey. It will be an invaluable guide for student nurses as well as the newly qualified practitioner working in these areas. Other professionals who work in these areas will also find it useful as a reference.