Intravenous literature: Clinical skills procedures are a fundamental aspect of nursing care. The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures Student Edition has been specially compiled for pre registration students to include the essential procedures they need to know. The manual provides the underlying theory and evidence for procedures related to every aspect of a persons care. Procedures are based on the latest research findings and expert clinical advice, to enable students to provide the best possible care. The manual enables student nurses to deliver clinically effective patientâ€“focused care. Students thus gain the confidence they need to become safe, informed and skilled practitioners.