Summary: Basic Nursing is known for its visually appealing design and direct, easy-to-read style, making it perfect for beginning nursing students. It addresses all the essential nursing principles, concepts, and skills needed, and consistently follows the 5-step nursing process framework with a strong focus on critical thinking that provides a solid base for clinicals. The 5-step nursing process provides you with a constant framework for all the clinical chapters.UNIQUE! Improved and st ...show morereamlined readability makes it easy to understand key concepts.Care Plans demonstrate the application of the 5-step nursing process to individual patient problems.Companion CD ROM helps you learn and apply textbook content with tutorials, audio glossaries, and video clips highlighting different skills.Audio chapter summaries allow for easy content review, even on the go.English/ Spanish audio glossary provides definitions and explanations of key terms.UNIQUE! Video icons direct you to videos of skills on the Evolve website for additional practice.Each skill includes unexpected outcomes and related interventions to alert you to what might go wrong and how to react.Key terms reinforce key points in the text and familiarize you with the language of nursing and health care.UNIQUE! Synthesis in Practice boxes tie case study patients to appropriate theory, helping you gain insight into the ''how?'' and ''why?'' of nursing care.UNIQUE! Evaluation boxes provide you with a follow-up to case study patients and help you relate the situation to actual practice.Best Practice boxes relate how research can be applied to everyday practice.Patient Teaching boxes instruct you how to best teach a patient about self-care.Care of the Older Adult boxes highlight changes that occur with aging and how they affect delivery of nursing care.Cultural Focus boxes alert you to care issues unique to people of specific cultural backgrounds.Delegation coverage teaches you to delegate appropriately for comprehensive, safe pa ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 7TH 11
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