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Basic Nursing - With CD

Basic Nursing - With CD - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0323058919

cover of Basic Nursing - With CD 7TH 11 (ISBN 978-0323058919)
ISBN13: 978-0323058919
ISBN10: 0323058914
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 11
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2011
International: No

List price: $105.00

Basic Nursing - With CD - 7TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323058919

Patricia A. Potter

ISBN13: 978-0323058919
ISBN10: 0323058914
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 11
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2011
International: No
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 streamlined 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

Table of Contents

Table of Contents UNIT ONE: CONCEPTS IN NURSING 1. Health and Wellness 2. The Health Care Delivery System 3. Community-Based Nursing Practice 4. Legal Principles in Nursing 5. Ethics 6. Evidence-Based Practice NEW! UNIT TWO: PROCESSES IN NURSING CARE 7. Critical Thinking 8. Nursing Process 9. Informatics and Documentation 10. Communication 11. Patient Education 12. Managing Patient Care UNIT THREE: ESSENTIALS FOR NURSING PRACTICE 13. Infection Prevention and Control 14. Vital Signs 15. Health Assessment and Physical Examination 16. Administering Medications 17. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balances UNIT FOUR: PROMOTING PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH 18. Caring in Nursing Practice 19. Cultural Diversity 20. Spiritual Health 21. Growth and Development 22. Self-Concept and Sexuality 23. Family Context in Nursing 24. Stress and Coping 25. Loss and Grief UNIT FIVE: PROMOTING PHYSICAL HEALTH 26. Exercise and Activity 27. Safety 28. Hygiene 29. Oxygenation 30. Sleep 31. Pain Management 32. Nutrition 33. Urinary Elimination 34. Bowel Elimination 35. Immobility 36. Skin Integrity and Wound Care 37. Sensory Alterations 38. Surgical Patient