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Basic Nursing -With CD

Basic Nursing -With CD - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0323039376

Cover of Basic Nursing -With CD 6TH 07 (ISBN 978-0323039376)
ISBN13: 978-0323039376
ISBN10: 0323039375
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 07
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2007
International: No

List price: $84.95

Basic Nursing -With CD - 6TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323039376

Patricia Potter and Anne Perry

ISBN13: 978-0323039376
ISBN10: 0323039375
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 07
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

This user-friendly textbook provides complete coverage of the essential nursing principles, concepts, and skills that are the foundation of a solid nursing education. The 6th edition features enhanced readability, an engaging format, and a new Companion CD. It consistently follows the 5-step nursing process framework with a strong focus on critical thinking that provides readers with a solid base for clinicals. As readers follow case studies through each clinical chapter, concrete examples illustrate how to address cultural diversity, teaching, assessment, evidence-based practice, and much more.

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE CONCEPTS IN HEALTH CARE

Ch. 1 Health and Wellness
Ch. 2 The Health Care Delivery System
Ch. 3 Community Based Nursing Practice

NEW!

Ch. 4 Legal Principles in Nursing
Ch. 5 Ethics

UNIT TWO PROCESSES IN NURSING CARE

Ch. 6 Critical Thinking and Nursing Judgment
Ch. 7 Nursing Process
Ch. 8 Documentation & Reporting
Ch. 9 Communication
Ch. 10 Patient Education

UNIT THREE CRITICAL THINKING IN NURSING PRACTICE

Ch. 11 Infection Control
Ch. 12 Vital Signs
Ch. 13 Health Assessment and Physical Examination
Ch. 14 Administering Medications
Ch. 15 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balances

UNIT FOUR PRINCIPLES FOR CARING

Ch. 16 Caring in Nursing Practice
Ch. 17 Cultural Diversity
Ch. 18 Spirituality
Ch. 19 Growth and Development
Ch. 20 Self-Concept and Sexuality
Ch. 21 Family Context in Nursing
Ch. 22 Stress and Coping
Ch. 23 Loss and Grief
Ch. 24 Managing Patient Care

UNIT FIVE CARING FOR PATIENTS' BASIC HUMAN NEEDS

Ch. 25 Exercise and Activity
Ch. 26 Safety
Ch. 27 Hygiene
Ch. 28 Oxygenation
Ch. 29 Sleep
Ch. 30 Promoting Comfort
Ch. 31 Nutrition
Ch. 32 Urinary Elimination
Ch. 33 Bowel Elimination

UNIT SIX CARING FOR PATIENTS' SPECIAL NEEDS

Ch. 34 Immobility
Ch. 35 Skin Integrity and Wound Care
Ch. 36 Sensory Alterations
Ch. 37 Surgical Patient