Summary: Basic Nursing is a fundamental text designed for use in practical and vocational nursing programs. It covers all aspects of the nursing profession, including holistic approaches, complementary/alternative therapies, human development, health promotion, infection control, diagnostic tests, and elder, long-term, and home health care. Also includes sections on the profession's history and relevant cultural diversity concerns and legal/ethical issues. Illustrations, equi ...show morepment lists, and rationales accompany procedure descriptions, which are divided into basic, intermediate, and advanced categories.
Adheres to the nursing process format.